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Check out these new features and extensions kicked off at Google Summer of Code 2015

The last Google Summer of Code and Outreachy rounds are over. Take a look to the awesome projects completed and the the new features that you should keep an eye out for! For the first time, all Wikimedia projects that passed the evaluation were immediately deployed in production or Wikimedia Labs.

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Your October milestones include Wikidata’s 15 millionth item

Read about Wikimedia project milestones hit during the month of October.

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Article suggestions—a new feature for Content Translation

A newly introduced “article suggestion” feature in Content Translation makes it easier for users to find Wikipedia articles that can be translated into other languages.

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Writing a good bug report or feature request

Reporting software bugs helps Wikimedia developers find and fix technical errors on Wikimedia web sites. You can help report bugs on our software issue tracker.

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Graph by Joe Sutherland, in the public domain.

Wikipedia’s very active editor numbers have stabilized—delve into the data with us

Very active editor numbers (>100 edits per month) since the English Wikipedia’s launch in 2001. The thick red line symbolises a five-month moving average. Graph by Joe Sutherland, in the public domain. The English Wikipedia’s population of very active editors—registered contributors with more than 100 edits per month—appears to have…

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Discover more on Wikipedia with new navigation features for Android app

Ever become lost while browsing Wikipedia? The Wikipedia app for Android now includes new navigation features, making it easier than ever to explore the sum of all knowledge.

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Wikimedia’s new developer-friendly trademark guidelines for apps

Our new app guidelines, based on our Trademark Policy, make it easier than ever to use Wikimedia Foundation trademarks and content in apps. The guidelines are accessible and clearly lay out practical examples for app developers to encourage innovation using Wikimedia material

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Wikimedia strategy consultation shows potential in mobile, rich content, and translations

The consultation, conducted in February and March of this year, asked users to answer two questions to help define the Foundation’s strategy and how it should respond to future trends.

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Content Translation session at Wikimania 2015. Photo by Amire80, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

Content Translation updates from Wikimania 2015

Many participants were introduced to Content Translation at Wikimania, Mexico and they created their first articles using the tool at the translation sessions.

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My life as an autistic Wikipedian

Two years ago, I discovered that I was on the autism spectrum. As I learned more about myself and the way my brain worked, I started to look at past experiences through the lens of this newly-found aspect. In this essay, I share some of what I’ve learned along the way about my successes, my failures, and many things that confused me in the past, notably in my experiences in the Wikimedia movement.

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