Wikidata:SPARQL query service/Wikidata Query Help
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A gentle introduction to the Wikidata Query Service This introduction introduces you to the user interface of the Wikidata Query Service. You don't need to learn SPARQL to modify queries and display results. This gentle introduction is a good start if you want to start playing around.
A showcase of various possibilities to display Wikidata Query results.
A help page to explain the features of the SPARQL editor.
query.wikidata.org The user interface of the Wikidata Query Service.
Request a query
This is a page where Wikidata SPARQL queries can be requested from community members who will write them for you as volunteers.
Building a query
Example queries in SPARQL, for inspiration and as building blocks for your own queries.
Queries of the week archive
Queries from Wikidata status update weekly summaries
User Manual The user manual contains technical information on the Wikidata Query Service. This includes instructions on how to access it programmatically via
POST requests, or how to download and run the software behind the service yourself.
Advanced query concepts further explained, such as optionality and alternatives, working with dates, coordinates, qualifiers, references, etc.
RDF Dump Format
Technical documentation on the RDF serialization format for Wikidata. This includes information on how information in Wikidata is expressed in RDF and how it can be queried.
Tips on optimizing Queries for faster execution and avoiding time-out.