Parsoid's output is now used in a lot of places directly or indirectly. Parsoid will serve all read views relatively soon. This page is more of historical interest and isn't actively maintained.


  • VisualEditor – Parsoid provides HTML and converts modified HTML back to wikitext on page save
  • VisualEditor's 2017 wikitext editor – for page previews, upon inserting citoid citations, etc.
  • Flow (Structured Discussions) – Parsoid provides a wikitext editor for HTML discussions
  • PDF rendering – Parsoid provides the structured HTML input for conversions to LaTeX, PDF (both via PDF and phantomjs) and other offline formats
  • Mobile Content Service is working on using structured Parsoid HTML+RDFa as the input for both mobile web & apps, including the Android app.
  • The Content translation project is aiming to translate Parsoid HTML with the help of machine translation and data sources like Wikidata. Parsoid is used to get semantic HTML + RDFa from an article in another language, and to convert the translated HTML+RDFa back to wikitext for a new article.
  • Linter extension – This recently developed extension exposes Parsoid-identified wikitext markup errors to editors for fixup. As of March 2017, this extension is in the process of being rolled out to Wikimedia wikis.





Third party tools

  • Kiwix – Offline Wikipedia reader for smartphones, desktops etc; Parsoid provides structured HTML
  • Google knowledge graph team – extracts semantic information from Wikipedia pages; Parsoid provides structured HTML.
  • Nell's Wikipedia – Offline/online reader for literacy learning. See "Learning Literacy with Wikipedia" presentation at Wikimania 2014.