Wikipedia Anywhere

Wikipedia Anywhere

Access to a floating mobile version of Wikipedia on any webpage

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What is Wikipedia Anywhere?

Wikipedia Anywhere is a Firefox add-on that provides access to a floating mobile version of Wikipedia on any webpage. Simply select a text and press the 'W' icon to activate the extension. The panel can be hidden by selecting anywhere outside it. Customize the panel size, bubble's position, and the default language of the loaded Wikipedia page from the options page.

Stats date:
By: Ray
Users: 102 ▲ 6
Rating: 4.24 (17)
Version: 0.1.1 (Last updated: 2017-08-24)
Creation date: 2017-08-22
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 34.82K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This extension allows you to access the mobile version of Wikipedia on any webpage. To activate the extension select a text and then press the "W" icon. To hide the panel, select anywhere outside the panel.

Note that to improve the loading speed, the mobile version of Wikipedia is loaded inside the panel. You can change this from the options page.

Size of the panel as well as the bubble's position is customizable. You can also change the default "en" locale ( the language of the loaded Wikipedia page) from the options page.

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Risk impact

Wikipedia Anywhere is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Wikipedia Anywhere if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Wikipedia Anywhere has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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