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Wikipedia Search


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4.4 out of 5

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Theodore KlobaMay 26, 2021

I wanted a context menu search, and it works for that. Not happy that it altered my existing address bar search settings without asking. I use wikipedia often enough that "W" was my shortcut. This extension made the shortcut longer.

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Raza LakhaniMar 20, 2021

Basic Search with 'wiki' is no longer working. I'm not sure but may be due to the introduction of "wiki settings" feature the extension gets confused. The Basic Search is a very nice and handy feature. Kindly make it work again. Thanks.

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Marilyn DevickFeb 10, 2021

Only issue is that when you try to search for an article that begins with the word "new", it then overrides the english default and automatically searches in the Newari language, which I don't know or need to search for articles in. please fix this.

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Corbin DavenportDeveloperMay 15, 2022

Hi, you can turn that off by going to the extension settings (type "wiki" in the address bar, type something, then click the 'change language' option at the bottom) and un-checking "Enable multi-language search".

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Lila NedariaAug 4, 2020

This is fantastic and very helpful ! Quickly access those golden nuggets on Wikipedia

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Caleb DevickApr 11, 2020

My most used chrome extension, it's incredibly helpful and so easy to use. The only reason I give it four stars is that it has a feature where you can override the search language by typing the Wikipedia prefix before your search, which you can't turn off, annoyingly. This presents an error when looking for an article which starts with the word "new" such as new york city or new zealand (etc) since the word new is apparently the language prefix for the Newari language. I wish you could turn... Show more

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Canan KalkancıoğluMar 23, 2020


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Chat BoxJan 18, 2020

This is a great extension for anyone who needs to quickly lookup info on Wiki. Thank you. Very simple and easy to use

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Kramp MotikaDec 23, 2019

Why it stopped working on vista?

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king jonesDec 22, 2019

Great!!! Easy to use. And getting to Wikipedia is great

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Rosj WestwoodApr 20, 2019

Wikipedia is knowledge in its entirety that builds and builds i like it.

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