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The Web team is in charge of the reading experiences for all the web users of the Wikimedia projects. We work on both mobile web and desktop. As part of Core Experiences, we collaborate closely with the Growth and Editing teams.

Check out our repository and learn more about:

A few years ago, our team would use the names Reading Web or Readers Web, and before that (until 2015-ish) Mobile Web. You may still find these names used in the documentation.

Current projects[edit]

Accessibility for reading[edit]

The current site typography on desktop and mobile makes readability difficult. We will work on typography and typographical preferences that make the site more accessible, and easier and more efficient to use.

Desktop Improvements[edit]

We have built out improvements to the desktop experience based on research and existing tools. Our goals have been to make wikis more welcoming to new readers and editors, and easier and quicker to use for all (both newcomers and veteran editors). The skin is currently named "Vector (2022)".

Team[edit]

Recommendations for communities[edit]

Our changes have an effect on the community-controlled pages and code. This is why we have developed the following recommendations:

Keeping the code stable and aligned with these best practices is important. We gladly assist interface admins, gadget and user script developers, and module and template editors.

Keep in touch[edit]

Additional documents[edit]

Subpages of Reading/Web