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Bot policy[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello. To facilitate steward granting of bot access, I suggest implementing the standard bot policy on this wiki. In particular, this policy allows stewards to automatically flag known interlanguage linking bots (if this page says that is acceptable), which form the vast majority of such requests. The policy also enables global bots on this wiki (if this page says that is acceptable), which are trusted bots that will be given bot access on every wiki that allows global bots.

This policy makes bot access requesting much easier for local users, operators, and stewards. To implement it you only need to create a redirect to this page from Project:Bot policy, and add a line at the top noting that it is used here. Please read the text at m:Bot policy before commenting. If you object, please say so; I hope to implement in two weeks if there is no objection, since it is particularly written to streamline bot requests on wikis with little or no community interested in bot access requests. Merlissimo (talk) ૧૪:૩૫, ૩૦ જુલાઇ ૨૦૧૨ (UTC)

Universal Language Selector to replace Narayam and WebFonts extensions[ફેરફાર કરો]

On June 11, 2013, the Universal Language Selector (ULS) will replace the features of Mediawiki extensions Narayam and WebFonts. The ULS provides a flexible way of configuring and delivering language settings like interface language, fonts, and input methods (keyboard mappings).

Please read the announcement on Meta-Wiki for more information. Runab ૧૪:૦૭, ૫ જૂન ૨૦૧૩ (UTC) (posted via Global message delivery)

Global AbuseFilter[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello,

AbuseFilter is a MediaWiki extension used to detect likely abusive behavior patterns, like pattern vandalism and spam. In 2013, Global AbuseFilters were enabled on a limited set of wikis including Meta-Wiki, MediaWiki.org, Wikispecies and (in early 2014) all the "small wikis". Recently, global abuse filters were enabled on "medium sized wikis" as well. These filters are currently managed by stewards on Meta-Wiki and have shown to be very effective in preventing mass spam attacks across Wikimedia projects. However, there is currently no policy on how the global AbuseFilters will be managed although there are proposals. There is an ongoing request for comment on policy governing the use of the global AbuseFilters. In the meantime, specific wikis can opt out of using the global AbuseFilter. These wikis can simply add a request to this list on Meta-Wiki. More details can be found on this page at Meta-Wiki. If you have any questions, feel free to ask on m:Talk:Global AbuseFilter.

Thanks,

PiRSquared17, Glaisher

— ૧૭:૩૭, ૧૪ નવેમ્બર ૨૦૧૪ (UTC)

પ્રબંધક અધિકાર માટે નામાંકન/Requeste for Administrator Right[ફેરફાર કરો]

સભ્ય:Bhatakati aatma[ફેરફાર કરો]

વિકિસૂક્તિમાં ઇન્ટરફેસ સંપાદન, વણજોઇતા પાનાઓ દૂર કરવા, થનારી કોઇપણ બર્બરતા રોકવા, મુખપૃષ્ઠ તથા વધું વપરાયેલા ઢાંચાઓને સુરક્ષિત કે અર્ધ સુરક્ષિત કરવા, અન્ય પ્રકલ્પોમાંથી પાનાં, ઢાંચા, વિભાગ આયાત કરવા માટે આ નામાંકન છે.--Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૦:૧૦, ૨૧ ડિસેમ્બર ૨૦૧૫ (UTC)

support[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. self vote.-Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૦:૧૫, ૨૧ ડિસેમ્બર ૨૦૧૫ (UTC)

opposite[ફેરફાર કરો]

પરિણામ[ફેરફાર કરો]

મેટા પર 3 માસ માટે એક માસ અગાઉ આ અધિકારો અપાયા હતા. અહીં અપડેટ કરવાનું રહી ગયેલું.--Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૧:૫૫, ૧૩ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

પ્રકલ્પનું નામકરણ[ફેરફાર કરો]

હાલ આ પ્રકલ્પનું નામ wikiquote છે અને પરિયોજનાના પાના પણ એ જ નામથી બને છે. આ નામ અંગ્રેજીમાં છે. સંસ્કૃત, હિન્દી વગેરે wikiquote પર આ પ્રકલ્પનું નામ વિકિસૂક્તિ છે. Quote માટે ઊક્તિ યોગ્ય શબ્દ છે. સુઊક્તિ એટલે સારા ક્વોટ. જેથી પ્રકલ્પનું નામ બદલીને વિકિસૂક્તિ રાખવા માટે નમ્ર પ્રસ્તાવ છે.

support[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. --Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૦:૩૮, ૩૧ ડિસેમ્બર ૨૦૧૫ (UTC)
  2. --Vyom25 (ચર્ચા) ૧૧:૩૭, ૧૩ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

opposite[ફેરફાર કરો]

transwiki import set કરવા માટે ચર્ચા[ફેરફાર કરો]

વિકિસૂક્તિમાં મીડિયાવિકિ પૃષ્ઠો, ઢાંચા, વિભાગ આયાત કરવા માટે transwiki iport sources set કરવાની આવશ્યકતા છે.
Source

  • Gu.wikipedia
  • gu.wikisource
  • en.wikipedia
  • en.wikiquote
  • hi.wikipedia

આભાર સહ.--Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૧:૫૩, ૧૩ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

support[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. --Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૧:૫૩, ૧૩ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

opposite[ફેરફાર કરો]

Request for bot flag[ફેરફાર કરો]

Bot master: Bhatakati aatma
Bot account: Gujbot
Work: work with AWB
I have made some correction with my main account using with AWB.--Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૦૭:૧૦, ૮ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

Support[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. --Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૦૭:૧૪, ૮ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

Opposite[ફેરફાર કરો]

સમય ઝોનમાં બદલાવ[ફેરફાર કરો]

ગુજરાતી ભાષ્હાના અન્ય પ્રકલ્પો પર સમય ઝોન ભારતીય સમય ક્ષેત્ર મુજબ છે. જેથી વિકિસૂક્તિમાં સમયક્ષેત્ર Asia/kolakatta રાખવા માટે આ પ્રસ્તાવ છ્હે. જેથી કોણે કેટલા વાગ્યે કોઇ ટીપ્પણી કે ફેરફાર કર્યો હતો તેનો સાછો સમય ખબર પડી શકશે. આભાર સહ. નીછે આપનો મત આપશો.

