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January 3, 2012

Generate QR Codes For Wikipedia Article In Your Language

Filed under: Online Tools — Tags: — Rahul @ 2:11 pm

No doubt on that if it comes on getting information then most of rely on Wikipedia, Wikipedia has a huge data base of information and its free for all, Wikipedia supports many languages means you can read articles on your favorite language, As its open source then anyone can submit more and more information on it.

QR codes are one of the best way to share information on mobile phones, by scanning a QR code you can get almost all related information regarding that product right on your smartphone instantly.

QRpedia is a new web service which allows you to generate QR codes for your favorite Wikipedia articles, and it deliver Wikipedia articles to users, in their preferred language, you can deliver articles in 40 languages and more languages will be added soon.


This web service is very easy to use, just visit the website and then copy and paste your Wikipedia articles URL there and then it will generate a QR code for that article which can be read by smartphones.

When any mobile scans the QR code generated using QRpedia, the device decode the QR code into URL using domain,and its final part is Wikipedia Article and then send request to QRpedia server, it also transmit information regarding language used in device.

Then QRpedia server uses Wikipedia API to detect if there is a version of the specified Wikipedia article in the language used by the device, and if so, returns it in a mobile-friendly format. If there is no version of the article available in the preferred language, then the QRpedia server performs a search for the article title on the relevant language’s Wikipedia, and returns the results.

So QRpedia can deliver same article in many languages using same QRcode, this web service is free and no registration is needed on it.

Visit Site :- QRpedia

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