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==Content modules==
 
==Content modules==
 
Each content page consists of [[content modules]] that are added to the page depending on the page type, topic type and available content.
 
Each content page consists of [[content modules]] that are added to the page depending on the page type, topic type and available content.
 
Modules can have different formats, based on the same content. They can be either
 
* '''[[Page module]]s''', when they are part of a topic page or the landing page
 
* '''[[Linkbox]]es''', when they are added as related info or teasers. There may be need for different formats.
 
* '''[[Module page]]s''', when the module is expanded to use a full page
 
  
 
See full list of [[Content modules]]
 
See full list of [[Content modules]]
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==Reading content through APIs==
 
==Reading content through APIs==
 
Content is primarily not stored in Wikidocumentaries. It is read from organisations and platforms that offer open and openly licensed content for use through APIs. The structure of the API calls will be stored in Wikidocumentaries and the information stored about the topics will be used to construct the queries.
 
Content is primarily not stored in Wikidocumentaries. It is read from organisations and platforms that offer open and openly licensed content for use through APIs. The structure of the API calls will be stored in Wikidocumentaries and the information stored about the topics will be used to construct the queries.
* Read [[Repositories and APIs]]
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* [[APIs]]
  
 
==Tools==
 
==Tools==
 
Each topic can be complemented with more info, the relating article can be made better, images can be tagged with names, keywords or location etc. The site will host tools for working with the materials displayed.
 
Each topic can be complemented with more info, the relating article can be made better, images can be tagged with names, keywords or location etc. The site will host tools for working with the materials displayed.
* See the [[Tools]] page
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* See [[Tool page]]
  
 
==Using Wikibase==
 
==Using Wikibase==
Read in [[Using Wikibase]].
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The platform is built on a MediaWiki with a Wikibase extension. [[Using Wikibase]] will collect issues regarding topics related specifically to Wikibase. It will also handle issues about the MediaWiki install, extensions etc.
  
 
==User interface==
 
==User interface==

Latest revision as of 05:19, 15 August 2019

A gradually growing definition of the site's technological design challenges and decisions.

General

Wikidocumentaries is a project which aggregates content from Wikimedia projects, openly licensed GLAM archives through queries and from the visitors. The project allows less notable topics, such as biographies of ordinary people, or local history events.

Content modules

Each content page consists of content modules that are added to the page depending on the page type, topic type and available content.

See full list of Content modules

Reading content through APIs

Content is primarily not stored in Wikidocumentaries. It is read from organisations and platforms that offer open and openly licensed content for use through APIs. The structure of the API calls will be stored in Wikidocumentaries and the information stored about the topics will be used to construct the queries.

Tools

Each topic can be complemented with more info, the relating article can be made better, images can be tagged with names, keywords or location etc. The site will host tools for working with the materials displayed.

Using Wikibase

The platform is built on a MediaWiki with a Wikibase extension. Using Wikibase will collect issues regarding topics related specifically to Wikibase. It will also handle issues about the MediaWiki install, extensions etc.

User interface

Wikidocumentaries starts by creating the necessary functionalities in the MediaWiki interface. The goal is, however, to create an independent interface that reads the underlying Wikibase and MediaWiki information through an API.

Questions

  • What is the best way to include linked images from the web?


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