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The Wikipedia Usability Project aims to make Wikipedia easier for everyone to use.

This project aims to promote the application of usability best practices and/or web usability. Many other projects focus on the content of Wikipedia - this project focuses on the presentation of that content.

Issues[edit]

The logo of the project by Kooky. Green represents the user, the three branches represent the web of information Wikipedia provides, and the middle path is the clearest, the one the project strives for. The shape recalls a blooming flower and the Wikimedia logo, as well.

This project hopes to make Wikipedia easy and pleasant to use by applying itself to the following areas:

Current projects[edit]

Past projects[edit]

Future projects[edit]

See future projects for what we may tackle next!

Queries[edit]

  • Wikipedia talk:Community Portal#Request [1] - "is there no way to get a better interface? most people have javascript its just that its all so very confusing- maybe that is supposed to put most people off? NO indication where one is supposed to join up/post/ pages and pages....protocols... and all the jargon offputting. you need to attract people who don't necessarily have computer knowledge but subject knowledge you should make it easy for eg. my grandfather, who is an expert on aviation history to contribute to this online resource- its all so very confusing!!!!!"

Tasks[edit]

Tasks/to-dos, current efforts, requests for help, and major notices. (Remove when resolved.)

  • Spreading the word about this WikiProject!
If you know anyone who may be a valuable addition to this project, leave a comment on their talk page directing them here. You could also leave comments on talk pages that are directly related to this subject.

Discussion[edit]

Sub-pages[edit]

Templates[edit]

  • {{WikiProject Usability}} - project banner (mostly for the talk pages of templates that serve usability functions, as well as pages having to do with usability issues)
  • {{User WikiProject Usability}} - user box to "advertise" your participation in the project.

Participants[edit]

If you'd like to join (please do!), add yourself and optionally your areas of interest/expertise to the list of participants. Feel free to add {{User WPUsability}} to your list of userboxes.

Listing yourself does not obligate you to do anything. This section serves primarily as a gauge of project interest, and to provide links to users who may be contacted in regards to this WikiProject, their interests, or usability in general.

See also[edit]

Articles:

Wikipedia:

WikiProjects:

Proposals:

Other:

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects