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Outlines undergoing overhaul or major development
The following portals are in need of attention/upkeep:
Portal:Space – the selected article excerpts were copy and pasted between 2006 and 2009. The leads of the corresponding articles have greatly improved since then.
Portal:Azerbaijan – news section has reports from 2009.
Portal:Language – "Language-of-the-month" hasn't changed since June 2009. Monthly picture since March 2012.
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:Philosophy – cycles through 52 "Selected philosophers", one per week, automatically year after year.
Portal:Arts – uses random generators to display random featured status selections.
Discussions and collaborations
Discussions in the following areas have requested wider attention:
Here is a list of the main community pages of Wikipedia's sister projects.
All of these projects are multilingual and open-content.
– 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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