How old is wiki?

How old is wiki?

The domains (later redirecting to and were registered on January 12, 2001 and January 13, 2001 respectively, and Wikipedia was launched on January 15, 2001 as a single English-language edition at, and announced by Sanger on the Nupedia mailing list.

Is Wikipedia a free encyclopedia?

A statement from Jimmy “Jimbo” Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia. A free encyclopedia, like any other form of free knowledge, can be freely read, without getting permission from anyone.

Can you get in trouble for editing a Wikipedia page?

It is not a criminal act to vandalise Wikipedia. However, it is against the site’s terms of use to vandalise or otherwise cause disruption. Vandals are blocked from editing, and may also be further banned according to the terms of use.

Can Wikipedia IP ban?

If you bring your vandalism to other Wikimedia projects like Wikibooks or Wiktionary, a steward will globally lock your account, preventing you from being able to edit pages on any Wikimedia project. In some cases, your IP may even be globally blocked.

Has Wikipedia hacked?

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia has announced that it has become the target of cyberattack, which has halted the site.

How many GB is all of Wikipedia?

As of 2 April 2022, the size of the current version of all articles compressed is about 20.69 GB. Wikipedia continues to grow, and the number of articles in Wikipedia is increasing by over 17,000 a month.

When was Wikipedia last updated?

As of January 2020, the page was being updated periodically, and the oldest article listed was last edited in May 2010, meaning the article had remained unchanged for over nine years. Because it uses MediaWiki, all modern special pages work on the Nostalgia Wikipedia.

How do I get unbanned from Wikipedia?

If the appeal is of the first type, you should use the unblock template on your talk page or submit a request to the Unblock Ticket Request System (UTRS). If you are partially blocked from using certain Wikipedia functions, you can also submit an appeal on the administrator noticeboard.

Can Wikipedia download full?

Wikipedia offers free copies of all available content to interested users. These databases can be used for mirroring, personal use, informal backups, offline use or database queries (such as for Wikipedia:Maintenance).