SPARQL — the Query Language

Wikibase installations are – at this moment – best explored with the SPARQL query language. Specialists are able to write queries in SPARQL but this is not what you would do as a beginner. Most people take a look at an example of a query and then modify the example to suit heir needs.

Here just briefly for the beginning a couple of useful links.

Above: SPARQL in 11 minutes. Note: this video is not specifically on using the Wikibase software.

Above: Navino Evans, co-founder of Histropedia (, demonstrating how to construct Wikidata Sparql Queries.

Useful First Aid Links

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