Editor engagement

  1. What do you call a homepage? Incorporating indigenous knowledge into Wikipedia

    The Atikamekw Nehirowisiw Nation is working with Wikimedia Canada and other partners to create a Wikipedia of their own, a project that includes everything from writing out their culture’s history, to creating new words for concepts like “homepage,” to deciding if Wikipedia is animated (or not).... Read more

  2. The one true international language is translation

    We may use English, but it’s not an international language that works everywhere for everyone.... Read more

  3. Spreading information in the Wikimedia world

    We need to work to be open for participation for those who want to participate—and in the Wikimedia movement, that requires a lot of translation.... Read more

  4. Wikipedia’s 15th birthday inspires Bangla translators; Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons

    Bangla-language Wikipedians translated about 600 articles for their language’s Wikipedia; Odia-language Wikimedians hosted their second annual Women’s History Month edit-a-thon.... Read more

  5. Wikipedia Connection: an emerging student club at Ohio State

  6. #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history

    Dozens of black history articles were created or improved at the #AfroCROWD Wikipedia editathon in Harlem, New York City.... Read more

  7. WikipediansSpeak: Odia Wikisourcer shares her journey and goals

    As part of the WikimediansSpeak interview series, Odia Wikisource’s most active contributor Pankajmala Sarangi shares her ideas about growing the community.... Read more

  8. Content Translation tool has now been used for 50,000 articles

    Last year around this time, we announced the arrival of a new tool that evolved out of an experiment aimed at making the editing process easier for our users. The tool in question—Content Translation—has been used by more than 11,000 editors across 289 Wikipedias to create more than 50,000 new articles.... Read more

  9. What are the most-edited articles through Wikipedia’s history?

    The data will surprise you: Spears near Hitler, creationism alongside feminism, wrestling versus Jesus, and more.... Read more

  10. Inside the game of sports vandalism on Wikipedia

    Sports fans vandalize Wikipedia articles, and sports bloggers write about it—often. But what really happens behind those headlines? A vandal, an editor, and the surprisingly short lifetime of a highly publicized incident.... Read more