Techblog.wikimedia.org

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techblog.wikimedia.org is a WordPress deployment on the Enterprise WordPress hosting platform. See Wikimedia technical blog editorial guidelines for more information about the process of getting an article published on the blog.

Local dev setup

See https://github.com/bd808/vvv-wmf-techblog-site-template

GitHub repos

Visitor privacy

We have tried to remove 100% of 3rd party resource loads and tracking. See phab:T247569 for details.

  • Jetpack stats disabled via PHP code
  • Webfonts for Modern theme loaded from local plugin
  • New Relic perf tracker disabled via PHP code
  • Gravatar user avatars disabled via WordPress admin settings

Piwik for analytics

We turned off the Jetpack analytics module and are using Analytics/Systems/Matomo instead. See phab:T247918 for more info.

Monitoring