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The pages listed below contain various tools and tutorials intended to simplify, make more efficient, or provide additional functionality to Wikipedians. See also Category:Wikipedia tools and Task-oriented tool list. For the Toolserver, see Wikipedia:Toolserver. For other useful directories, see the navigation bar above.

wikEd is a full-featured in-browser text editor for Wikipedia edit pages

Browsing and editing[កែប្រែ]

Monobook-Suite, a tool originated in the Spanish Wikipedia by Axxgreazz.
  • Editing tools, tools intended to provide enhanced editing functionality. Contains edit page tools, edit bots, spellcheckers, wikisyntax conversion utilities, etc.
  • Browser tools, tools categorized by browser type
  • Citation tools, tools for citing and referencing
  • Anti-vandalism tools, tools for patrolling and cleaning up Wikipedia
  • Alternative browsing, alternatives to accessing Wikipedia through your web browser (mobile devices, desktop integration, alternate portals, etc.)
  • User Scripts, a collection of JavaScript routines that add functionality to Wikipedia pages (e.g., regex search and replace, changing article formatting, and simplifying common tasks)
  • Wikirage—What's hot in Wikipedia—This site lists the pages in Wikipedia that are receiving the most edits per unique editor over various periods of time
  • Igor—A wikiproject management tool. Allows a user to view and change the importance and class of articles tagged as part of a particular project. Development halted on Java version, and started on an online version.
  • Monobook-Suite, a tool originated in the Spanish Wikipedia by Axxgreazz.
  • MW - "VCS-like nonsense for MediaWiki websites" with status, pull, diff, commit, and merge.


  • WP-Download – Download and import Wikipedia SQL dumps

Google tools[កែប្រែ]

Note: Google search results can be several days or even weeks out of date.

Page histories[កែប្រែ]

Finding the responsible editor:
  • WikiBlame – searches for given text in versions of article
  • Soxred93's Article Blamer – similar to WikiBlame, identifies revisions that added given text
  • User:AmiDaniel/WhodunitQuery – Windows application that identifies the edit and user who added a specific word or phrase
Contributor edit counts and analysis:
  • userhist – user script, adds interface elements for isolating a user's changes to a page.
  • Contributors – lists edits, similar to page history, but can be sorted by contributor; easy to exclude different groups
  • Per-page contributions – finds all the edits by a user to a single page
  • Page history statistics by user:aka – builds an edit history overview page
  • Intersect Contribs – compares the edits of two editors in any Wikimedia Foundation wiki to see which articles overlap
  • Wikistalk – similar to Intersect Contribs, allows comparisons between more than two users and namespace selection, works only on the English Wikipedia

Edit counters[កែប្រែ]

Importing (converting) content to Wikipedia (MediaWiki) format[កែប្រែ]

Microsoft Word:
  • mw:Extension:Word2MediaWikiPlus – a tool that converts Microsoft Word documents to MediaWiki
  • wikEd – a full-featured in-browser text editor for Wikipedia edit pages that can convert text and tables pasted from Microsoft Word with a button click
  • meta:Word_macros – Visual Basic macros to use within Microsoft Word to prepare content to be pasted into a Wikipedia page
  • OpenOffice 2.3 can open Word files and export to MediaWiki format.
  • MSOffice add-on
Microsoft Excel:
  • Sun Wiki Publisher - an OpenOffice extension that allows exporting documents as MediaWiki source text via the File -> Export -> File Format drop down menu. Since OpenOffice.org can open all Microsoft Office files, one can open files created in Microsoft Word and export them to the MediaWiki format.
  • OpenOffice2MediaWiki: Export filter for converting from ODT format to MediaWiki
  • Odt2Wiki: Another export filter.
  • Writer2MediaWiki: OpenOffice macro for converting to MediaWiki format

Export: Conversion to other formats[កែប្រែ]

Geotagging related tools[កែប្រែ]

  • GeoLocator – Wikipedia compatible geotagging metadata generator and coordinate editor
  • Syndication – RSS feeds, etc.
  • Researching Wikipedia: Tools for data analysis
  • Six Degrees of Wikipedia – finding the shortest path via wikilinks between two articles
  • Not English – tools that have not yet been translated completely into English. Some need their descriptions translated from German, others are not available in English. Help translate if you can!
  • WikiFORJA – Rankings and tools
  • Checklinks – Check all external links and helps resolve HTTP redirects
  • WikiBiff – To alert users when they have new messages waiting on their talk pages
  • Desktop Watchlist – Enhanced watchlist for Windows
  • Category Watchlist – Watching additions and removals to categories
  • Watchlistr – Consolidates watchlists across multiple wikis
  • CatScan – Find pages by intersection of categories and other conditions
  • Shorturl: generating shorturl for Wikipedia articles

Sources for code for new tools[កែប្រែ]

The following are places where code is available: