A chat with Gabriel Thullen, a Wikimedian who worked with schools in West Africa to test the Kiwix offline Wikipedia during the 2016–2017 school year... Read more

  1. Wikimedia Foundation appoints Toby Negrin as Chief Product Officer

    Toby Negrin has been with the Wikimedia Foundation since 2013 and brings nearly two decades of experience in research, design, analytics, and product development.... Read more

  2. How to design for low-bandwidth users: a conversation with members of Wikimedia’s Global Reach, Audiences, and Performance teams

    Over the last few years, there have been many additional performance improvements to Wikipedia to improve the experience of low-bandwidth users. In this wide-ranging conversation, Melody Kramer chats with employees across the Wikimedia Foundation who think about offline and intermittent access on a daily basis.... Read more

  3. So -happy to meet you: Advanced searching techniques on Wikimedia sites

    Search engines repurpose certain symbols—like the hyphen and exclamation point—which sometimes leads to unresolvable ambiguity. Nonetheless, advanced searching techniques can help you find what you are looking for!... Read more

  4. Community digest: Wikimedia Israel takes on fake news with comics; the Wikipedia Library names first Star Coordinator; news in brief

    To believe or not to believe? This is the question. Wikimedia Israel is extrapolating Wikipedia’s reliable sources guideline to the rest of the internet; The Wikipedia Library names Tunisia’s Houcemeddine Turki as the first Star Coordinator. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes updates from the first WikiCamp in Macedonia, English Wikipedia’s Wikicup wraps up, af... Read more

  5. Service and equity: A new direction for the Wikimedia movement towards 2030

    By 2030, Wikimedia will become the essential infrastructure of the ecosystem of free knowledge, and anyone who shares our vision will be able to join us.... Read more

  6. From Sesame Street to Maya Angelou, this Wikipedian digs deeper

    Christine Meyer, better known to Wikipedians as FigureSkatingFan, has worked on many of the English Wikipedia’s articles about Sesame Street. We asked why.... Read more

  7. Six months later: People of Turkey still denied access to Wikipedia

    All language versions of Wikipedia have been blocked in Turkey since late April.... Read more

  8. Bringing light to Czechoslovakian history: Jindřich Nosek and the Art Library Project

    One man’s lifelong passion finds an outlet on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.... Read more

  9. Wikidata, a rapidly growing global hub, turns five

    The collaborative free knowledge base is quickly expanding its community and size. Where might it go from here?... Read more

  10. Foundation research project learns from Czech and Korean Wikipedia communities

    From May to July 2017, researchers conducted in-person interviews with 64 new and experienced editors in South Korea and the Czech Republic. The Czech and Korean Wikipedias were chosen to represent mid-sized wikis.... Read more