Features

  1. Confound it!—Supporting languages with multiple writing systems

    Many of the languages of the world use two or more writing systems, like the familiar Arabic, Cyrillic, or Latin scripts. Supporting those languages and those scripts—for reading, editing, and searching—can be a real challenge.... Read more

  2. New Wikipedia feature gives you the power to choose whatever language you want

    A new feature makes it easier for English-speaking Wikipedia readers to find versions of the article they’re reading in other languages. To mark the occasion, Amir Aharoni of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team details the history of interlanguage links on Wikipedia and details what went into the new feature.... Read more

  3. You can now translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque, thanks to an open source machine learning tool

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team worked with a team from the University of the Basque Country and the Elhuyar Foundation to make it easier to translate Wikipedia articles from Spanish into Basque.... Read more

  4. 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

  5. “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

  6. How we designed a more fluent and visually consistent experience for translators

    A recent design refresh for Wikimedia content translation brings visual consistency, simplifies key workflows, and provides better support for small screens and touch devices.... Read more

  7. Translating the software that powers Wikipedia

    Strategies for success in free software localization.... Read more

  8. All-new notifications page helps Wikimedians focus on what matters most

    A redesigned notifications page and a raft of new features make it easier than ever to manage and monitor your messages.... Read more

  9. Discovery: What happens when you search Wikipedia?

    Wikipedia’s new ‘completion suggester’ makes finding what you’re looking for easier than ever before.... Read more

  10. 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.... Read more