Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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WikipediaSearch

WikipediaSearch[keywords]
returns a list of Wikipedia articles whose titles include the given keywords.

WikipediaSearch["Title"keywords,options]
returns a list of Wikipedia articles whose titles include the given keywords.

WikipediaSearch["Category"keywords,options]
returns a list of Wikipedia categories whose titles include the given keywords.

WikipediaSearch["Content"keywords]
returns a list of Wikipedia articles whose content includes the given keywords.

WikipediaSearch["GeoLocation"article|location]
returns a list of Wikipedia articles whose associated coordinates are near the given article or location.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • WikipediaSearch utilizes Wikimedia's API to find article and category pages in the English-language Wikipedia.
  • "GeoLocation" can be a Wikipedia article title or a valid GeoPosition.
  • Options supported by WikipediaSearch include:
  • "MaxItems"500number of results to return
    "GeoDistance"10000search radius in meters for GeoLocation queries (maximum 10,000 meters); also allows Quantity objects

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Basic Examples  (3)Basic Examples  (3)

Search for articles by title:

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Search for articles by content:

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Find Wikipedia articles with coordinates near a given article or location:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)