Wikidata

free knowledge database project hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation and edited by volunteers

Wikidata is a wiki that is a database, a collection of data on the internet. The information stored on Wikidata can be used by other websites including Wikipedia. Wikidata is designed so that humans and machines can read it. As of March 2019 it contains more than 55 million items and has 21 thousand active users.[3]

Wikidata
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Main page of Wikidata
Type of site
Available inmultiple languages
Created byWikimedia community
Websitewww.wikidata.org
Alexa rankPositive decrease 9,195 (February 2019)[1]
CommercialNo
RegistrationOptional
Launched29 October 2012; 8 years ago (2012-10-29)[2]

Wikidata provides support for Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, and other wikis of the Wikimedia movement. Anyone can use it.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Wikidata.org Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. https://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/04/25/the-wikidata-revolution/; retrieved: 14 November 2018; quotation: Since Wikidata.org went live on 30 October 2012,.
  3. "Statistics". Wikidata. Wikimedia Foundation. September 5, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016.