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.... Read more

  1. 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 in many Wikipedia communities, and now the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team is working on a new and improved version.... Read more

  2. Why it took a long time to build that tiny link preview on Wikipedia

    The history of page previews.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia and The Met: A shared digital vision

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Wikimedia Foundation are partners on a simple shared mission: connecting audiences to open knowledge, ideas, and creativity on a global scale.... Read more

  4. How we designed page previews for Wikipedia — and what could be done with them in the future

    Yesterday, we released a new feature for Wikipedia’s readers on desktop—page previews. Here’s a few design nuances behind this feature.... Read more

  5. Victory in Greece: Legal case ended against Wikipedia editor

    A long-running case in Greece has come to a close with all claims dropped.... Read more

  6. Navigating through Wikipedia articles on desktop just got a lot easier

    Page previews, deployed today, is one of the largest changes to desktop Wikipedia made in recent years.... Read more

  7. Introducing a resource kit to help organizers handle event safety incidents

    The Support and Safety team, in collaboration with several other Community Engagement teams at the Wikimedia Foundation, has developed a short kit providing event organizers with key actions, scripts, and steps to help them handle event safety issues as they arise at Wikimedia events.... Read more

  8. Mexican Ministry of Culture and Wikimedia Mexico partner to preserve Mexican culture and heritage

    “We are excited to continue to expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge alongside one of the leading keepers of culture in my country,” says Iván Martínez, President of Wikimedia Mexico.... Read more

  9. Community digest: On Wikipedia, bridges across cultures are connecting Latin America with North Africa and the Middle East; news in brief

    Bridges across Cultures is a recent and new writing competition on Wikipedia that gathered Wikipedians from Latin America with the Middle East and North Africa regions. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates about the Foundation’s community engagement insights, Wikimania, Wikimedia conference, and more.... Read more