The Android app team improved one of their core features—searching for articles on Wikipedia. Along the way of making discovery more intelligent, personalized and efficient, we experienced a surprise.
Using remote international research to ensure diverse user groups are represented at the earliest stages of product development
Making design research more accessible to our wiki project contributors and to the global design community
How making page issues more visible on Wikipedia mobile helps foster trust and participation
Whilst this design team has always been a fully remote team, they annually get together in person for a few days somewhere in the world for a team offsite, but this year, all travel was cancelled!
The desktop design is particularly important to new users who have come to the internet for the first time over the last decade.
Designing the way millions of users access knowledge requires lots of considerations. The Wikimedia Style guide is an effort to compile good practices to facilitate this task for designers and developers
Ever wonder how content moderation works on Wikipedia?
Reflections from my first fully remote offsite
How designers at the Wikimedia Foundation are ensuring that all the world’s knowledge is accessible to everyone.