With 32 million pages, every change is a big one

Posted on 01 Apr 2014 by Mark

Next Thursday, Wikipedia will begin rolling out a new design for the site. While the changes may seem subtle, with 32,533,899 pages in 287 languages even a small issue grows into something complex.

Wikipedia is 100% open source and available to the world to use and re-use, but there is no open source typeface that can render all of the world’s languages. So how does Wikipedia handle the problem? Read more about the challenges at Co.Design.

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