To End Editors’ Fear Of Breaking Site, Wikipedia Redesigns
The online encyclopedia tries to get older users and women to edit.
Wikipedia have redesigned its website to offset the bias that is caused by the fact the majority of editors are male twentysomethings. The revamp which rolls out across April to overcome older users inertia to edit the articles on the site.
Apparently, younger people learn about creating change by trial and error, while older users tend to give up quickly in case they might “break” things.
A new feature on the English Wikipedia site will allow all users to create PDFs files and printed books from articles.