Wikipedia Shortcut

Wikipedia Shortcut

Search wikipedia (any language) directly from the address bar. Set the default language in the extension's settings or use a language option (e.g. "wik operating system" or "wik -fr Victor Hugo")

What is Wikipedia Shortcut?

Wikipedia Shortcut is a Firefox add-on that allows you to search Wikipedia directly from the address bar. Set the default language or specify a language option to search in different languages. Simply type 'wik' followed by your search text to access Wikipedia quickly and easily.

Stats date:
Users: 49
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.3 (Last updated: 2021-01-09)
Creation date: 2020-11-17
Weekly download count: 1
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
Size: 28.61K
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Search wikipedia from Firefox addressbar.

  • Default search type "wik" in the address bar followed by yout search text and press ENTER. This will search Wikipedia in the default language (English). This language can be changed in the extension's settings.

  • Specify a language: type "wik -it bella ciao" to search for "bella ciao" in (Italian Wikipedia). Use -fr for French -de for German and so on.

Risk impact

Wikipedia Shortcut is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

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

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