विकिपीडिया:चौपाल

भोजपुरी विकिपीडिया से
इहाँ जाईं: नेविगेशन, खोजीं
विकिपीडिया के चौपाल पर राउर स्वागत बा !

विकिपीडिया एगो इंटरनेट आधारित ज्ञानकोश हवे जहाँ बिबिध प्रकार के बिसयन पर सही-सही आ प्रमाण सहित जानकारी उपलब्ध करावे के कोशिस बा। अगर प्रमाण आ सन्दर्भ सहित कौनों जानकारी बाँट सकत बाड़ीं तब एह ज्ञानकोश के बढ़ावे में मदद कइल जाय।

इहाँ चौपाल विकिपीडिया से संबंधित, विकिपीडिया से जुड़ल तकनीकी मामिला, या विकिपीडिया पर मौजूद कौनों लेख, साँचा, श्रेणी, फोटो के बारे में आपन सवाल या सुझाव लिखल जा सकत बा। नया बानी तब पहिले नीचे के स्क्राल के जरूर पढ़ लेईं:
  • विकिपीडिया विज्ञापन के साधन ना हऽ - एकर उपयोग अईसन मामलन खातिर मत करीं।
  • विकिपीडिया कउनो कंपनी ना ह। विकिपीडिया के सदस्य नौकर ना ह लोग; विकिपीडिया केहु के नौकरी पर ना रखेला; ना विकिपीडिया पईसे के अपेक्षा करेला। बाकिर, हमनी के राउर दान के स्वागत करेनी जा।
  • कउनो लेख से संबंधित चर्चा के ओही लेख के बात-चीत पन्ना पर करल जाव आ बाकी लोग के ओह पन्ना पर चर्चा में बोलावे खातिर टेम्पलेट {{धियान देईं}} के के इस्तेमाल से इहाँ चौपाल पर एगो सनेसा छोड़ दीं।
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Wikimania 2016 Scholarships - Deadline soon![संपादन]

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A reminder - applications for scholarships for Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Italy, are closing soon! Please get your applications in by January 9th. To apply, visit the page below:

Patrick Earley (WMF) via MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ०१:४९, ५ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

2016 WMF Strategy consultation[संपादन]

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Hello, all.

The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) has launched a consultation to help create and prioritize WMF strategy beginning July 2016 and for the 12 to 24 months thereafter. This consultation will be open, on Meta, from 18 January to 26 February, after which the Foundation will also use these ideas to help inform its Annual Plan. (More on our timeline can be found on that Meta page.)

Your input is welcome (and greatly desired) at the Meta discussion, 2016 Strategy/Community consultation.

Apologies for English, where this is posted on a non-English project. We thought it was more important to get the consultation translated as much as possible, and good headway has been made there in some languages. There is still much to do, however! We created m:2016 Strategy/Translations to try to help coordinate what needs translation and what progress is being made. :)

If you have questions, please reach out to me on my talk page or on the strategy consultation's talk page or by email to mdennis@wikimedia.org.

I hope you'll join us! Maggie Dennis via MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १९:०६, १८ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

Bihari is missing[संपादन]

Bihari is missing from this page:
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/There_is_also_a_Wikipedia_in_your_language
Thank you, Varlaam (बात करीं) २१:५८, १९ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

Thank you, Varlaam for bringing this to our attkention. I have added it there. --त्यम् मिश्र बातचीत ०४:३२, २० जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)
Thank you for your quick response.
And my use of "Bihari" was not precise enough. Thanks for correcting me.
Cheers, Varlaam (बात करीं) १५:५२, २० जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

Geographical Indications in India Edit-a-thon[संपादन]

​Hello,

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CIS-A2K is going to organize an edit-a-thon between 25 and 31 January this year. The aim of this edit-a-thon is creating and improving Geographical Indications in India related articles.

We welcome all of you to join this edit-a-thon.
Please see the event and add your name as a participant: meta:CIS-A2K/Events/Geographical_Indications_in_India_Edit-a-thon

Feel free to ask if you have question(s).
Regards. --Titodutta (बात करीं) ०६:२२, २१ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

thanks Titodutta for this information. --त्यम् मिश्र बातचीत १३:३१, २१ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

GI edit-a-thon 2016 updates[संपादन]

Geographical Indications in India Edit-a-thon 2016 has started, if you have not signed up still, please consider joining now.

