Wikipedia Copy Cleaner

Wikipedia Copy Cleaner

Removes in-line citation numbers from the clipboard contents when copying text from Wikipedia.

What is Wikipedia Copy Cleaner?

Wikipedia Copy Cleaner is a Firefox add-on that removes in-line citation numbers from copied text on Wikipedia. It makes it easy to quote information without including citations in text conversations.

Stats date:
Users: 54 ▼ -1
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2020-09-08)
Creation date: 2020-09-08
Weekly download count: 1
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 9.04K
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

When copying text from any page on, all square brackets and the content enclosed in them will be removed from the copied text, thus removing the in-line citations. Convenient for quickly quoting in a text conversation.

Risk impact

Wikipedia Copy Cleaner may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

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

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