Wikipedia:WikiProject Delaware

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WikiProject Delaware
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Flag of Delaware
Shortcut WP:WPDEL
Category Delaware
Portal Flag of Delaware.svg Delaware portal
Wikimedia Commons Commons:Category:Delaware Delaware
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Project banner template {{WikiProject Delaware}}
Userbox {{User WikiProject Delaware}}

WikiProject Delaware is a WikiProject intended primarily to produce articles and a consistent format for articles relating to the U.S. state of Delaware.

Best of WikiProject Delaware[edit]

Articles, lists and images relating to Delaware (the creators of whom are encouraged to join this WikiProject; if grandfathered into this project, marked with *) will be showcased as being some of the finest works on Wikipedia. The following categories will be honored with inclusion among Wikipedia's Featured Articles, Featured Lists, Featured Pictures and Good Articles:

Featured Articles[edit]

Featured Lists[edit]

Featured Images[edit]

Good Articles[edit]

Did You Know (DYK)s[edit]

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team release selections[edit]

The following articles have been selected for inclusion in one or more release versions of Wikipedia. Please help ensure that these articles remain of the highest possible quality.



When you find an article that either needs cleanup/rebuilding, needs to be built altogether, or otherwise could be improved upon, please add it here, so we can all help!


Article assessments[edit]

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Delaware}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate sub-categories of Category:Delaware articles by quality, Category:Delaware articles by importance, Category:Delaware articles needing attention. The quality and importance ratings serve as the foundation for an automatically generated worklist. There is also Category:Non-article Delaware pages for things like redirect pages, templates, categories, images, etc.


The main templates page is located (temporarily) at /templates. This section lists the most commonly used and most general templates. For commenting, reference, and more in-depth template information, see the main template page.

Common templates[edit]


  • {{Delaware}} (to go at the bottom of Delaware–related pages- only with strong geographical content)
  • {{DEGeneral}} (to go at the bottom of Delaware–related pages)

WikiProject Delaware

  • {{Project Delaware}} (to go on the tops of the talk pages of Delaware–related articles)

Delaware State Parks


Code Result
{{Template:User Delaware}}
Flag of Delaware.svg
{{Template:User Delaware export}}
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user grew up in Delaware, but now lives elsewhere and has to pay sales tax on almost everything.
{{Template:User interest Delaware|6}}
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Delaware.
{{Template:User interest Delaware|8}}
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Delaware.
{{Template:User interest Delaware|10}}
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Delaware.
{{Template:User interest Delaware|12}}
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Delaware.
{{Template:User WikiProject Delaware}} Usage
{{Template:User WP Delaware}} Usage
Flag of Delaware.svgThis user has visited Delaware.


Category hierarchy starts at Category:Delaware. See Wikipedia:WikiProject Delaware/Categories for full list and proposed changes.

There is also a category of Wikipedians called: Category:Wikipedians in Delaware.


Here are some images that were either created by/for this Project, or would just be handy for this Project. Please add more!

  • Lots of images found at commons:Category:Delaware. Please consider uploading free licensed works here so that they can be easily used by projects besides the English language Wikipedia.


If someone knows of any places to find or create maps for Delaware, please feel free to tell us here!

Requested photos[edit]

You can use the {{reqphoto|in=Delaware}} template to add talk pages to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Delaware. Please add free content photos for these articles where possible.


To do[edit]


This project now has a portal: Portal:Delaware.

Project notice template[edit]

Delaware-related articles should have the following link {{WikiProject United States|DE=yes}} inserted at the top of the talk pages It will come out looking like this:

WikiProject United States / Delaware (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject iconThis page is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
 Project  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
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This page is supported by WikiProject Delaware.

Other related wikiprojects: None yet, please feel free to come up with ideas here!


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Current participants include: (an * indicates a administrator. If there is a need for administrative assistance—article and category deletion and undeletion, page protection and unprotection, remedy vandalism, movement of articles and redirects, user or ip address block and unblock, enforcement of arbitration rulings—please contact that person through his or her user discussion page.)

Active participants[edit]

To join WikiProject Delaware, edit this section and add #{{subst:me}} and any comments to the end of the following list of members.

  1. EaglesFanInTampa (talk · contribs), project founder
  2. Hgebel (talk · contribs)
  3. Warlordjohncarter (talk · contribs) 15:02, 9 April 2007 (UTC) - doing a little to try to fill the shoes of the project's proposer
  4. VerruckteDan (talk · contribs)
  5. Littledrummrboy (talk · contribs)
  6. Dough4872 (talk · contribs)
  7. Elpiseos (talk · contribs) - this day in Delaware history portal pages
  8. Ceyockey (talk · contribs) — I live in Delaware. My contributions are primarily in the form of news citations to support or introduce relevant facts in Delaware-related articles.
  9. RevelationDirect (talk · contribs) - Focused on adding/improving Wilmington articles.

Inactive participants[edit]

Member userboxes[edit]

You may place either {{User WikiProject Delaware}} or {{User WP Delaware}} on your user page to display one of the following userboxes:

Either of these templates will add your user page to:

For other Delaware user templates see:

Credit where it's due[edit]

This Project is clearly a blatant rip-off of WikiProject New Jersey, which in itself is a blatant rip-off of WikiProject Massachusetts, which, in turn, is a blatant rip-off of WikiProject Vermont, for which the creator of WP:WPDE (as I'm sure the other usurpers, as well) is eternally grateful, yet remoseful all at once.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. --DThomsen8 (talk) 11:18, 25 September 2009 (UTC)


Main tool page:
  • 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.