Wookieepedia: The Star Wars Wiki is an online encyclopedia for information on the Star Wars fictional universe  -including information is all the movies, as well as The Clone Wars , The Clone Wars and Its introductory movie , Rebels , the Star Wars expanded universe , And any upcoming Star Wars material. It is a Specialized wiki created to be an extensive encyclopedia of the Star Wars universe With Some products reaching up to 60,000 words,  and is written Almost Entirely from an in-universe perspective. The name Wookieepedia is a portmanteau of Wookiee and encyclopedia , a pun on the name of Wikipedia . The logo, too, is a visual pun showing the incomplete second Death Star as Opposed to Wikipedia’s incomplete ‘ jigsaw logo “.
It is a fan-built version of the Holocron , a database maintained by Lucasfilm  to track everything in the Star Wars universe and ensure continuity within it. 
Wookieepedia was conceived by Steven Greenwood and created at the request of hosting Wikia site by Chad Barbry.   Barbry also conceived the name “Wookiepedia”, which was later respelled with an extra ‘e’. On March 4, 2005, Wookieepedia was launched at Wikia .
Wookieepedia is the most-visited wiki hosted by Wikia as of April 2005 . On November 28, 2005, Wookieepedia was selected as the Sci Fi Channel’s “Sci Fi Site of the Week.”  In January 2006, the site was featured as the Wikia of the Month.
As of July 2017 , the English language version of the wiki contains over 136,000 articles,  making it the sixth-largest  Wikia in terms of article count, ahead of other wikis such as Memory Alpha and WoWWiki . Wikia hosts Star Wars wikis in many other languages, and Wookieepedia also coordinates its efforts with the German language wiki called Jedipedia.net and the Polish language Biblioteka Ossus.
A 2014 April Fools’ joke was posted on the site involving alien breasts . 
Fans have criticized the administrators and how the content is circulated. Some Even-have gone so far as to say it is a Rather “Alienating” wiki Given icts appeal being white centered one hand only Star Wars fans if nothing more.  Criticism HAS aussi beens directed Reviews towards the choosing of bureaucrats as well as the growing amount of hostility and immaturity In Their forums.      In April 2014, drew wookieepedia Some controversy dans le Star Wars fan community for posting a satirical item is in-universe breasts have icts April Fools feature article. Critics regarded the article as misogynistic and in bad taste.  Some fans who haven ‘ T cared for Wookiepedia have even defected to the Star Wars Uncyclopedia equivalent Darthipedia as well.      
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