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A WikiNode is a standard page that shows how a wiki relates to other wiki projects and communities on the Web. It is part of the WikiNodes Project,[dead link] ( version) which aims to create a fabric among wikis, allowing users to traverse "Wikiland" via topically related links.

This is the WikiNode for the English Wikipedia. If you are a newcomer, please visit our Welcome page and enjoy your stay!

Points of interest[edit]

  • Main Page — Today's featured content, daily news, and many useful plinks.
  • Featured content — Wikipedia's best work, as recognised by its community of editors.
  • Community portal – Bulletin board, projects, resources and activities covering a wide range of Wikipedia areas.
  • Village pump – Ask questions and discuss technical issues and policies about Beta Wikipedia.
  • TourBusStop — A quick overview of what Wikipedia is and links to other wikis on the tour.

Wikipedia's sister projects[edit]

Wikipedia is hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization that also hosts a range of other projects:

Wikipedia languages[edit]


Encyclopedia projects[edit]

Encyclopedias without WikiNodes[edit]


Other wiki communities[edit]

  • ClanOpedia— ClanOPedia is a wiki all about gamers sharing their knowledge with other gamers.
  • WikiWikiWeb — The original wiki: its primary focus is "People, Projects, and Patterns" in software development, but it stretches out to far more than that.
  • Meatball Wiki— A community of active practitioners striving to teach each other how to organize people using online tools.
  • CommunityWiki — A wiki community for talk about communities both online and offline.
  • Wikia — A collection of wiki communitiies.
  • WikiIndex — a wiki of wikis, wiki people and wiki ideas.
  • Wiki-Net — A concept for an exchange of information about wikis among neighboring wikis
  • Oddwiki — A "Mother Wiki" that helps people to try out a wiki, at very low cost, and see if it "works."
  • Free Culture— An international chapter-based student organization that promotes the public interest in intellectual property and information & communications technology policy.
  • FrathWiki— A wiki for fantasy languages, worlds and cultures (avoiding 'innocent spam', i.e. people posting about personal projects, on Wikipedia).

Real-time communication[edit]

  • IRC: server: freenode, channel: #wikipedia
  • Collaborative editing: moon-edit, server:, port: 32123, page: en.wikipedia