સમર્થન[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. -Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૦:૫૪, ૧૧ માર્ચ ૨૦૧૬ (UTC)

વિરોધ[ફેરફાર કરો]

ટીપ્પણી[ફેરફાર કરો]

Request for Administrator[ફેરફાર કરો]

મારા પ્રબંધક અધિકાર ૨૭ માર્ચના પૂર્ણ થતા હોવાથી તે રિન્યુ કરવા માટે અને લાંબા સમય માટે આ અધિકારો મળે તે માટે આ નામાંકન છે. મારા કાર્યકાળમાં નીચે મુજબની કામગીરી સફળતાપૂર્વક પૂર્ણ થઈ છે.

  • પ્રકલ્પનું નામ બદલીને અંગ્રેજીમાંથી ગુજરાતીમાં વિકિસૂક્તિ થયું. લોગોની પ્રક્રિયા પૂર્ણ થવામાં છે.
  • પૃષ્ઠ આયાત સક્રિય કરાયું.
  • બેઝિક મીડિયાવિકિ પૃષ્ઠો બનાવાયા.
  • માત્ર ૬ લેખ હતા તેથી વધીને લેખ સંખ્યા ૧૨૮ પહોચી.
  • ગુજરાતીમાં પ્રથમ વખત ટ્વિંકલ ઇન્સ્ટોલ કરાયો જેના ભાષાંતરનું કામ ચાલુ છે.
  • નવા ઉપયોગી ગેજેટ આયાત કરાયા.

સમર્થન[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. --Bhatakati aatma (ચર્ચા) ૧૨:૦૩, ૨૦ માર્ચ ૨૦૧૬ (IST)

વિરોધ[ફેરફાર કરો]

ટિપ્પણી[ફેરફાર કરો]

Extension:NewUserWelcome[ફેરફાર કરો]

ગુજરાતી વિકિસૂક્તિ પર સક્રિય સભ્યોનું પ્રમાણ નહિવત છે. આ સંજોગોમાં જે પણ નવા સભ્યો આવે તેમને આપોઆપ સ્વાગત સંદેશ મળી જાય અને તેમાં ઉપયોગી કડીઓ હોય તો તે નવા સદસ્યોને ઘણી ઉપયોગી થઈ શકે તેમ છે. જેથી આ સુવિધા આપણા વિકિમાં સક્રિય થાય તે માટે અહીં આપનું સમર્થન આપવા વિનંતી.-YmKavishwar (ચર્ચા) ૧૭:૫૭, ૩ મે ૨૦૧૬ (IST)

તરફેણ[ફેરફાર કરો]

  1. -YmKavishwar (ચર્ચા) ૧૭:૫૭, ૩ મે ૨૦૧૬ (IST)

Compact Links coming soon to this wiki[ફેરફાર કરો]

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Screenshot of Compact Language Links interlanguage list

Hello, I wanted to give a heads up about an upcoming feature for this wiki, which you may already seen in the latest issue of 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 coming week 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. Thank you. On behalf of the Wikimedia Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk) ૧૯:૩૧, ૨૪ જૂન ૨૦૧૬ (IST)

Compact Language Links enabled in this wiki today[ફેરફાર કરો]

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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)-૦૯:૫૧, ૨૮ જૂન ૨૦૧૬ (IST)

CIS-A2K Newsletter : May and June[ફેરફાર કરો]

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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.
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CIS-A2K Newsletter: July 2016[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of July 2016. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Event announcement: Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad
  • Programme reports of outreach, education programmes and community engagement programmes
  • Ongoing event: India at Rio Olympics 2016 edit-a-thon.
  • Program reports: Edit-a-thon to improve Kannada-language science-related Wikipedia articles, Training-the-trainer programme and MediaWiki training at Pune
  • Articles and blogs, and media coverage

Please read the complete newsletter here.
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CIS-A2K Newsletter August 2016[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of August 2016. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Event announcement: Tools orientation session for Telugu Wikimedians of Hyderabad
  • Programme reports of outreach, education programmes and community engagement programmes
  • Ongoing event: India at Rio Olympics 2016 edit-a-thon.
  • Program reports: Edit-a-thon to improve Kannada-language science-related Wikipedia articles, Training-the-trainer programme and MediaWiki training at Pune
  • Articles and blogs, and media coverage

Please read the complete newsletter here. --MediaWiki message delivery (ચર્ચા) ૧૩:૫૫, ૨૯ સપ્ટેમ્બર ૨૦૧૬ (IST)
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CIS-A2K Newsletter September 2016[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of September 2016. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Gender gap study: Another 5 Years: What Have We Learned about the Wikipedia Gender Gap and What Has Been Done?
  • Program report: Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Program report: A workshop to improve Telugu Wikipedia articles on Nobel laureates
  • Article: ସଫ୍ଟଓଏର ସ୍ୱାଧୀନତା ଦିବସ: ଆମ ହାତେ ଆମ କୋଡ଼ ଲେଖିବା

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CIS-A2K Newsletter October 2016[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of October 2016. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Blog post Wikipedia Asian Month — 2016 iteration starts on 1 November — a revisit
  • Program report: Impact Report form for the Annual Program Grant
  • Program report: Kannada Wikipedia Education Program at Christ university: Work so far
  • Article: What Indian Language Wikipedias can do for Greater Open Access in India
  • Article: What Indian Language Wikipedias can do for Greater Open Access in India
  • . . . and more

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Improved search in deleted pages archive[ફેરફાર કરો]

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During Wikimedia Hackathon 2016, the Discovery team worked on one of the items on the 2015 community wishlist, namely enabling searching the archive of deleted pages. This feature is now ready for production deployment, and will be enabled on all wikis, except Wikidata.

