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Wikipedia API search and display Widget


A very basic WordPress Widget plugin to display Wikipedia content related to the category of the current post.

This plugin is very much in development.

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  • The widget on the "Appearance | Widgets" page
  • Setting up the widget
  • The widget showing expandable and collapsable regions
  • If the widget finds pictures it will display these


  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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“Wikipedia API search and display Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


Tested for 3.4


First version released. Problems may occur.
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