Wikipedia Viewer

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Objective: Build a app that is functionally similar to this: What is a wikipedia viewer? How do you make a wikipedia viewer? This script and codes were developed by Sam Koshy on 06 November 2022, Sunday.

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Wikipedia Viewer - Script Codes HTML Codes

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html >
<head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <title>Wikipedia Viewer</title> <link rel='stylesheet prefetch' href=''>
<link rel='stylesheet prefetch' href=''> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
<body> <div class="text-center searchBar container-fluid"> <form action=""> <input type="text" id="searchText" placeholder="Search Wikipedia" autocomplete="off" spellcheck="false"/> <i class="fa fa-search fa-lg"></i><span class="verticleLine"></span> <i class="fa fa-times-circle fa-lg"></i> <input type=button class="btn btn-warning" onClick="location=''" value="I'm feeling lucky"> </form>
<div class="container-fluid displayResults searchContainer"></div> <script src=''></script> <script src="js/index.js"></script>

Wikipedia Viewer - Script Codes CSS Codes

body { background-color: #3D5058;
.searchBar { position: absolute; top: 40%; right: 0; left: 0; font-size: 120%;
.btn { color: rgb(250, 250, 250); font-weight: 500;
.btn-warning { margin-left: 10px; margin-bottom: 3px;
#searchText { border-radius: 10px; padding-left: 44px; padding-right: 33px; height: 38px; width: 360px; border: none; background: rgb(250, 250, 250);
.fa-search { color: rgb(70, 70, 70); margin-left: -355px; margin-bottom: 20px;
.verticleLine { border-left: 1px solid #555; height: 39px; opacity: 0.5; display: inline-block; margin-bottom: -14px; margin-left: 5px;
.fa-times-circle { color: rgb(70, 70, 70); margin-left: 292px;
.fa-times-circle:hover { cursor: pointer;
.searchContainer { margin-top: 54px; margin-left: 30px; margin-right: 30px;
.searchResultsContainer { width: 100%; padding: 15px; background: rgb(250, 250, 250); border-left: 5px solid transparent; //border-radius: 5px; //box-shadow: 10px 10px 10px 2px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);
.searchResultsContainer:hover { border-left: 5px solid #CF9840;
a { color: rgb(0, 0, 0);
a:hover { text-decoration: none; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);
.next { float: right; margin-bottom: 20px;
textarea:focus { outline: none; /*gets ride of blue highlight around input area*/