Right now, the feature is behind a feature flag - to use it on your wiki, please go to the Special:Undelete page, and add &fuzzy=1 to the URL, like this: https://test.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AUndelete&fuzzy=1. Then search for the pages you're interested in. There should be more results than before, due to using ElasticSearch indexing (via the CirrusSearch extension).

We plan to enable this improved search by default on all wikis soon (around August 1, 2017). If you have any objections to this - please raise them with the Discovery team via email or on this announcement's discussion page. Like most Mediawiki configuration parameters, the functionality can be configured per wiki. Once the improved search becomes the default, you can still access the old mode using &fuzzy=0 in the URL, like this: https://test.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AUndelete&fuzzy=0

Please note that since Special:Undelete is an admin-only feature, this search capability is also only accessible to wiki admins.

આભાર ! CKoerner (WMF) (talk) ૦૦:૧૦, ૨૬ જુલાઇ ૨૦૧૭ (IST)

CIS-A2K Newsletter July 2017[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of July 2017. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Telugu Wikisource Workshop
  • Marathi Wikipedia Workshop in Sangli, Maharashtra
  • Tallapaka Pada Sahityam is now on Wikisource
  • Wikipedia Workshop on Template Creation and Modification Conducted in Bengaluru

Please read the complete newsletter here.
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CIS-A2K Newsletter August September 2017[ફેરફાર કરો]

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CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of August and September 2017. Please find below details of our August and September newsletters:

August was a busy month with events across our Marathi and Kannada Focus Language Areas.

  1. Workshop on Wikimedia Projects at Ismailsaheb Mulla Law College, Satara
  2. Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Dalit Mahila Vikas Mandal
  3. Marathi Wikipedia Workshop at MGM Trust's College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Aurangabad
  4. Orientation Program at Kannada University, Hampi

Please read our Meta newsletter here.

September consisted of Marathi language workshop as well as an online policy discussion on Telugu Wikipedia.

  1. Marathi Wikipedia Workshop at Solapur University
  2. Discussion on Creation of Social Media Guidelines & Strategy for Telugu Wikimedia

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CIS-A2K Newsletter October 2017[ફેરફાર કરો]

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Hello,
CIS-A2K has published their newsletter for the months of October 2017. The edition includes details about these topics:

  • Marathi Wikipedia - Vishwakosh Workshop for Science writers in IUCAA, Pune
  • Bhubaneswar Heritage Edit-a-thon
  • Odia Wikisource anniversary
  • CIS-A2K signs MoU with Telangana Government
  • Indian Women Bureaucrats: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
  • Interview with Asaf Bartov

Please read the complete newsletter here.
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Update on page issues on mobile web[ફેરફાર કરો]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) ૦૨:૨૮, ૧૩ જૂન ૨૦૧૮ (IST)

Indic Wikimedia Campaigns/Contests Survey[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello fellow Wikimedians,

Apologies for writing in English. Please help me in translating this message to your language.

I am delighted to share a survey that will help us in the building a comprehensive list of campaigns and contests organized by the Indic communities on various Wikimedia projects like Wikimedia Commons, Wikisource, Wikipedia, Wikidata etc. We also want to learn what's working in them and what are the areas that needs more support.

If you have organized or participated in any campaign or contest (such as Wiki Loves Monuments type Commons contest, Wikisource Proofreading Contest, Wikidata labelathons, 1lib1ref campaigns etc.), we would like to hear from you.

You can read the Privacy Policy for the Survey here

Please find the link to the Survey at: https://forms.gle/eDWQN5UxTBC9TYB1A

P.S. If you have been involved in multiple campaigns/contests, feel free to submit the form multiple times.

Looking forward to hearing and learning from you.

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Few pages needs to be cleaned up after maintenance[ફેરફાર કરો]

Sorry for writing in English.

Hello, after recent maintenace that was done on your wiki, a few of pages that were previously inaccessible are accessible again. Some of those pages couldn't be fixed, because their name was taken by another page. For that reason, I've moved those pages to start with T173070. I'd like ask you to review those pages, move them to correct title or delete them, if they are no longer needed. You can find the list of pages that needs maintenance in the output of the maintenance script. If you need any help with this, please feel free to contact me. Best regards, --Martin Urbanec (talk) ૦૨:૪૫, ૨૮ જૂન ૨૦૧૯ (IST)

New tools and IP masking[ફેરફાર કરો]

૧૯:૪૮, ૨૧ ઓગસ્ટ ૨૦૧૯ (IST)

The consultation on partial and temporary Foundation bans just started[ફેરફાર કરો]

-- Kbrown (WMF) ૨૨:૪૪, ૩૦ સપ્ટેમ્બર ૨૦૧૯ (IST)

Feedback wanted on Desktop Improvements project[ફેરફાર કરો]

૧૨:૪૫, ૧૬ ઓક્ટોબર ૨૦૧૯ (IST)

Community Wishlist 2020[ફેરફાર કરો]

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IFried (WMF) ૦૧:૦૦, ૫ નવેમ્બર ૨૦૧૯ (IST)

Wiki Loves Folklore[ફેરફાર કરો]

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Hello Folks,

Wiki Loves Love is back again in 2020 iteration as Wiki Loves Folklore from 1 February, 2020 - 29 February, 2020. Join us to celebrate the local cultural heritage of your region with the theme of folklore in the international photography contest at Wikimedia Commons. Images, videos and audios representing different forms of folk cultures and new forms of heritage that haven’t otherwise been documented so far are welcome submissions in Wiki Loves Folklore. Learn more about the contest at Meta-Wiki and Commons.

Kind regards,
Wiki Loves Folklore International Team
— Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk)
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Wikimedia 2030: Movement Strategy Community conversations are here![ફેરફાર કરો]

Dear Affiliate Representatives and community members,

The launch of our final round of community conversation is finally here! We are excited to have the opportunity to invite you to take part. 
The recommendations have been published! Please take time over the next five weeks to review and help us understand how your organization and community would be impacted.

What Does This Mean?

The core recommendations document has now been published on Meta in Arabic, English, French, German, Hindi, Portuguese, and Spanish. This is the result of more than a year of dedicated work by our working groups, and we are pleased to share the evolution of their work for your final consideration. 
In addition to the recommendations text, you can read through key documents such as Principles, Process, and the Writer’s Reflections, which lend important context to this work and highlight the ways that the recommendations are conceptually interlinked.
We also have a brief Narrative of Change [5] which offers a summary introduction to the recommendations material. 

How Is My Input Reflected In This Work?

Community input played an important role in the drafting of these recommendations. The core recommendations document reflects this and cites community input throughout in footnotes. I also encourage you to take a look at our community input summaries. These texts show a further analysis of how all of the ideas you shared last year through online conversations, affiliate meetings, and strategy salons connect to recommendations. Many of the community notes and reports not footnoted in the core recommendations document are referenced here as evidence of the incredible convergence of ideas that have brought us this far.  

What Happens Now?

Affiliates, online communities, and other stakeholders have the next five weeks to discuss and share feedback on these recommendations. In particular, we’re hoping to better understand how you think they would impact our movement - what benefits and opportunities do you foresee for your affiliate, and why? What challenges or barriers would they pose for you? Your input at this stage is vital, and we’d like to warmly invite you to participate in this final discussion period.

We encourage volunteer discussion co-ordinators for facilitating these discussions in your local language community on-wiki, on social media, informal or formal meet ups, on-hangouts, IRC or the village pump of your project. Please collect a report from these channels or conversations and connect with me directly so that I can be sure your input is collected and used. Alternatively, you can also post the feedback on the meta talk pages of the respective recommendations.

After this five week period, the Core Team will publish a summary report of input from across affiliates, online communities, and other stakeholders for public review before the recommendations are finalized. You can view our updated timeline here as well as an updated FAQ section that addresses topics like the goal of this current period, the various components of the draft recommendations, and what’s next in more detail. 
Thank you again for taking the time to join us in community conversations, and we look forward to receiving your input. (Please help us by translating this message into your local language). Happy reading! RSharma (WMF) MediaWiki message delivery (ચર્ચા) ૦૩:૦૧, ૨૧ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Movement Learning and Leadership Development Project[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello

The Wikimedia Foundation’s Community Development team is seeking to learn more about the way volunteers learn and develop into the many different roles that exist in the movement. Our goal is to build a movement informed framework that provides shared clarity and outlines accessible pathways on how to grow and develop skills within the movement. To this end, we are looking to speak with you, our community to learn about your journey as a Wikimedia volunteer. Whether you joined yesterday or have been here from the very start, we want to hear about the many ways volunteers join and contribute to our movement.

To learn more about the project, please visit the Meta page. If you are interested in participating in the project, please complete this simple Google form. Although we may not be able to speak to everyone who expresses interest, we encourage you to complete this short form if you are interested in participating!

-- LMiranda (WMF) (talk) ૦૦:૩૧, ૨૩ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

The 2030 movement strategy recommendations are here![ફેરફાર કરો]

Greetings! We are pleased to inform that the 2030 movement strategy recommendations have been published on Meta-wiki. Over the last two years, our movement has worked tirelessly to produce these ideas to change our shared future. Many of you participated in the online conversations, hosted strategy salons, attended regional events, and connected with us in-person at Wikimania. These contributions were invaluable, and will help make our movement stronger for years to come. 

The finished set of 10 recommendations emphasizes many of our core values, such as equity, innovation, safety, and coordination, while tasking us jointly to turn this vision into a reality. These recommendations clarify and refine the previous version, which was published in January this year. They are at a high strategic level so that the ideas are flexible enough to be adapted to different global and local settings and will allow us to navigate future challenges. Along with the recommendations, we have outlined 10 underlying principles, a narrative of change, and a glossary of key terms for better context.

The recommendations are available in numerous languages, including Arabic, German, Hindi, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish for you to read and share widely. We encourage you to read the recommendations in your own time and at your own pace, either online or in a PDF. There are a couple of other formats for you to take a deeper dive if you wish, such as a one-page summary, slides, and office hours, all collected on Meta. If you would like to comment, you are welcome to do so on the Meta talk pages. However, please note that these are the final version of the recommendations. No further edits will be made. This final version of the recommendations embodies an aspiration for how the Wikimedia movement should continue to change in order to advance that direction and meet the Wikimedia vision in a changing world. 

In terms of next steps, our focus now shifts toward implementation. In light of the cancellation of the Wikimedia Summit, the Wikimedia Foundation is determining the best steps for moving forward through a series of virtual events over the coming months. We will also be hosting live office hours in the next coming few days, where you can join us to celebrate the Strategy and ask questions! Please stay tuned, and thank you once again for helping to drive our movement forward, together. RSharma (WMF)

Feedback on movement names[ફેરફાર કરો]

કેમ છો. Apologies if you are not reading this message in your native language. Please help translate to your language if necessary. આભાર !

There are a lot of conversations happening about the future of our movement names. We hope that you are part of these discussions and that your community is represented.

Since 16 June, the Foundation Brand Team has been running a survey in 7 languages about 3 naming options. There are also community members sharing concerns about renaming in a Community Open Letter.

Our goal in this call for feedback is to hear from across the community, so we encourage you to participate in the survey, the open letter, or both. The survey will go through 7 July in all timezones. Input from the survey and discussions will be analyzed and published on Meta-Wiki.

Thanks for thinking about the future of the movement, --The Brand Project team, ૦૧:૦૯, ૩ જુલાઇ ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Note: The survey is conducted via a third-party service, which may subject it to additional terms. For more information on privacy and data-handling, see the survey privacy statement.

