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Analyzing the Wikipedia clickstream just got easier with WikiNav
We have recently developed WikiNav, an interactive tool to analyze and visualize reader navigation, as part of an Outreachy-internship.
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September 17, 2021
Muniza A, Isaac Johnson and Martin Gerlach
The Wikipedia image/caption matching challenge and a huge release of image data for research!
Wikipedia articles are missing images, and Wikipedia images are missing captions. A scientific competition organized by the Research team at the Wikimedia Foundation could help bridge this gap. The WMF is also releasing a large image dataset to help researchers and practitioners build systems for automatic image-text retrieval in the context of Wikipedia.
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September 9, 2021
Miriam Redi, Fabian Kaelin and Tiziano Piccardi
Digging deeper into Quarry
Wikimedia Cloud Services is planning improvements to the Quarry service.
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September 2, 2021
Andrew Bogott and Joaquin Oltra Hernandez
Sending messages to Wiki users in their preferred language
With the improved MassMessage extension you can send wiki pages or select sections of wiki pages as messages, and these messages will be sent in their target language!
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August 24, 2021
Abijeet Patro and Niklas Laxström
June 2021 Datacenter Switchover
In June 2021, most user traffic was switched from our primary Virginia datacenter to our secondary one in Texas. This post covers how the swtichover went and the issues that came up.
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July 23, 2021Kunal Mehta
The rollout of single-sign-on (SSO) at the Wikimedia Foundation
This is the second part of a three part series on the rollout of single-sign-on (SSO) at the Wikimedia Foundation.
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July 22, 2021
Moritz Mühlenhoff and John Bond
Wikimania 2021 Hackathon: 24 hours to experiment with other Wikimedians
The Wikimania 2021 hackathon will take place on the first day of the remote Wikimania 2021, starting August 13th at 5:00 UTC and lasting for 24 hours.
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July 20, 2021
Wikimania Core Organizing Team
Introducing Database as a Service on Cloud VPS
This post introduces a new service, Database as a service, on Cloud VPS.
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July 19, 2021Andrew Bogott
Alone together: Wikimedia Hackathon 2021
Wikimedia’s 2021 Hackathon brought participants from all over the globe together online. This post explored the event and its outcomes.
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June 30, 2021Joaquin Oltra Hernandez
Discovering and fixing CVE-2021-33038 in Mailman3
During Wikimedia’s Mailman3 migration, we discovered and fixed a security issue that would have disclosed the contents of private list archives during the import process. This post explains the issue, how we discovered it and how it was fixed.
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June 11, 2021Kunal Mehta
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