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Quotation repository
Available inMultilingual
AwnerWikimedia Foondation
Creatit biJimmy Wales an the Wikimedia Community
Alexa rankpositive decrease 2,991 (October 2013)[1]
Launched10 Julie 2003 (2003-07-10)
Current statusactive

Wikiquote is a sister project o Wikipaedia, uisin the same MediaWiki saftware. It is ane o a faimly o wiki-based projecks rin bi the Wikimedia Foondation. Based on a consait bi Daniel Alston an implemented bi Brion Vibber, the aim o the projeck is for fowk ti produce thegither a muckle reference o quotations frae prominent fowk, beuks an saws, an ti gie details anent them.

Ti stairt wi, the projeck wis aa in English, but fae Julie 2004, mair leids war eikit.

Historie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Multilingual cooperation[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Julie 2004, aroon 70 subdomains wis set up, but maist o them hinna onie contreibutors. Them ablo are pairts o subdomains that haed been created in Julie 2004: aa o them wis attracted by editors' interest at the time an suin becam active.

The nummer o active Wikiquote projecks is growing. On January 2005 26 projects for different leids wis active. Here 'active' means the projeck haes mair not the ae legeitimate airticle an ae edit a month. Aifter a sixmonth, 34 projecks are kent ti be active.

As o the 13 August, 2005, fower projecks hae mair nor 1,000 airticles. The mucklest Wikiquote is the English projeck wi ower 25,000 airticles as o the 4 December, 2015. Neist come the German, French, Polish an Bulgarian projecks. Aboot ten projecks, coontin thae fower, hae mair nor 100 airticles.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Archived frae the original on 29 October 2011. Retrieved 1 October 2013.