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Melody Kramer and Ed Erhart 2018-08-21 18:17:02
Evolving the MediaWiki platform: Why we replaced Tidy with a HTML5 parser
Three years ago, the Wikimedia Foundation's Parsing Team decided to replace Tidy, a tool to fix HTML errors, with a HTML5-based tool. Here's what we did in that time period, and what kind o...
Subbu Sastry and Tim Starling 2018-07-09 17:03:49
Interactive maps, now in your language
Newly available on all Wikimedia wikis: embeddable maps that make the world a little easier to understand.
Joe Matazzoni 2018-06-28 18:55:19
Don’t panic! Build your own Hitchhiker’s Guide with Wikipedia
Enter Kiwix, the offline Wikipedia reader.
Stéphane Coillet-Matillon 2018-06-14 20:01:03
You asked, so we built it: Synced reading lists for Wikipedia’s Android and iOS apps
Users on both apps can now bookmark articles, organize them into lists of articles, and share those lists across devices.
Charlotte Gauthier and Josh Minor 2018-05-25 15:28:12
Twitter bots powered by Wikipedia: An interview with Darius Kazemi, internet artist
We wanted to learn more.
Mikhail Popov 2018-05-14 16:08:36
Here’s everything we published from the design, development, and data process for the page previews feature
As an open and transparent organization, most of our documentation is placed online, able to be viewed and emulated by anyone. Here's a list of the documentation for one of our recently release...
Olga Vasileva 2018-05-09 14:25:22
Hello, my name is ________: Searching for names is not always straightforward
Names can be surprisingly complicated. What you think of as “your name” is probably a constellation of variations on a theme—possibly with a few random bits and bobs mixed in for good measure. Name...
Trey Jones 2018-05-08 15:15:11
How a new data center in Singapore is helping people access Wikipedia around the globe
To better serve the needs of users in the Asia-Pacific region, the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a new data center site deployment in Singapore.
Brandon Black 2018-04-24 19:23:04
After hitting 300,000 translations, what’s next for our content translation tool?
Volunteer community members have used our content translation tool to create over 300,000 articles, thereby spreading knowledge across language barriers. The tool has had already a positive impact...
Pau Giner 2018-04-23 16:24:07