În mie., 10 iul. 2019 la 09:21, Kalliope Tsouroupidou
<ktsouroupi...@wikimedia.org> a scris:
>
> Hey Greg,
>
> Sending privately [snip]

Nope :)

> Warm regards,
>
> K.
>
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 4:32 AM Gregory Varnum <gvar...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello!
> >
> > Today, we are  thrilled to share an updated visual design style on the
> > Wikimedia Foundation website (wikimediafoundation.org)!

I can't possibly express the relief I feel for not having to live with
the horrifying color choices of the previous version. Welcome back to
the 21st century WMF!

Strainu

> >
> > This updated design was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation’s Product
> > design team. We worked on feedback from Meta-Wiki, emails, Phabricator, and
> > hundreds of conversations paired with user testing with people in the
> > target audiences for the website. We are incredibly appreciative of the
> > great care that team has taken in making strategic, data-led design
> > decisions and really helping us amplify the website's ability to convey our
> > story to people generally unfamiliar with Wikimedia.
> >
> > We have also expanded on the information about the website on its Meta-Wiki
> > page,[1] and updated the public mirror of the code base to reflect the
> > technical changes made to the site for this updated design.[2]
> >
> > Thank you to the now hundreds of people that have been involved in helping
> > us build a website for the Foundation which we can be proud of!
> > -greg & the Wikimedia Foundation Communication team
> >
> > = A bit more about the site =
> >
> > == How is the site doing? ==
> >
> > Since the site's soft launch in July 2018, traffic has continued to
> > increase. There has also been a significant increase in donations collected
> > via this website. Two key audiences, potential staff and partners, have
> > shared positive feedback on the site’s content and organization, enabling
> > them to find jobs and contact key teams respectively. Additionally, user
> > testing has shown a positive response to the content and overall
> > architecture of the site.
> >
> > == What brought us here ==
> >
> > The Wikimedia Foundation Communications department has been collecting
> > feedback on the Foundation's website since late 2016 and beginning in
> > early 2017 has been working on addressing the backlog of issues related to
> > the website. The original Foundation site, launched in 2004, did not have a
> > clear audience, and as a result was not effectively serving any of the
> > hundreds of uses people saw for it. Maintaining the site's content beyond
> > English had become a growing problem - leaving visitors with different
> > information, depending on which language they were using, on basic details
> > like our address and executive staff. Additionally, the site had over
> > 17,000 pages - a vast majority of which were either out of date or no
> > longer in use.
> >
> > In 2017-18, the Communications department ran a "Discovery" process to help
> > inform our decision making. This process included reviews of methods used
> > by other organizations, assessment of our current communication channels,
> > collecting feedback at Wikimania, and interviews with dozens of volunteers,
> > donors, contractors, and staff. The resulting report[3] and recommendations
> > helped identify the objectives and audiences of the website,[1] and were
> > utilized throughout the initial design and development of the new website.
> >
> > Shortly after the soft launch, the department began working with the
> > Product department's design team to perform user testing, process feedback
> > collected in the weeks following the soft launch, and collect additional
> > feedback to help us make informed decisions. They helped us collect and
> > process feedback from hundreds of individuals within and outside of the
> > movement.
> >
> > Based on feedback, they conducted user testing and developed the updated
> > design we deployed this morning. We will continue to use a data and
> > feedback informed decision making in managing the site. Given the external
> > audience nature of the site, it has consistently proven important to take
> > the time to collect feedback and data from a wide variety of sources -
> > including volunteers, press, donors, partner organizations, and readers of
> > the projects.
> >
> > == What comes next ==
> >
> > More languages! The Communications department will continue to work on
> > content development and expanding translations to additional languages. If
> > you are interested in our plans for translations, please check out the
> > information shared recently about the Organization communications
> > translators group.[5]
> >
> > == Providing feedback ==
> >
> > The Communications department will continue to monitor the talk page for
> > the Foundation's website on Meta-Wiki.[6] Additionally, I will be attending
> > Wikimania in Stockholm and available to chat with folks.[7]
> >
> > [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_website
> > [2] https://github.com/wikimedia/wikimediafoundation-org
> > [3]
> >
> > https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/foundation/1/1b/Wikimedia_Foundation_website_-_2017-2018_update_-_Discovery_brief.pdf
> > [5]
> >
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications/Organization_communications_translators_group
> > [6] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_Foundation_website
> > [7] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications/Wikimania_2019
> >
> > --
> >
> > Gregory Varnum (pronouns - he/his/him)
> >
> > Communications Strategist
> >
> > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>
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