Online library administrators believe Wikipedia's interface will now be more user-friendly with a new sidebar and a smaller logo.
Also, the design will change for the services Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons.
The developers compared changing the interface of Wikipedia to putting things in order in the closet вЂ” they decided to organize information in an online library.
For example, the вЂњToolsвЂќ tab will move from the sidebar to the top. It will become much more compact and can be deployed only when necessary. The entire sidebar will also collapse.
In addition, the article search is being modernized. Developers will pin the collapsed navigation content. You don't have to go back to the beginning to find specific parts of the article. It will also be more convenient to change the language on the page.
It is reported that the changes will be introduced gradually and over a long period. Users will be able to test new features before the official launch. Wikipedia will be fully updated by the end of 2021.