Announcing a new wiki project! Welcome, Abstract Wikipedia[ફેરફાર કરો]

Sent by m:User:Elitre (WMF) ૦૧:૪૦, ૧૦ જુલાઇ ૨૦૨૦ (IST) - m:Special:MyLanguage/Abstract Wikipedia/July 2020 announcement

Important: maintenance operation on September 1st[ફેરફાર કરો]

Trizek (WMF) (talk) ૧૯:૧૯, ૨૬ ઓગસ્ટ ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Invitation to participate in the conversation[ફેરફાર કરો]

Wiki of functions naming contest[ફેરફાર કરો]

૦૨:૪૩, ૩૦ સપ્ટેમ્બર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Call for feedback about Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws changes and Board candidate rubric[ફેરફાર કરો]

કેમ છો. Apologies if you are not reading this message in your native language. Please help translate to your language.

Today the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees starts two calls for feedback. One is about changes to the Bylaws mainly to increase the Board size from 10 to 16 members. The other one is about a trustee candidate rubric to introduce new, more effective ways to evaluate new Board candidates. The Board welcomes your comments through 26 October. For more details, check the full announcement.

આભાર ! Qgil-WMF (talk) ૨૨:૪૦, ૭ ઓક્ટોબર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Regional Call for South Asia - Oct. 30[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hi everyone. The time has come to put Movement Strategy into work and we need your help. We are inviting South Asian communities, Indian Wikimedians, and anyone else interested to join a region-focused conversation on Movement Strategy and implementation. Please join us on Friday Oct. 30 at 19.30 / 7:30 pm IST (Google Meet).

The purpose of the meeting is to get prepared for global conversations, to identify priorities for implementation in 2021, and to plan the following steps. There are 10 recommendations and they propose multiple 45 initiatives written over two years by many Wikimedians. It is now up to communities to decide which ones we should work on together in 2021, starting with local and regional conversations. Global meetings will take place later in November when we will discuss global coordination and resources. More information about the global events will be shared soon.

  • What is work you’re already doing that is aligned with Movement Strategy?
  • What are priorities for you in 2021?
  • What are things we should all work on globally?

We would not be able to grow and diversify as a movement if communities from South Asia are not meaningfully involved in implementing the recommendations. Join the conversation with your questions and ideas, or just come to say hi. See you on Friday October 30.

A translatable version of this message can be found on Meta.

MPourzaki (WMF) (talk) ૨૨:૫૪, ૧૯ ઓક્ટોબર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Important: maintenance operation on October 27[ફેરફાર કરો]

-- Trizek (WMF) (talk) ૨૨:૪૧, ૨૧ ઓક્ટોબર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Wiki of functions naming contest - Round 2[ફેરફાર કરો]

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શ્રેણી રૂઢિપ્રયોગો[ફેરફાર કરો]

વિકિસૂક્તિ પર કહેવતોની શ્રેણી તો છે, પરંતુ રૂઢિપ્રયોગોની નથી. રૂઢિપ્રયોગોની શ્રેણી શરુ કરવાનો પ્રસ્તાવ હું મુકું છું. --Ravijoshi (ચર્ચા) ૧૩:૩૮, ૧૬ નવેમ્બર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Community Wishlist Survey 2021[ફેરફાર કરો]

SGrabarczuk (WMF)

૨૩:૩૯, ૨૦ નવેમ્બર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Global bot policy proposal: invitation to a Meta discussion[ફેરફાર કરો]

Wikidata descriptions changes to be included more often in Recent Changes and Watchlist[ફેરફાર કરો]

2020 Coolest Tool Award Ceremony on December 11th[ફેરફાર કરો]

Community Wishlist Survey 2021[ફેરફાર કરો]

SGrabarczuk (WMF)

૦૬:૨૨, ૧૫ ડિસેમ્બર ૨૦૨૦ (IST)

Moving Wikimania 2021 to a Virtual Event[ફેરફાર કરો]

Wikimania's logo.

કેમ છો. Apologies if you are not reading this message in your native language. Please help translate to your language. આભાર !

Wikimania will be a virtual event this year, and hosted by a wide group of community members. Whenever the next in-person large gathering is possible again, the ESEAP Core Organizing Team will be in charge of it. Stay tuned for more information about how you can get involved in the planning process and other aspects of the event. Please read the longer version of this announcement on wikimedia-l.

ESEAP Core Organizing Team, Wikimania Steering Committee, Wikimedia Foundation Events Team, ૨૦:૪૬, ૨૭ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Project Grant Open Call[ફેરફાર કરો]

This is the announcement for the Project Grants program open call that started on January 11, with the submission deadline of February 10, 2021.
This first open call will be focussed on Community Organizing proposals. A second open call focused on research and software proposals is scheduled from February 15 with a submission deadline of March 16, 2021.

For the Round 1 open call, we invite you to propose grant applications that fall under community development and organizing (offline and online) categories. Project Grant funds are available to support individuals, groups, and organizations to implement new experiments and proven ideas, from organizing a better process on your wiki, coordinating a campaign or editathon series to providing other support for community building. We offer the following resources to help you plan your project and complete a grant proposal:

Program officers are also available to offer individualized proposal support upon request. Contact us if you would like feedback or more information.

We are excited to see your grant ideas that will support our community and make an impact on the future of Wikimedia projects. Put your idea into motion, and submit your proposal by February 10, 2021!

