Global movement whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world

We believe that knowledge should be free for every human being. We prioritize efforts that empower disadvantaged and underrepresented communities, and that help overcome barriers to participation. We believe in mass collaboration, diversity and consensus building to achieve our goals. Wikipedia has become the fifth most-visited site in the world, used by more than 400 million people every month in more than 270 languages. We have other content projects including Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata and the most recent one, Wikivoyage. We also maintain the MediaWiki engine and a wide collection of open source software projects around it. But there is much more we can do: stabilize infrastructure, increase participation, improve quality, increase reach, encourage innovation. You can help to these goals in many ways.

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Technologies

  • php
  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • jquery

Topics

  • Web
  • web
  • wiki
  • encyclopedia
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Wikimedia Foundation 2017 Projects

  • Feroz Ahmad
    Add a "hierarchy" type to the Cargo extension
    This project aims to introduce hierarchy fields in Cargo MediaWiki extension. This project will enhance the capability of MediaWiki by enabling...
  • Harjot Singh Bhatia
    Adding custom features while Upgrading and updating Quiz extension
    Quiz extension is currently used on several WMF projects, such as Wikiversity but has lot of bugs and limited features for users.The project aims to...
  • Keerthana S
    Automatic editing suggestions and feedbacks for articles in Wiki Ed Dashboard
    The Wiki Ed Dashboard / Programs & Events Dashboard is a Ruby on Rails + Javascript application that helps people organize groups of newcomers to...
  • Siddhartha Sarkar
    Glam2Commons (previously Single Image Batch Upload)
    The project aims to develop a tool which allows any Wikimedia Commons user to import images to Commons from the online repositories of a number of...
  • Sejal Khatri
    GSoC17 Proposal to provide enhanced usability for Wikimedia Programs & Events Dashboard managed by Wiki Education foundation.
    The Dashboard code runs 2 main projects: 1) The Wiki Education Foundation Dashboard : The use case(scope) for this project is limited to higher...
  • Alexander Jones
    Implement Thanks support in Pywikibot
    Pywikibot is a popular framework for writing MediaWiki bots. Thanks is an extension for MediaWiki wikis which is designed to allow users to send...
  • Amrit Sreekumar
    Improvements to ProofreadPage Extension and Wikisource
    This project aims at the improvement and enhancement of the ProofreadPage Extension and Wikisource, through important bug fixes that are left as...
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