Featured content

GET /feed/v1/wikipedia/{language}/featured/{YYYY}/{MM}/{DD}

Returns featured content from Wikipedia for a given date. Depending on language availability, the response can include the daily featured article, featured image or media file, list of most read articles, latest news stories, and events from that day in history.

Examples

curl

# Get today’s featured content from English Wikipedia
curl https://api.wikimedia.org/feed/v1/wikipedia/en/featured/2021/08/02

Python

# Python 3
# Get today's featured content from English Wikipedia

import datetime
import requests

today = datetime.datetime.now()
date = today.strftime('%Y/%m/%d')

url = 'https://api.wikimedia.org/feed/v1/wikipedia/en/featured/' + date

headers = {
  'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN',
  'User-Agent': 'YOUR_APP_NAME (YOUR_EMAIL_OR_CONTACT_PAGE)'
}

response = requests.get(url, headers=headers)
data = response.json()
print(data)

PHP

<?php
// Get today's featured content from English Wikipedia

$url = 'https://api.wikimedia.org/feed/v1/wikipedia/en/featured/' . date( 'Y/m/d' );

$token = 'YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN';
$authorization = 'Authorization: Bearer ' . $token;

$ch = curl_init( $url );
curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true );
curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array( $authorization ));
curl_setopt( $ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'YOUR_APP_NAME (YOUR_EMAIL_OR_CONTACT_PAGE)' );
$output = curl_exec( $ch );
curl_close( $ch );

echo( $output );
?>

JavaScript

// Get today's featured content from English Wikipedia

let today = new Date();
let year = today.getFullYear();
let month = today.getMonth() + 1;
let day = today.getDate();
let url = `https://api.wikimedia.org/feed/v1/wikipedia/en/featured/${year}/${month}/${day}`;

let response = await fetch( url,
    {
        headers: {
            'Authorization': 'Bearer YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN',
            'Api-User-Agent': 'YOUR_APP_NAME (YOUR_EMAIL_OR_CONTACT_PAGE)'
        }
    }
);
response.json()
    .then(console.log).catch(console.error);

Parameters

language

required path

Language code. For example: ar (Arabic), en (English), es (Spanish). List supported languages.
YYYY

required path

Four-digit year
MM

required path

Zero-padded month, 01 through 12
DD

required path

Zero-padded day of the month, 01 through 31

Responses

200 Success
Example
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              "talk": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Daecheongdo"
            },
            "mobile": {
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              "edit": "https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daecheongdo?action=edit",
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            }
          },
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          "titles": {
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            "normalized": "Yellow Sea",
            "display": "Yellow Sea"
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          "pageid": 50820,
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            "lon": 123
          },
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            "desktop": {
              "page": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Sea",
              "revisions": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Sea?action=history",
              "edit": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Sea?action=edit",
              "talk": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Yellow_Sea"
            },
            "mobile": {
              "page": "https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Sea",
              "revisions": "https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:History/Yellow_Sea",
              "edit": "https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_Sea?action=edit",
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            }
          },
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      "year": 2009
    },
    {
      "documentation_note": "Additional objects have been omitted for readability."
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}
400 Error: Invalid parameter
Example
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  "method": "get",
  "detail": "Invalid dd parameter",
  "uri": "/en.wikipedia.org/v1/feed/featured/2020/11/9"
}

Response schema

tfa

object

Today's featured article (TFA) for the requested date. Available in 10+ languages.
Properties
type

string

Type of article:
  • standard: Encyclopedia article
  • disambiguation: Page that links to articles covering topics with similar titles
  • no-extract: Article without an extract
  • mainpage: A wiki's homepage
title

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.canonical instead.
displaytitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.display instead.
namespace

object

Article namespace
Properties
id

integer

Namespace identifier
text

string

Localized name of the namespace
wikibase_item

string

Wikidata identifier
titles

object

Article title in multiple formats
Properties
canonical

string

Article title in URL-friendly format
normalized

string

Article title with underscores replaced with spaces
display

string

Article title in reading-friendly format
pageid

integer

Article identifier
thumbnail

object

Reduced-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
originalimage

object

Original-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
lang

string

Language code for the language of the article
dir

string

Language direction: ltr for left-to-right languages or rtl for right-to-left languages
revision

string

Revision identifier for the latest revision
tid

string

Time-based UUID used for rendering content changes
timestamp

string

Time when the article was last edited in ISO 8601 format
description

string

Short summary of the article
description_source

string

Source of the description: local for descriptions maintained within the page or central for descriptions imported from Wikidata
content_urls

object

Article URLs
Properties
desktop

object

Article URLs for desktop viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
mobile

object

Article URLs for mobile viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
extract

string

First several sentences of the article in plain text
extract_html

string

First several sentences of the article in simplified HTML
normalizedtitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.normalized instead.
mostread

object

Previous day's most read articles. Available in 300+ languages.
Properties
date

string

Date that the data applies to, in ISO 8601 format
articles

array

Information about the 50 articles with the highest number of views
Properties
views

integer

Number of views
rank

integer

View rank. This may not start with 1 and may not be sequential.
view_history

array

Number of views for the previous five days
Properties
date

string

Date that the data applies to, in ISO 8601 format
views

integer

Number of views
type

string

Type of article:
  • standard: Encyclopedia article
  • disambiguation: Page that links to articles covering topics with similar titles
  • no-extract: Article without an extract
  • mainpage: A wiki's homepage
title

