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Portal:Bolivia

Portal:Bolivia


Portal:Bolivia

I have been making this a portal, and now, I would like to know how to ameliorate it to reach featured portal status. ~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 20:12, 22 April 2011 (UTC)

Comments from Fetchcomms
  • Using "ameliorate" there sounds awkward. Granted, it's often misused to mean "alleviate", but still, I usually hear "ameliorate" used in the context of improving problems.
  • If you only have two tabs at the top, don't bother with having them at all.
  • DYK has way too few entries and does not need to use the word "Bolivia" in every sentence—just Bolivia-related (or it would get very boring). The hooks should be longer, there should be multiple rotations, etc., too.
  • The "Selected article" box has a sub-box that contains a rating—ugly, out of place, and useless. We don't need to see the rating in the portal.
  • That said, you should stick to all FA/GA-level articles if there are enough (10+?) to sustain the portal.
  • Yellow portal background is way too bright and glaring. Hurts my eyes.
  • "Things to do" very incomplete and not updated.
  • Surely there are more than two related WikiProjects? Are there projects for nearby countries? etc.
  • "Selected picture" choices need better captions.
  • Every image should have alt text.
  • You don't need (or want) one box for each sister project link. Putting them all in one box is better than having multiple boxes that cause clutter.
  • Needs "In the news" and "Recognized content" sections.
  • "Navigation" does not need to be in a box; "Topics" box looks out of place at the top.
  • Perhaps you could sustain a "Selected biographies" box to augment the article box?
  • Make it visually engaging. That's the second-most important part, after showcasing content.
  • Perhaps someone at the Bolivia WikiProject could provide some Bolivia-specific advice on what important content might be good to have on the portal?

/ƒETCHCOMMS/ 04:32, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

It's like saying issue instead of problem.
NavBar in Intro
Removed rating
Added the 2 GA to portal
Thinking about more DYK
Lighter yellow
ITN added, recognized content?
Other wikiprojects link to related portals so why?
Seperate boxes for WM merged in one
1 selected article is good
I will be putting a message for that.
~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 15:24, 23 April 2011 (UTC)
  • You don't need to include notes/refs in the selected articles.
  • Use Wikinews Importer Bot (talk · contribs) for the news, unless you plan to manually update it yourself.
  • Black text hard to read on dark green header bars.
  • If you have only one related WikiProject, then having a big box for it is useless. But you should fill it with other related WikiProjects. I don't understand your comment "Other wikiprojects link to related portals so why?".
  • Why is ITN stuck at the bottom? Why does it need to be so wide?
  • The selected article pictures are way too big. The portal needs to work in smaller screens (at least 1024x768).
  • It's unbalanced; the left side is longer than the right side.
/ƒETCHCOMMS/ 18:18, 24 April 2011 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done removed notes from Selected article 3.
  • How to get Wikinews Importer Bot to work for Portal:Bolivia?
  • Then what colo(u)r?
  • What I said in other terms is that the related portals are pretty much the same thing. I will be reformating the wikiprojects box.
  • The images are small.
  • Will be fixed with the RWP box.
~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 12:28, 25 April 2011 (UTC)
  • Read the directions.
  • Uh, something that makes it easier to read and more accessible?
/ƒETCHCOMMS/ 18:08, 27 April 2011 (UTC)
How do you know if I read it. It was an error at wikinews that was preventing it. It is fixed.
~~EBE123~~ talkContribs 18:21, 28 April 2011 (UTC)