Discovery/Status updates/2017-11-27

This is the weekly update for the week starting 2017-11-27



  • More work has been done on upgrading elasticsearch to 5.5.x [1]
  • We re-indexed English language wikis to incorporate the Katakana and Hiragana searches [2]
  • Issues were found where was the source of lots of 500 errors, it's been resolved [3]
  • Indexing wikidata descriptions has been enabled (but still working on using that in the search) [4] [5]


  • Chelsy's analysis is complete for testing on 18 wikis with > 1% of search traffic [6]; read here and here


  • The name change from "Sámegiella" to "Davvisámegiella" has been pushed into production on Nov 20 [7]
  • The portal translations and stats have been updated — via our new automated process (it's still a work in process) [8] [9]