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This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.
Status Under discussion
What is the proposed name for the project? Wikiengine
Proposed project tagline Anybody can search and anything can be found.
Project description
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
Free opensource search engine where everybody can search and everything can be found.
How many wikis?
Will there be many language versions or just on one multilingual wiki?
How many languages?
Is the project going to be in one language or in many?
It will be delivered in many languages and retrieve results based on location if specifyied.
Proposed project website address

Technical requirements
If the project requires any new features that the MediaWiki software currently doesn't have, please describe in detail. Are additional MediaWiki extensions needed for the project?
Web crawler.
Development wiki
Interested participants Neurebel

Search engine offer is monopolized by Google, a profit oriented company. As a result the experience of web search is subject to bias and manipulation. Google prevalence can only be replaced by voluntary effort of a dedicated community. Its effort will sustain and offer a yet powerful and free search engine based in opensource software that accomplishes with wikimedia standards.

Proposed by[edit]


Alternative names[edit]

WikiHound, Wikipher.

Related projects/proposals[edit]

Wikidirectory Wikisearch

Domain names[edit]

Mailing list links[edit]


People interested[edit]

--Neurorebel (talk) 04:36, 2 June 2017 (UTC)


Symbol oppose vote oversat.svg Strong opposeI dont think this is needed... this would be one of the projects that would have been successful if published right after the creation of the web. Right now, google and bing serve this purpose good enough.Those engines have greatly functional equipment and an optimal technological performance. and much greater questions arise... how will we display the engine... we obviously cannot use the current format. But we could always create and engine that would help us find the article inside wikimedia. but that would just be a waste of hosting. ArepTicous talkcontribs 14:24, 6 May 2019 (UTC)