Readers/Status updates/2017-09


This is the monthly update for 2017-09



  • Android: Progress being made with the Offline Library feature. (Demo video) (Wiki page about the offline feature)


  • We've updated the visual design for hatnotes on the mobile website to distinguish them from the remainder of the content.
  • Due to issues with our current PDF rendering system, we will be pausing rendering for the book creator for the time being, until we can identify a proper solution. More information can be found on the project page.
  • We have been planning and making roadmap updates for the updated mobile website project.

Reading Infrastructure[edit]

  • Reading Lists have been announced to the Wikipedia projects. [1] [2]

New Readers[edit]


  • In preparation for 3D object files on commons a short 30 minute read-only period for Commons will happen on October 11th. [3]
  • Community feedback is wanted on an update to the upload process on Commons for 3D objects [4]


The Discovery team provides weekly updates. Here are their updates for the month.