Wikipedia [note 3] is a free-content online encyclopedia written and maintained by a community of volunteers, collectively known as Wikipedians, through open collaboration and using a wiki -based editing system called MediaWiki. Wikipedia is the largest and most-read reference work in history.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A statement from , co-founder of Wikipedia. A free encyclopedia, like any other form of free knowledge, can be freely read, without getting permission from anyone. Free knowledge can be freely shared with others. Free knowledge can be adapted to your own needs.
The English word "free" has several meanings. The word "free" in "The Free Encyclopedia" refers first and foremost to the licensing terms of Wikipedia's content.
Wikipedia ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a free online encyclopedia website in 336 languages of the world. 324 languages are currently active and 12 are closed. People can freely use it, share it, and change it, without having to pay. It is also one of the biggest wiki organizations.
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, and millions already have. Wikipedia's purpose is to benefit readers by presenting information on all branches of knowledge. Hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, it consists of freely editable content, whose articles also have numerous links to guide readers to more information.
The English Wikipedia is the English language edition of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia. English is the first language in which Wikipedia was written. It was started on 15 January 2001. It is the largest encyclopedia in the world, and the largest version of Wikipedia since April 2019.
The Simple English Wikipedia is for everyone, such as children and adults who are learning English. There are 243,362 articles on the Simple English Wikipedia. All of the pages are free to use. They have all been published under both the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License 3.0 and the GNU Free Documentation License. You can help here!