Please feel free to get in touch with questions about getting started with your grant application, or about serving on the Project Grants Committee. Contact us at projectgrantsઢાંચો:Atwikimedia.org. Please help us translate this message to your local language. MediaWiki message delivery (ચર્ચા) ૧૩:૩૧, ૨૮ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

[Small wiki toolkits] Upcoming bots workshops: Understanding community needs[ફેરફાર કરો]

Greetings, as you may be aware that as part of Small wiki toolkits - South Asia, we conduct a workshop every month on technical topics to help small wikis. In February, we are planning on organizing a workshop on the topic of bots. Bots are automated tools that carry out repetitive, tedious and mundane tasks. To help us structure the workshop, we would like understand the needs of the community in this regard. Please let us know any of

  • a) repetitive/mundane tasks that you generally do, especially for maintenance
  • b) tasks you think can be automated on your wiki.

Please let us your inputs on workshops talk page, before 7 February 2021. You can also let me know your inputs by emailing me or pinging me here in this section. Please note that you do not need to have any programming knowledge for this workshop or to give input. Regards, KCVelaga ૧૯:૧૫, ૨૮ જાન્યુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Call for feedback: WMF Community Board seats & Office hours tomorrow[ફેરફાર કરો]

(sorry for posting in English)

Dear Wikimedians,

The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees is organizing a call for feedback about community selection processes between February 1 and March 14. Below you will find the problem statement and various ideas from the Board to address it. We are offering multiple channels for questions and feedback. With the help of a team of community facilitators, we are organizing multiple conversations with multiple groups in multiple languages.

During this call for feedback we publish weekly reports and we draft the final report that will be delivered to the Board. With the help of this report, the Board will approve the next steps to organize the selection of six community seats in the upcoming months. Three of these seats are due for renewal and three are new, recently approved.

Participate in this call for feedback and help us form a more diverse and better performing Board of Trustees!

Problems: While the Wikimedia Foundation and the movement have grown about five times in the past ten years, the Board’s structure and processes have remained basically the same. As the Board is designed today, we have a problem of capacity, performance, and lack of representation of the movement’s diversity. This problem was identified in the Board’s 2019 governance review, along with recommendations for how to address it.

To solve the problem of capacity, we have agreed to increase the Board size to a maximum of 16 trustees (it was 10). Regarding performance and diversity, we have approved criteria to evaluate new Board candidates. What is missing is a process to promote community candidates that represent the diversity of our movement and have the skills and experience to perform well on the Board of a complex global organization.

Our current processes to select individual volunteer and affiliate seats have some limitations. Direct elections tend to favor candidates from the leading language communities, regardless of how relevant their skills and experience might be in serving as a Board member, or contributing to the ability of the Board to perform its specific responsibilities. It is also a fact that the current processes have favored volunteers from North America and Western Europe. Meanwhile, our movement has grown larger and more complex, our technical and strategic needs have increased, and we have new and more difficult policy challenges around the globe. As well, our Movement Strategy recommendations urge us to increase our diversity and promote perspectives from other regions and other social backgrounds.

In the upcoming months, we need to renew three community seats and appoint three more community members in the new seats. What process can we all design to promote and choose candidates that represent our movement and are prepared with the experience, skills, and insight to perform as trustees?

Ideas: The Board has discussed several ideas to overcome the problems mentioned above. Some of these ideas could be taken and combined, and some discarded. Other ideas coming from the call for feedback could be considered as well. The ideas are:

  • Ranked voting system. Complete the move to a single transferable vote system, already used to appoint affiliate-selected seats, which is designed to best capture voters’ preferences.
  • Quotas. Explore the possibility of introducing quotas to ensure certain types of diversity in the Board (details about these quotas to be discussed in this call for feedback).
  • Call for types of skills and experiences. When the Board makes a new call for candidates, they would specify types of skills and experiences especially sought.
  • Vetting of candidates. Potential candidates would be assessed using the Trustee Evaluation Form and would be confirmed or not as eligible candidates.
  • Board-delegated selection committee. The community would nominate candidates that this committee would assess and rank using the Trustee Evaluation Form. This committee would have community elected members and Board appointed members.
  • Community-elected selection committee. The community would directly elect the committee members. The committee would assess and rank candidates using the Trustee Evaluation Form.
  • Election of confirmed candidates. The community would vote for community nominated candidates that have been assessed and ranked using the Trustee Evaluation Form. The Board would appoint the most voted candidates.
  • Direct appointment of confirmed candidates. After the selection committee produces a ranked list of community nominated candidates, the Board would appoint the top-ranked candidates directly.

Call for feedback: The call for feedback runs from February 1 until the end of March 14. We are looking for a broad representation of opinions. We are interested in the reasoning and the feelings behind your opinions. In a conversation like this one, details are important. We want to support good conversations where everyone can share and learn from others. We want to hear from those who understand Wikimedia governance well and are already active in movement conversations. We also want to hear from people who do not usually contribute to discussions. Especially those who are active in their own roles, topics, languages or regions, but usually not in, say, a call for feedback on Meta.

You can participate by joining the Telegram chat group, and giving feedback on any of the talk pages on Meta-Wiki. We are welcoming the organisation of conversations in any language and in any channel. If you want us to organize a conversation or a meeting for your wiki project or your affiliate, please write to me. I will also reach out to communities and affiliates to soon have focused group discussions.

An office hour is also happening tomorrow at 12 pm (UTC) to discuss this topic. Access link will be available 15 minutes before the scheduled time (please watch the office hour page for the link, and I will also share on mailing lists). In case you are not able to make it, please don't worry, there will be more discussions and meetings in the next few weeks.

Regards, KCVelaga (WMF) ૨૨:૦૦, ૧ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 is back![ફેરફાર કરો]

Please help translate to your language

Wiki Loves Folklore Logo.svg

You are humbly invited to participate in the Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 an international photography contest organized on Wikimedia Commons to document folklore and intangible cultural heritage from different regions, including, folk creative activities and many more. It is held every year from the 1st till the 28th of February.

You can help in enriching the folklore documentation on Commons from your region by taking photos, audios, videos, and submitting them in this commons contest.

Please support us in translating the project page and a banner message to help us spread the word in your native language.

