Wiki.Net 1.0.0

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Install-Package Wiki.Net -Version 1.0.0
dotnet add package Wiki.Net --version 1.0.0
<PackageReference Include="Wiki.Net" Version="1.0.0" />
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paket add Wiki.Net --version 1.0.0
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#r "nuget: Wiki.Net, 1.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Wiki.Net as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Wiki.Net&version=1.0.0

// Install Wiki.Net as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Wiki.Net&version=1.0.0
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Wiki.Net – An unofficial C# Wikipedia API


Searches Wikipedia (duh!) and returns:

  • Page ID
  • Titles
  • Word Count
  • Size (bytes?)
  • Text Preview
  • URL of page

Getting Started


You can install via NuGet using the package manager command:

Install-Package Wiki.Net -Version 1.0.0

You can also download the binaries from the releases.


string searchString = “Computer”;

WikiSearchResponse response = WikiSearcher.Search(searchString);

Console.WriteLine($"\nResults found ({searchString}):\n");
for (int i = 0; i < response.SearchResults.Length; i++)
	WikiSearchResult result = response.SearchResults[i];
	Console.WriteLine($"\t{result.Title} ({result.WordCount} words, {result.Size} bytes, id {result.PageId}):\t{result.Preview}...\n\tAt {result.Url}\n\tLast edited at {result.LastEdited}\n");



Computer (12154 words)
A computer is a machine that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming. Modern...

Computer science (7267 words)
Computer science (sometimes called computation science or computing science, but not to be confused with computational science or software engineering)...

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This project is licensed under the Mozilla Public License 2.0 – see the LICENSE file for details.

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