Here is the Discovery status update for the week starting 12 September.
Feedback and questions are welcome.

== Discussions ==
* We had a Discernatration demo on Tuesday, Sep 13 that was a success! [1]
* Several Discovery team members attended a Product and Tech on-site two
day meeting in the SF office
* Mikhail and Chelsy attended an Analyst on-site two day meeting in the SF

== Interactive ==
* You can now insert a link to a popup map with overlays on all wikis -
<maplink> [2]
* Map frame support is now enabled on all Wikipedia sister projects, but
not Wikipedia itself, except for HE,MK, and CA wikis - <mapframe> [3]

== Portal ==
* updated language article stats on Wikipedia.org [4]
* updated the language list dropdown button phrase to now display: Read
Wikipedia in your language [5]
* updated the metadata description for Wikipedia to read: "Wikipedia is a
free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world
and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation." [6]

== Search ==
* Automagically fixed ÿ in Spécial:IndexPages search by implementing
ascii-folding in French [7] [8]
* Tried to update to to ElasticSearch plugins to 2.4.0 but found out we
couldn't because our analysis plugins are not compatible [9]
* Added defaultsearchkeys to wiki search autocomplete [10]
* Fixed bug - mwgrep and "insource:" search is missing lots of pages in its
index [11]
* Make elasticsearch actually have shard allocation awareness [12]
* Fixed bug - "You may create the page" suggestion does not appear if
search contains 'AND', 'OR', 'NOT' anywhere in search even when these are
not used as special syntax [13]
* Updated WikimediaMaintenance/addWiki.php to create cirrus indices on all
available clusters [14]

== Analysis ==
* Tried finding ways to combine cirrus search logs with engagement data [15]
* Added event logging for the Wikipedia portal to capture the language
selected in the search box [16]
* Added updated the mobile dashboard for new features added in event
logging [17]
* Added 'other' pageviews to the dashboard accounting for 'keep alive' and
other hits to the Wikipedia.org page [18]
* Updated data access guidelines search logs from flourine to hive [19]

== Wikidata Query Service ==
* Materials and videos from the SPARQL Workshop on September 8th are
published [20]

== Other Noteworthy Stuff ==
* We started to experiment with ORES WP10 as new relevance factor in
fulltext search queries T145644 [21]
* There's a new glossary of search-related terms available on mediawiki.org.
Feel free to request additional definitions! [22]

[1] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T144026
[2] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Extension:Kartographer#.3Cmaplink.3E
[4] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T128546
[5] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143244
[6] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143239
[7] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T141216
[8] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T144429
[9] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T145199
[10] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T134978
[11] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T127788
[12] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143571
[13] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T122309
[14] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T142181
[15] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T145124
[16] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143149
[17] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143726
[18] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T143605
[19] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T145149
[21] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T145644
[22] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Discovery/Search/Glossary

The full update, and archive of past updates, can be found on MediaWiki.org:


Interested in getting involved? See tasks marked as Easy or Volunteer
needed in Phabricator.

[1] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/qW51XhCCd8.7/#R
[2] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/5KEPuEJh9TPS/#R

Chris Koerner
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Wikimedia Foundation
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