WikipediR: A MediaWiki API Wrapper

A wrapper for the MediaWiki API, aimed particularly at the Wikimedia 'production' wikis, such as Wikipedia. It can be used to retrieve page text, information about users or the history of pages, and elements of the category tree.

Version: 1.7.1
Imports: httr, jsonlite, magrittr
Suggests: testthat, knitr, WikidataR, pageviews
Published: 2024-04-05
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.WikipediR
Author: Os Keyes [aut, cre], Brock Tilbert [ctb], Clemens Schmid [aut]
Maintainer: Os Keyes <ironholds at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: WikipediR results


Reference manual: WikipediR.pdf
Vignettes: WikipediR


Package source: WikipediR_1.7.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): WikipediR_1.7.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): WikipediR_1.7.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): WikipediR_1.7.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): WikipediR_1.7.1.tgz
Old sources: WikipediR archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: tidywikidatar, tosca, WikidataQueryServiceR, WikidataR, wikilake
Reverse suggests: pageviews


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