Wikimedia API Portal

Start building free knowledge apps with open access to multilingual information from Wikipedia, images and media files from Wikimedia Commons, dictionary entries from Wiktionary, travel guides from Wikivoyage, and more.

Log in with your Wikimedia account and create an API client to get started.

Wikipedia articles

Get free, multilingual information from Wikipedia, including featured articles, most viewed pages, and page history.

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Free images & media files

Build apps using free images, audio, and video from Wikimedia Commons' collection of over 64 million files.

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Dictionary, travel & more

Define words in over 50 languages, browse phrasebooks, explore travel guides, and more.

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🚧 Under construction 🚧

The API Portal is currently in development. To receive updates about our public launch, email