Wikipedia:Community bulletin board
|For further exposure, submit new WikiProjects, taskforces, backlog drives and finished portals to the Signpost WikiProject desk for potential inclusion in the next (weekly) issue of The Signpost.|
- Free subscriptions to high-quality paywalled journals, newspaper archives, and online reference works are available for Wikipedia editors. For more information, see Wikipedia:TWL/Journals"
Projects seeking help
Also consider posting WikiProject, Task Force, and Collaboration news at the Signpost's WikiProject Report page.
- The Africa Destubathon is being held from October 15 - November 27 2016. Substantial prizes have been proposed, with a prize for improving the most stubs for every African country. It needs contributors to improve the diversity of content from geography and wildlife to women biographies across the African continent. Sign up if interested!
WikiProjects and Task Forces
- The Tip of The Day department is looking for tricks and techniques. If you have a special way of doing things, please stop by and share.
- New outlines
- Being overhauled or expanded
- Nearing completion (need remainder of annotations added)
- Outlines in need of attention
- Need link placement
The following portals are in need of attention/upkeep:
|Portal:Fergie (singer)||Newly created|
|Portal:Donald Trump||Newly created|
|Portal:A. R. Rahman||Newly created|
|Portal:Shreya Ghoshal||Newly created|
|Portal:Virginia Woolf||Newly created|
|Portal:Machine learning||Newly created|
|Portal:Space||The selected article excerpts were copied and pasted between 2006 and 2009. The leads of the corresponding articles have greatly improved since then.|
|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:South East England||A "parent" portal that uses selected content from several "child" portals, chosen at random for each type of content.|
|Portal:Philosophy||Automatically cycles through 52 "Selected philosophers", one per week, 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 via Requests for comment:
- Economy and trade
- History and geography
- Language and linguistics
- Media, the arts, and architecture
- Politics, government, and law
- Religion and philosophy
- Science and mathematics
- Society, sports, and culture
- Wikipedia policies and guidelines
- Wikipedia style and naming
- WikiProjects and collaborations
- Wikipedia technical issues and templates
- Wikipedia proposals
Wikimedia community portals
|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.|