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Tech/News/2022/05

20:00, Tuesday, 03 2022 May IST


Latest tech news from the Bharatmedia technical team. Please tell other users about these changes. Not all changes will affect you. Translations are available.

Recent changes
  • Planet Bharatmedia was introduced to share technical updates, news, bug reports and monthly maintenance activities.


Changes performed last month
  • The latest stable version of the software was installed on all Bharatmedia projects.
  • The domain for Bharatpedia has been changed from ccTLD to gTLD: The site now can be accessed from bharatpedia.org as the primary domain and bharatpedia.org.in will work as 301 redirect.
  • The logo and favicon for all projects were modified/updated.
  • CentralAuth extension was installed on Bharatpedia and it's sister projects for global login: Users can now log in to all Bharatpedia languages at once.
  • Five additional languages were introduced: Bharatpedia is now also available in Bhojpuri, Hinglish, Marathi, Sanskrit and Tamil.
  • Meta project was introduced for technical help/report, suggestions and central login. Users can now report any technical issue on any Bharatmedia project and suggest any improvements. User can also use meta:special:UserLogin to log in globally.
  • Bharatdata has been updated and linked to all projects. User can interlink articles using Wikibase system on Bharatdata.org.
  • The Libera Chat network has been introduced in which Bharatpedians can engage in real-time discussions with each other. See for more.


Future changes
  • The developers are working on launching Android mobile app.
  • Bharatmedia Store will be introduced in which visitors and Bharatpedians can send gifts to their favorite contributor.
  • A platform to upload and store files will be created.