Wikidata now live on all Wikipedias

(Die deutsche Version dieses Eintrags ist hier.) Today we have enabled Wikidata’s language link support on all remaining Wikipedias. (So …

  • Lydia Pintscher
  • 6. March 2013

(Die deutsche Version dieses Eintrags ist hier.)

Today we have enabled Wikidata’s language link support on all remaining Wikipedias. (So all 282 remaining ones except Hungarian, Hebrew, Italian and English.) This means the links in the sidebar that link to articles on the same topic in other languages are now coming from Wikidata.

What does this mean exactly?

An FAQ for editors is here and documentation exists here.

Staying up-to-date and contributing

There are several ways to stay up-to-date on everything happening around Wikidata. The weekly status updates are the most important ones. You can add yourself here to have them delivered to your talk page on-wiki. There is also Twitter, identi.ca, Facebook and Google+.
If you’d like to contribute to Wikidata this page is a good start.

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