Build a Wikipedia Viewer


  1. Objective: Build a CodePen.io app that is functionally similar to this: https://codepen.io/FreeCodeCamp/full/wGqEga/.
  2. Rule #1: Don't look at the example project's code. Figure it out for yourself.
  3. Rule #2: Fulfill the below user stories. Use whichever libraries or APIs you need. Give it your own personal style.
  4. User Story: I can search Wikipedia entries in a search box and see the resulting Wikipedia entries.
  5. User Story: I can click a button to see a random Wikipedia entry.
  6. Hint #1: Here's a URL you can use to get a random Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random.
  7. Hint #2: Here's an entry on using Wikipedia's API: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Main_page.
  8. Hint #3: Use this link to experiment with Wikipedia's API.
  9. Remember to use Read-Search-Ask if you get stuck.
  10. When you are finished, click the "I've completed this challenge" button and include a link to your CodePen.
  11. You can get feedback on your project by sharing it with your friends on Facebook.

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