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Make footer use new WMF logo
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There are already numerous tasks about changing uses of the Wikimedia Foundation logo to the new black one. The footer on wikis with "A Wikimedia project" still uses the RGB logo. Should that get adjusted too?

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Probably. Will you take care about it?

Urbanecm triaged this task as Low priority.Aug 30 2017, 7:00 PM

I don't know where this option is, and currently not enough time :/

I don't have experience with editing files. Maybe @tomasz can help?

tomasz claimed this task.Sep 5 2017, 10:28 PM

Sure, I'll submit a patch in a moment.

Change 376150 had a related patch set uploaded (by Odder; owner: Odder):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Update logo in the footer button image

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/376150

I'm not exactly sure whether the "Wikimedia" in the logo refers to the Wikimedia Foundation (who use the black-only logo) or the Wikimedia movement (who still use the RGB logo?), so I'll let someone who knows the details make the call here.

The patch, in the meantime, is ready to be merged.

I will merge and deploy this in Monday

@Ladsgroup Let's please wait for Comms and @Varnent feedback here.
From a UI-Standardization standpoint we should also take the opportunity and think about the way those buttons are fabricated and styled. It's long overdue to align these.

Okay. That's good I think.

I'm not exactly sure whether the "Wikimedia" in the logo refers to the Wikimedia Foundation (who use the black-only logo) or the Wikimedia movement (who still use the RGB logo?), so I'll let someone who knows the details make the call here.

The button links to wikimediafoundation.org rather than wikimedia.org so I interpret it as being the WMF logo. If the conclusion is that it's about the movement the the link should probably be updated to reflect this.

Foundation Communications is working on some updates to this icon. The font is also outdated and overall has not been touched in several years - so ideal is to start with a new file rather than modify existing. Our graphics folks are working on it. No changes to URL planned or requested.

Varnent changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Oct 16 2017, 9:58 PM

Is there any ETA on when this will be done?

Krinkle updated the task description. (Show Details)Jan 8 2018, 8:05 PM
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I know you are very busy but it would be great if you let us know about the progress (and one month passed from my question)

It is a rather low priority task for Comms - so no immediate ETA. I know the design folks are working on some options.

Change 376150 abandoned by Odder:
Update logo in the footer button image

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/376150

tomasz removed tomasz as the assignee of this task.Mar 26 2018, 11:43 PM
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It should be questioned whether a button means ‘a Wikimedia [Foundation] project’ or ‘a Wikimedia [movement] project’ before using the new lifeless mark that WMF folks have came up with. To me, for example, this is not quite apparent (yes, it links to WMF site, but that’s more or less because the movement as a whole doesn’t have one).

It should be questioned whether a button means ‘a Wikimedia [Foundation] project’ or ‘a Wikimedia [movement] project’ before using the new lifeless mark that WMF folks have came up with. To me, for example, this is not quite apparent (yes, it links to WMF site, but that’s more or less because the movement as a whole doesn’t have one).

If foundation is not intended then wikimedia.org would be a better link target

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