Wikipedia getting support for FeaturedFeeds!

Wikimedia Foundation has announced that they are adding support for FeaturedFeeds extension on Wikipedia.

This means that you can now get an RSS/ATOM feed of featured articles and pictures on the various wikis operated under the Wikipedia network.

Wikipedia getting support for FeaturedFeeds!

Wikimedia spoke about the update:

For now, links to the feeds only appear in page metadata; in the future, we will add them to the sidebar on main pages, if communities wish so.

FeaturedFeeds integrates with the existing main page infrastructure: it uses data from templates that show content depending on the current date.

Here are some feed links available from the Wikipedia English homepage:

Wikipedia featured articles feed: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=featuredfeed&feed=featured&feedformat=atom
Wikipedia "On this day…" feed: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=featuredfeed&feed=onthisday&feedformat=atom
Wikipedia picture of the day feed: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=featuredfeed&feed=potd&feedformat=atom

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