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What is Wikipedia and the simple English Wikipedia?

Note: This page describes what Wikipedia and the Simple English Wikipedia is about for new users, and is not a Wikipedia article. There are article pages about Wikipedia and the Simple English Wikipedia. The Simple English Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia for people who are learning English.

Is there a Wikipedia for the English language?

The Simple English Wikipedia is a variation in which most of the articles use only basic English vocabulary. There is also the Old English (Ænglisc/Anglo-Saxon) Wikipedia ( angwiki ). Community-produced news publications include The Signpost.

Is Wikipedia a free encyclopedia?

Wikipedia:About. The Simple English Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia. It is a wiki, a kind of web site written by many people together. This means anyone can change any page by clicking on the change this page link. You can do this on any page that is not protected.

What is the English edition of Wikipedia?

The English Wikipedia is the English-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Founded on 15 January 2001, it is the first edition of Wikipedia and, as of November 2017, has the most articles of any of the editions.

What is the difference between Wikipedia and the simple English Wikipedia?

There are article pages about Wikipedia and the Simple English Wikipedia. The Simple English Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia for people who are learning English. The Simple English Wikipedias articles can be used to help with school homework or just for the fun of learning about new ideas.

When was the simple English Wikipedia created?

It was created on September 18, 2001. All of the articles in the Simple English Wikipedia use shorter sentences and easier words and grammar than the regular English Wikipedia. This makes articles easier to understand and edit. The Simple English Wikipedia is often used by: Many articles are shorter than the same articles in the English Wikipedia.

What is the English Wikipedia?

The English Wikipedia is the English language edition of the Wikipedia encyclopedia. English is the first language in which Wikipedia was written. It was started on 15 January 2001.

Who uses the simple English Wikipedia?

The Simple English Wikipedia is often used by: Many articles are shorter than the same articles in the English Wikipedia. However, technical subjects often use terms that are not simple. Editors try to explain these terms in a simple way.

What is the difference between Wikipedia and an encyclopedia?

• Wikipedia is a sea of information that is being contributed by readers present in all parts of the world, and the content on the site is growing by the minute. • Encyclopedias are literary works that are definitive and authoritative, which cannot be said about Wikipedia.

Is Wikipedia a reliable resource?

Wikipedia is not a reliable resource if you are conducting thorough research to publish your book or provide information on your website. It is also not reliable for students that search for information on the page. But if you have a registered accout on Wikipedia, it can benefit you in editing and altering any irrelevant information from the page.

Is Wikipedia considered a scholarly source?

Wikipedia is not considered scholarly; Wikipedia acknowledges that its information is not properly vetted; The site has included hoaxes ; People have created and edited pages to drive traffic to other websites; Anyone can edit or vandalize the site

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