Friday, July 16, 2010


Here is the new and very useful extension from Google which is a Full-featured mini-browser/lookup for Wikipedia. The following are some of the new features in version 1.6:

  • Featured articles enabled in more languages
  • New languages
  • Select text within in the popup, then right click to search
  • Customizable popup size
  • Access to your recent wiki lookups across any tabs and pages
  • Multi-lingual Wikipedia support
  • Instant popup; No delay, no unneeded loading from Wikipedia with our cache!
  • Back/forward history; Like a mini wiki browser!
  • Key focus: type the moment you open it
  • Ability to open Wikipedia lookup in a new tab!
  • Various bug fixes
  • Option to open featured article on startup

This is a great tool to get things done on Google Chrome. Fixed bugs on some Wikipedia pages. This could be the best extension for us.

Advantages of the various versions:

version 1.6:

new languages, new featured article languages, style update

version 1.5:

new languages, customizable width

version 1.4:

new languages, right click to search, bug fixes

version 1.3:

better secondary language support, open featured article on startup

Click here to install Wikipedia Companion - Mini Wiki Browser as your chrome extension.


  1. hi vinu, nice post & good blog, i think u must try this site to increase traffic. have a nice day & keep blogging!!!

  2. Thanks for Your Comment friend.. we will surely try to increase the traffic. Keep Visiting..


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