Our APIs include more than 100M pages across 750+ Wikimedia projects and languages

Wikimedia Enterprise API Products

Snapshot API

Retrieve an entire Wikimedia project, updated daily.

  • Download compressed files containing everything in a given project, updated daily or monthly
  • Configure Snapshot downloads based on specific projects or language edition
  • Monthly Snapshots are always free with account

On-demand API

Retrieve any article from any Wikimedia project at anytime.

  • Make standard HTTP requests to retrieve any document by ID or page name
  • Request the latest page data at any time to augment your Realtime or Snapshot API data
  • 10,000 Requests are free with account

Realtime API

Stream real time updates from any/every Wikimedia project.

  • Streaming: Receive streaming updates of changes as they occur in real time
  • Batch: Download compressed files of incremental updates each hour
  • Receive updates for new content, edits, deletions, and urgent events including community-curated visibility changes

Send your first request in no time with a free account.

Open License

Benefit from open-licensed, royalty-free data

SLA and Support

All accounts include a help center and paid accounts receive 99% SLA and support response time guarantees

Wikimedia Enterprise API Structured Data

Always receive the same structured response from every API delivery method

Retrieve data in bulk with the Snapshot API, listen for changes with the Realtime API, and make requests to the On-demand API

Responses include information about the article itself, the editor, edit credibility data points, metadata, and more

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  "name": "Squirrel",
  "identifier": 28492,
  "abstract": "article summary...",
  "date_created": "2001-10-09T17:55:09Z",
  "date_modified": "2023-03-03T09:48:17Z",
  "date_previously_modified": "2023-01-18T18:52:59Z",
  "version": {
    "identifier": 1142602416,
    "comment": "version edit comment...",
    "tags": [...],
    "has_tag_needs_citation": true,
    "scores": {...},
    "editor": {...},
    "number_of_characters": 30162,
    "size": {...}
  "previous_version": {...},
  "url": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squirrel",
  "image": {...},
  "article_body": {
    "html": "...html...",
    "wikitext": "...wikitext..."
  "namespace": {
    "identifier": 0
  "in_language": {
    "identifier": "en"
  "main_entity": {
    "identifier": "Q9482",
    "url": "https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q9482"
  "protection": [...],
  "additional_entities": [...],
  "categories": [...],
  "templates": [...],
  "redirects": [...],
  "is_part_of": {...},
  "license": [...]

Modern Data Delivery

Make standard HTTP requests, easily export entire Wikimedia projects, or receive a filterable feed of the latest updates in real time—all with rate limits designed for enterprise.

  • No additional costs beyond delivery
  • No additional contract or agreement for data licensing
  • Keep data indefinitely