Understand Complicated Wikipedia articles in a Simple way

By Sidharth | How-to

If you are struggling to understand any article over at Wikipedia because it’s just too complicated, has plenty of jargons and way too much of information to digest, then here’s a fantastic trick you may find useful.

Switch to Simple Wikipedia

Simiple Wikipedia, as the name suggests, simplifies complicated articles.

Wikipedia article in plain English

The goal of Simple Wikipedia is to help everyone grasp as much information as possible, in a simple English language. Managed and regularly edited by Wikipedia users, anyone can access the site by visiting the URL given below:

Why should I use Simple Wikipedia?

Let’s take an example:

If you are new to the whole cloud computing concept, you may not be able to understand everything written on the en.wikipedia.org site.

However, the simple.wikipedia.org explains cloud computing article with an example, uses uncomplicated words and tosses in just about right amount of information to help you understand the crucial concepts of cloud computing.

Next time you stumble across any English Wikipedia entry that’s difficult to understand, change en to simple in the Wikipedia URL to land on the Simple Wikipedia page.

Did you know: 16 years and 9 months, that’s what it takes to read all the Wikipedia articles.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!