Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Capital District
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- What? Wiki Loves Pride, a campaign to document and photograph LGBT culture and history, including pride events
- When? June 2015
- How can you help?
- 1.) Create or improve LGBT-related articles and showcase the results of your work here
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Thanks, and happy editing!
After a recent request, I added WikiProject Capital District to the list of projects to compile monthly pageview stats for. The data is the same used by http://stats.grok.se/en/ but the program is different, and includes the aggregate views from all redirects to each page. The stats are at Wikipedia:WikiProject Capital District/Popular pages.
The page will be updated monthly with new data. The edits aren't marked as bot edits, so they will show up in watchlists. You can view more results, request a new project be added to the list, or request a configuration change for this project using the Tool Labs tool. If you have any comments or suggestions, please let me know. Thanks! Mr.Z-man 03:43, 14 August 2015 (UTC)
Timeline of Saratoga Springs
As this is Saratoga Springs' centennial as a city, I am currently in the process of doing a timeline on its history. Is this a good idea, even though I am a native and am rather knowledgeable about the city's history (especially from about the mid-20th century onward)? --JB82 (talk) 19:23, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
Please comment or read this Move Review
I'm attempting to let this project's members know of Wikipedia:Move review/Log/2016 June, where a Move Review is taking place. A Requested Move was implemented, moving New York to New York (state), which is now being contested. This should be of relevant interest to this WikiProject. This notice was requested by several editors, and is performed as a courtesy.
2016 Community Wishlist Survey Proposal to Revive Popular Pages
Greetings WikiProject Capital District Members!
This is a one-time-only message to inform you about a technical proposal to revive your Popular Pages list in the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey that I think you may be interested in reviewing and perhaps even voting for:
If the above proposal gets in the Top 10 based on the votes, there is a high likelihood of this bot being restored so your project will again see monthly updates of popular pages.
Further, there are over 260 proposals in all to review and vote for, across many aspects of wikis.
Thank you for your consideration. Please note that voting for proposals continues through December 12, 2016.
Best regards, Stevietheman — Delivered: 17:56, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
Popular pages report
We – Community Tech – are happy to announce that the Popular pages bot is back up-and-running (after a one year hiatus)! You're receiving this message because your WikiProject or task force is signed up to receive the popular pages report. Every month, will post at Wikipedia:WikiProject Capital District/Popular pages with a list of the most-viewed pages over the previous month that are within the scope of WikiProject Capital District.
We've made some enhancements to the original report. Here's what's new:
- The pageview data includes both desktop and mobile data.
- The report will include a link to the pageviews tool for each article, to dig deeper into any surprises or anomalies.
- The report will include the total pageviews for the entire project (including redirects).
We're grateful to m:User talk:Community Tech bot.for his original , and we wish his bot a happy robot retirement. Just as before, we hope the popular pages reports will aid you in understanding the reach of WikiProject Capital District, and what articles may be deserving of more attention. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at
Warm regards, the Community Tech Team 17:16, 17 May 2017 (UTC)