Contains the WhoColor server and client code.
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The WhoColor userscript colors Wikipedia articles based on by-word authorship.

Take a look at for more information.

Requirements and Installation

requests package is required to get revision meta data and text from Wikipedia api.

Install WhoColor package (server code) using pip:

pip install git+git://

Install WhoColor user script using Tampermonkey or Greasemonkey for Chrome and Firefox:

  • First install one of:
  • Open user script and click on Raw button on the top right
  • Tampermonkey or Greasemonkey will automatically detect the user script and ask to install it
  • Open an article in Wikipedia and now you should see the WhoColor to the left of the default "Read" tab in the head navigation of the article


  • Fabian Floeck: fabian.floeck[.]
  • Kenan Erdogan: kenan.erdogan[.]


This work is licensed under MIT (some assets have other licenses, more detailed information in the LICENSE file).

Developed at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences