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action=createaccount

(main | createaccount)
  • This module requires write rights.
  • This module only accepts POST requests.

Create a new user account.

Parameters:
name

Nom d'utilizaire.

This parameter is required.
password

Password (ignored if mailpassword is set).

domain

Domain for external authentication (optional).

token

Account creation token obtained in first request.

email

Email address of user (optional).

realname

Real name of user (optional).

mailpassword

If set to any value, a random password will be emailed to the user.

reason

Optional reason for creating the account to be put in the logs.

language

Language code to set as default for the user (optional, defaults to content language).

Examples:
Create user testuser with password test123.
api.php?action=createaccount&name=testuser&password=test123
Create user testmailuser and email a randomly-generated password.
api.php?action=createaccount&name=testmailuser&mailpassword=true&reason=MyReason