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A glance again at 2023, and a glimpse at what lies forward in 2024

2023 was a superb 12 months for the crew behind the web site, and its neighborhood — we already really feel a bit nostalgic, but it surely’s essential to create space for celebrating the issues the neighborhood helped us construct in 2023 and proceed the momentum in 2024.

In that spirit, we ready a recap with our 2023 highlights of the neighborhood — benefit from the studying!

The highlights

📚 Translatathon

56 languages, 217 individuals, 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 all our proudest achievements, with an impression and scale so spectacular it deserved its personal recap submit!

🔡 Translated pictures and diagrams

If it wasn’t apparent, we strongly imagine the expertise of people that don’t communicate 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 ideally suited. Our crew developed a course of for translating visible content material, which massively enhanced the expertise for everybody visiting our web site who does not communicate English.

👛 Interactive pockets walkthroughs

Keen to begin your web3 journey however a bit involved about leaping straight and downloading a dapp? All of us have been there earlier than. With that in thoughts, the crew have designed user-friendly guides to pockets utilization, enhancing the onboarding expertise for brand new Ethereum customers. Try it out and tell us what you assume 😀.

🤔 Take a look at your Ethereum data with Quizzes

A studying portal and not using a studying recreation? Properly, that was earlier than June 2023… now, you’ll be able to check your Ethereum data by taking one (or all) of the eight interactive quizzes accessible on the Quiz Hub. The neighborhood are serving to to broaden our quiz library, so in case you’ve acquired concepts or wish to contribute by creating questions try our contributing information!

✍️ Writers Cohort

Attempt something as soon as, twice in case you prefer it — and because of this we hosted two editions of’s Writers Cohort: a 3-week on-line program for people keen on writing about any Ethereum-related matter of their alternative. With greater than 400 individuals and over 540 articles printed, we will doubtlessly say that gathering our neighborhood to study collectively, put their concepts on paper and assist one another alongside the way in which was the largest spotlight of this initiative! You will discover the #ETHWriters recap on Twitter.

🛣️ Protocol roadmap: (virtually) every little thing in a single place

Ethereum’s roadmap is fluid and adapts continually, however we’re tuned into the most recent proposals from builders world wide, and have constructed a complete hub detailing detailing Ethereum’s protocol roadmap. Interested by proposed concepts, upcoming adjustments, technical upgrades, and the way Ethereum is developed? Head to to study extra.

💌 EF Weblog, straight to your inbox

Wish to get updates from EF groups, gardeners and builders proper in your inbox? We helped code a characteristic permitting you to subscribe to obtain new posts on this weblog on to your electronic mail inbox

🏠 Geth and Solidity: a brand new house on the web

Alongside sustaining, our core crew additionally assists with internet growth throughout different tasks within the EF neighborhood. Over the previous 12 months, we have labored on designing and deploying new web sites for go-ethereum and Solidity and we could not be prouder of the outcome – and extra importantly, the impression this could deliver to the Ethereum ecosystem.

🖼️ New 12 months, new illustrations

We entered our glow-up period by commissioning eight new illustrations to, 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 neighborhood. Try our belongings web page for extra sources (and inspiration)!

🤲 Contributors Spherical @ GG19

Helped by some nice folks at Gitcoin, we launched a assist spherical to present again and reward neighborhood members who made impactful contributions on In complete, 19 people have been awarded, and this initiative validated our want to search out extra methods to return worth to our neighborhood in 2024!

🧦 New merch, who dis?

A token of appreciation to our contributors: in November, we shipped over 100 swag bins to neighborhood members – socks footage have taken over our Twitter feed… nicely, not less than we will all agree they have been fairly trendy!

🎲 Hacking and enjoying within the infinite backyard

Midway by way of 2023, an thought began to emerge — what if we hosted a gathering the place of us might disconnect a bit from the hecticness of web3 occasions’ and spend the time chilling and enjoying playing cards/board video games with the neighborhood? With that premise, we organized (in)finite video games at Devconnect IST and the suggestions from the Ethereum neighborhood was overwhelmingly optimistic. Sadly (or not), our crew was too busy enjoying Uno they forgot to snap an image… guess we should always set up a second version at Devcon SEA then?

🧭 Navigation redesign is at all times a piece in progress. Earlier than we bid farewell to an eventful 12 months, our crew redesigned the web site’s menu navigation, enhancing the data structure for higher consumer navigation. We’re rolling this out early Q1, so preserve an eye fixed out for this alteration.

🧰 Full migration to NextJS

With over 16,000 pages and tens of tens of millions of views yearly, we can not overlook the engine that retains this ship operating! After numerous sweat, many tears, and numerous PRs, we efficiently migrated tech stack to NextJS, paving the way in which for improved web site efficiency, accessibility, and scalability. We’re excited to ship many new options in 2024 enabled by this alteration!

So, what’s subsequent?

Our Q1 2024 roadmap is already out for suggestions, solutions, and contributions. Take a look on how one can begin contributing to (e.g. writing or reviewing content material, creating new designs, translating the web site, growing new options or fixing bugs, and lots of extra potentialities) in our contributors pages.

Thanks as soon as once more to each particular person concerned in making potential. Right here’s to an incredible 2024 🎉

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