- Tram Ho
Wikipedia has been an indispensable part of web culture for nearly 20 years as it allows users to browse through millions of posts on common knowledge of humanity, contributed by users around the world, right away. on your computer or phone. Now, the overall look of Wikipedia on the desktop is being changed for the first time in a decade to make the site more accessible to new users.
You can check out all the new Wikipedia features in the post at this link, and here are some animations that show what these changes will look like. For example, with a new content table of contents in the upper right corner, you can navigate more easily through long posts without having to constantly scroll up to jump right to the section you want to read.
With the new table of contents, it is now easier for users to navigate through long posts.
The side table of contents bar is one of the first changes to be implemented, and it will allow the user to collapse the menu on the left of each page, to reduce distractions and limit irrelevant content and links to on the left side of your screen for easier focus. The site also adds a button to let you switch languages with just one click.
The table of contents on the left side is now retractable, reducing distraction while reading.
Wikipedia also adds some improvements to make it easier for in-page search engines to find other article pages and will redesign the icon to make it smaller on every Wikipedia page.
In its blog post, the Wikimedia Foundation, the site’s parent company, says changes will take place “gradually over a long period of time”, allowing users to test new features before they are officially deployed. However, Wikipedia’s plans to redesign the entire desktop interface will end by the end of 2021. Wikimedia does not say whether the mobile version will receive the same changes.
Refer to The Verge
Source : Genk