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The following are templates used by the Today's articles for improvement WikiProject:
Template Where to use Example output
{{TAFI}} Placed at the top of articles (directly below hatnotes if they're present) during the time frame in which they are TAFI articles, per this project's Schedule
{{Former TAFI}} Placed on article talk pages after the week's collaboration
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This article was selected as Today's article for improvement for a period of one week.
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{{TAFI editor notice}} No longer used
{{TAFI editor notice|Article=Article|Sign=~~~~}} was placed on a user's talk page
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The article, Article has been selected within the scope of our project to become one of Today's Articles for Improvement. The article is currently in the TAFI Holding Area, where comments are welcome about ideas to improve it. After the article is moved from the holding area to the TAFI schedule, it will be collaborated on for one week. Everyone is invited to participate in the discussion and encouraged to collaborate to improve the article.
Thank you,
(From the TAFI team)

{{subst:TAFI project notice}} Place on a WikiProject's talk page when the current TAFI article is within their scope

One of your project's articles has been selected for improvement!

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Please note that Symphony, which is within this project's scope, has been selected as one of Today's articles for improvement. The article was scheduled to appear on Wikipedia's Community portal in the "Today's articles for improvement" section for one week, beginning Monday 26 January 2015. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
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{{subst:TAFI weekly selections notice}} Sent weekly to users on the mailing list WP:TAFI/Notify (usually using the Mass Message feature)

This week's article for improvement (week 33, 2014)[edit]


Sheridan Le Fanu was one of the leading ghost story writers of the nineteenth century

Hello, Today's articles for improvement.

The following is WikiProject Today's articles for improvement's weekly selection:

Ghost story

Previous selections: Animatronics • Vatican Library

Get involved with the TAFI project! You can...
Nominate an article
Review nominations
Have your say in future selections

Posted by: Evad37 [talk] 03:27, 14 August 2014 (UTC) • Opt-out instructions
{{TAFI/Collaborations of the day}} Project advertising on the Community portal, user pages, or elsewhere.

Borderless version: {{TAFI/Collaborations of the day (no border)}}

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The opening of the Beethoven Symphony No. 5, a famous symphony.

{{User WikiProject TAFI}}
{{User WikiProject TAFI 1}}
After joining the project, feel free to place one of the project's user boxes on your user page.
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{{subst:[[Template:TAFI barnstar|TAFI barnstar]]}} To award a barnstar to editors who contribute to TAFI articles and to this WikiProject. Copy and paste the following to a new section of their user talk page, adding in your message

A barnstar for you![edit]

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{{subst:TAFII}} User talk page, to invite that user to join TAFI

Invitation to WikiProject TAFI[edit]

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Hello, {{subst:BASEPAGENAME}}. You're invited to join WikiProject Today's articles for improvement. Feel free to nominate an article for improvement at the project's Nominated articles page. Also feel free to contribute to !voting for new weekly selections at the project's talk page. If interested in joining, please add your name to the list of members. {{subst:4~}}
{{TAFI nom}} TAFI nominations page (see instructions there)
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Bot tasks[edit]

Task Bot BRFA Function overview Source code Status
Article banner and talk page banner Theo's Little Bot Task 7 Automatically adds and removes {{TAFI}} from articles selected as one of Today's articles for improvement; additionally adds {{Former TAFI}} to talk pages of former TAFIs. on github
  • Adding {{TAFI}} works some weeks, but not others
  • Removing {{TAFI}} doesn't work (has to be done manually)
  • Adding {{Former TAFI}} doesn't work (but not so much of an issue due to the new TAFI assessment process)
Manage nominations page Theo's Little Bot Task 10 Automatically archives old nominations at WP:TAFI, either moving them to an archive page (if unsuccessful) or to the TAFI holding area (if successful). on github Disabled as of Sept 16, 2014
Rotate nomination page sections Theo's Little Bot Shuffle the order of the nomination page categories. Per request at Wikipedia talk:Today's articles for improvement/Archive 7#Rotating_sections on github Disabled as of Sept 16, 2014
Manage TAFI's schedule Theo's Little Bot Task 14 Automatically manages and updates the schedule by selecting nominations from the holding area. on github Disabled as of Sept 16, 2014
Wikiproject notifications Theo's Little Bot Task 17 Notifies WikiProjects when articles in their projects' scopes are selected for Today's articles for improvement, using WikiProject templates on article talk pages on github Running; Works most weeks