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Updates

Here are a few updates:

  1. More than 80 Wikipedians have joined this edit-a-thon
  2. More than 20 articles have been created/expanded already (this may not be the exact number, see "Ideas" section #1 below)
  3. Infobox geographical indication has been started on English Wikipedia. You may help to create a similar template for on your Wikipedia.
Become GI edit-a-thon language ambassador

If you are an experienced editor, become an ambassador. Ambassadors are community representatives and they will review articles created during this edit-a-thon, and perform a few other administrative tasks.

Translate the Meta event page

Please translate this event page into your own language. Event page has been started in Bengali, English and Telugu, please start a similar page on your Wikipedia too.

Ideas
  1. Please report the articles you are creating or expanding here. It'll be difficult for us to count or review articles unless you report it.
  2. These articles may also be created or expanded:

See more ideas and share your own here.

Further updates

Please keep checking the Meta-Wiki event page for the latest updates. --MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ०८:३३, २७ जनवरी २०१६ (UTC)

The visual editor is coming to this wiki[संपादन]

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Hello. Please excuse the English. Please help translate to your language. Thank you!

Hi everybody,

My name is Erica, and I am a Community Liaison at the Wikimedia Foundation. I'm here to let you know that the visual editor is coming to editors at this Wikipedia soon. It allows people to edit Wikipedia articles as if they were using word processing software.

You don't have to wait until the deployment to test it; you can test the visual editor right now. To turn it on, select "बीटा" in your preferences. Choose "VisualEditor" and click save. When it is enabled, you will press the "संपादन" button to edit an article in the new software. To use the wikitext editor, you can press "स्रोत संपादित करीं".

After the deployment, everyone will automatically have the option to use either the visual editor or the current wikitext editor. For more information about how to use the visual editor, see mw:Help:VisualEditor/User guide.

More information about preparing for the visual editor is posted here.

Thank you, and happy editing! --Elitre (WMF) (talk) १८:२९, ५ फरवरी २०१६ (UTC)

Reminder: the visual editor is coming to this wiki soon[संपादन]

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Hello again. Please excuse the English. Please help translate to your language. Thank you!

This is a reminder that the visual editor is coming to all editors at this Wikipedia soon. As of this writing, the team is not aware of any issues specific to this language that should prevent the new software to be deployed here; therefore, please do let us know if you find any problems instead. You can report issues in Phabricator, the new bug tracking system or on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org. There is a short guide at mediawiki.org that you can follow (as if it was a "checklist") to learn about the community work necessary to adapt the visual editor, and its referencing system in particular, to your community's needs.

If you can translate from English into this wiki's language, or know anyone who can, please follow the links below, as this language still has 0% progress in translations (0% or slightly above, for interface messages). You'll help your community get the best possible experience when it comes to interface messages and documentation related to the visual editor. After you click on any links, your language should be available from the drop-down menu on the right. Once you've selected it, you'll see the document in English side by side with any translation work already done in your language. You can add new translations or modify existing ones. The interface is hosted at https://translatewiki.net; you'll need an account if you never translated there before. The user guide lives at Mediawiki.org, for which you can use your regular Wikipedia account. You're welcome to contact me personally whenever you need help.

Thank you for your cooperation, and happy editing! --Elitre (WMF) (talk) १६:३४, २६ फरवरी २०१६ (UTC)

New Wikipedia Library Accounts Available Now (March 2016)[संपादन]

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Hello Wikimedians!

The TWL OWL says sign up today!

The Wikipedia Library is announcing signups today for free, full-access accounts to published research as part of our Publisher Donation Program. You can sign up for access to research materials from:

  • Cambridge University Press - a major publisher of academic journals and e-books in a variety of subject areas. Access includes both Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge Books. 25 accounts.
  • Alexander Street Academic Video Online - a large academic video collection good for a wide range of subjects, including news programs (such as PBS and BBC), music and theatre, lectures and demonstrations, and documentaries. 25 accounts.
  • Baylor University Press - a publisher of academic e-books primarily in religious studies and the humanities. 50 accounts.
  • Future Science Group - a publisher of medical, biotechnological and scientific research. 30 accounts.
  • Annual Reviews - a publisher of review articles in the biomedical sciences. 100 accounts.
  • Miramar Ship Index - an index to ships and their histories since the early 19th century. 30 accounts.

