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Story idea for Blog: New search features for Wikipedia on Android
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Please provide the following information.

  • Provide a short summary of your proposed post for the Wikimedia Technical Blog. Blog readers will see this as the preview to your post:

In a recent project, the Android app team decided to improve one of their core experiences: searching for articles on Wikipedia. Our goal was to make the discovery process for users more intelligent, personalized and efficient to present the right result at the right time.

A feature update | explainer

  • Which audience or audiences do you think your post is appropriate for?

Design, Technology

  • Will you need assistance with writing your blog post, or do you already have a draft? If you have a draft, please provide a link here:

No, it has been written and reviewed by the design team:

https://www.notion.so/wikimediadesign/In-search-of-the-perfect-search-for-Wikipedia-ca2a939963694c13a18e784b4abd7abf

  • Does your post need to be published by a certain date?

The post is going to be originally published on design.wikimedia.org in the week of Feb 8 (this week) or 15, then, it’s going to be published it on Wikimedia Design on Medium and diff.wikimedia.org.

Yes, it has been created already:

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All other images are available here:

https://www.notion.so/wikimediadesign/In-search-of-the-perfect-search-for-Wikipedia-ca2a939963694c13a18e784b4abd7abf

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Event Timeline

Thanks for creating this task! As discussed, I'll prep this for publication on the tech blog. We'll just need to decide on the date for publication!

@schoenbaechler This has been published! https://techblog.wikimedia.org/2021/02/22/in-search-of-the-perfect-search-for-wikipedia/

Let me know if there are any errors or updates I should make. Also, have you tweeted this out? If so, I can promote it by retweeting it.