Wikidata:Status updates/2014 07 05
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2014-07-05.
- Open Hack Day, 5th and 6th of July, London
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- Wikidata got 10 times easier to use with the entity suggester
- Lydia needs your help with some selfies (already uploaded ones are at c:Category:Wikidata selfies)
- Wikidata the Game has a new game: occupation
- As part of the Outreach Program for Women d:User:User:Thepwnco is continuing improving all help pages to help new users understand Wikidata better. At the same time w:User:Discoveranjali is helping with social media outreach and creating presentations workshops about Wikidata.
Did you know?
- Newest properties: replaced by structure, State Catalogue of Geographical Names (Russia), Linguasphere code, NCI ID, Glottolog code, proxy, ComicBookDB ID, Index Fungorum ID
- Upcoming API change (wblinktitle)
- Deployed entity suggester.
- More work on redirects. They are taking shape. Done with much of the groundwork. We've seen the first one! :D
- Continued work on user interface redesign mockups
- Monolingual text datatype is also taking shape but needs more user interface love to make it intuitive.
- Investigated making Wikidata.org its own client so you can for example get access to better Lua functions for access to an item's label on a discussion page. Outcome: Should be possible but needs some more work.
- Fixed bugs
See current sprint items for what we’re working on next.
You can see all open bugs related to Wikidata here