For alternative interfaces that include editing capabilities, see also my demo here:

(this one is optimized for load speed and readability, but it's been around for a while, so no guarantees...)

On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 1:27 PM Markus Kroetzsch <> wrote:
Hi David,

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
switches ...


On 03.05.2016 13:52, Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 1:08 PM David Abián <
> <>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     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
>     <>, or another.
>     * Change our current CSS rules to show properties in a more
>     compacted way.
>     * 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?
> Hi David,
> 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.
> Cheers
> Lydia
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