Hoe does this fit in with the plan to use structured data for Commons? As I
understand it, the plan is to use tags for pictures, this will make what
pictures depict findable in any language with the appropriate labels.
On 30 March 2016 at 20:02, Dan Garry <dgarry(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
On 30 March 2016 at 10:33, David Cuenca Tudela <dacuetu(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I was looking for some lichen images on Commons
and I was wondering how
I show a grid of images. I tried several options
but nothing, I think
there was some hack to make the search results
look more like Google
images, or maybe I am wrong?
I assume you're looking for something like this
<https://i.imgur.com/QWQgJmK.png>? That screenshot was taken the dialogue
used to instead media in VisualEditor. Unfortunately, the search interface
in MediaWiki does not offer this functionality right now.
This screenshot also happens to illustrate another common problem with
media search; you probably weren't looking for the Basilica of Our Lady of
the village of Licheń Stary
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liche%C5%84_Stary> in Poland, but there it
Is this part of the Discovery team work?
Yes, improving the experience of the search page on-wiki is within the
scope of the Search Team in the Discovery Department. However, the team is
not actively working on this right now. Improving media search in
particular is presently on the roadmap for FY 2016-17
(July 2016 - June 2017) as a strategic
Hope this helps.
Lead Product Manager, Discovery
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