Mobile

  1. Raising awareness for Wikipedia in Iraq

    A discussion with Sarmad Said Yaseen, Iraqi Wikimedian.... Read more

  2. Investigating a mysterious performance improvement

    Late last month, large wiki articles were appearing to load faster in our testing environment. We wanted to find out why.... Read more

  3. Wikipedia Zero joins Mossab Banat on his trip to freely share human knowledge

    Banat has made over a hundred thousand edits and helped expand the Arabic Wikipedia while using zero-rated mobile data.... Read more

  4. How Wikimedia helped mobile web readers save on data

    Photos are a ubiquitous element of Wikipedia’s most popular and highest quality articles, and this change means that your phone will only load images as you scroll down a page, rather than on opening a page.... Read more

  5. The most popular browser

    Looking at the internet through the lens of Wikimedia.... Read more

  6. Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended articles

    The updated Wikipedia app for Android features a completely redesigned home screen, now including the explore feed, in addition to other new features and improvements.... Read more

  7. Providing timely, relevant information on Wikipedia mobile apps

    The mobile apps team at the Wikimedia Foundation is introducing and looking for input on a new prototype for the iOS app to help Wikipedia readers find and access relevant, timely information on mobile devices. ... Read more

  8. Uploading and categorizing your Android’s photos on Wikimedia Commons just got easier

    The Upload to Commons Android app has been improved with geolocated category suggestions.... Read more

  9. New Wikipedia app for iOS puts the joy of exploration in your hand

    Our new Wikipedia app for iOS features major design and usability improvements, including the new Explore feed.... Read more

  10. Wikimedia and zero rating: clear principles for free knowledge

    The Wikimedia Foundation works to expand free and open access to knowledge everywhere, including areas where affordable access to the internet is a fundamental barrier. In some regions, the Foundation has utilized “zero-rating” to make mobile traffic to Wikipedia and the Wikimedia sites entirely free. This approach removes the barrier of cost for those wishing to read, learn, and contribute t... Read more