Summary box for Wikipedia links

The «Summary box for Wikipedia links» brings the preview boxes from Wikipedia to your website!
It displays nice summary boxes on every Wikipedia link …

Author:suter & partner, Dominik Fehr, wikinick@su-pa.net (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.7
WordPress version tested:6.5
Plugin version:1.0.2
Added to WordPress repository:20-11-2023
Last updated:04-04-2024
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Plugin URI:https://su-pa.net/wikiPrevBox/
Total downloads:335
Active installs:10+
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The «Summary box for Wikipedia links» plugin brings the Page Previews from WikiMedia to your website. It displays simple and nice summary boxes on every Wikipedia link.

Immediately after activating the plugin, you get nicely animated summary boxes for all existing and new Wikipedia links on your site!
All without touching your source code in any way, so you can try it out without hesitation.

Authors and visitors love it! ❤️

  • Simplifies content creation by providing on-demand term explanations.
  • Connects your visitors to Wikipedia’s wealth of knowledge.
  • Enhances your site with a simple, valuable, useful and nice feature!

This plugin …

  • Works out of the box, just set a Wikipedia link as usual and the summary box appears.
  • Works smoothly with touch and mouse on mobile, desktop and tablet.
  • Supports all existing languages and text directions (ltr, rtl) on Wikipedia.
  • Does not affect your website in any way.
  • Is based on our library that can bring this feature to any website, not just WP, first release was 12/2021.
  • Is very lightweight, free and open source.

Settings. You have control over whether to …

  • Show summary boxes for all Wikipedia links, or none but only show selected ones.
  • Show images in all boxes, or none but also only in selected ones.
  • Display or hide each box and each image within it separately.
  • Change the width of the summary boxes, the number of characters displayed, the font size and more.

Best of all, using the settings it’s really simple, but in most cases you don’t need them at all, just activate the plugin and see if you like it.

Examples
Try it out on our project page (su-pa.net).
Use on our website dontwastemy.energy

Links related to the plugin
Project page (su-pa.net)
Plugin source code (github.com)
Plugin test page (cyon.site)
Source code of the library for any site (github.com)

Give it a try!
Thank you very much.

Donate
The first version was created for our “The Horse” project, which supports cross-border student learning and collaboration projects. If you find the plugin helpful, please consider supporting the development by donating to THE ! association.

For suggestions or inquiries, feel free to contact us
Dominik, wikinick@su-pa.net.


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