Non-English

  • Noormags - Farsi-language aggregator of academic and professional journals and magazines. 30 accounts.
  • Kotobna - Arabic-language ebook publishing platform. 20 accounts.

Expansions

  • Gale - aggregator of newspapers, magazines and journals. 50 accounts.
  • Elsevier ScienceDirect - an academic publishing company that publishes medical and scientific literature. 100 accounts.

Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed on our partners page, including Project MUSE, De Gruyter, EBSCO, Newspapers.com and British Newspaper Archive. Do better research and help expand the use of high quality references across Wikipedia projects: sign up today!
--The Wikipedia Library Team २०:३०, १७ मार्च २०१६ (UTC)


You can host and coordinate signups for a Wikipedia Library branch in your own language. Please contact Ocaasi (WMF).
This message was delivered via the Global Mass Message tool to The Wikipedia Library Global Delivery List.

Open Call for Individual Engagement Grants[संपादन]

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Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals until April 12th to fund new tools, research, outreach efforts, and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), IEGs can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.

With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) १५:४७, ३१ मार्च २०१६ (UTC)

CIS-A2K Newsletter 2016 March[संपादन]

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Hello,
CIS-A2K has published their March 2016 newsletter. The edition includes details about these topics:

  1. CIS-A2K's work-plan for the year 2016-2017
  2. National-level Wikipedia Education Program review workshop conducted in Bangalore in mid-January;
  3. BHASHA-Indian Languages Digital Festival event and CIS-A2K's participation;
  4. A learning pattern describing the importance of storytelling over demonstration in a Wikipedia outreach;

Please read the complete newsletter here.
If you want to subscribe/unsubscibe this newsletter, click here. --MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १२:५८, १३ अप्रैल २०१६ (UTC)

Server switch 2016[संपादन]

The Wikimedia Foundation will be testing its newest data center in Dallas. This will make sure Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia wikis can stay online even after a disaster. To make sure everything is working, the Wikimedia Technology department needs to conduct a planned test. This test will show whether they can reliably switch from one data center to the other. It requires many teams to prepare for the test and to be available to fix any unexpected problems.

They will switch all traffic to the new data center on Tuesday, 19 April.
On Thursday, 21 April, they will switch back to the primary data center.

Unfortunately, because of some limitations in MediaWiki, all editing must stop during those two switches. We apologize for this disruption, and we are working to minimize it in the future.

You will be able to read, but not edit, all wikis for a short period of time.

  • You will not be able to edit for approximately 15 to 30 minutes on Tuesday, 19 April and Thursday, 21 April, starting at 14:00 UTC (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST, 10:00 EDT, 07:00 PDT).

If you try to edit or save during these times, you will see an error message. We hope that no edits will be lost during these minutes, but we can't guarantee it. If you see the error message, then please wait until everything is back to normal. Then you should be able to save your edit. But, we recommend that you make a copy of your changes first, just in case.

Other effects:

  • Background jobs will be slower and some may be dropped.

Red links might not be updated as quickly as normal. If you create an article that is already linked somewhere else, the link will stay red longer than usual. Some long-running scripts will have to be stopped.

  • There will be a code freeze for the week of 18 April.

No non-essential code deployments will take place.

This test was originally planned to take place on March 22. April 19th and 21st are the new dates. You can read the schedule at wikitech.wikimedia.org. They will post any changes on that schedule. There will be more notifications about this. Please share this information with your community. /User:Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) २१:०८, १७ अप्रैल २०१६ (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon[संपादन]

Hello! Sorry that this is in English only, but we are using village pump messaging in order to reach as many language communities as possible. Wrong page? Please fix it here.

This is an invitation to all Wikipedians: Wikimedia Deutschland has been given data space to include Wikipedia content in an upcoming mission to the Moon. (No joke!) We have launched a community discussion about how to do that, because we feel that this is for the global community of editors. Please, join the discussion on Meta-Wiki (and translate this invitation to your language community)! Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland १५:३५, २१ अप्रैल २०१६ (UTC)

WikiConference India 2016 update[संपादन]

Hi,

After an elaborate community participation process, we are planning to host Wikiconference India 2016 in Chandigarh during August 5, 6 and 7.

Please help us by

We will be calling applications for travel scholarship and paper presentations soon.

We look forward to your contribution in making this conference successful. Please sign up to our mailing list and follow the discussion in Meta for updates.

Thanks.

