Wikipedia:Community portal

Page semi-protected
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

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

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:

Economy of South America

Previous selections: Foreign policy · Rigatoni · Pâté


Community bulletin board

How to add to the community bulletin board

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 infrequent events

Monthly or continuous events

  • Monthly contest, WikiProject Military history. The contest department of the Military history WikiProject aims to motivate increased quality in military history articles by offering a form of friendly competition for project members making improvements to them. The primary contest available is a simple rolling competition that awards points for improving articles. The contest runs from the first to last day of each month.
  • Guild of Copy Editors' editing drive. The March 2024 backlog drive is a one-month-long effort by the Guild of Copy Editors to reduce the backlog of articles that require copy editing: those carrying the {{copy edit}} tag (also {{awkward}}, {{copy edit section}}, {{inappropriate person}}, and {{copy edit inline}} and their redirects) or are listed on the GOCE Requests page. It began on 1 March, 00:00 (UTC), and will end on 31 March, 23:59 (UTC).
  • Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red 2023 Events: WP:WIR/EVENTS - updated monthly
  • The 100,000 Challenge. The quest to bring about 100,000 article improvements and creations globally through a series of 50,000/10,000/1000 Challenges for different regions and countries. This is a loose challenge, a list will not be maintained here, but the components will function independently on each of the subpages. Will be updated every week or two.
    • The 50,000 Destubbing Challenge is a long term challenge to destub 50,000 articles on English Wikipedia for every country and topic. It may take decades to accomplish, it may take ten years, it all depends on how many people actively contribute.


Meetups for March 2024 +/-
Portland Jewish Artists
edit-a-thon
March 10, 2024 (2024-03-10)
London 202 March 10, 2024 (2024-03-10)
Seattle articles edit-a-thon March 12, 2024 (2024-03-12)
NYC (Queens Name Explorer) March 16, 2024 (2024-03-16)
San Diego 109 March 25, 2024 (2024-03-25)
BLT x UPenn March 27, 2024 (2024-03-27)
BLT Office Hours March 31, 2024 (2024-03-31)
Meetups for April 2024 +/-
San Diego 110 April 22, 2024 (2024-04-22)
Edinburgh 15 April 27, 2024 (2024-04-27)
BLT Office Hours April 28, 2024 (2024-04-28)
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


Tip of the day

Become clairvoyant with Navigation Popups

Here's how to install a nifty little program called Navigation Popups, that lets you peer into Wikipedia articles when you hover the mouse cursor over internal links:

For this to work, make sure you have not disabled javascript in your browser. By the way, Navigation Popups is recursive: it works on links that appear in its popups.

Read more:
To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use {{totd}}