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Add api pass through to allow ignoretitleblacklist for account creation
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The TitleBlacklist extension adds a check box to the account creation page for privileged users to 'Ignore the blacklist'.

There needs to be a similar option exposed in the api to create accounts ignoring the blacklist.

OIT uses a script for new account creation for new staff that has been broken since TitleBlacklist was enabled, requiring manual account creations.

Reedy suggest this will probably be a simple fix very similar in structure to this:


Joel Krauska


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mediawiki/extensions/TitleBlacklist : masterAdd ignoretitleblacklist to account creation API

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Change 232397 had a related patch set uploaded (by Alex Monk):
Add ignoretitleblacklist to account creation API

Change 232397 merged by jenkins-bot:
Add ignoretitleblacklist to account creation API

Krenair closed this task as Resolved.Oct 26 2015, 9:07 PM

That should make the parameter be properly exposed in the API (under another name). Wikimedia wikis are expected to update to the version including this patch as part of 1.27.0-wmf.4, schedule is at