Content module

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Content is represented in blocks that are called modules. Main content on the site is presented in topic pages, which consist of content modules.

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Structure of a content module

Toolbar

  • Title
  • Buttons (from the right for ltr, rtl support still not in place)
    • Expand (always rightmost)
    • Add
    • Actions
    • Settings
    • Basemap
    • Tasks / Games
    • Filter/facet
    • Search (always leftmost)

Content

  • Continuous image mat used in the images section
  • Content blocks used in the gallery
  • Horizontal scrolling for timelines and galleries
  • Timeline + map + gallery combo needs a novel layout to fit everything in the viewport

Content module types

Active modules

Article

Family tree

Gallery

Images

Image viewer

Infobox

Map

Module ideas

Bibliography

Correspondence

Discussion

Name

Newspaper articles

Social graph

Testimonials

Timeline

3D

Audio/Video

Wikidocumentary

Useful topic-related modules

The variety of Wikipedia templates could give good ideas for this.

  • Time series (historical era, ruler) precedent, antecedent
  • Series () previous, next
  • Sports stats, game results etc.
  • Quotes from Wikiquote
  • Plans of a house --> 3D

Content modules and module types

Component Description Module types Module types to add Filters/facets Actions Other changes
Affiliations Organizations related to the topic Gallery, List Network diagram Most used properties (type, location, year).
Awards Awards the topic has received Gallery, List
Banner Wiki Loves Monuments banner Banner Play

Add header image to Wikidata

Add more Wikimedia campaigns
Depicts Items the topic depicts Gallery, List
Depicted Items that depict the topic Gallery, List Source links with images
Effects Consequences of the topic Gallery, List
Heritage Items in the topics heritage designation Gallery, List
Instances Instances of the topic (class) Gallery, List
Kartta Location of the item, main map of the page. Map (Wikidata point, OSM shape) Life locations arcs for humans. Routes for travels. Edit location (Link to Wikidata/OSM)

Change background

Join with other map displays. Display them as facets. Display gallery and list based on the facet underneath the map.
Location Enclosing item and neighbors of the topic Gallery, List, Map with points Topic / Neighboring topics / Enclosing topics Change map to multiple shapes display. Join with Kartta
Parts Subdivisions of the topic Gallery, List, Map with points Multiple shapes display Subdivisions Change map to multiple shapes display. Join with Kartta
Locations Items within the topic's area Gallery, List, Map with points Most used properties (type, size, year). Aggregate points, display images, add links. Visualize based on properties (type, size, year). Join with Kartta.
Parts Parts of the topic Gallery, List Overlaps with subdivisions - fix!
People People related to the topic Gallery, List, Family tree Network diagram. Most used properties (gender, nationality, profession, places).
Similar Similar items based on key properties Gallery, List Source links with images (every item on the list)
Subclasses Subclasses of the topic Gallery, List Hierarchy tree. Combination with top classes.
Things Topics on Wikimedia focus list Gallery, List
TopicImages Related images from repositories Images, ImageViewer
TopicPageHeader Header part displaying media about the topic Header Portrait series, video, playlist Video,
Twins Twin cities Gallery, List Map
Wikipedia Wikipedia article Article
Wikidata Wikidata facts Infobox
Works Works by the topic Gallery, List
Network diagram Network diagram of everything
Event timeline Timeline, Gallery, Map, Family timeline
Item(s) that the topic is part of. Can also display siblings Gallery, List Combination: Larger parent item with smaller siblings


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