Читання/Веб/Стаціонарні покращення/Функції/Шапка

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У рамках проєкту Стаціонарних покращень ми представляємо нову шапку.

  1. Перше, що ми робимо з цією шапкою, це переформатовуємо лого на менший розмір (однак текст і слоган залишаються того ж розміру, що й в поточному Векторному оформленні).
  2. Далі ми переходимо до того, щоб зробити шапку фіксованою — тобто доступною, коли користувач прокручує сторінку нижче. Це дозволяє читачам і редакторам мати доступ до важливого функціоналу, такого як редагування всієї сторінки чи перегляд сторінок обговорення й історії, без необхідності прокручувати сторінку нагору.

Терміни випуску

Ми почали розгортати першу версію у травні 2020 року на офісній вікі та плануємо продовжувати на наших пілотних вікі у наступні місяці. Див. детальніше на нашій головній сторінці Функцій.

Опис функції і вимоги

The first iteration of the header consists of the new logo. The reconfiguration of the logo will allow us to provide future functionality such as the sticky header mentioned above, as well as easy access to the collapsible sidebar.

The approach we took was to separate the logo into three components - the logo itself, the wordmark (the stylized name of the wiki), and the tagline (the text that site beneath the logo, for example “the free encyclopedia” for Wikipedia). This allows increased flexibility when defining logos both for this project, as well as for future WMF and community initiatives.

Visually, the logos will appear in a horizontal layout, with the logo to the left, and the wordmark and tagline immediately to the right of it (see mockup below).

Design requirements and guidelines

The current design will feature the logo in a different configuration, as can be seen below:

We will also be publishing detailed logo creation guidelines soon. 

Обмеження

The new header and logo setup introduces different constraints than were seen before. In particular:

  • The new logos will be image tags. This means that caching will need to be taken into account when changing any logos - i.e. the updated logos might take a few days to propagate throughout a wiki.
  • The new logos will be served as SVGs. No PNG fallbacks will be available. This means that for browsers that do not have JavaScript, the logos will be displayed as text only.

Тестування користувачами

We performed prototype testing with editors on a variety of wikis. This test included the new version of the header. The majority of users reported positive to neutral experiences to the new header and logo configuration. However, about 18 of the 226 editors tested (about 8%) expressed concerns with the size of the logo. The main concern stated was that the new configuration of the logo would not be as prominent and memorable as the current configuration. We share some of these concerns and will continue gathering feedback once the change is live on some of the production wikis.

We also believe that any effect this might have will be lessened once a persistent (sticky) header is introduced. Our current plan for the persistent header is to include the full or partial version of the logo throughout the reading experience, in addition to access to other functionality.

That said, we have explored other ways of making the logo more prominent - including centering it in the middle of the header, as can be seen in this prototype. Based on the feedback received from the test wikis, we will determine whether this is a direction we want explore more in the future:

Prototype of header and table of contents for an improved desktop interface for MediaWiki projects

Кількісне тестування

As the current header changes are visual-only, we will not be performing any direct quantitative testing for this change. However, we will be monitoring important metrics such as account creation and pageview to note any overall effects.