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|This page hosts proposals for new Wikimedia projects, in line with the new project process.
See also: List of proposals (category) on the Strategy wiki, and Sister Projects Committee
Notes to consider 
- Hosting: Wikimedia Foundation is not a free hosting company. If your project does not fit the Foundation's ideals, try Wikia, wikidev.net or the c2 list of wiki hosts with reviews.
- Need a dedicated project? Think well. May be your proposal fits better into one of the existing projects, for example, Wikipedia, Wikibooks, or Commons?
- History: Individuals attempting to create a new project should read the Wikipedia timeline and Uses of a wiki.
- Be persistent. Don't take criticism personally. Some users are afraid of repeating mistakes from past projects. Going from an idea to a working wiki takes time and editing and sometimes software development. Be prepared for criticism; if it is a good idea, others will help you out!
Existing projects 
see also the Complete list of Wikimedia projects
Some common proposals could be merged into one of these as a subproject:
- Create an account and a user page on this wiki, so people can address questions to you.
- Create a page describing your plan: enter the project name in the box below and click the button.
- Link to your proposal from this page, below.
- Advertise your project! Good places to do so are on the Wikimedia Forum and the Foundation-l mailing-list.