Kind regards,

Wiki loves Folklore International Team

MediaWiki message delivery (ચર્ચા) ૧૮:૫૫, ૬ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

[Small wiki toolkits] Bot workshop: 27 February[ફેરફાર કરો]

As part of the Small wiki toolkits (South Asia) initiative, we are happy to announce the second workshop of this year. The workshop will be on "bots", and we will be learning how to perform tasks on wiki by running automated scripts, about Pywikibot and how it can be used to help with repetitive processes and editing, and the Pywikibot community, learning resources and community venues. Please note that you do not need any technical experience to attend the workshop, only some experience contributing to Wikimedia projects is enough.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

Please sign-up on the registration page at https://w.wiki/yYg.

Note: We are providing modest internet stipends to attend the workshops, for those who need and wouldn't otherwise be able to attend. More information on this can be found on the registration page.

Regards, Small wiki toolkits - South Asia organizers, ૧૫:૪૧, ૧૮ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Proposal: Set two-letter project shortcuts as alias to project namespace globally[ફેરફાર કરો]

Please help translate to your language

Hello everyone,

I apologize for posting in English. I would like to inform everyone that I created a new global request for comment (GRFC) at Meta Wiki, which may affect your project: m:Requests for comment/Set short project namespace aliases by default globally.

In this GRFC, I propose that two-project shortcuts for project names will become a default alias for the project namespace. For instance, on all Wikipedias, WP will be an alias to the Wikipedia: namespace (and similar for other projects). Full list is available in the GRFC.

This is already the case for Wikivoyages, and many individual projects asked for this alias to be implemented. I believe this makes it easier to access the materials in the project namespace, as well as creating shortcuts like WP:NPOV, as well as helps new projects to use this feature, without having to figure out how to request site configuration changes first.

As far as I can see, વિકિસૂક્તિ currently does not have such an alias set. This means that such an alias will be set for you, if the GRFC is accepted by the global community.

I would like to ask all community members to participate in the request for comment at Meta-Wiki, see m:Requests for comment/Set short project namespace aliases by default globally.

Please feel free to ask me if you have any questions about this proposal.

Best regards,
--Martin Urbanec (talk) ૧૯:૪૨, ૧૮ ફેબ્રુઆરી ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Wikifunctions logo contest[ફેરફાર કરો]

૦૭:૧૮, ૨ માર્ચ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

WMF Community Board seats: Upcoming panel discussions[ફેરફાર કરો]

As a result of the first three weeks of the call for feedback on WMF Community Board seats, three topics turned out to be the focus of the discussion. Additionally, a new idea has been introduced by a community member recently: Candidates resources. We would like to pursue these focus topics and the new idea appropriately, discussing them in depth and collecting new ideas and fresh approaches by running four panels in the next week. Every panel includes four members from the movement covering many regions, backgrounds and experiences, along with a trustee of the Board. Every panel will last 45 minutes, followed by a 45-minute open mic discussion, where everyone’s free to ask questions or to contribute to the further development of the panel's topics.

To counter spamming, the meeting link will be updated on the Meta-Wiki pages and also on the Telegram announcements channel, 15 minutes before the official start.

Let me know if you have any questions, KCVelaga (WMF), ૧૪:૦૬, ૧૦ માર્ચ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

[Small wiki toolkits] Workshop on "Debugging/fixing template errors" - 27 March[ફેરફાર કરો]

As part of the Small wiki toolkits (South Asia) initiative, we are happy to announce the third workshop of this year. The workshop will be on "Debugging/fixing template errors", and we will learn how to address the common template errors on wikis (related but not limited to importing templates, translating them, Lua, etc.).

Note: We are providing modest internet stipends to attend the workshops, for those who need and wouldn't otherwise be able to attend. More information on this can be found on the registration page.

Regards, Small wiki toolkits - South Asia organizers, ૧૨:૩૧, ૧૬ માર્ચ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Universal Code of Conduct – 2021 consultations[ફેરફાર કરો]

Universal Code of Conduct Phase 2[ફેરફાર કરો]

Please help translate to your language

The Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC) provides a universal baseline of acceptable behavior for the entire Wikimedia movement and all its projects. The project is currently in Phase 2, outlining clear enforcement pathways. You can read more about the whole project on its project page.

Drafting Committee: Call for applications[ફેરફાર કરો]

The Wikimedia Foundation is recruiting volunteers to join a committee to draft how to make the code enforceable. Volunteers on the committee will commit between 2 and 6 hours per week from late April through July and again in October and November. It is important that the committee be diverse and inclusive, and have a range of experiences, including both experienced users and newcomers, and those who have received or responded to, as well as those who have been falsely accused of harassment.

To apply and learn more about the process, see Universal Code of Conduct/Drafting committee.

2021 community consultations: Notice and call for volunteers / translators[ફેરફાર કરો]

From 5 April – 5 May 2021 there will be conversations on many Wikimedia projects about how to enforce the UCoC. We are looking for volunteers to translate key material, as well as to help host consultations on their own languages or projects using suggested key questions. If you are interested in volunteering for either of these roles, please contact us in whatever language you are most comfortable.

To learn more about this work and other conversations taking place, see Universal Code of Conduct/2021 consultations.

-- Xeno (WMF) (talk) ૦૩:૪૫, ૬ એપ્રિલ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Global bot policy changes[ફેરફાર કરો]

[Small wiki toolkits] Workshop on "Designing responsive main pages" - 30 April (Friday)[ફેરફાર કરો]

As part of the Small wiki toolkits (South Asia) initiative, we would like to announce the third workshop of this year on “Designing responsive main pages”. The workshop will take place on 30 April (Friday). During this workshop, we will learn to design main pages of a wiki to be responsive. This will allow the pages to be mobile-friendly, by adjusting the width and the height according to various screen sizes. Participants are expected to have a good understanding of Wikitext/markup and optionally basic CSS.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

If you are interested, please sign-up on the registration page at https://w.wiki/3CGv.

