Wikipedia:WikiProject Yoruba

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WikiProject Yorùbá
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This WikiProject covers Yorùbá topics.
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WikiProject Yorùbá is a project covering the scope of topics related to Yorùbáland, the Yorùbá and the Yoruba language. WikiProject Yoruba was created on February 13, 2011 and is aimed at bringing together all Yorùbá related articles under one project to effectively monitor the coverage of these topics and in order for a community of users interested in the topics to form. Any users interested in contributing to the scope of articles covered or are already active in contributing can add their username under the 'Participants' section on this page.

Open Tasks[edit]

Here are some things you can do:


Needing work[edit]

If you're working on an article and you'd like to bring it to the attention of other editors, list it here. Format: # [[Article title]], class. Details on what should be done (optional). ~~~~


  • Improve Wikipedia's coverage of Yoruba.
  • Improve and maintain the navigation aids (tables of contents and indexes) for Yoruba-related topics on Wikipedia. See Category:Yoruba.
  • Improving Yoruba-related articles to make them more informative and better written.
  • Create guidelines for articles about items related to Yoruba.

Related projects[edit]


All tagged articles are found below, sorted into their respective classes.

By assessment[edit]


Templates and categories[edit]

Please use these templates where applicable.

General templates[edit]

Template Use on Description
{{User Yoruba Project}} User pages
HistoYoruba.jpeg This user is interested in
{{YorubaProject|class=}} Article talk pages Yoruba WikiProject banner, to be placed on all Yoruba article talk pages
  • class is optional - see the Assessment page for more information on classifying. Be bold, and assess!
  • If you don't want to assess, you can write {{YorubaProject | class=}} Someone else will do the assessment later.

Stub templates[edit]

A list of Yoruba-related stub templates:

Request image[edit]

To improve existing articles, add this to the tallk page in order to request for an image or photograph be included.

To add articles to subcategories of Category:Wikipedia requested photographs, use {{reqphoto}} with the following format: {{reqphoto|subject}} .

i.e. {{reqphoto|music topics}}

If you notice that any are missing, please add them.


WikiProject categories[edit]

Template Description
[[Category:Project-Class Yoruba articles]] Add to every Yoruba project page.


If you would like to be recognised as a contributor to articles in this projects scope,

To join WikiProject Yoruba (anyone may join), simply list your name on the members page.
  1. Otelemuyen (talk) 02:06, 15 February 2011 (UTC). founder
  2. Amujale (talk) 13:47, 22 February 2011 (UTC)
  3. Rjhatl (Talk) 22 February 2011.
  4. Eruditescholar (talk) 02:35,16 September 2014
  5. Mahveotm
  6. Ogun7(talk)


Add the following Wikitext expressions to your user page:

Wikitext Userbox
{{User WikiProject Yoruba}}
HistoYoruba.jpeg This user is a member of WikiProject Yoruba.

Featured Content[edit]

These are a list of Yorùbá related articles that have been assigned to various Wikipedia quality assessment categories.

Featured articles[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Did you know (DYK)s[edit]

Sister projects[edit]

Wikipedia in Yoruba! Copy the code below to place the Yoruba edition of Wikipedia template on a related page:

Input Outcome


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.

External links[edit]

Related WikiProjects[edit]

WikiProject Yoruba is one of the African WikiProjects:

Continental Africa
Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa

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