in my part of the Design team at Wikimedia Foundation, I'd like to
share an upcoming change in typography, that might be of interest for
Improving reading experience on mobile  –
As many of our projects are putting textual content first, we are
consistently aiming at best possible reading experience for our users,
regardless of the device, software, or language of our readers.
Typography, and specifically font choices, build the base for
Therefore we have been proposing to rely on so-called system fonts as
our default mobile font choice in the mobile skin MinervaNeue. Both
major platforms, iOS and Android, but also operating systems like
macOS and Windows come out-of-box with better suited system fonts than
the general fallback `sans-serif`. Those specific fonts
- deliver a better native experience for readers,
- improve cross-platform and
- improve cross-language readability.
Please see the project page on mediawiki.org
 for further technical
details of the changes and an overview of our wide-range testing. Our
current plan is to rollout the change to Beta-Cluster next week.
We welcome your feedback!
 – https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Design/Projects/Improve_mobile_reading_exper…
Senior UX Engineer, UI Standardization Lead (he/him)
volker.e(a)wikimedia.org | @Volker_E