Deployments

  1. 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

  2. You can now upload 3D models to Wikimedia Commons

    We’ve enabled a new feature that allows you to upload three dimensional (3D) models. ... Read more

  3. “Visual diffs” make it easier to see editing changes on Wikipedia

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Editing team announces the launch of visual diffs, which will let users visually review the changes made to Wikimedia sites without requiring knowledge of the wikitext markup language.... Read more

  4. MediaWiki 1.26 released

    The latest release of MediaWiki, the popular open source wiki platform that powers Wikipedia, hundreds of other Wikimedia wikis, and thousands of public and private sites.... Read more

  5. Single-User Login provides access to all wikis

    Later this month, all accounts on Wikimedia projects will be global. This means that you will be able to use the same user name on every wiki, without having register a separate account on each wiki you visit.... Read more

  6. A more immersive mobile experience on Android devices

    The Wikipedia app makes it easier to access knowledge on the go — and provides a more immersive reading experience on mobile devices. This new Android release features a more image-centric design, improved search functionality, and suggestions for further reading. (…)... Read more

  7. How we made editing Wikipedia twice as fast

    The creator of the wiki, Ward Cunningham, wanted to make it fast and easy to edit web pages. Cunningham named his software after a Hawaiian word for “quick.” That’s why the Wikimedia Foundation is happy to report that editing Wikipedia is now twice as quick. Over the last six months we deployed a new technology that speeds up MediaWiki, Wikipedia’s underlying PHP-based code. HipHop Virtual... Read more

  8. Hovercards now available as a Beta Feature on all Wikimedia wikis

  9. OAuth now available on Wikimedia wikis

  10. The future of third-party releases on MediaWiki