Wikipedia Viewer - Script Codes JS Codes

/********* Notes about using Wikipedia's API ******************** -Use format=jsonfm when debugging (display is human friendly) -Specify formatversion=2 to get json format responses in a cleaner format -Cannot use list=search and prop=info in same API call -Note: list=search&srsearch='search text' and generator=search&gsrsearch='search text' give similar values (however gsrsearch is sorted by pageid value) -prop=info&inprop=url provides links -gsrsearch='search text' provides list of titles with 'search text' in them -callback=? is used for a JSONP call since otherwise request wasn't being loaded -continue= is going to return continue=|| if more results can be loaded -gsroffset='number' use to continue paging -unfortunately setting gsroffset='number' won't necessarily produce the same query each time on page reload -gsrprop=snippet not producing intended output, hence the work around was to use prop=extract (needs exintro initialized, otherwise exlimit=max is too large a request) *****************************************************************/
var pageNum = 1, sroffset, prev_sroffset, searchItem,animationComplete=false;
$(document).ready(function() { $('#searchText').keypress(function(e) { //keypress (or keydown) is better than keyup since we can suppress form submit on 'enter' key being pressed searchItem = $('#searchText').val().replace(/\s+/g, '%20'); //user input. Also, replace space ('+' means any amount) with %20 (single space) to meet Wiki API call parameters var wikiLink = '|info&exintro&exlimit=max&inprop=url&generator=search&gsroffset=&format=json&formatversion=2&callback=?&gsrsearch=' + searchItem + '&continue='; pageNum = 1; if (e.which === 13) { //if user returns enter key. Also e.keyCode is not implemented the same way by all browsers but JQuery normalizes the vale of e.which for all browsers document.getElementById("searchText").spellcheck=true; //spell check suggestion couldn't be animated along with searchBar, so spellcheck is initially turn off and activated here $(".searchBar").animate({top: "2.4%"}, 500); animationComplete=true; setTimeout(function() {wikiCall(wikiLink);}, 200); //passing wikiCall(wikiLink) would invoke function immediately. Instead we need to pass it as a function to be invoked for the delay to work. e.preventDefault(); //prevents implicit submit of form when enter is pressed. API call is interupted on page refresh otherwise. } }); /************************************************************/ $('.fa-search').on('click', function() { var wikiLink = '|info&exintro&exlimit=max&inprop=url&generator=search&gsroffset=&format=json&formatversion=2&callback=?&gsrsearch=' + $('#searchText').val().replace(/\s+/g, '%20') + '&continue='; pageNum = 1; document.getElementById("searchText").spellcheck=true; if(!animationComplete && $('#searchText').val()!=""){ $(".searchBar").animate({top: "2.4%"}, 500); setTimeout(function() {wikiCall(wikiLink);}, 200); }else{wikiCall(wikiLink);} }); /************************************************************/ $('.fa-times-circle').on('click', function() { $('#searchText').val(""); //clears value in text box $(".displayResults").html(""); //clears all the appended divs pageNum = 1; }); /************************************************************/ $('.displayResults').on('click', '.next', function() { //.displayResults is the stationary object into which the dynamically created .next is created pageNum += 1; prev_sroffset = sroffset; //this gives the value of sroffset before it increments up when wikiCall function is called var wikiLink = '|info&exintro&exlimit=max&inprop=url&generator=search&format=json&formatversion=2&callback=?&gsrsearch=' + $('#searchText').val() + '&gsroffset=' + sroffset; wikiCall(wikiLink); }); /************************************************************/ $('.displayResults').on('click', '.back', function() { //.displayResults is the stationary object into which the dynamically created .back is created var diff = sroffset - prev_sroffset; if (pageNum > 2) { pageNum -= 1; prev_sroffset -= diff; var wikiLink = '|info&exintro&exlimit=max&inprop=url&generator=search&format=json&formatversion=2&callback=?&gsrsearch=' + $('#searchText').val() + '&gsroffset=' + prev_sroffset; wikiCall(wikiLink); } else if (pageNum === 2) { pageNum -= 1; var wikiLink = '|info&exintro&exlimit=max&inprop=url&generator=search&format=json&formatversion=2&callback=?&gsrsearch=' + $('#searchText').val() + '&continue='; wikiCall(wikiLink); } });
function wikiCall(link) { $(".displayResults").html(""); //clears display for each new call $(".displayResults").append("<br>"); $.getJSON(link, function(searchResults) { if (typeof searchResults.continue === 'undefined') { //if there are no further search results to load for (var i = 0; i < searchResults.query.pages.length; i++) { $(".displayResults").append("<a href=" + searchResults.query.pages[i].fullurl + "><div class='searchResultsContainer'><span style='font-weight:bold; font-size:150%; margin-bottom:100px;'>" + searchResults.query.pages[i].title + "</span><br></br>" + searchResults.query.pages[i].extract + "</div></a>"); $(".displayResults").append("<br>"); } } else { sroffset = searchResults.continue.gsroffset; for (var j = 0; j < searchResults.query.pages.length; j++) { $(".displayResults").append("<a href=" + searchResults.query.pages[j].fullurl + "><div class='searchResultsContainer'><span style='font-weight:bold; font-size:150%; margin-bottom:100px;'>" + searchResults.query.pages[j].title + "</span><br></br>" + searchResults.query.pages[j].extract + "</div></a>"); $(".displayResults").append("<br>"); } if (pageNum === 1) { $(".displayResults").append("<span class='btn btn-success next'>Load More</span>"); } else { $(".displayResults").append("<span class='btn btn-info back'><i class='fa fa-reply'></i> Back</span><span class='btn btn-success next'>Load More</span>"); } } }).fail(function(jqxhr, textStatus, error) { //if .getJSON call fails alert(textStatus + ": " + error); });
Wikipedia Viewer - Script Codes
Wikipedia Viewer - Script Codes
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Developer Sam Koshy
Username codinger
Uploaded November 06, 2022
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