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Four open design methods we used to improve Wikipedia’s iOS app

Wikipedia is built and edited by the collaborative efforts of volunteers around the world. When it came time to improve the editing features on Wikipedia’s iOS app, we here on the Wikimedia Foundation’s iOS team wanted to ensure that our design process reflected that and the values of our organization, including our design principles. To….

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Wikipedia iOS app named an Editor’s Choice

The Wikipedia iOS app is among the newest to hold the "Editors' Choice" distinction in Appleā€™s App Store.

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How Wikimedia helped mobile web readers save on data

Photos are a ubiquitous element of Wikipedia's most popular and highest quality articles, and this change means that your phone will only load images as you scroll down a page, rather than on opening a page.

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Android app now offers new ways to browse Wikipedia and find trending, recommended articles

The updated Wikipedia app for Android features a completely redesigned home screen, now including the explore feed, in addition to other new features and improvements.

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New Wikipedia app for iOS puts the joy of exploration in your hand

Our new Wikipedia app for iOS features major design and usability improvements, including the new Explore feed.

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Children in Mali can now read Wikipedia offline, thanks to MALebooks e-readers

MALebooks e-readers provide an offline library to children in Mali, including the French version of Wikipedia and over 4,000 educational books. This experimental project addresses the serious lack of books for children in Mali, and is made possible by Kiwix developers, Wikimedia Switzerland and other supporters.