The Wikimedia Foundation project

This page contains the details of a technical writing project accepted for Season of Docs.

Project summary

Open source organization:
The Wikimedia Foundation
Technical writer:
Gbahdeyboh
Project name:
Improving Wikimedia's onboarding processes and documentation standards.
Project length:
Standard length (3 months)

Project description

Wikimedia currently has a rich documentation for all of their projects, but some of this documentations are not beginner focused and are inconsistent in their styles and formats. This proposal aims to solve some of the problems with inconsistencie and difficulties new contributors face, by improving the documentation standards and onboarding processes.