Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-15 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hi Sam, We're glad you're using the Portal page more than usual and we hope that with upcoming future enhancements, you'll continue to enjoy it! For your first question - we are currently focusing on the wikipedia.org portal page at this time. We have no immediate plans to update the individual

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-15 Thread Sam Klein
I'm using the portal much more these days! Two thoughts, a few days in: = Is there a way to turn on thumbnailing on the individual language wikis too? = Auto-suggesting language based on charset would be nice. when searching in multiple languages I always forget once to switch to the target

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-15 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hello, We disabled this small feature on the wikipedia.org portal page because it essentially didn't work; due to a bug in the API that it uses. We documented it here: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T126409 and on the Portal Improvements page:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-15 Thread MF-Warburg
What happened to the search box "Find Wikipedia in your language"? 2016-03-11 3:27 GMT+01:00 Deborah Tankersley : > Hello! > > I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wikipedia.org > portal page with a brand new search box that is >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-15 Thread Michael Jahn
I've played around a bit. Feels very cool! Michael 2016-03-11 3:27 GMT+01:00 Deborah Tankersley : > Hello! > > I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wikipedia.org > portal page with a brand new search box that is > more prominent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-14 Thread Steinsplitter Wiki
: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update! > > Thank you. Great work. > /a > > On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Deborah Tankersley < > dtankers...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > Hello! > > > > I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-14 Thread Anna Stillwell
Thank you. Great work. /a On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Deborah Tankersley < dtankers...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hello! > > I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wikipedia.org > portal page with a brand new search box that is > more prominent and will now

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mar 11, 2016 19:32, "Dan Garry" wrote: > > I plan to worry more about the user experience implications that I > mentioned once we're a bit closer to solving the technical feasibility > questions. Fair enough! Great once more to see this update. It makes this a much more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Let me elaborate my case a little bit: Here is the scenario: *I spent a lot of time luring fresh internet users into the terrains of free knowledge, principally WM projects, and specifically WP, in a bustling Global South region, interlaced with several local language projects. *I have always

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Dan Garry
On 11 March 2016 at 16:09, Samuel Klein wrote: > > Perhaps you could do this w two queries, one to a composite index that is > only updated weekly. > Indeed, there are mechanisms that can make cross-wiki searching more feasible. In fact, one mechanism we are in the very early

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Lovely work. On Mar 11, 2016 5:32 PM, "Dan Garry" wrote: > > On 11 March 2016 at 10:52, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) wrote: > > > > Failed my dream :( > > > > Any string in any language in any wikipedia project. How far is my dream? > > > > I share your dream!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Carlos Mora
Good work :D 2016-03-11 19:39 GMT-04:30 Samuel Klein : > Lovely work. > > On Mar 11, 2016 5:32 PM, "Dan Garry" wrote: >> >> On 11 March 2016 at 10:52, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) > wrote: >> > >> > Failed my dream :( >> > >> > Any string in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Dan Garry
On 11 March 2016 at 14:22, Pete Forsyth wrote: > Thank you to the Discovery team -- it seems to me that your work has been > largely overshadowed by political concerns in recent months (which may have > been necessary, but not pleasant). > > I'm delighted to see working

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Dan Garry
On 11 March 2016 at 10:52, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) wrote: > > Failed my dream :( > > Any string in any language in any wikipedia project. How far is my dream? > I share your dream! :-) Unfortunately, the dream is quite far away from reality. Querying every search index would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Pete Forsyth
Thank you to the Discovery team -- it seems to me that your work has been largely overshadowed by political concerns in recent months (which may have been necessary, but not pleasant). I'm delighted to see working and useful software emerge, in spite of the challenging environment that has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Dan Garry
On 11 March 2016 at 11:35, Adam Baso wrote: > Hi there - speaking to one thing I'm familiar with, with respect to image > selection, we believe https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T124225 should > address fair use ("non-free") images, although page reparses will happen >

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hello! I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wikipedia.org portal page with a brand new search box that is more prominent and will now display meta data with images (as available) in the search results (see attached image). This was a large effort by the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Adam Baso
> > The image thumbnail thing fails to filter our fair use images along > with the usual lack of author and licensing information. Hi there - speaking to one thing I'm familiar with, with respect to image selection, we believe https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T124225 should address fair use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread geni
On 11 March 2016 at 18:18, Deborah Tankersley wrote: > We're interested in hearing your feedback or if you have any questions! (Note > 2: My apologies for not getting this email out yesterday, but I had had > issues with size limitations of my screenshots.) > > On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=%E0%B4%B6%E0%B4%95%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%A4%E0%B5%BB+%E0%B4%A4%E0%B4%AE%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%AA%E0%B5%81%E0%B4%B0%E0%B4%BE%E0%B5%BB=Go Failed my dream :( Any string in any language in any wikipedia project. How far is my dream? On 11 March 2016 at 23:48,

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hello! I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the Wikipedia.org portal page with a brand new search box that is more prominent and will now display meta data with images (as available) in the search results (link