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.canonical instead.
displaytitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.display instead.
namespace

object

Article namespace
Properties
id

integer

Namespace identifier
text

string

Localized name of the namespace
wikibase_item

string

Wikidata identifier
titles

object

Article title in multiple formats
Properties
canonical

string

Article title in URL-friendly format
normalized

string

Article title with underscores replaced with spaces
display

string

Article title in reading-friendly format
pageid

integer

Article identifier
thumbnail

object

Reduced-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
originalimage

object

Original-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
lang

string

Language code for the language of the article
dir

string

Language direction: ltr for left-to-right languages or rtl for right-to-left languages
revision

string

Revision identifier for the latest revision
tid

string

Time-based UUID used for rendering content changes
timestamp

string

Time when the article was last edited in ISO 8601 format
description

string

Short summary of the article
description_source

string

Source of the description: local for descriptions maintained within the page or central for descriptions imported from Wikidata
content_urls

object

Article URLs
Properties
desktop

object

Article URLs for desktop viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
mobile

object

Article URLs for mobile viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
extract

string

First several sentences of the article in plain text
extract_html

string

First several sentences of the article in simplified HTML
normalizedtitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.normalized instead.
image

object

Daily featured image from Wikimedia Commons. Available in English.
Properties
title

string

Image page title
thumbnail

object

Preview-sized image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
image

object

Full-sized image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
file_page

string

URL for the image's attribution page
artist

object

Information about the image's author
Properties
html

string

Artist name in HTML
text

string

Artist name in plain text, if available
name

string

Artist name
user_page

string

User page for the artist on Wikimedia Commons, if available
credit

object

Attribution information. For more information about attribution, visit Credit line on Wikimedia Commons.
Properties
html

string

Attribution description for the image in HTML
text

string

Attribution description for the image in plain text
license

object

License that the image is available under
Properties
type

string

Name of the license in plain text
code

string

Code for the license. For example: cc-by-sa-4.0
url

string

URL for a page that describes the terms and conditions of the license
description

object

Description of the image
Properties
html

string

Description of the image in HTML
text

string

Description of the image in plain text
lang

string

Language code for the image's description
wb_entity_id

string

Wikimedia Commons Wikibase (WB) identifier
structured

object

Image captions and tags
Properties
captions

object

Multilingual captions for the image
Properties
LANGUAGE_CODE

string

Key-value pairs with the language code and translated caption. For example: "en": "Image description"
news

object

Stories from today's news. Available only for the current day in UTC. Available in 15+ languages.
Properties
story

string

Short summary of the story in HTML
links

array

Articles related to the story
Properties
type

string

Type of article:
  • standard: Encyclopedia article
  • disambiguation: Page that links to articles covering topics with similar titles
  • no-extract: Article without an extract
  • mainpage: A wiki's homepage
title

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.canonical instead.
displaytitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.display instead.
namespace

object

Article namespace
Properties
id

integer

Namespace identifier
text

string

Localized name of the namespace
wikibase_item

string

Wikidata identifier
titles

object

Article title in multiple formats
Properties
canonical

string

Article title in URL-friendly format
normalized

string

Article title with underscores replaced with spaces
display

string

Article title in reading-friendly format
pageid

integer

Article identifier
thumbnail

object

Reduced-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
originalimage

object

Original-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
lang

string

Language code for the language of the article
dir

string

Language direction: ltr for left-to-right languages or rtl for right-to-left languages
revision

string

Revision identifier for the latest revision
tid

string

Time-based UUID used for rendering content changes
timestamp

string

Time when the article was last edited in ISO 8601 format
description

string

Short summary of the article
description_source

string

Source of the description: local for descriptions maintained within the page or central for descriptions imported from Wikidata
content_urls

object

Article URLs
Properties
desktop

object

Article URLs for desktop viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
mobile

object

Article URLs for mobile viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
extract

string

First several sentences of the article in plain text
extract_html

string

First several sentences of the article in simplified HTML
normalizedtitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.normalized instead.
onthisday

object

Events that occurred on this day in history. Available in 5+ languages
Properties
text

string

Short summary of the event in plain text
pages

array

Articles related to the event
Properties
type

string

Type of article:
  • standard: Encyclopedia article
  • disambiguation: Page that links to articles covering topics with similar titles
  • no-extract: Article without an extract
  • mainpage: A wiki's homepage
title

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.canonical instead.
displaytitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.display instead.
namespace

object

Article namespace
Properties
id

integer

Namespace identifier
text

string

Localized name of the namespace
wikibase_item

string

Wikidata identifier
titles

object

Article title in multiple formats
Properties
canonical

string

Article title in URL-friendly format
normalized

string

Article title with underscores replaced with spaces
display

string

Article title in reading-friendly format
pageid

integer

Article identifier
thumbnail

object

Reduced-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
originalimage

object

Original-size version of the article's lead image
Properties
source

string

Image URL
width

integer

Image width in pixels
height

integer

Image height in pixels
lang

string

Language code for the language of the article
dir

string

Language direction: ltr for left-to-right languages or rtl for right-to-left languages
revision

string

Revision identifier for the latest revision
tid

string

Time-based UUID used for rendering content changes
timestamp

string

Time when the article was last edited in ISO 8601 format
description

string

Short summary of the article
description_source

string

Source of the description: local for descriptions maintained within the page or central for descriptions imported from Wikidata
content_urls

object

Article URLs
Properties
desktop

object

Article URLs for desktop viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
mobile

object

Article URLs for mobile viewing
Properties
page

string

URL for the article
revisions

string

URL for the article's revision history
edit

string

URL to edit the article
talk

string

URL for the article's discussion page
extract

string

First several sentences of the article in plain text
extract_html

string

First several sentences of the article in simplified HTML
normalizedtitle

deprecated

Deprecated. Use titles.normalized instead.