This script is for PERSONAL use only!

You are free to install this script for yourself, but it is not allowed to be used wiki-wide (e.g., in MediaWiki:Common.js or MediaWiki:Wikia.js), as it would violate Fandom's Terms of Use.
(See the customization policy)

Deadvideo checks Special:Video for dead videos. Uses 3rd-party proxy ( to connect to video provider. Supported providers: (JSON).

For personal use only.


Click "dead video" button to show UI.

page to start from
start / stop
start / stop processing
show additional buttons:
convert dead files to wikitext
convert wikified dead files back to plain output
do not use them until processing complete
top text box
processed files: file|actual video link
bottom text box
dead files: file|actual video link


Script will not check videos from unsupported providers.

This script is intended as "run once and forget", so a more convenient way to use it is a bookmarklet or a console command instead of the regular import.

Bookmarklet code


Importing multiple scripts? This quick guide shows how to combine the imports.
  • For personal use, add the code snippet below to your global.js page (for use on all wikis) or your common.js page on your wiki (for use on a single wiki). Note that personal JS must be enabled for your account.
    type: 'script',
    articles: [
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