Wikipedia is working hard on making its knowledge more accessible and it has just gone live with a few new changes to make the encyclopedia better to use.
It now offers autocomplete when you’re searching for articles, with a handy language drop-down right in the search box and visual thumbnails for each returned result to help you make your selection.
“The most awesome stage”
Last year, Facebook's VP of Design thought the TNW Conference main stage was the best she'd ever been on.
Non-profit Wikipedia.org is the seventh most popular destination on the Web, so the organization is trying to ensure it’s as user-friendly as commercial rivals like Google, Facebook and YouTube, which are the top three.
It’s been a big week of change here, including bringing in a new interim executive director after Lila Tretikov resigned two weeks ago.
New iOS app, cross-wiki notifications, improved completion suggester, updated search on portal, & a new interim ED? What a week at the WMF!
— Chris Koerner (@ckoerner) March 11, 2016
Expect more changes as Wikipedia owner Wikimedia spends its $250,000 grant funding.