Note: We are providing modest internet stipends to attend the workshops, for those who need and wouldn't otherwise be able to attend. More information on this can be found on the registration page.

Regards, Small wiki toolkits - South Asia organizers, ૨૧:૨૧, ૧૯ એપ્રિલ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Call for Election Volunteers: 2021 WMF Board elections[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello all,

Based on an extensive call for feedback earlier this year, the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees announced the plan for the 2021 Board elections. Apart from improving the technicalities of the process, the Board is also keen on improving active participation from communities in the election process. During the last elections, Voter turnout in prior elections was about 10% globally. It was better in communities with volunteer election support. Some of those communities reached over 20% voter turnout. We know we can get more voters to help assess and promote the best candidates, but to do that, we need your help.

We are looking for volunteers to serve as Election Volunteers. Election Volunteers should have a good understanding of their communities. The facilitation team sees Election Volunteers as doing the following:

  • Promote the election and related calls to action in community channels.
  • With the support from facilitators, organize discussions about the election in their communities.
  • Translate “a few” messages for their communities

Check out more details about Election Volunteers and add your name next to the community you will support in this table. We aim to have at least one Election Volunteer, even better if there are two or more sharing the work. If you have any queries, please ping me under this message or email me. Regards, KCVelaga (WMF) ૧૦:૫૧, ૧૨ મે ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Universal Code of Conduct News – Issue 1[ફેરફાર કરો]

Universal Code of Conduct News
Issue 1, June 2021Read the full newsletter


Welcome to the first issue of Universal Code of Conduct News! This newsletter will help Wikimedians stay involved with the development of the new code, and will distribute relevant news, research, and upcoming events related to the UCoC.

Please note, this is the first issue of UCoC Newsletter which is delivered to all subscribers and projects as an announcement of the initiative. If you want the future issues delivered to your talk page, village pumps, or any specific pages you find appropriate, you need to subscribe here.

You can help us by translating the newsletter issues in your languages to spread the news and create awareness of the new conduct to keep our beloved community safe for all of us. Please add your name here if you want to be informed of the draft issue to translate beforehand. Your participation is valued and appreciated.

  • Affiliate consultations – Wikimedia affiliates of all sizes and types were invited to participate in the UCoC affiliate consultation throughout March and April 2021. (continue reading)
  • 2021 key consultations – The Wikimedia Foundation held enforcement key questions consultations in April and May 2021 to request input about UCoC enforcement from the broader Wikimedia community. (continue reading)
  • Roundtable discussions – The UCoC facilitation team hosted two 90-minute-long public roundtable discussions in May 2021 to discuss UCoC key enforcement questions. More conversations are scheduled. (continue reading)
  • Phase 2 drafting committee – The drafting committee for the phase 2 of the UCoC started their work on 12 May 2021. Read more about their work. (continue reading)
  • Diff blogs – The UCoC facilitators wrote several blog posts based on interesting findings and insights from each community during local project consultation that took place in the 1st quarter of 2021. (continue reading)

--MediaWiki message delivery (ચર્ચા) ૦૪:૩૬, ૧૨ જૂન ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Candidates from South Asia for 2021 Wikimedia Foundation Board Elections[ફેરફાર કરો]

Dear Wikimedians,

As you may be aware, the Wikimedia Foundation has started elections for community seats on the Board of Trustees. While previously there were three community seats on the Board, with the expansion of the Board to sixteen seats last year, community seats have been increased to eight, four of which are up for election this year.

In the last fifteen years of the Board's history, there were only a few candidates from the South Asian region who participated in the elections, and hardly anyone from the community had a chance to serve on the Board. While there are several reasons for this, this time, the Board and WMF are very keen on encouraging and providing support to potential candidates from historically underrepresented regions. This is a good chance to change the historical problem of representation from the South Asian region in high-level governance structures.

Ten days after the call for candidates began, there aren't any candidates from South Asia yet, there are still 10 days left! I would like to ask community members to encourage other community members, whom you think would be potential candidates for the Board. While the final decision is completely up to the person, it can be helpful to make sure that they are aware of the election and the call for candidates.

Let me know if you need any information or support.

Thank you, KCVelaga (WMF) ૧૫:૩૩, ૧૯ જૂન ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

Server switch[ફેરફાર કરો]

SGrabarczuk (WMF) ૦૬:૪૯, ૨૭ જૂન ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

[Wikimedia Foundation elections 2021] Candidates meet with South Asia + ESEAP communities[ફેરફાર કરો]

Dear Wikimedians,

As you may already know, the 2021 Board of Trustees elections are from 4 August 2021 to 17 August 2021. Members of the Wikimedia community have the opportunity to elect four candidates to a three-year term.

After a three-week-long Call for Candidates, there are 20 candidates for the 2021 election. This event is for community members of South Asian and ESEAP communities to know the candidates and interact with them.

  • The event will be on 31 July 2021 (Saturday), and the timings are:
  • India & Sri Lanka: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Bangladesh: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Nepal: 6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
  • Afghanistan: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Pakistan & Maldives: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

KCVelaga (WMF), ૧૫:૩૦, ૧૯ જુલાઇ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)

2021 WMF Board election postponed until August 18th[ફેરફાર કરો]

Hello all,

We are reaching out to you today regarding the 2021 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election. This election was due to open on August 4th. Due to some technical issues with SecurePoll, the election must be delayed by two weeks. This means we plan to launch the election on August 18th, which is the day after Wikimania concludes. For information on the technical issues, you can see the Phabricator ticket.

We are truly sorry for this delay and hope that we will get back on schedule on August 18th. We are in touch with the Elections Committee and the candidates to coordinate the next steps. We will update the Board election Talk page and Telegram channel as we know more.

Thanks for your patience, KCVelaga (WMF), ૦૯:૧૯, ૩ ઓગસ્ટ ૨૦૨૧ (IST)