Wikipedia context search

Wikipedia context search

Quickly lookup the highlighted text on Wikipedia

What is Wikipedia context search?
Wikipedia context search is a Chrome extension that allows you to easily lookup information on Wikipedia by highlighting a word or phrase on any web page. Just right click and select 'Search Wikipedia for ...' to open a new tab with your search results on
Users: 21 ▲ 2
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2021-10-06)
Creation date: 2021-10-06
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
Size: 25.77K
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Wikipedia editors will find this extension particularly useful, but it can be used by anyone. With this add-on you can easily lookup information on Wikipedia - just highlight a word or phrase in any web page, right click on it and select "Search Wikipedia for ...". This will open in a new tab with your search results on

Risk impact

Wikipedia context search is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Wikipedia context search has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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