New users want a central place to orient themselves about how Wikipedia works and learn to edit, and to return to for future work.
User job story
When I land on a start/home page after account sign-up,
...I want to see information about how to contribute to Wikipedia in ways that particularly interests me...
...so that I feel encouraged to start/continue contributing.
- T214967: Homepage: comparative review of personalized user pages and dashboards
- Provide recommendations for initial module and sub-module content - see planning document
The following may be broken up into further sub-tasks.
- Design a MVP Newcomer homepage with some display customization depending on whether the user has:
- Made an edit (proposed customization: Show a more prominent, extended "Your impact" section on the page)
- Asked for a mentor (proposed customization: Show a "Your mentor" section on the page)
- Neither made an edit or asked for a mentor (proposed customization: emphasize welcoming help and getting started content)
- Create designs for each for the proposed modules in order of difficulty for v1 (1=easiest):
- 1 Help
- 2 Impact
- 3 Featured experienced editors
- 3 Mentorship
- 4 Neighborhood
- 5 Task recommendations (made of sub-modules)
- Expand a stub
- Content Translation
- Add a reference
- Create a new article
Desktop-only mocks on Invision, use left and right arrow keys to navigate -
- Conduct user testing of initial newcomer homepage UI on Mobile and Desktop
- Create copy document asset for ease of translation