--Ravidreams (बात करीं) २१:०२, २७ अप्रैल २०१६ (UTC)

WikiConference India 2016 team.

As a stakeholder of the Wikimedia India community in India, please express your support and comments regarding the selection of host city, date and other aspects of this conference planning.

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Train-the-Trainer and MediaWiki Training: Capacity building initiatives for the Wikimedia community[संपादन]

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Like the previous years [1][2] CIS-A2K is planning for a capacity building activity for the Indic-language Wikimedia communities this year. This 3-4 day event, that is planned to be organized in Bengaluru, will include several parallel training sessions. The general sessions will broadly include:

  • How to conduct Wikimedia outreach (workshops, GLAM activities, edit-a-thons)
  • Ways to groom new contributors
  • Advanced Wikipedia editing and Wikipedia policy and guidelines

Similarly, the MediaWiki training will include:

  • MediaWiki - installation, analysis, understanding
  • Working with MediaWiki
  • How bots work on Wikimedia projects with an emphasis on pywikibot
  • Bug triage, bug life cycle, raising a bug, fixing a bug
  • General overview of FOSS, Openness, social media, Copyright, Creative Commons

We are looking forward to nominate yourself or nominate any other member of your community to participate in this event. We will be selecting the participants based on the community recommendation. We are looking forward to hearing your inputs on the program design and anything in particular that you would like to see.

Please note that the Wikimedians who have not attended the previous iterations of this training will be given more preference.
You can learn more about the event here.

Footnotes[संपादन]

  1. Train-the-Trainer
  2. MediaWiki Training

Thanks. -- CIS-A2K (sent using MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ०५:५९, ३० अप्रैल २०१६ (UTC))

Apply for WikiConference India 2016 scholarships[संपादन]

Hi,

You are requested to translate this message into your local language.

WikiConference India 2016 is being organized in Chandigarh during August 5, 6 and 7.

Scholarship Applications for WCI2016 are open from now till 31st May 2016.

You can check this link for more information regarding selection process and criteria.

You can fill the application form by clicking on this link.

Thanks. --Satdeep Gill (बात करीं) १८:२६, ११ मई २०१६ (UTC) WikiConference India 2016 team.

CIS-A2K April 2016 Newsletter[संपादन]

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Hello,
CIS-A2K has published their April 2016 newsletter. The edition includes details about these topics:

  1. Edit-a-thon organised at Christ University, Bangalore to celebrate Women’s Day;
  2. Celebrating the 13th anniversary of Kannada Wikipedia;
  3. Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons;
  4. Upcoming 14th birth anniversary of Odia Wikipedia;

Please read the complete newsletter here.
If you want to subscribe/unsubscibe this newsletter, click here. --MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १२:४१, २३ मई २०१६ (UTC)

Train-the-Trainer 2016: Event details and invitation to apply[संपादन]

Greetings from CIS-A2K,

It gives us great pleasure to inform that the Train-the-Trainer 2016 programme organised by CIS-A2K is going to be held from 15-17 June, Bangalore.

Train-the-Trainer programme was conceptualised in order to bridge the gap between wiki volunteers/enthusiasts who would like to conduct off reach activities and have been discouraged due to non availability of resources and support. The three day residential event will include presentations by the participants regarding a plan to improve their wiki-projects, expert sessions about conducting effective outreach activities, best practices from the global wiki communities, revised grant structure of WMF, activities to understand WMF strategy and vision, understanding global metrics and coming up with a concrete plan by participants in association with A2K to improve their wiki-projects.

A2K invites Wikimedians to apply for this programme. Participants will be selected based on their on wiki and off wiki activities and their responses to the questions asked in the Google form. Selected participants are required to finish pre-work assigned to them without fail. Please fill the Google form given below and write to us at tanveer@cis-india.org, tito@cis-india.org and rahim@cis-india.org for more details.

Regards, --MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १८:३७, २३ मई २०१६ (UTC)

  • Apologies, the dates for Train-the-Trainer 2016 have slightly been changed (we have made changes in the message above), the event will be held on 15-17 June 2016 in Bangalore.
CIS-A2K would like to groom new leadership and sustain existing initiatives in the community. In order to fulfil this objectives, preference will be given to Wikimedians who are applying for the first time.Please fill this form if you have not done yet. Please keep on checking the event page for further updates or contact tanveer@cis-india.org, rahim@cis-india.org or me at tito@cis-india.org --Titodutta (बात करीं) ०९:१९, २५ मई २०१६ (UTC)

Train-the-Trainer 2016 updates[संपादन]

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​​Greetings from CIS-A2K,
List of selected participants for Train-the-Trainer 2016 has been published here.
Following criteria were followed while making the selection:

  1. On Wiki and Off Wiki participation and contribution.
  2. Not more than two participants from a language community.
  3. Application form
  4. First time participants were given preference over Wikimedians who have already participated.

