Latest tech news from the Wikimedia technical community. Please tell other users about these changes. Not all changes will affect you. Translations are available.
- The Starter kit is now available for wiki communities. This page lists technical resources, tools, and recommendations. These are essential to operate a wiki project. This is mostly useful for smaller wikis where the community has limited experience with this.
- The first features of the Desktop Improvements project are available for logged-in users on all wikis. In order to use them, uncheck Chế độ Vectơ cũ in your local or global preferences in section Tùy chọn giao diện. More improvements are planned. Feedback is welcome.
- On multiple wikis, a UTCLiveClock gadget is available. For wikis that import the gadget directly from mediawiki.org, end users can now choose a different timezone to show instead of UTC.
- The deployment train for MediaWiki has been blocked this week.
- Translation Notification Bot was sending the same message multiple times to every translator. This has been fixed.
- Some users were receiving the same notification multiple times. This has been fixed.
Changes later this week
- The new version of MediaWiki will be on test wikis and MediaWiki.org from July 28. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis and some Wikipedias from July 29. It will be on all wikis from JUly 30 (calendar).
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