Thank you. Great work.

On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Deborah Tankersley <> wrote:

> Hello!
> I'm very pleased to announce that we've updated the
> <> 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 Discovery Portal team to develop a
> JavaScript-only version of the language picker, so that JavaScript enabled
> browsers will see all the new meta data. Alongside that effort, we also
> ensured that in JavaScript (JS) disabled browsers (or older Internet
> Explorer versions), our visitors won't have a bad experience when choosing
> a language to search in. (Note: in older IE versions and JS disabled
> browsers, the type-ahead and meta data search results information will not
> be displayed.)
> We also implemented a shorter language code (ie: EN for English, ES for
> Spanish, etc) to allow for more characters to be typed into the search box.
> When a user toggles the language selector, the full language name will be
> displayed in the dropdown for easy finding of the language you prefer to
> search in. For the more technical minded - I've attached a screenshot of
> one of the ways we test our code, visually.
> We're interested in hearing your feedback or if you have any questions!
> On behalf of the very happy Portal Team,
> Deb
> --
> Deb Tankersley
> Product Manager, Discovery
> Wikimedia Foundation
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