Main Page

From Hmolpedia 2020
Revision as of 16:44, 2 September 2021 by Sadi-Carnot (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Left: a Mar 2016 screenshot for a YouTube summary of the newly-published 10-volume print set of Hmolpedia (, then at the 4,050+ wiki page level. Right: in Aug 2020, Hmolpedia comprised 5,376 articles, which were migrated from the WikiFoundry platform (shutting down: 1 Jun 2021) and archived into this MediaWiki platform, in the form of a WikiSource 2020 version of Hmolpedia (Hmolpedia 2020). In Sep 2020,, at second MediaWiki site, was launched to be the newly-written working editable edition of Hmolpedia.

In encyclopedias, Hmolpedia 2020 (URL: is the Aug 2020 edition of Hmolpedia, written over a 12.7-year period, starting in Dec 2007, first via the platform, which in 2013 became a platform, which in 2020 announced it would be shutting down (shutdown day: 1 Jun 2021), culminating in 5,376 online articles, which have been archived into this MediaWiki site, in the form of 5,376 basic HTML webpages, to be employed as references.

In Sep 2020, a new MediaWiki version of Hmolpedia (URL:, was launched, re-grown from scratch, albeit with citation to the Hmolpedia 2020 edition, via external link basis or reference link.

Overview |

In Sep 2020, Hmolpedia, then hosted at, began to migrate into new MediaWiki platform, dividing itself into a new edition of Hmolpedia, found at the new URL, and an archived edition (URL: The gist of the migration, which was initiated when WikiFoundry gave indication that it might shut down in the future, is shown below:

A summary of the splitting of Hmolpedia into two wikis.

Archive | Access

The first method to find an Hmolpedia 2020 article is to Google search: "article name,", which generally directs one to the now HTML archived version of the article.The second method, to find an article, is to

The first method to find an article archive article is to first copy paste the A page into your browser:

Then change the "A" to the name of the article desired; using "+" symbol between words, if it is a multi-world article; and also being sure to make the first letter of the article name capital letter (as the files are stored this way), as shown below: (404 error) (viewable) (viewable)


On 1 Sep 66AE (2021), Travis Derouin, the owner of the former WetPaint wiki platform, decommissioned (closed) the image servers for the 12K+ images of Hmolpedia 2020. Presently, the only way to see these former images, if they have not been transferred to the new Hmolpedia (e.g. found in newly written articles), is one of the following two options (shown for the letter "A" article):

  • A (no images seen)
  • A (WB) (before: Sep 66AE) (images seen)
  • Use the single-file pdf of Hmolpedia, and scroll to that article (download file to computer for fastest results). [1]


If there is a particular page you want to see, but can't owing to the special characters of the URL, contact Libb Thims, via posting a message to: Hmolpedia reddit or Hmolpedia forum, and Thims can easily make that page available.


Articles can also be accessed via the Internet Archive, with the 28 Aug 2020 version being the last crawl before the switch to MediaWiki:


A single-file of the entire site, as one 14,683-page pdf, is available, which can be downloaded, for easy search usage (articles that were in the form of large tables or timelines, however, are not visible in the pdf). [1]

Hmolpedia 2016

The 2016 edition of Hmolpedia can be searched via the following means:

Printed hard-cover volumes of which also being available at


Note, the "search box" of Hmolpedia 2020 (this wiki), upper right hand corner, is only connected to a handful of recently made wiki articles (see: all pages), which are stored in the ~/wiki/ folder. The 5,376 archived articles, conversely, are stored in a ~/page/ folder, and are NOT searchable via use of the search box of this wiki. They only way, presently, to search within the archived articles is either (a) via the Google search keys: "article name,", or (b) download the single-file pdf and keyword search the file.

End matter


1. Hmolpedia 2020 (one 14,683-page pdf) –

External links

Theta Delta ics T2.jpg