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

Historical map

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

  • The notes describe existing as well as planned features.
  • In the module types, the preferred mode is displayed in bold, future ones in italic.
Component Description Existing modules Module types to add Query Actions To do
Affiliations Organizations related to the topic Gallery, List Network diagram, Timeline Most used properties (type, location, year). Translate titles and descriptions in the interface, same for all components
Awards Awards the topic has received Gallery, List Timeline
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 Extended list, Timeline
Effects Consequences of the topic Gallery, List Map, Timeline (with dependencies?)
Heritage Items in the topics heritage designation Gallery, List Map, Timeline
Instances Instances of the topic (class) Gallery, List Map, Timeline
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 ?item wdt:P31/wdt:P279* wd:Q18615777. Display external data, Import location Change map to multiple shapes display. Join with Kartta
Parts Subdivisions of the topic Gallery, List, Map with points
?pi wdt:P1647* wd:P361

?pi wdt:P1647* wd:P527
Change map to multiple shapes display. Join with Kartta
Locations Items within the topic's area Gallery, List, Map with points Timeline Aggregate points, display images, add links. Visualize based on properties (type, size, year). Join with Kartta.
People People related to the topic Gallery, List, Family tree Network diagram, Timeline, Map
Similar Similar items based on key properties Gallery, List Extended list, Timeline
Subclasses Subclasses of the topic Gallery, List Hierarchy tree. Combination with top classes.
Things Topics on Wikimedia focus list Gallery, List Timeline
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, Timeline
Wikipedia Wikipedia article Article
Wikidata Wikidata facts Infobox
Works Works by the topic Gallery, List Timeline
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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