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Welcome to the Community portal!

This page provides a listing of current collaborations, tasks, and news about English Wikipedia. New to Wikipedia? See the contributing to Wikipedia page or our tutorial for everything you need to know to get started. For a listing of internal project pages of interest, see the department directory.

Interact more

For a listing of ongoing discussions and current requests, see the Dashboard.

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Ask questions about how to use or edit Wikipedia
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Friendly help for newcomers
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Ask research questions about any topic except Wikipedia itself
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Work with other editors on a shared area of interest
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Get help resolving disputes
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Discuss existing and proposed policies
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Discuss technical issues about Wikipedia
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Discuss new proposals that are not policy-related
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Incubate new ideas before formally proposing them
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Discuss issues involving the Wikimedia Foundation
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Post messages that do not fit into any other category

Help out

You can help improve the articles listed below! This list updates frequently, so check back here for more tasks to try. (See Wikipedia:Maintenance for further information.)

Translate and clean up
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Help counter systemic bias by creating new articles on important women.

Help improve popular pages, especially those of low quality.

This week's article for improvement is:

Convent

Previous selections: Heather Dubrow · Evergreen · Gender studies

This week's backlog of the week is:

Category:Stale userspace drafts


Community bulletin board

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Welcome to the community bulletin board, which is a page used for announcements from WikiProjects and other groups. Included here are coordinated efforts, events, projects, and other general announcements.

Events and projects

Yearly or aperiodic events

  • WikiProject Women in Green: GA Editathon. From October 1–31, WikiProject Women in Green is hosting a virtual editathon event with the following goals: to improve, nominate, and review GA-class articles related to women and women's works (e.g., books, films), and to help editors build a greater capacity for bringing articles up to GA (Good Article) status. Both new and experienced participants are welcome! Instructions, resources, and one-on-one assistance will be available (plus a special barnstar). Sign up here.
  • Wikipedia:WikiCup. The WikiCup is a championship that has taken place every year on Wikipedia since 2007. The Cup is played and won by skill of editing. The purpose of the Cup is to encourage content creation and improvement and make editing on Wikipedia more fun. There is a new round every month, until the current contest ends; below are the details.
    • May 1 to June 28 – 32 contestants left.
    • July 1 to August 29 – 16 contestants left.
    • September 1 to October 31 – 8 finalists left, the contestant with the highest score will win!

Monthly or continuously ongoing events


WikiProject notices

Also consider posting WikiProject, Task Force, and Collaboration news at The Signpost's WikiProject Report page.

Please include your signature when adding a listing here.


General notices


Newest featured content

Tip of the day

Displaying tips on your user page

If you would like to display the Wikipedia tip of the day on your User page, here is how:

Edit your User page and insert one or more of the following bolded strings (including the four curly braces), preview your edit, and when it looks right, save it.

To see a visual display of the below templates check out the Tip of the Day Display template gallery.

  • {{totd}} – the main userspace version of the tip of the day template, with border, centered in the middle of the page. Complete with inspirational light bulb. Border color can be custom modified.
  • {{totd b}} – a more compact version of the above template. Useful for columns.
  • {{totd3}} – a purple box version, useful for displaying the tip in columns.
  • {{totd-random}} – this is the tip of the moment template, which automatically displays a different tip every time you enter a page it is on. If it doesn't update, try clearing your browser cache.
  • {{totd-tomorrow}} – this shows tomorrow's tip, and is used by Wikipedia tipsters to make sure that the tips are up-to-date and corrected before they go live.
  • {{tip of the day}} – the borderless version, with light bulb.
  • {{tip of the day with h3 heading}} – the tip in heading/paragraph format (No light bulb).
  • {{totd2}} – the borderless version used on Wikipedia's Help page (which already has its own borders). (No light bulb).
  • {{totd CP}} – like the help page version, but with a box and light bulb. Spans the whole field (screen or column) that it is in.
  • {{totd-static}} –  like the totd version but the date is static. You have to manually change the date. Good for testing purposes.
To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use {{totd}}