Semantic MediaWiki

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Semantic MediaWiki
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Status: stable
Last release: 1.8.0 (2012/12/02)
License: GPL v2+
Language: PHP
Author(s): Markus Krötzsch, Denny Vrandecic, Jeroen De Dauw
Affiliation: SMW Project
Web resources

Semantic MediaWiki (SMW) is a semantic wiki engine that enables users to add semantic data to wiki pages. This data can then be used for better searching, browsing, and exchanging of information. SMW also powers Current information about SMW can be found on its homepage, which also contains the complete user documentation.

While Semantic MediaWiki is developed by an extended group of developers world-wide (the SMW Project), significant developments have been contributed by AIFB, Karlsruhe.

Testing SMW online

There are three testing wikis in place for testing SMW and some of its offshoot MediaWiki extensions:, and Please do not use for software testing, and remove inappropriate content where you encounter it.

Related publications

The main publication on Semantic MediaWiki as such is currently the following:

In addition, various scientific and technical works have made use of Semantic MediaWiki for research purposes. A (necessarily incomplete) list is given below. Feel free to add your contribution.