How To Access Wikipedia During SOPA Blackout

Last Updated: December 7, 2013

English Wikipedia went offline today to protest against SOPA and it will remain inaccessible for 24 hours. But we can still access English Wikipedia throughout the Blackout.

Here’s how:

1. For any browser Disable Javascript and access Wikipedia as usual. Here’s how to do it in Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome’s Preferences
  • Click on “Under the Hood” and then “Content Settings”
  • Find Javascript then click “Manage Exceptions”
  • Type “” into the box and pull down the contextual menu, selecting “Block”
  • Load Wikipedia as usual

2. The mobile version of Wikipedia can be accessed on a computer via

If you own a website, you can also be a part of this protest by using STOP SOPA Code.


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