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The following portals are in need of attention/upkeep:

Portal:Tuvalu Newly created
Portal:Half-track Newly created
Portal:Virginia Woolf Newly created
Portal:Theosophy Newly created
Portal:Machine learning Newly created
Portal:Kyrgyzstan Newly created
Portal:Trichy Newly created
Portal:Space The selected article excerpts were copied and pasted between 2006 and 2009. The leads of the corresponding articles have greatly improved since then.
Portal:Thinking "Selected" sections need new material. Been the same for years.

The following portals have interesting design features that you may find useful:

Portal:South East England A "parent" portal that uses selected content from several "child" portals, chosen at random for each type of content.
Portal:Philosophy Automatically cycles through 52 "Selected philosophers", one per week, year after year.
Portal:Arts Uses random generators to display random featured status selections.

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Wikimedia community portals[edit]

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Meta-Wiki – Coordination of all Wikimedia projects.
Wiktionary – A collaborative multilingual dictionary.
Wikinews – News stories written by readers.
Wikibooks – A collection of collaborative non-fiction books.
Wikiquote – A compendium of referenced quotations.
Wikisource – A repository for free source texts.
Wikispecies – A directory of species.
Wikiversity – Where teachers learn, and learners teach.
Wikivoyage – A world-wide travel guide.
Wikidata – A free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike.
Commons – Repository for free images and other media files.


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