Wikipedia:WikiProject Redirect

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Main category: Wikipedia redirects
For more information, see Help:Redirect.

This WikiProject covers both the English and Simple English Wikipedias.

Symbol redirect arrow with gradient.svg WikiProject Redirect
General information (edit · changes)
Things you can do (edit)
  • Add redirects on the basis of common misspellings, etc.
  • Add redirects on the basis of international spellings and names.
  • Add redirects about countries - e.g. old names, full names and slang names
  • Add redirects to articles with uncommon ASCII characters (example: ä, ö, å, etc.)
  • Clean up nonsense redirects and redirects to non existent articles.
  • Add redirect templates to any applicable redirect pages.
  • Write guidelines that help with redirects and their categorization.
    • Printworthy or unprintworthy
    • Unmentionables
    • Rcat documentation pages
    • Foreign language redirects
  • Monitor and participate in discussions at redirects for discussion.
  • Monitor and participate at redirects for creation.

Welcome to WikiProject Redirect! We are a group of fellow editors who are dedicated to the improvement of the standards, categorization and maintenance of redirects to articles and other pages on Wikipedia.

What links here[edit]

  • Click on "What links here" in the toolbox of the left column of a page, then Use the Filters to show redirects. One may also access the tool by clicking Special:WhatLinksHere and typing in the page title. You can also use this tool to check for redirects to a particular page.

Scope[edit]

Goals/Open tasks[edit]

  • Add redirects on the basis of common misspellings, etc.
  • Add redirects on the basis of international spellings and names.
  • Add redirects about countries - e.g. old names, full names and slang names
  • Add redirects to articles with uncommon ASCII characters (example: ä, ö, å, etc.)
  • Clean up nonsense redirects and redirects to non existent articles.
  • Add redirect templates to any applicable redirect pages.
  • Write guidelines that help with redirects and their categorization.
    • Printworthy or unprintworthy
    • Unmentionables
    • Rcat documentation pages
    • Foreign language redirects
  • Monitor and participate in discussions at redirects for discussion.
  • Monitor and participate at redirects for creation.
This section is transcluded from WikiProject Redirect/to do.

Requested redirects[edit]

Templates[edit]

WikiProject
  • {{WPRedirect}} – a banner for discerning placement on appropriate talk pages
Redirect pages
  • Template messages/Redirect pages – a redirect category (rcat) template index – these templates may be placed on a redirect page to add the page to one or more maintenance categories, and to explain the category choices to editors
  • {{R template index}} – a navbar rcat index by function – usually found placed at the bottom of rcat documentation pages
Users
  • {{WPRedirInvite}} – an invitation to users who may be interested to join this WikiProject
  • {{The Redirect Barnstar}} – a star to award users who do exceptional work in the areas of standardization, categorization and general improvement of redirects
  • {{User WikiProject Redirect}} – a userbox to place on your user page and identify you as a mentor of this esteemed WikiProject:
Symbol redirect arrow with gradient.svg This user is a highly regarded mentor of WikiProject Redirect.

Categories[edit]

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Participants[edit]

External links[edit]

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

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Guide Guide to WikiProjects