a web based tool to monitor how your website content is used in wikipedia
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linkypedia is a webapp for seeing how 3rd party web content is being used on wikipedia.

This version has additional scripts by Ed Baker (http://ebaker.me.uk) to provide additional ways of interpreting links to a domain from Wikipedia. This work is being done to provide some metrics for analysing how an organisation can monitor it's Wikipedia impact over time·

Setup (linkypedia)

The following are what I need to run on Ubuntu 12.10 to get linkypedia installed

  • sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev
  • sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev
  • sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev libxslt-dev
  • sudo easy_install -U distribute
  • sudo pip install -U pip

If individual packages fail they can be installed by, e.g.:

  • sudo easy_install django celery
  • sudo easy_install django-celery

Linkypedia install:

  • git clone https://github.com/edwbaker/linkypedia.git

  • cd linkypedia

  • pip install -r requirements.pip (Doesn't always work - some python packages may need to be installed manually using easy_install - copy and past line below)

  • (sudo easy_install MySQL-python django celery django-celery south BeautifulSoup lxml irc rdflib billiard kombu pytz isodate anyjson amqp)

  • create database and user/password permissions

  • cd linkypedia

  • cp settings.py.tmpl settings.py

  • add database credentials to linkypedia/settings.py

  • python manage.py syncdb

  • pythin manage.py migrate

  • python manage.py runserver

  • python manage.py add_website http://www.loc.gov/

  • python manage.py crawl # look for wikipedia articles referencing websites

  • python manage.py load_users # scrape user info

  • python manage.py stats # fetch page view stats from wikipedia

  • optionally you can deploy with apache+mod_wsgi using conf/linkypedia.conf

Setup - Addons

  • run php/setup.php
  • After crawl and periodically run php/page_stats.php to populate page views table


  • CC0 - inherited from the original linkypedia project