Wikipedia launched founders services provided by Wikimedia Foundation Know 20 special things

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Wikipedia launched founders services provided by Wikimedia Foundation Know 20 special things

Wikipedia launched founders services provided by Wikimedia Foundation Know 20 special things: Today, in 2001, Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger started Wikipedia. The idea behind starting it was that anyone can edit it. In the world of technology, the information gathered in such a manner is called crowd sourcing.

You know that there are millions of websites on the Internet. It is not the business of anyone to remember whose name. But, Wikipedia is a well-known name that is embedded in the tongue of almost every Internet user.

You can guess its popularity from the fact that it is used a lot from common internet users to students, researchers, bloggers, journalists, writers. Now same as howcanfind.com

Before starting Wikipedia, Jimmy Wells and Larry Sanger launched Encyclopedia under the name Nupedia. Experts used to write articles in it and it was published only after the review. Later when Wikipedia was launched, every user was not allowed editing in it, but after a few months, all the users were allowed editing in it.

Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales are the founders of Wikipedia. Wikipedia was formally launched on 15 January 2001 as the only English-language version on www.wikipedia.com.

Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia edited by contributors around the world. It is a multilingual, web-based open content knowledge project. The word Wikipedia is made up of two words - wiki and encyclopedia. This is a wiki which means that anyone can change any article at any time through the edit link.

Other services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

Wiktionary: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

It is an online dictionary that has been created with the purpose of defining the words in all the languages ​​of the world in the English language. Like Wikipedia, this project is also run by volunteers ie people like you and us.

Wikibooks: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

If you are fond of reading books, the Wikibooks project is made for you. Because the purpose of this project is to make books available to people for free. Whom anyone can publish.

Wikispecies: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

There are many forms of life on earth. We humans are one of the most advanced and developed products of this process. Apart from us, life exists in diverse forms. Life can be seen in the form of trees, plants, animals, insects, wild animals, birds, creeping creatures, mammals, eggs etc. If you are curious to know about the different forms of life on earth, then Wikispecies project is designed to help you.

Wikiversity: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

Wikiversity is a learning project. Where there is a system of freeing education from Pre School to University level. You can access content available by topic, class wise and language.

Wikinews: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

Wikinus Project is a reliable and free source of movement around the world. You can write and publish news on Wikinews itself.

Meta-wiki: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

 

What projects should be done by the Wikimedia Foundation in future, how to work and why to work. Meta-wiki is the forum to openly discuss this issue.

Wikitech: services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

This platform has been developed to give information and documents related to the technology of Wikimedia Foundation.

Information about the technologies developed and managed by the Wikimedia Foundation can be collected on Wikitech by Wikimedia Cloud Services (WMCS), Wikimedia Cloud Virtual Private Server (Wikimedia Cloud VPS), Toolforg, Data Services etc.

Know 20 special things about Wikipedia

1. Wikipedia was started in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.

2. English Wikipedia has the largest number of websites, 46 lakh articles.

3. Wikipedia exists in 262 languages.

4. 50 percent of its user traffic comes through Google.

5. It is the seventh most popular website in India, which is used more than Twitter.

6. Wikipedia has a birthday committee that wishes those people whose name is on this page.

7. The most read page on Wikipedia is by Steve Jobs. On 6 October 2011, 74 lakh users and the next day more than 16 lakh users viewed this page.

8. Over 50 million users use Wikipedia every month.

9. Sex is the most famous article of Wikipedia, which is present in every language of the world.

10. In 2006, the name of the man who edited the article for the first time on Wikipedia was named in Time magazine.

 

When was wikipedia launched Wikipedia birthday

started in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.

What does wikipedia mean

Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia edited by contributors around the world. It is a multilingual, web-based open content knowledge project. The word Wikipedia is made up of two words - wiki and encyclopedia. This is a wiki which means that anyone can change any article at any time through the edit link.

Who owns wikipedia

services provided by Wikimedia Foundation

Wikipedia was started in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.

founders of Wikipedia

Wikipedia was started in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.

Larry Sanger and Jimmy Wales are the founders of Wikipedia.


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