Visualising Wikidata on Interactive Timelines using HistropediaJS

Two years ago, I attended Wikidata’s 3rd birthday celebrations in the Wikimedia Deutschland offices in Berlin. One thing that stuck out to me was the amazing tools and work people were presenting as birthday presents to Wikidata. So, this year at WikidataCon, where we celebrated Wikidata’s 5th birthday, it was a real pleasure to be able to present a new version of […]

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WikidataCon 2017

In our opinion WikidataCon 2017 was a resounding success. We re-connected with many fellow Wikimedians and met new connections both inside and outside of the Wikimedia Community. The mood of the conference was one of improvement, collaboration and discussion, personally it felt like the unofficial theme of the conference was: “The potential impact of Wikidata on our world is immense, let’s […]

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Examples From Our New Wikidata Timeline Creator

  Have you seen our new Wikidata timeline creator? It lets us make filterable timelines live from Wikidata (Wikipedia data) and the results are very impressive!! Below are some of the latest timelines created by us and other users who are already taking advantage of this new tool. The timelines generally have both a colour code and one or more […]

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Time for an Update! HistropediaJS & ShowCase Timelines


When we are busy creating new things, we sometimes forget to tell the world what we are doing. So here is a long overdue and hopefully very exciting update on what’s being going on at Histropedia recently. HistropediaJS – Timeline Renderer   The Biggest news is the launch of HistropediaJS, a JavaScript library that renders timelines using the same core […]

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Happy New Year

It has been an amazing year for Histropedia, we have moved ever closer to achieving our vision of creating the world’s first interactive timeline of everything in history. With each new feature we deploy we place another stepping stone towards that end goal and excitement grows as we start to see the final vision take shape. We were also lucky […]

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Presentation at ISWC 2014 – Slides and links

Useful Histropedia Links About Histropedia Timeline app Tour of features Ideas and feedback forum All knowledge base articles Featured Timelines   Other Links Wikipedia Wikidata   Below are the slides from our presentation at ISWC 2014, including slides representing the live portions of the presentation. With the slides you’ll find any related knowledge base articles and links to the timelines […]

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