Wikipedia

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Wikipedia

Explore your world, find a quick fact, or dive down a Wikipedia rabbit hole with the official Wikipedia app for iOS. With more than 40 million articles across nearly 300 languages, your favorite free online encyclopedia is at your fingertips. App features: Night reading - Appearance controls let you read Wikipedia in comfort, with dark mode, text size control and image dimming to customize how you read. Places - Find Wikipedia articles about places next door or across the globe, with a map and location based search experience. On a trip or your daily commute, with Places it’s easy to learn more about the world around you. Explore feed - Discover the depths of Wikipedia through your explore feed, which surfaces Wikipedia articles and captivating freely-licensed photos. It includes a diverse array of interesting content, including: - recommended articles based on what you’ve already read - featured articles hand-picked by the Wikipedia community - daily top read articles - picture of the day - events on this day in history - random articles - nearby landmarks Find and search - Easily find what you’re looking for by searching within articles or using Spotlight. You can even search with your favorite emojis! Quick access - Add Wikipedia to your device's Today screen to pick up exactly where you stopped reading your last article, or see the top-read articles and trends of the day. Easy touch navigation, including 3D touch - Multi-touch gestures like swipe, tap, and 3D Touch features complete essential tasks more quickly and simply. Save articles - Save articles for reading later, even when you’re offline. Search and sort Saved articles, and organize them into folders. Log in to sync your Reading Lists across the your mobile devices. Multilingual support - Search for and read Wikipedia articles written in any Wikipedia-supported language — there are nearly 300! Share - Easily share articles, images, and facts from Wikipedia on social media or by email. Or use Handoff to continue reading articles across your iOS devices. Want to know more behind the scenes of the Wikipedia mobile app for iOS? Check out these resources: To send feedback, from the app tap: Settings Gear > Send app feedback Contribute to our app localizations: https://translatewiki.net/wiki/Translating:WikimediaMobile Code at GitHub open source repository: https://github.com/wikimedia/apps-ios-wikipedia About the Wikimedia Foundation The Wikimedia Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable organization funded mainly through donations. For more information, please visit our website: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home.

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  • Highligths
    If you prepare before hand to download articles for offline reading
    Random article button”
    Great Reference Tool
    The " night mode " with a dark-colored theme shone”
    Add landscape view and you'll get 5”
    The nearby feature can be fun”
    Save articles save articles for reading later even when youre offline”
    It works way better than the PC version
    When you delete the search history
    Something I have yet to find on other Wikipedia apps
  • Keep in mind
    The search function also doesn't always respond as it's supposed to”
    Any search results in a stucked loading wheel & can't search anything”
    I've pretty much abandoned it in favor of web browser interface”
    No option for DARK BACKGROUND
    It crashes and returns to the iPod home screen
    Gets stuck while scrolling and can't read articles anymore”
    The search option doesn't find what you're looking for”
    There isn't a link to the " Desktop version " of the page”
    " because it wastes time and bandwidth at each loading”
    The information on top of the pages don't fit on the screen any longer”

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