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Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, is the most well-know project of the Wikimedia Foundation.

It runs on MediaWiki, a software solution maintained by the Foundation.

MediaWiki admits extensions, such as Wikibase. Wikibase transfers the classic wiki principles (usually applied to curating wikitext) into curating a semantic knowledge base. Wikibase thus allows maintaining a semantic web knowledge base in a collaborative way. The most well known instance of the Wikibase software is Wikidata, also a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.