Wikipedia Homepage

An internet icon gets a facelift and a much needed performance boost.

Tasked with modernizing www.wikipedia.org my team and I implemented a revamped search experience, numerous performance improvements, internationalization, and a modern front-end toolchain to one of the internets most visited websites.

Search

More than just a text input. Search now features search-as-you-type suggestions to help quickly you find what you're looking for

Cleaner layout

Making it easier to navigate the hundreds of languages of Wikipedia.

Internationalization

Wikipedia speaks your language

Performance

A 34% drop in page size, 60% fewer HTTP requests and 50% faster load times. See for yourself on Wikimedia's Pagespeed Metrics.