Due to protests against the reformation of the European copyright law known as Article 11 and Article 13, the German version of Wikipedia ist censored for today and therefore unusable.

For now Switzerland is neither affected by that law, nor is it responsible for the bullshit happening in the EU, but still we see Wikipedia censored – at least the German version.

In order to remove censorship install the Stylus browser add-on (see below for links) and import this script afterwards:

@-moz-document domain("de.wikipedia.org") {
html #p-logo a {
    filter: none !important;    

body {
    display: block !important;
 	background-color: #f6f6f6;

.noscroll {
    position: static !important;
    overflow: unset !important;

.mw-parser-output img {
    opacity: 1 !important;
    filter: brightness(1) saturate(1) !important;
    -webkit-filter: brightness(1) saturate(1) !important;
    -moz-filter:brightness(1) saturate(1) !important;
    -ms-filter:brightness(1) saturate(1) !important;
    -o-filter: brightness(1) saturate(1) !important;

#siteNotice {
    display: none !important;

.mw-parser-output .toc, .mw-warning, .toccolours {
	border: 1px solid #a2a9b1 !important;
	background: #f8f9fa !important;

.toc .toctitle,
.toc .toctitle h2,
.mw-parser-output a,
.mw-parser-output div,
.mw-parser-output li,
.mw-parser-output label,
.mw-parser-output caption,
.mw-parser-output code,
.mw-parser-output video,
.mw-parser-output ol,
.mw-parser-output ul,
.mw-parser-output strong {
    background: none !important;
    border: 0 none !important;

.mw-parser-output pre, .mw-code {
	color: #000 !important;
	background: #f8f9fa !important;
	border: 1px solid #eaecf0 !important;

.mw-parser-output a::selection,
.mw-parser-output div::selection,
.mw-parser-output h1::selection,
.mw-parser-output h2::selection,
.mw-parser-output h3::selection,
.mw-parser-output h4::selection,
.mw-parser-output h5::selection,
.mw-parser-output li::selection,
.mw-parser-output label::selection,
.mw-parser-output caption::selection,
.mw-parser-output ul::selection {
    background-color: #0078D7 !important;
    color: #fff !important;

.mw-parser-output a {
    color: #0645ad !important;

.mw-parser-output h1 .mw-parser-output span,
.mw-parser-output h2 .mw-parser-output span,
.mw-parser-output h3 .mw-parser-output span,
.mw-parser-output h4 .mw-parser-output span,
.mw-parser-output h5 .mw-parser-output span,
.mw-parser-output span::selection,
.mw-parser-output p, .mw-parser-output p::selection {
    background: #fff !important;
    border: 0 none !important;

.mw-parser-output h1, .mw-parser-output h1::selection,
.mw-parser-output h2, .mw-parser-output h2::selection,
.mw-parser-output h3, .mw-parser-output h3::selection,
.mw-parser-output h4, .mw-parser-output h4::selection,
.mw-parser-output h5, .mw-parser-output h5::selection {
    background: #fff !important;
    border: 0 none !important;
    border-bottom: 1px solid #000 !important;

.mw-parser-output th, .mw-parser-output th::selection,
.mw-parser-output td, .mw-parser-output td::selection,
.mw-parser-output tr, .mw-parser-output tr::selection {
    color: unset !important;
    background: unset !important;
    border: inherit !important;

.wikitable > tr > th, .wikitable > * > tr > th {
    background: #fff68f !important;

.wikitable > tr > td, .wikitable > * > tr > td {
    border: 1px solid #555 !important;

.wikitable > * > tr > td > table > tbody > tr > th {
    border: none !important;

#hauptseite h2 {
	background: #d8e8ff !important;
	border: 1px solid #8898bf !important;

#hauptseite .inhalt {
	background: #fff !important;
	border: 1px solid #8898bf !important;

.inhalt > div,
.inhalt p {
    border: 0 none !important;
    background: #fff !important;


After importing the script make sure the script is activated. Otherwise it won’t work. I know the script is not perfect. I just checked some articles on Wikipedia and also the main page and they look very well. If you find bugs, feel free to contact me.

Stylus is available for these browsers:

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