Wikipedia

  1. Could posting about women’s history grow our female audience for the future?

    We had a simple question: what would happen if we spent all of Women’s History Month promoting social media posts about women?... Read more

  2. Editing will temporarily pause for a failover test

    We are planning a test to find out how quickly and reliably we can transfer all application server traffic and tightly coupled service dependencies to the secondary data center. During this, Wikimedia sites will be placed in read-only mode for two short periods.... Read more

  3. Why I spend my Sundays photographing Kolkata

    When I go out almost every Sunday to shoot various places in and around my city, people often ask me why I do it. I tell that that I am just trying to illustrate the reference they use every day—Wikipedia.... Read more

  4. You can go anywhere on the Wikimedia projects, but where is Wikimedia going?

    Wikimedia movement begins discussion around what Wikimedia will look like in 2030.... Read more

  5. Search: all of the new bright and shiny objects

    We’re starting to test out some really cool features that will enable some fun and fascinating clicking—down the rabbit hole of Wikipedia.... Read more

  6. Wikimedia REST API hits 1.0

    Wikimedia’s content and metadata in machine-readable formats, at scale.... Read more

  7. The big bear of a mission to chronicle the 1948 Cleveland Indians

    Wikipedia editor, Cleveland native, and baseball fan Wizardman is on a mission to rewrite and improve all of the articles related to the Cleveland Indians’ 1948 World Series-winning season.... Read more

  8. Wait, what? The fairies that fooled Arthur Conan Doyle

    One hundred years ago, two cousins took a camera down to a stream in northern England and came back with a controversy that lingered almost magically in the air for decades.... Read more

  9. The Wikipedia community in Iraq is looking for volunteers

    Iraqi Wikipedians held a workshop in Baghdad to share their Wikipedia editing experiences with potential editors.... Read more

  10. Why I periodically write about the elements on Wikipedia

    Elements are the building blocks that, when combined, constitute the full diversity of chemistry. That’s why I write about them on Wikipedia.... Read more