Front-end standards group

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Project / workboard[edit]

Much of this group's work is in the Phabricator Front-end standards workboard.

If you like to raise attention about a specific topic to a forthcoming meeting, please add it to the group's Etherpad.

For general questions around the group's activities please contact Volker Eckl <>.

Note: For name differences see Phab project creation rules. With spaces or underscores, the project cannot be mentioned in Markdown.



Responsible for planning and implementing the software being standardized on.

  • Andrew Russel Green (Fundraising Tech)
  • Bartosz Dziewoński (Contributors > Editing)
  • Corey Floyd (Readers > Web)
  • Ed Sanders (Contributors > Editing)
  • Jan Drewniak (Readers)
  • Joaquin Oltra Hernandez (Readers > Web)
  • Jon Robson (Readers > Web)
  • Moriel Schottlender (Contributors > Collaboration)
  • Prateek Saxena (Contributors > Design)
  • Roan Kattouw (Contributors > Collaboration)
  • Santhosh Thottingal (Contributors > Language)
  • Timo Tijhof (Performance)
  • Volker Eckl (Contributors > UI Standardization)


Responsible for providing additional oversight during planning and implementation.

  • James Forrester (Contributors)
  • Brion Vibber (MediaWiki)
  • Derk-Jan Hartman (Community)
  • Florian Schmidt-Welzow (Community)

External stakeholders

Brought in as needed to share knowledge of specific features and systems.

  • Collaboration: Matt Flaschen
  • Design: Pau Giner
  • Mobile Apps: Monte Hurd
  • Community skin authors


Meetings are held every two weeks, alternating between

  • 08:30am to 08:50am (on demand) and
  • 11:00am to 11:50am on Wednesdays (Pacific Time)



  • Develop, improve and document libraries and features to standardize on. See the roadmap for more details.


  • Use standard libraries throughout Wikimedia software projects, and support other projects in doing the same.


  • Share technologies and techniques between all projects

Previous meetings (Archive)[edit]