Due to the incredibly large number of applications that we received it would be difficult for us to write to all applicants individually. Please write to us if there are any queries. --MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १२:२५, ५ जून २०१६ (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon: voting has begun[संपादन]

Hello, after six weeks of community discussion about Wikipedia to the Moon, there are now 10 different proposals for content for the mission. Starting today, you can vote for them on Meta-Wiki, and decide what we will work on: a Wikipedia canon, different lists, the Moon in 300 languages, an astronomy editathon, featured articles, articles about technology, endangered things, or DNA-related topics. You can even vote against community involvement. Voting is open until 24 June. Sorry that this message is again in English only, but we are using village pumps to reach as many communities as possible, so that everyone knows they can vote. Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland १५:३१, १० जून २०१६ (UTC)

WikiConference India 2016 Survey[संपादन]

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Hi,

Greetings from Wiki Conference India 2016 Team. Sorry for writing in English. Please feel free to translate the message in your language to help other community members.

Everyone is requested to participate in this short survey to help us learn more about WikiConference India 2016 participants' capabilities, needs, interests and expectations regarding conference programs.

How we’ll use this data: We will collect responses to assess whether and what type of conference programs would be most beneficial for the Wikimedia community in India. Individual responses or comments will not be made publicly available unless in anonymized or aggregate form.

In legalese: Your privacy is important to us. As allowed by law, we will only share your responses with WCI 2016 helping on this survey. We may, however, publicly share anonymous statistics about the responses in aggregate form. Wikimedia is a worldwide organization. By answering these questions, you permit us to record and transfer your responses to the United States and other places as may be necessary to carry out the objectives of this project. You also agree to refrain from incorporating your personal information in response to a question that doesn’t ask for it and to donate your responses to the public domain. For terms and privacy considerations related to Google Forms, consult the Privacy Policy (https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/) and Terms of Use (http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/) of Google.

Survey link - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Tn5TCFE4DkrAhIVmXk_Hx--upllCRU5pQlz6G_7Qb5M/edit?ts=575ad1a7

Regards,

WikiConference India Team

Wiki Loves Earth India 2016[संपादन]

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Greetings from Wikimedia India
Wiki Loves Earth (WLE) is an international photography competition on Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikimedia India is running this competition in India. We are delighted to share our early success, within 15 days we have received more than 15000 images, averaging a thousand images per-day. Some of the images received have helped us improve the picture quality of India’s flora and fauna, which are then being shared on Wikipedia and its sister projects.

India’s natural diversity remains incredible your support and suggestions would help us record images of India’s unique eco-systems. We seek your support to make this event reach new heights. India has a vibrant photography community and we hope to significantly increase Indian Natural heritage related photographs on Commons through this contest campaign.

We seek your community support in spreading awareness about this competition amongst your family and friends who aren’t Wikimedia’s, contribution yourself and at last using images for your respective languages to build Wikipedia and its sister projects richer and exemplified.

Please find more details on this link: Wiki Loves Earth 2016 in India.

For any doubts, please feel free to email us at wikilovesearth2016@gmail.com and you may follow us on Facebook here. -- User:Abhinav619 via MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ११:३४, १८ जून २०१६ (UTC)

WikiConference India 2016 - Call for papers/abstracts[संपादन]

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Hello,
Here is an important update from WikiConference India 2016. The call for abstracts/proposals for WikiConference India opens today. If you are interested to submit your paper, please do so. To know more details please check this page. If you have question(s), please ask us here. Thanks and regards. -- WikiConference India 2016 organizing team sent using MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) १८:४९, २२ जून २०१६ (UTC)

Compact Links coming soon to this wiki[संपादन]

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Hello, I wanted to give a heads up about an upcoming feature for this wiki which you may seen already in the Tech News. Compact Language Links has been available as a beta-feature on all Wikimedia wikis since 2014. With compact language links enabled, users are shown a much shorter list of languages on the interlanguage link section of an article (see image). This will be enabled as a feature in the soon for all users, which can be turned on or off using a preference setting. We look forward to your feedback and please do let us know if you have any questions. Details about Compact Language Links can be read in the project documentation.

