Embedding widget for Wikimedia content on third-party websites

Magnus Manske has written a widget that allows abstracts of Wikipedia articles or previews of categories on Wikimedia Commons to be embedded on third-party websites like that of the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis or blogs like this one. I could not get it to work with categories but here are some more examples for articles:


Astrolabe on Wikipedia
An astrolabe is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers. Its many uses include locating and predicting the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, and stars, determining local time given local latitude and vice-versa, surveying, triangulation, and to cast horoscopes.
Wikipedia article CC-BY-SA-3.0. Image license is PD-self.


Open Access Week on Wikipedia
Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full week of October in a multitude of locations both on- and offline.
Wikipedia article CC-BY-SA-3.0. Image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.


Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a physical phenomenon in which magnetic nuclei in a magnetic field absorb and re-emit electromagnetic radiation. This energy is at a specific resonance frequency which depends on the strength of the magnetic field and the magnetic properties of the isotope of the atoms.
Wikipedia article CC-BY-SA-3.0. Image has an unknown license.
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