Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons are here to help you learn more about the recently deceased Fidel Castro.... Read more

  1. Brand-new template support for the content translation tool

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    Content Translation is getting a major new feature: completely re-written support for templates, making it to translate templates across languages.... Read more

  2. Community digest: Wikipedians in Bulgaria revive their history through the Archives Challenge, news in brief

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    This month, Wikipedia editors develop and use 6,500 freely-licensed photos in the Archives Challenge. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes editathons in NYC and Belgrade, a prestigious prize for the Wikimedia community in Estonia, new resources for holding Wikimedia events in Africa, and more.... Read more

  3. A dashboard for Wikimedia programs and events: All of your outcomes in one place

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    The dashboard helps manage online and offline programs, including editathons, workshops, and education course, and is being designed to work in any language or Wikimedia project. In the dashboard, Wikimedia program leaders can share program information and training materials, participants can pick up articles to edit and review other’s edits, and everyone can see what participants contributed as... Read more

  4. Knowledge can’t be limited: Mervat Salman

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    “I want to spread the basic message of the Wikimedia movement by actively providing free knowledge for everyone,” says Mervat Salman, an Arabic Wikipedia contributor from Jordan. A community-elected administrator and organiser, true to her words, she contributes to science articles and works on reducing Wikipedia’s gender gap by creating new articles about women.... Read more

  5. Your donation keeps Wikipedia and free knowledge thriving

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    Today, the Wikimedia Foundation begins its 2016 year-end contribution campaign on the English Wikipedia. Discover how generous donations from last year’s campaign supported Wikipedia and its sister projects in the past year... Read more

  6. Over a decade in, Piotr Konieczny is still editing and writing Wikipedia

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    Piotr Konieczny has created and developed thousands of articles in his thirteen years of editing Wikipedia—and for ten of those, he has been teaching students with it.... Read more

  7. The top fifteen phenomenal winning photos from Wiki Loves Earth

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    115,000 images were submitted as part of Wiki Loves Earth this year.... Read more

  8. Mailbag: Is Wikipedia related to WikiLeaks in any way? No.

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    Answering your questions about how Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation work with the facts behind the facts. ... Read more

  9. Community digest: Wikipedians wrap up the first Africa destubathon, news in brief

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    2,000 of over 37,000 articles about Africa are being improved in the first Africa destubathon. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes efforts to use photos from Wiki Loves Monuments in Ireland on Wikipedia, registration for WikiCon 2017 is now open, Funds Dissemination Committee announces its recommendations for the largest movement affiliate grants, and more.... Read more