Web Services


Get the metadata for a tag

Example URLs

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lang (Optional) : The language to return the wiki in, expressed as an ISO 639 alpha-2 code.
tag (Required) : The tag name
api_key (Required) : A API key.


This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

        <published>Thu, 19 Aug 2010 03:22:16 +0000</published>
        <summary><![CDATA[Disco is a genre of dance-oriented music]]></summary>
        <content><![CDATA[Disco is a genre of dance-oriented music that originated in African American, gay and Hispanic American communities in 1970s. (truncated for readability in sample)]]></content>
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