Reasonator has done a lot of pioneering work in this area. We are
copying some of it in SQID (and adding own modifications). In general,
these projects could be nice playgrounds for experimentation here. If
you have suggestions on how to improve these UIs, they are very welcome.
I believe Reasonator is grouping properties by built-in rules, whereas
SQID is using certain property-classes (P31 on Property pages), where
this is available. One could experiment with further approaches or
On 03.05.2016 13:52, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 1:08 PM David Abián
I think that most elements on Wikidata are nowadays too long to be
easily read by humans. There are many properties (which is great), the
information is too scattered, and this problem (if you consider it a
problem) will continue growing up.
Some suggestions come to mind...
* Visually group properties by type, using the division of
<https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Property_proposal>, or another.
* Change our current CSS rules to show properties in a more
* Create a table of contents that automatically appears when more than N
properties have been defined for an element.
* Combine some of the above.
Is there something discussed/planned facing this issue?
Yes this is a problem I already identified. We've worked on it as well
already. As a first step we improved the loading time of large items. As
the next step we have moved identifiers into their own section. This
already helped a lot by removing identifiers from the rest of the
statements where they were mostly clutter. We have also made a few small
UI tweaks to improve the spacing. The next step is going to be ordering
of statements. For that we have to do some groundwork and then community
input. I hope we can start with that in the next 2 months.
To summarize: Being worked on but it is an on-going task that will be
with Wikidata for a long time as it grows.
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