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Wikibase Extensions

This page lists all publicly available, open source, ready-to-use Wikibase Extensions produced by members of the stakeholder group that are broadly applicable across disciplines and use cases.

  1. Wikibase Local Media
  2. Wikibase EDTF
  3. Automated Values
  4. Wikibase RDF

Wikibase Local Media

Originally, Wikibase can only handle media from Wikimedia Commons, via the “Commons media file” data type. Wikibase Local Media adds the data type “Media file,” which allows to use Mediawiki’s local media repository and management.

Commissioned by
Rhizome
Implemented by
Professional Wiki
License
GPL 2.0
Initial release
2020 - release announcement: Local Media Support for Wikibase
Availability
GitHub, Wikibase Docker distribution

Wikibase EDTF

Wikibase EDTF adds support for the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) Specification to Wikibase via a new data type. EDFT can be used to express “unprecise” dates, intervals, and time spans in a single expression. Wikibase EDTF demo video.

Commissioned by
Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, via Digitaal Werktuig & IP Squared
Implemented by
Professional Wiki
License
GPL 2.0
Initial release
2021 - release announcement: Extended Date Time Format for Wikibase
Availability
GitHub, Wikibase Docker distribution

Automated Values

Automated Values supports data curators to normalize the names items are represented across a data set. Based on an arbitrary ruleset, item labels and aliases are automatically generated based on item statements. Automated Values demo video.

Commissioned by
Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, via Digitaal Werktuig & IP Squared
Implemented by
Professional Wiki
License
GPL 2.0
Initial release
2022 - release announcement: Automating Values in Wikibase
Availability
GitHub

Wikibase RDF

Wikibase RDF is a MediaWiki extension that allows defining RDF mappings for Wikibase Entities.

Commissioned by
Rhizome via the Wikibase Stakeholders Group
Implemented by
Professional Wiki
License
GPL 2.0
Initial release
TDB - still in development
Availability
GitHub

Page last modified: 2022-07-05.