Discovery/Status updates/2017-01-02

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This is the weekly update for the week starting 2017-01-02

Highlights

  • Secondary search results are now possible over the API! This is currently used to suggest pages from other language projects that might be relevant for users. Please review the examples for more information. (T142795)
  • Added cool new to the Metrics dashboard that highlight the selected date range
  • Added a full geographic breakdown to the Portal dashboard to see traffic and clickthrough rates on Wikipedia.org portal across all countries
  • Added final results of the successful long term testing of the addition of app and app page links to wikipedia.org portal page
  • OSM now allows users who have a Wikimedia account to log into OSM and edit the map data, also new guide added [1].
  • Extensions now can define search keywords using CirrusSearchAddQueryFeatures hook.

Search[edit]

  • Secondary search results are now possible over the API! This is currently used to suggest pages from other language projects that might be relevant for users. Please review the examples for more information. (T142795)
  • Fixed a typo in the search preferences page (T154532)
  • Added support for extensions to register keywords with the search system (T152517)
  • Migrated some keywords to Extension:GeoData to test keyword registration support (T152730)

Analysis[edit]

Portal[edit]

  • Updated the stats on Wikipedia.org to reflect that a couple wiki's that have recently achieved big goals in stats: Maithili Wikipedia is now over 10,000 articles and Hebrew Wikipedia now has over 200,000 articles.
  • Closed out a long term test for adding app and app page links to the wikipedia.org portal page

Interactive[edit]


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