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Allow pre-filling api request parameters from a link
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For tutorials and in-depth documentation it would be great to be able to pass in example requests to the API docs / sandbox using a link. There doesn't seem to be obvious support for this in, so this might be something we'd have to add.

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As a comparison, you can put the query string from an api.php request into the hashtag for Special:ApISandbox and it will prefill the latter's form, i.e. take

and make the URL

allowing T89680: Template:ApiEx on should have a link to "[view in ApiSandbox]".. I think we could build a similar Template:RestApiEx for RESTBase example requests on

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This is unlikely to happen at this point, so declining.