wikiTools: Tools for Wikidata and Wikipedia

A set of wrappers intended to check, read and download information from the Wikimedia sources. It is specifically created to work with names of celebrities, in which case their information and statistics can be downloaded. Additionally, it also builds links and snippets to use in combination with the function gallery() in netCoin package.

Version: 1.2.4
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: httr, jsonlite, ratelimitr
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2024-04-13
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.wikiTools
Author: Modesto Escobar ORCID iD [aut, cph, cre], Ángel Zazo [aut], Carlos Prieto ORCID iD [aut], David Barrios [aut], Cristina Calvo [aut]
Maintainer: Modesto Escobar <modesto at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
CRAN checks: wikiTools results [issues need fixing before 2024-08-19]


Reference manual: wikiTools.pdf
Vignettes: wikiTools package


Package source: wikiTools_1.2.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): wikiTools_1.2.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): wikiTools_1.2.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): wikiTools_1.2.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): wikiTools_1.2.4.tgz
Old sources: wikiTools archive


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