Due to the large scale enablement of this feature, we have had to use MassMessage for this announcement and as a result it is only written in English. We will really appreciate if this message can be translated for other users of this wiki. The main announcement can also be translated on this page. Thank you. On behalf of the Wikimedia Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk)-१३:०६, २९ जून २०१६ (UTC)

Compact Language Links enabled in this wiki today[संपादन]

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Screenshot of Compact Language Links interlanguage list

Compact Language Links has been available as a beta-feature on all Wikimedia wikis since 2014. With compact language links enabled, users are shown a much shorter list of languages on the interlanguage link section of an article (see image). Based on several factors, this shorter list of languages is expected to be more relevant for them and valuable for finding similar content in a language known to them. More information about compact language links can be found in the documentation.

From today onwards, compact language links has been enabled as the default listing of interlanguage links on this wiki. However, using the button at the bottom, you will be able to see a longer list of all the languages the article has been written in. The setting for this compact list can be changed by using the checkbox under User Preferences -> Appearance -> Languages

The compact language links feature has been tested extensively by the Wikimedia Language team, which developed it. However, in case there are any problems or other feedback please let us know on the project talk page. It is to be noted that on some wikis the presence of an existing older gadget that was used for a similar purpose may cause an interference for compact language list. We would like to bring this to the attention of the admins of this wiki. Full details are on this phabricator ticket (in English).

Due to the large scale enablement of this feature, we have had to use MassMessage for this announcement and as a result it is only written in English. We will really appreciate if this message can be translated for other users of this wiki. Thank you. On behalf of the Wikimedia Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk)-०३:०५, १ जुलाई २०१६ (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon: invitation to edit[संपादन]

Three weeks ago, you were invited to vote on how to take Wikipedia articles to the Moon. Community voting is over and the winning idea is to send all ‘’featured articles and lists’’ to the Moon. This decision means that, starting today, Wikipedians from all language communities are warmly invited to intensively work on their best articles and lists, and submit them to Wikipedia to the Moon. The central site to coordinate between communities will be Meta-Wiki. You will find an overview and more information there. Hopefully, we will be able to represent as many languages as possible, to show Wikipedia’s diversity. Please feel kindly invited to edit on behalf of your community and tell us about your work on featured content!

Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland १४:१०, १ जुलाई २०१६ (UTC)

Punjab Edit-a-thon : WikiConference India 2016[संपादन]

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Greetings from WikiConference India team.

An edit-a-thon is being conducted with an aim to create or improve articles related to Punjab. This edit-a-thon is a part of WikiConference India 2016. You and your community are cordially invited to join this edit-a-thon as participants or co-ordinators. This will be our gift for the Chandigarh team which is hosting us for the conference. The community that adds most number of words or bytes to the articles will be awarded a trophy during the conference!

Participate or learn more here.

Thank you. -- WikiConference India team (Discuss) sent using MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ०९:१५, २ जुलाई २०१६ (UTC)

Open call for Project Grants[संपादन]

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Greetings! The Project Grants program is accepting proposals from July 1st to August 2nd to fund new tools, research, offline outreach (including editathon series, workshops, etc), online organizing (including contests), and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers.
Whether you need a small or large amount of funds, Project Grants can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.
Also accepting candidates to join the Project Grants Committee through July 15.
With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) १५:२५, ५ जुलाई २०१६ (UTC)

CIS-A2K Newsletter : May and June[संपादन]

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Hello,
CIS-A2K has published their consolidated newsletter for the months of May and June, 2016. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Train-the-trainer and MediaWiki training for Indian language Wikimedians
  • Wikimedia Community celebrates birthdays of Odia Wikipedia, Odia Wiktionary and Punjabi Wikipedia
  • Programme reports of outreach, education programmes and community engagement programmes
  • Event announcements and press releases
  • Upcoming events (WikiConference India 2016)
  • Articles and blogs, and media coverage

Please read the complete newsletter here.
If you want to subscribe/unsubscribe this newsletter, click here. -- CIS-A2K (talk) sent using MediaWiki message delivery (बात करीं) ०४:३७, १४ जुलाई २०१६ (UTC)