Manual Reference Pages - WWW::WIKIPEDIA::ENTRY (3)
WWW::Wikipedia::Entry - A class for representing a Wikipedia Entry
my $wiki = WWW::Wikipedia->new();
my $entry = $wiki->search( Perl );
my $entry_es = $entry->language( es );
WWW::Wikipedia::Entry objects are usually created using the search() method
on a WWW::Wikipedia object to search for a term. Once youve got an entry
object you can then extract pieces of information from the entry using
the following methods.
You probably wont use this one, its the constructor that is called
behind the scenes with the correct arguments by WWW::Wikipedia::search().
The brief text for the entry. This will provide the first paragraph of
text; basically everything up to the first heading. Ordinarily this will
be what you want to use. When there doesnt appear to be summary text you
will be returned the fulltext instead.
If text() returns nothing then you probably are looking at a disambiguation
entry, and should use related() to lookup more specific entries.
The same as text(), but not run through Text::Autoformat.
Returns the full text for the entry, which can be extensive.
The same as fulltext(), but not run through Text::Autoformat.
Returns a title of the entry.
Returns a list of terms in the wikipedia that are mentioned in the
Returns a list of categories which the entry is part of. So Perl is part
of the Programming languages category.
Returns a list of headings used in the entry.
Returns the raw wikitext for the entry.
With no parameters, it will return the current language of the entry. By
specifying a two-letter language code, it will return the same entry in that
language, if available.
Returns an array of two letter language codes denoting the languages in which
this entry is available.
Ed Summers <email@example.com>
Brian Cassidy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
Copyright 2003-2015 by Ed Summers
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the same terms as Perl itself.
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