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Welcome to the Wales WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to Wales.

Goals[edit]

  • The goal of this WikiProject is to provide complete coverage on subjects related to Wales, by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles on people, places, and things resident or native to Wales.

Scope[edit]

  • This project proposes to work with all pages related to Wales, its history, geography, and people. These should all be included in the Category:Wales or one of its subcategories.

Guidelines[edit]

We shall try to follow the Wikipedia:Manual of Style for our articles.

Open tasks[edit]

All members should always feel free to patrol the recent changes list to note improvements, other changes, or vandalism of articles within the scope of this project.

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Wales:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Members[edit]

Please feel free to add yourself to the /Members page and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

Userbox[edit]

All members should feel free to add {{User WikiProject Wales}} to their userpages to identify themselves as members of the project.

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WikiProject Wales.

Articles[edit]

Article alerts[edit]

Proposed deletions
  • 27 Aug 2014 – Dirty Protest Theatre (talk · edit · hist) was PRODed by Boleyn (t · c): DOes not appear to meet WP:ORG or WP:GNG. The article also has so many issues - even after being tagged for ''more than six years'' - that even if it was notable, it would need to be nuked and started again.
Categories for discussion
Featured article candidates
Good article nominees

FA Featured articles[edit]

Articles on Wales-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject

Culture and society Culture and society[edit]

Wales national rugby union team · List of county courts in England and Wales · List of former county courts in Wales

Engineering and technology Engineering and technology[edit]

Talyllyn Railway

Education Education[edit]

Geography Geography[edit]

History History[edit]

Slate industry in Wales · King Arthur

Landmarks Landmarks[edit]

Notable Welsh people Notable Welsh people[edit]

Alfred Russel Wallace · Asser · John Dee · Llywelyn the Great · Rhys ap Gruffydd · Sasha (DJ) · Tom Pryce · William Cragh · Russell T Davies

FAC Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC)[edit]

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

The following articles are currently undergoing a Peer Review:

GA Good articles (GA)[edit]

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

Food and drink Agriculture, food and drink
Nuvola apps package graphics.png Art and architecture
Parc Cwm long cairn · Senedd · Timothy Everest · Wales Millennium Centre
Anglesey churches: Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride, Amlwch · St Beuno, Aberffraw · St Beuno, Trefdraeth · St Ceidio, Rhodogeidio · St Cristiolus, Llangristiolus · St Cwyllog, Llangwyllog · St Edern, Bodedern · St Eleth, Amlwch · St Eugrad, Llaneugrad· St Fflewin, Llanfflewin · St Gallgo, Llanallgo · St Gwenllwyfo, Llanwenllwyfo (new church) · St Gwenllwyfo, Llanwenllwyfo (old church) · St Iestyn, Llaniestyn · St Llibio, Llanllibio · St Mary, Bodewryd · St Mary, Llanfair Mathafarn Eithaf · St Mary, Pentraeth · St Mary, Rhodogeidio · St Mary, Tal-y-llyn · St Nidan, Llanidan (new church) · St Nidan, Llanidan (old church) · St Pabo, Llanbabo · St Peirio, Rhosbeirio · St Peulan, Llanbeulan · St Tworg, Bodwrog · St Tyfrydog, Llandyfrydog
Engineering and technology Engineering and technology
A4232 road · Anglesey Central Railway · Ebbw Valley Railway · Old Bridge, Pontypridd
Geography Geography and places
Aberdaron · Flat Holm · Llanishen Reservoir · Llantwit Major · Milford Haven · Penmon · Rhondda · Snowdon · Wales
History History
War and military War and military
Caernarfon town walls · Conwy town walls
King Arthur · Sibyl de Neufmarché
Language Language and literature
Y Gododdin · Dylan Thomas
Mathematics Mathematics
DNA icon.svg Natural sciences
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Music Music
Bullet for My Valentine · (Drawing) Rings Around the World · Golden Retriever · Guto Puw · Hello Sunshine · It's Not the End of the World? · Juxtapozed with U · Mwng · Phantom Phorce · Phantom Power · Rings Around the World · Slow Life
Religion Philosophy and Religion
Caffo · Nidan
Education Social sciences and society
Education
Herbert Armitage James
Culture and society Culture, sociology and psychology
Rakie Ayola · Michael Sheen
Economics and business Economics and business
Politics and government Politics and government
David Watts Morgan
Sport Sports and recreation
Norman Biggs · Cardiff Arms Park · Andrew Crofts (footballer) · Fred Dyer · Arthur Gould (rugby player) · Barry John · John McFall (athlete) · Millennium Stadium

New articles[edit]


Please feel free to list your new Wales-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Additionally, any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Page. Also, please make sure that every new article created is placed into one of the Wales categories.

Did you know (DYK?)[edit]

  • ... that Welsh boxer Fred Dyer would entertain spectators by singing and playing the ukulele after a boxing match?"

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Parish Church of St Matthew, Buckley.jpg
St Michael's Church, Manafon.jpg
St Mary's Church, Mold.jpg
Eglwys Y Plwyf Llanafan y Trawsgoed.jpg
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Herbert Armitage James
La Charrette, Parkmill, Gwyr.JPG
David Lloyd George 1911.jpg
Banc Ty'nddôl sun disc
Woods of Hafod Uchtryd
River Clun
St Lythans burial chamber
Norman entrance of St Marys Church, Chepstow
Christ Church, Rossett.jpg
  • ... that Christ Church, Rossett, Wrexham County Borough, Wales (pictured), was designed in 1886 but not built until 1891–92?
  • ... that the lead singer of Icehouse, Iva Davies' great grandfather, William Davies, originally came from a small village called Sketty near Swansea, Wales set forth as a young man to settle, marry and raise a family on the South Coast of New South Wales.

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Former featured articles Former featured articles
Delisted Good Articles Delisted Good Articles
Chepstow Bridge

Departments[edit]

Collaboration and review[edit]

Assessment - rates articles for both quality and importance to this project.
Collaboration of the week
  • I'd like to nominate Silyn Roberts - a notable person, with lots left to say about him. Deb 12:40, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Peer review

Templates[edit]

Project banner[edit]

  • {{WikiProject Wales}} should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them under the project's radar, it looks like this:
WikiProject Wales (Rated NA-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Wales, an attempt to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to articles on Wales on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
 NA  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 

County navboxes[edit]

Principal Areas of Wales (County) templates are nearly complete. Here is a sample for {{Ceredigion}}:

Language[edit]

  • {{lang}}, for marking up non-English words or phrases. e.g. {{lang|cy|Caerdydd}}.

Stubs[edit]

Stub templates are to be placed on the bottom of article pages, after the category tags, but before any interlanguage links. NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Categories[edit]

Click the "►" below to see all subcategories:
Wales

Resources[edit]

Sisterlinks[edit]

Related projects[edit]

Daughter WikiProjects[edit]

Task forces[edit]

Tools[edit]

Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

External watchlist[edit]

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects