Wikimedia muivement

global commonty o contributors tae Wikimedia Foondation projects
(Reguidit frae Wikimedia)

The Wikimedia muivement, or simply Wikimedia, is the global commonty o contributors tae Wikimedia Foondation projects. The muivement wis creatit aroond Wikipaedia's commonty, an haes syne expandit tae the ither Wikimedia projects, includin the commons projects Wikimedia Commons an Wikidata, an volunteer software developers contributin tae MediaWiki. These volunteers are supportit bi numerous organizations aroond the warld, includin the Wikimedia Foondation, related chapters, thematic organizations, an uiser groups.

Wikimedia muivement
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2012 group photograph
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TeepAnarchy o individual contributors, chapters, uiser groups an thematic organizations
FocusFree, open-content, wiki-based Internet projects
Aurie served
Warldwide
ServicesAuthorin and editin Wikiaapedia, Wiktionary, Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikisource, Wikispecies, Wikinews, Wikiversity, and Wikivoyage
Developing MediaWiki software
Wabsteidmeta.wikimedia.org

The name "Wikimedia", a compoond o wiki an media, wis coined bi American author Sheldon Rampton in a post tae the Inglis mailin leet in Mairch 2003,[1] three month efter Wiktionary became the seicont wiki-based project hostit on Jimmy Wales' platform, an three month afore the Wikimedia Foondation wis annooncit an incorporatit.[2][3] "Wikimedia" mey an aw refer tae the Wikimedia projects.

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  1. Rampton, Sheldon (16 Mairch 2003). "Wikipedia English mailing list message". Archived frae the original on 1 November 2005. Retrieved 11 Julie 2017.
  2. Jimmy Wales (20 Juin 2003). "Announcing Wikimedia Foundation". mail:wikipedia-l. Archived frae the original on 30 Mairch 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  3. Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Record Archived 2016-06-18 at the Wayback Machine and Electronic Articles of Incorporation for Wikimedia Foundation Archived 2016-06-18 at the Wayback Machine, filed June 20, 2003

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