4. Anatomy of Wikipedia's main page

Although the Wikimedia Foundation includes 13 "sister projects," Wikipedia is by far the best-known and the most used. You may have arrived at Wikipedia's main page only long enough to search for something there, or (if you're like most people), you enter some specific page in Wikipedia as the result of a Google search, and never see the main page. 

But there's a lot more to explore on the main page besides the simple search box. In the next few pages, we'll give you a quick run-down of interesting things to explore on the main page. Here's the whole thing in one view (or you can print a one-page summary here): 

anatomy of wikipedia home page