Proposal:Mouseover Blue Links Displays Article Summary

From Strategic Planning
Status (see valid statuses)

The status of this proposal is:
Request for Discussion / Sign-Ups

Every proposal should be tied to one of the strategic priorities below.

Edit this page to help identify the priorities related to this proposal!

  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


Mouseover a blue hyperlinked article and instead of seeing the name of the article repeated, see the first few lines of the article (the summary)



The Wikipedia tab maze is a pretty common experience. I find that I start at an article then have to look up several other linked articles in new tabs to understand the subject well.

Key Questions

Is this kind of functionality easily implemented in the existing code? Would this require significant retooling? Could this be prototyped in greasemonkey or an extension?

Potential Costs



Community Discussion

Do you have a thought about this proposal? A suggestion? Discuss this proposal by going to Proposal talk:Mouseover Blue Links Displays Article Summary.

Want to work on this proposal?

  1. .. Sign your name here!