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- How you can help readers discovery knowledge on your wiki
- A brief summary of the post's content, about 20-50 words. On the blog, the summary will appear in italicized text underneath the headline. You can use this space as a teaser, expansion of your headline, or as a summary of the post.
- Over half of the pageviews on Wikimedia projects are from users coming directly from search engines. Here's a few things you can do to raise your search result rankings and get more people reading your contributions.
Short lead sections
Some search results on Google contain structured data about the topic underneath the excerpt. Most of the time, this structured data is taken directly from the infoboxes on the relevant article.
Dan Garry, Lead Product Manager, Editing, Wikimedia Foundation