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Automation[edit]

Bot tasks[edit]

Task Bot BRFA Function overview Source code Status
Manage nominations page MusikBot Task 8 Automatically archives dated nominations at WP:TAFINOM, sorted by year/month. Approved entries are also added to the list of articles for improvement. Rotates nomination page sections. Adds {{Empty section}} template to empty sections.

 Working – Archive nominations as unapproved that have had no discussion in over 21 days.

GitHub Running
Handling new selections MusikBot Task 7 Adding the new scheduled article to WT:TAFI and removing the selection from WP:AFI, then setting up the schedule pages, except adding an image and caption. GitHub Running
Article banner and talk page banner MusikBot 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. GitHub Running
Notifications MusikBot Task 7 Notifies WikiProjects when articles in their projects' scopes are selected for Today's articles for improvement, and notifies project members of the new weekly selections GitHub Running
Former bot tasks
Task Bot BRFA Function overview Source code Status
Manage nominations page ClueBot III Automatically archives dated nominations at WP:TAFINOM. Archives to a single archive page for both approved and unapproved nominations. User:ClueBot III/Source Approved nominations were manually added to the Holding area
Manage nominations page Theo's Little Bot Task 10 Automatically archives old nominations at WP:TAFINOM, 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

Templates[edit]

Current templates[edit]

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
Today's articles for improvement
WikiProject icon This article was selected as Today's article for improvement for a period of one week. WikiProject icon
 
{{subst:TAFI scheduled selection}} Placed on WT:TAFI every week. Serves to select and announce future articles.
The TAFI article for Week 42 of year 2099

The selection for week 42 (starting 10 August 2099) is Berry.

Discussion

Please any comments or concerns about the selection here. If three net members elect to reselect the article, then the article will be reselected and the former one removed from the list of articles.

{{subst:TAFI weekly selection 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 32, 2015) ==
Einsiedeln IMG 2819.JPG

A farmhouse (bottom) in Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Hello, Today's articles for improvement.

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

Farmhouse


Previous selections: Igloo • Dessert


Get involved with the TAFI project! You can...
Posted by: North America1000 23:51, 4 August 2015 (UTC) on behalf of WikiProject TAFI • 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)}}

{{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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Hello,
Please note that Spelling, 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 18 September 2017. Everyone is encouraged to collaborate to improve the article. Thanks, and happy editing!
Delivered by ~~~~ on behalf of the TAFI team

{{Today's articles for improvement}} Used on the List of articles page

This week's article for improvement is:

Spelling

Previous selections: Pond hockey · Calorie · Maya mythology

{{Today's articles for improvement short width}} Short-width box that can be used on user pages

This week's article for improvement is:

Spelling

{{TAFI/Picture box}} Used within other templates
Cemetery enterance.jpg

A spelling error on a road sign

{{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.
Today's Article For Improvement star.svg This user is a member of WikiProject
Today's articles for improvement.
Flest utökade.svg This user is a member of WikiProject Today's articles for improvement.
{{subst:TAFI barnstar|Message}} To award a barnstar to editors who contribute to TAFI articles and to this WikiProject. Copy and paste the code to a new section of their user talk page, adding in your message and signature (~~~~)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Today's Article For Improvement star.svg The TAFI Barnstar
Message
{{TAFI nom}} Used on the TAFI nominations page (see instructions there)
Symbol question.svg Article – (page view stats • edit • talk • history)
{{subst:Choose random TAFI}} Used for scheduling, to choose a random article from the project's List of articles

Current notification templates[edit]

Template Where to use Example output
{{subst:TAFII}} Used on user talk pages to invite people 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, a project dedicated to significantly improving articles with collaborative editing in a week's time.

Feel free to nominate an article for improvement at the project's Article nomination board. If interested in joining, please add your name to the list of members. Thanks for your consideration. {{subst:4~}}

{{subst:TAFI ping}} Used on user talk pages to notify project members about discussions on the project's talk page. It is recommended to link directly to the new discussion section on the project's talk page.
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  • Hello {{SUBST:BASEPAGENAME}}:
A (link discussion here) is occurring at the TAFI talk page regarding _____. Your input is welcome at the discussion.
{{subst:TAFI ping list}} Used on the project's talk page to notify project members about discussions

Former templates[edit]

The following are former templates used by the Today's articles for improvement WikiProject:
Template Where to use Example output
{{subst:TAFI five weekly selections notice}} No longer used
Sent weekly to users on the mailing list WP:TAFI/Notify (usually using the Mass Message feature)
== This week's articles for improvement (week 32, 2015) ==
Einsiedeln IMG 2819.JPG

A farmhouse (bottom) in Einsiedeln, Switzerland

Hello, Today's articles for improvement.

The following are WikiProject Today's articles for improvement's weekly selections:


Previous selections: Igloo • Dessert • Kayaking


Get involved with the TAFI project! You can...
Posted by: North America1000 23:53, 4 August 2015 (UTC) on behalf of WikiProject TAFI • Opt-out instructions
{{TAFI editor notice}} No longer used
{{TAFI editor notice|Article=Article|Sign=~~~~}} was placed on a user's talk page
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Hello,
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)

{{TAFI vote five choices}} No longer used
TAFI talk page, weekly voting section for five weekly choices
{{TAFI vote}} No longer used
TAFI talk page, weekly voting section for three weekly choices
{{TAFI weekly voting}} No longer used
This template may be used to coordinate the weekly voting for Today's articles for improvement on the project's talk page.
(Extended content)


Choose the TAFI article for Week (add #) of (year)[edit]

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Articles[edit]

Per the random numbers above, relative to numerically-listed entries at the Holding area

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Notifications[edit]

  • Pinging
  • {{TAFI ping list|1}} ~~~~
  • {{TAFI ping list|2}} ~~~~
  • Messaging – Users on the Notifications list have been messaged about this week's vote. ~~~~

Votes and comments[edit]