Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#5400 new task

Provide URL to parasoid API

Reported by: Fabian Holler Owned by: Grant Slater
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: wiki Version:
Keywords: Cc:


Provide the URL to the parasoid API of OpenStreetMap Wiki.

In ticket the parasoid API was enabled to allow the Kiwix team the creation of an offline version of the Wiki.

The Kiwix team is still missing the URL to the parasoid API ( Please provide it.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by Tom Hughes

Component: apiwiki
Owner: changed from rails-dev@… to Grant Slater

Is it not in the standard location, whatever that is? As far as I know all we did was turn it on, we didn't customise it in any way.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Fabian Holler

I also assumed the same and tried to verified it as described at

Is your parsoid even working and "serving"? Check in your browser:
yourDomain:8000/_wikitext/ and don't return anything.

Port 8000 at seems not to be open:

Nmap scan report for (
Host is up (0.33s latency).
rDNS record for
8000/tcp filtered http-alt

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Tom Hughes

So actually 8142 is the default, 8000 is for developer installs (see

But that port is currently firewalled. Apparently Firefishy thought it could be accessed via mediawiki when he closed the previous ticket, and we're currently discussing whether it's safe to allow direct access...

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by Fabian Holler


is there any progress on this?

When I'm in foreign countries I often don't have internet on my phone but I create POIs with OSMand+. I often don't know what would be good tags for a specific POI.

If the wiki could be exportes as .zim file it would allow to use the tag informations as reference offline on smartphones.

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