The API for Wikimedia Commons allows client code to communicate directly with the MediaWiki software running Wikimedia Commons in order to interact with the wiki's content.
But there are further pieces of information we would like to make accessible via an API.
The API described below is a community-developed one that is only as reliable as our contributors' commitment to following it!
These tags or markers indicate files with questionable copyright status, and therefore should not be used or indexed by third parties.
Extract license information
How to get the name and URL of the license/s that apply to a particular file.
How to get the name/text string to credit the copyright holder. (This is the least reliable component to date.)