A glance again at 2023, and a glimpse at what lies forward in 2024
2023 was a superb yr for the workforce behind the ethereum.org web site, and its group — we already really feel a bit of nostalgic, however it’s necessary to create space for celebrating the issues the ethereum.org group helped us construct in 2023 and proceed the momentum in 2024.
In that spirit, we ready a recap with our 2023 highlights of the ethereum.org group — benefit from the studying!
📚 ethereum.org Translatathon
56 languages, 217 contributors, and 1.47 million phrases (🤯) translated in a one-week on-line competitors, the Translatathon set the tone for the significance of repeatedly fostering accessibility in Web3, one phrase at a time. It’s one in every of our proudest achievements, with an influence and scale so spectacular it deserved its personal recap publish!
🔡 Translated pictures and diagrams
If it wasn’t apparent, we strongly imagine the expertise of people that don’t converse English ought to be equal to those that do. So, we realized that having our pages translated into Spanish (for instance) however leaving all of the diagrams and pictures in English was lower than best. Our workforce developed a course of for translating visible content material, which massively enhanced the expertise for everybody visiting our web site who does not converse English.
👛 Interactive pockets walkthroughs
Keen to begin your web3 journey however a bit of involved about leaping straight and downloading a dapp? All of us have been there earlier than. With that in thoughts, the ethereum.org workforce have designed user-friendly guides to pockets utilization, bettering the onboarding expertise for brand spanking new Ethereum customers. Check it out and tell us what you suppose 😀.
🤔 Check your Ethereum data with Quizzes
A studying portal with out a studying sport? Effectively, that was ethereum.org earlier than June 2023… now, you possibly can check your Ethereum data by taking one (or all) of the eight interactive quizzes out there on the Quiz Hub. The group are serving to to develop our quiz library, so when you’ve obtained concepts or want to contribute by creating questions take a look at our contributing information!
✍️ ethereum.org Writers Cohort
Attempt something as soon as, twice when you prefer it — and that is why we hosted two editions of ethereum.org’s Writers Cohort: a 3-week on-line program for people excited about writing about any Ethereum-related subject of their selection. With greater than 400 contributors and over 540 articles printed, we are able to doubtlessly say that gathering our group to study collectively, put their concepts on paper and help one another alongside the best way was the most important spotlight of this initiative! You could find the #ETHWriters recap on Twitter.
🛣️ Protocol roadmap: (nearly) all the pieces in a single place
Ethereum’s roadmap is fluid and adapts always, however we’re tuned into the newest proposals from builders around the globe, and have constructed a complete hub detailing detailing Ethereum’s protocol roadmap. Interested in proposed concepts, upcoming adjustments, technical upgrades, and the way Ethereum is developed? Head to ethereum.org/roadmap to study extra.
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🏠 Geth and Solidity: a brand new house on the web
Alongside sustaining ethereum.org, our core workforce additionally assists with net growth throughout different tasks within the EF group. Over the previous yr, we have labored on designing and deploying new web sites for go-ethereum and Solidity and we could not be prouder of the end result – and extra importantly, the influence this may convey to the Ethereum ecosystem.
🖼️ New yr, new illustrations
We entered our glow-up period by commissioning eight new illustrations to ethereum.org, now featured on pages throughout the positioning (see some: Layer 2, Builders’ house, Neighborhood Hub). Higher than that, these artworks are open-source, and we encourage their use by the Ethereum group. Try our belongings web page for extra assets (and inspiration)!
🤲 Ethereum.org Contributors Spherical @ GG19
Helped by some nice folks at Gitcoin, we launched a help spherical to offer again and reward group members who made impactful contributions on ethereum.org. In whole, 19 people had been awarded, and this initiative validated our want to search out extra methods to return worth to our group in 2024!
🧦 New merch, who dis?
A token of appreciation to our contributors: in November, we shipped over 100 swag bins to ethereum.org group members – socks footage have taken over our Twitter feed… properly, not less than we are able to all agree they had been fairly trendy!
🎲 Hacking and enjoying within the infinite backyard
Midway by means of 2023, an thought began to emerge — what if we hosted a gathering the place of us may disconnect a bit of from the hecticness of web3 occasions’ and spend the time chilling and enjoying playing cards/board video games with the group? With that premise, we organized (in)finite video games at Devconnect IST and the suggestions from the Ethereum group was overwhelmingly optimistic. Sadly (or not), our workforce was too busy enjoying Uno they forgot to snap an image… guess we must always arrange a second version at Devcon SEA then?
🧭 Navigation redesign
ethereum.org is all the time a piece in progress. Earlier than we bid farewell to an eventful yr, our workforce redesigned the web site’s menu navigation, bettering the knowledge structure for higher consumer navigation. We’re rolling this out early Q1, so maintain a watch out for this modification.
🧰 Full migration to NextJS
With over 16,000 pages and tens of thousands and thousands of views yearly, we can not overlook the engine that retains this ship operating! After a variety of sweat, many tears, and numerous PRs, we efficiently migrated ethereum.org tech stack to NextJS, paving the best way for improved web site efficiency, accessibility, and scalability. We’re excited to ship many new options in 2024 enabled by this modification!
So, what’s subsequent?
Our Q1 2024 roadmap is already out for suggestions, strategies, and contributions. Take a look on how one can begin contributing to ethereum.org (e.g. writing or reviewing content material, creating new designs, translating the web site, growing new options or fixing bugs, and plenty of extra potentialities) in our contributors pages.
Thanks as soon as once more to each particular person concerned in making ethereum.org doable. Right here’s to an incredible 2024 🎉