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In computer science, in the context of data storage, serialization is the process of translating data structures or object state into a format that can be stored (for example, in a file or memory buffer, or transmitted across a network connection link) and reconstructed later in the same or another computer environment.

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This is a MediaWiki Action API parameter description for the "cachekey" parameter to the "visualeditor" module. See API:Main page at for general information.


  • $1 - Module parameter prefix, e.g. "bl"
  • $2 - Parameter name (without prefix), e.g. "title"
  • $3 - Module name, e.g. "backlinks"
  • $4 - Module path, e.g. "query+backlinks"

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