Easy way to search Wikipedia for new data from website

If you select any text in the browser and right click and open the menu button, the search option on Wikipedia will open in front of you.
but how?

how is that possible?

You can do this with some extensions. With which you can search for that text on Wikipedia after selecting a specific text in your browser. By right clicking you will see the search option in your menu with the help of which you can search anything on Wikipedia.

How do you do it?

We don't know if you can do this in any other browser but you can do it in Mozilla Firefox browser by downloading an extension called Search for Wikipedia. You can find this Search for Wikipedia extension by searching for addons side of Mozilla Firefox browser. Then as soon as you download and install it, that option will be activated in your menu. And you can search any text or place name very easily on Wikipedia.

What is WikiSearch?

You can search for desired keywords in Wikipedia using the multi-browser extension WikiSearch. This add-on is very simple to use. Simply choose "WikiSearch item" from the context menu when you have a word or sentence selected. It will open a new tab with a Wikipedia page already loaded. Please be aware that if your keyword (right-clicked text selection) has its own Wikipedia page, clicking the context-menu item will open that page in a new tab. But once you click on the context-menu item, the Wikipedia search page (a page with multiple matched items) will open if your keyword does not match a specific page.

WikiSearch | GET


The WikiSearch addon has a number of key features, some of which are listed below. An overview of this addon follows this. A few words are used in this summary to describe the add-purpose on's and features. The FAQ section follows, which is helpful for learning more about how this add-on functions in your browser. If you couldn't find the answer you were looking for, please fill out the contact form on the homepage or the bug report form on this page to let us know. The form for bug reports is located after the FAQ. It is intended to gather user comments and bugs regarding this add-on. Through this form, users can also request changes or new features. The following section is where you can provide feedback on this add-on, which


selecting any text you can search that text on Wikipedia.
Simply right-click and select - Search selection in Wikipedia - from context-menu.
You can search whether the selected text is on Wikipedia.
Very lite and easy to use Extension.
You can search for a person or a place separately on Wikipedia.
Available for all browsers and platforms.

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