Wikidata

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Wikidata
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Main page of Wikidata
Type of site
Available inmultiple languages, Wikidatan
OwnerWikimedia Foundation[1][2]
Created byWikidata editors
Websitewww.wikidata.org
Alexa rankPositive decrease 9,195 (February 2019)[3]
CommercialNo
RegistrationOptional
Launched29 October 2012; 6 years ago (2012-10-29)[4]

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 and has 21 thousands active users.[5]

Wikidata provides support for Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, other wikis of the Wikimedia movement, and to anyone in the world.


References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Introduction.
  2. From Freebase to Wikidata: The Great Migration; quote: Another example is Wikidata, a collaborative knowledgebase developed by Wikimedia Deutschland since 2012 and operated by the Wikimedia Foundation..
  3. "Wikidata.org Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". www.alexa.com. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  4. https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:First_Birthday.
  5. "Statistics". Wikidata. Wikimedia Foundation. September 5, 2016. Retrieved September 5, 2016.