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This module is copied from the example from the module documentation at mw:Extension:Wikibase Client/Lua. It should be kept consistent with that documentation, rather than being adapted further for use on Wikipedia.

Usage

id
{{#invoke: Wikibase | id }}
wdurl
{{#invoke: Wikibase | wdurl }}
{{#invoke: Wikibase | wdurl | entity id (Q# or P#) }}
label
{{#invoke: Wikibase | label }}
{{#invoke: Wikibase | label | entity id (Q# or P#) }}
description
{{#invoke: Wikibase | description }}
{{#invoke: Wikibase | description | entity id (Q# or P#) }}
page
{{#invoke: Wikibase | page }}
{{#invoke: Wikibase | page | item id (Q#) }}
datatype
{{#invoke: Wikibase | datatype | property id (P#) }}

Examples

id

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | id }} → Q8565357

wdurl

label

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | label }} → Module:Wikibase
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | label | Q132689 }} → Casablanca
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | label | P31 }} → instance of

description

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | description }} → Wikimedia module
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | description | Q132689 }} → 1942 film by Michael Curtiz
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | description | P31 }} → that class of which this subject is a particular example and member (subject typically an individual member with a proper name label); different from P279; using this property as a qualifier is deprecated—use P2868 or P3831 instead

page

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | page }} → Module:Wikibase
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | page | Q132689 }} → Casablanca (film)

datatype

Commons media file: image (P18)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P18 }} → commonsMedia
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P18 }} → commonsMedia

Geographic coordinates: coordinate location (P625)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P625 }} → globe-coordinate
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P625 }} → globe-coordinate

Item: head of government (P6)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P6 }} → wikibase-item
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P6 }} → wikibase-item

Property: subproperty of (P1647)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P1647 }} → wikibase-property
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P1647 }} → wikibase-property

String: taxon name (P225)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P225 }} → string
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P225 }} → string

Monolingual text: official name (P1448)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P1448 }} → monolingualtext
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P1448 }} → monolingualtext

Quantity: population (P1082)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P1082 }} → quantity
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P1082 }} → quantity

Point in time: date of birth (P569)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P569 }} → time
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P569 }} → time

URL: official website (P856)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P856 }} → url
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P856 }} → url

Mathematical expression: defining formula (P2534)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P2534 }} → math
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P2534 }} → math

External identifier: ISBN-13 (P212)

  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | P212 }} → external-id
  • {{#invoke:Wikibase | datatype | Property:P212 }} → external-id

---------- Module:Wikibase ----------------
local p = {}

-- Return the item ID of the item linked to the current page.
function p.id(frame)
	if not mw.wikibase then
		return "no mw.wikibase"
	end
	entity = mw.wikibase.getEntityObject()

	if entity == nil then
		return "no entity"
	end
	return entity.id
end

-- Return the WD entity URL of a given data item, or of connected page
-- if no argument is provided to this method.
function p.wdurl(frame)
	if frame.args[1] == nil then
		entity = mw.wikibase.getEntityObject()
		if not entity then return nil end
		id = entity.id
	else
		id = mw.text.trim(frame.args[1])
	end
	return mw.wikibase.getEntityUrl( id )
end

-- Return the label of a given data item, or of connected page
-- if no argument is provided to this method.
function p.label(frame)
	if frame.args[1] == nil then
		entity = mw.wikibase.getEntityObject()
		if not entity then return nil end
		id = entity.id
	else
		id = mw.text.trim(frame.args[1])
	end
	return mw.wikibase.label( id )
end

-- Return the description of a given data item, or of connected page
-- if no argument is provided to this method.
function p.description(frame)
	if frame.args[1] == nil then
		entity = mw.wikibase.getEntityObject()
		if not entity then return nil end
		id = entity.id
	else
		id = mw.text.trim(frame.args[1])
	end
	return mw.wikibase.description( id )
end

-- Return the local page about a given data item, or of connected page
-- if id is not specified.
function p.page(frame)
	if frame.args[1] == nil then
		entity = mw.wikibase.getEntityObject()
		if not entity then return nil end
		id = entity.id
	else
		id = mw.text.trim(frame.args[1])
	end
	return mw.wikibase.sitelink( id )
end

-- Return the data type of a property
function p.datatype(frame)
	if frame.args[1] and string.find(frame.args[1], "Property:P") then
		if mw.wikibase.getEntityObject(string.gsub(frame.args[1], "Property:P", "P"))  then
			return mw.wikibase.getEntityObject(string.gsub(frame.args[1], "Property:P", "P") ).datatype
		end
	elseif frame.args[1] and string.find(frame.args[1], "P") then
		if mw.wikibase.getEntityObject(frame.args[1])  then
			return mw.wikibase.getEntityObject(frame.args[1]).datatype
		end
	end
end

return p