How we designed page previews for Wikipedia

Today, we released a new feature for Wikipedia’s readers on desktop — page previews. Here’s a few design nuances behind it.

People love Wikipedia. People love Wikipedia for specific reasons. Here’s one of the popular ones, as explained by XKCD:

We call this the “rabbit-hole” around the halls of the Wikimedia Foundation’s office. (Shameless plug for the Wikipedia Rabbit-hole t-shirt.)

Today, we released a new feature for Wikipedia’s readers on desktop — page previews. Here’s a few design nuances behind it.

People love Wikipedia. People love Wikipedia for specific reasons. Here’s one of the popular ones, as explained by XKCD:

We call this the “rabbit-hole” around the halls of the Wikimedia Foundation’s office. (Shameless plug for the Wikipedia Rabbit-hole t-shirt.)

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