A wrapper for the MediaWiki API, aimed particularly at the Wikimedia 'production' wikis, such as Wikipedia. It can be used to retrieve page text, information about users or the history of pages, and elements of the category tree.

Documentation

Manual: WikipediR.pdf
Vignette: WikipediR

Maintainer: Oliver Keyes <ironholds at gmail.com>

Author(s): Oliver Keyes*, Brock Tilbert*

Install package and any missing dependencies by running this line in your R console:

install.packages("WikipediR")

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Imports httr, jsonlite
Suggests testthat, knitr, WikidataR, pageviews
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Package WikipediR
Materials
URL https://github.com/Ironholds/WikipediR/
Task Views WebTechnologies
Version 1.5.0
Published 2017-02-05
License MIT + file LICENSE
BugReports https://github.com/Ironholds/WikipediR/issues
SystemRequirements
NeedsCompilation no
Citation
CRAN checks WikipediR check results
Package source WikipediR_1.5.0.tar.gz