FAQ

What is the difference between Wikibase and Wikidata?

Wikibase is the name of the software that was originally written for, and is used by, the Wikidata project. Wikidata is the free knowledge base that anyone can edit. Its data is used by Wikipedia, its sister projects and anyone else who wants to make use of a large amount of open general-purpose data.

Where can I find the source code?

Wikibase consists of several components.

You can find an overview on the applications page.

How can I easily set up my own Wikibase instance?

You can use our docker containers which are available on docker hub.

You can read the documentation on how to use these in the wikibase-containers repository.