Is Wikimedia Down?

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Is Wikimedia.org Down for just me or everyone else?


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Response Header HTTP headers carry information about the client browser, the requested page and the server status
HTTP/2 200 
date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 18:29:49 GMT
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last-modified: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:11:27 GMT
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URL: https://www.wikimedia.org
Content Type: text/html
Http Code: 200
Header Size: 821 B
Request Size: 77 B
Total Time: 0.347232 seconds
Name Lookup Time: 0.000403 seconds
Pretransfer Time: 0.264443 seconds
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Speed Download: 5.39 KB Per seconds
Start Transfer Time: 0.347037 seconds

How to Solve Wikimedia Down or Outage Issues:

We have tried pinging Wikimedia.org using our servers in diverse locations and the website returned the above results.

If Wikimedia.org is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or website maintenance is in progress.

If the site is UP for us but you however cannot access it, try one of our following solutions:

1. It might be Browser Related:

To solve Browser related issues that might make the site/server down for you, do a full Browser refresh of this site. You can do this by holding down CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your browser.

This trick works perfectly on Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Opera, Safari and whatever default browser comes with your Windows nowadays lol.

2. Clear Your Cookies and Cache.

The contents of all modern sites and apps today are usually cached. This means a copy is stored in your browser as long as you have visited that page before. This is to make it easier to access when next you visit that page. This might be a problem especially if the page was down last time you checked.

You might need to clear that out of your browser memory for the site to load properly.

3. Fix DNS Problems

Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words ( e.g .com, .us) in order to be remembered easily. This is usually provided by your Internet Service Provider.

To fix this, clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has.

Still having issues? Try sending your complaints or troubleshooting issues to the channels below:

    Twitter Support Account - https://twitter.com/Wikimedia
    Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/Wikimedia

Wikimedia.org Traffic Map from Alexa

305

Global Rank

275

United States
Traffic

Recent Outage Reports

@MorningStarAjit @Soumyadipta @vivekagnihotri I have written an article on @Quora @QuoraHI concerning #FakeNews #Hinduphobic #Anti #India biasness of Political, religious & Controversial pages on @Wikipedia @Wikimedia Till they change policy & make structural change, I urge people not to donate. @GoI_MeitY @rsprasad

@Gawaian77 @Dr_KMcB @BronFredericks @sandyosullivan @acrawsa @WhoseKnowledge @Wikimedia You may also want to check out a foundational paper by Delgardo (1984) called "The imperial scholar: Reflections on a review of civil rights literature" (see also Street et al., 2009 for a brief critique on reviews for Indigenous health grants). Not much change is taking place.

@legodyinggirl @vishhansraj @Wikimedia @Wikipedia BJP is not India. Hinduism is not India. I'm neither of those things and I'm Indian. I have too much respect for my country's constitutional promise of equality and secularism to think your ideas are Indian.

@cameliaboban My first #Wikimania was in 2016, @WikimaniaEsino. Was special, not only because was my first one, but also because was my daughter's first. And gave the start to @WikiDonne User Group and project in @Wikipedia, @itWikibooks, @itwikiquote, @OSM to increase diversity in @Wikimedia https://t.co/bXy9acAVlH

@halfak Since I'm not @Wikimedia staff anymore, that means donating to @Wikipedia makes sense again! Any time is a good time to support free knowledge for humanity. https://t.co/kgM2keQzuy

@AmroodAdmi @kachrasethh @legodyinggirl @Deepakg71399253 @Wikimedia @Wikipedia My original comment was a reply to Deepak Gangwar. and it was about JSR. not about your meltdown comment. but you started replying so I thought you agree with Gangwar. you still have not answered my questions.

@Megh_nad @Wikipedia @Wikimedia Plz how can I make u understand that to avoid some one's appeal is not possible for every one each tym n it's not possible to oblige each tym. Plz stop embracing those who have already contributed. https://t.co/k7KsugROed

@ryanmerkley Thinking of my former @Mozilla colleagues who are part of the job reductions today, and also those who remain. For those suddenly seeking new work, @Wikimedia is hiring. We'd love to keep people who share our values working in the Big Open: https://t.co/L6ZcH5cQMR

@Kumioko2 @cameliaboban @wikimedia2030 @krmaher @Wikimedia @Wikipedia @WikiDonne @WikiWomenInRed @DivWiki @AmicalWikimedia @wikimedia_ar @wmsummit @WikimediaDE And not one of them will amount to anything because the WMF won't support the community, the community won't support each other or the WMF. Wikipedia is hopelessly lost at this point because it doesn't value editors.

@PantheaLee @MWodzicki24 I don't assume anyone is part of the problem—it's about intentions + actions, not race + gender. (White men just represent high correlation to—not causation of—harm.) Some examples: @PeoplePowrd, @Wikimedia, NYC Open Data, @hubafrique (latter written up: https://t.co/uiwBubIcMM)

@halfak I just started my new gig working at Microsoft with @bhecht and @jteevan. Still reviewing projects to find a place where I can contribute. This means I've taken the bridge to #Wikipedia volunteer land. It's going to be a big adjustment after 9 years as @Wikimedia staff.

@sdho @chris_steller @Lileks @Wikimedia Looks like the DQ was just torn down for a parking lot, nothing new was built there. Intelligent Nutrients building is a converted warehouse originally built in 1965. (Kinda surprised it's OK to tear down a commercial building to use entire site as parking lot only?)

@janeenuzzell @itsafronomics Whew! Had to calm myself down after your thread. TRUTH! And sadly I've been there too. This is my "why" @Wikimedia We need more of our stories told. @Wikipedia can change the narrative. Let's do this together 🙏🏾 #WhoTellsYourStory #IGotanA #itspersonal @cut https://t.co/MBN4N5UoVb

@memyselfandHCI @halfak @bhecht @jteevan @Wikimedia Congratulations on the new job @halfak. 🎉🥂 Your mentorship and support to me during your role at Wikimedia have been hugely beneficial to me and my career, and I'm mega-excited to see what you'll be working on next at Microsoft! They're lucky to have you.

@Jatinder7445 @Wikimedia @Wikipedia is it way to beg for donation ? how can we trust on that , its not fack or may be to steal card information https://t.co/oWgkNwGEti

@vishhansraj @Wikimedia @Wikipedia Your articles are not neutral as you tend to market them..... have some shame....begging for our money money......to peddle your....anti India views.

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