2017 Community Wishlist Survey/Results

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Here are the results of the 2017 Community Wishlist Survey – thanks to everyone who participated this year!

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Rank Proposal Category Symbol support vote.svg Tickets Status
1 Kartographer improvements (project page) Miscellaneous 154 T155601, T162232, T141304, T147184, T141750, T141715, T141335, T140212, T140209, T140092, T140087, T140083, T180907, T180909
Related: T181604
2 Ping users from the edit summary (project page) Editing 127 T32750
3 Development of the programs and events dashboard (project page) Programs and events 111
4 Blame tool (project page) Search 110 T2639
5 Infobox wizard (project page) Editing 106 Related: T18951
6 Deploy Article Alerts to other languages (project page) Bots and gadgets 102
7–8 Auto-save feature in Visual Editor and WikiText Editor (project page) Editing 96 T57370
Related: T169965, T175489, T139804
Allow 'thanks' notification for a log entry (project page) Miscellaneous 96 T60485
9 SVG-Translate (project page) Multimedia and Commons 94 T56214
10 Commons deletion notification bot (project page) Bots and gadgets 91 T167614
Related: T91192
11 Support 360 photo viewing Multimedia and Commons 90 T151749, T105789, T70719, T138933
Related: T129747
12 Allow further user block options ("can edit XY" etc.) Admins and stewards 86 T119795, T27400, T6995, T16636, T18644
13 Multiple watchlists Watchlists 85 T3492
14 Make AbuseFilter easy to use for nontechnical admins by making filter editing more visual Admins and stewards 82
15 Use map for Nearby Miscellaneous 77
16 Automatically unwatch pages after a certain, user defined, amount of time Watchlists 76 T100508
17 Allow a second email address Anti-harassment 68 T129747
18 VisualEditor: Allow references to be named Editing 67 T52568, T92432
Related: T169841
19 Improve workflow for uploading books to Wikisource Wikisource 65 T154413
Related: T172953
20 Make 2FA easier to use Admins and stewards 62 T172079
Related: T129747
21 Per-page user blocking Anti-harassment 61
22 Simple diff Reading 61 √ volunteer Evad37 created TextDiff, which allows for this.
23 Automatic display of attribution and license information Multimedia and Commons 61
24 Flickr-like uploader Multimedia and Commons 60
25 Smart blocking Anti-harassment 58 T152462
Related: T172477
26 Advanced diff algorithm and wikitext delimiter pseudosectioning for reducing edit conflicts Editing 57
27 Integrate Citoid Fully into Wikidata Wikidata 57 T131661
28 Allow to select and copy/paste statements Wikidata 57 T161259
29 Page status color code not always showing Wikisource 57 T114318
30 Categories shown in the app Mobile and apps 55 T153980
31 VisualEditor: Allow editing of auto-generated references before adding them Editing 55 T107078, T174585
Related: T173437
32 Make it possible to format tables in VisualEditor Editing 54 T54180, T103276, T99890
Related: T180867, T169306
33 Improve export of electronic books Wikisource 54 T178803
34 Allow exploration of categories at upload time Multimedia and Commons 53
35 Correct date format on Wikidata Wikidata 53 T63958, T95553
36 Create new item based on another item Wikidata 52
37 Make Wikimedia accessible via Tor and/or I2P Reading 51 T168218, T35779
38 Functional and beautiful math for everyone Reading 50 T74553, T130967, T137788, T135543, T172865, T172873, T111712, T50032, T2798, T7600, T159735, T166380
Related: T99369, T172864, T132607, T74240
39 Add filters to history pages Miscellaneous 50 T18619, T97020
Related: T152434
40 Find & Replace feature Editing 49
41 Bring Special:Undelete to feature parity with live page histories Admins and stewards 48 T9996, T110989, T30821, T30819, T62736
42 Allow watching (or unwatching) just the page or just the talk page Watchlists 46 T2738
43 Mobile app for sister projects Mobile and apps 46 Related: T165495
44 An organizer dashboard for multimedia contribution drives Programs and events 46
45 Night-mode for read articles? Reading 44
46 Implement delete and move warning for associated talk pages Admins and stewards 44 T12814
47 Order search results by date of last edit or alphabetically Search 43 T40403
48 Provide a Reasonator like front to Wikidata Wikidata 41
49 2 factor authentication for all Miscellaneous 41 T166622, T100375
Related: T180896, T129747
50 Continue development of wikitext syntax highlighter (CodeMirror extension) Editing 40 T170001, T171374, T179287, T177175, T170238, T175223, T177043, T179321, T172456
51 Textual diffs for SVGs Multimedia and Commons 40
52 Wikisource dictionaries for Wiktionary Wiktionary 40 T183047
53 Better countervandalism tools Wikidata 40
54 Vertical writing support Miscellaneous 40 T353, T11436
55 Watchlist in mobile Mobile and apps 40 T76953
56 Keep maintenance categories and links up to date Bots and gadgets 40 T157670, T167283
57 Support multiple diff variants Editing 40 Related: T38902, T117279
58 Develop precision of citation by showing which text span the ref applies to Citations 39 T20231
59 Multiple protocol support in Special:Linksearch Miscellaneous 39 T14810
60 Provide a tool to efficiently analyze the usage of a template Miscellaneous 39 T120767
Related: T76699
61 Mark red links to other WMF wikis Miscellaneous 38
62 Visually indicate if a page has been edited since loaded Reading 38 Related: T120882, T136815, T94918, T98047
63 Use native audio/video player Multimedia and Commons 38 Related: T25965, T100106, T103527
64 Merging files will include merging in file history too Admins and stewards 37 Related: T28741
65 Citation template for all language versions Citations 37
66 Further develop the Timeless skin Reading 36 Related: T158012
67 Improvements in "What links here" Search 35
68 Client side SVG rendering Multimedia and Commons 34 T5593
69 Download as eBook on WikiBooks Reading 34
70 Mobile app for editing and contributory actions Mobile and apps 33
71 Permanent opt-out of mobile frontend Mobile and apps 33
72 Create a global whitelist for global autoblocks Admins and stewards 32
73 Add "Insert Attestation" to VisualEditor Wiktionary 32 T139152, T157802
74 Accessibility for colour blind readers Reading 32
75 Make Thanks and Undo links easier to distinguish Editing 32 T49658
76 Provide easy interface for replacements in the Visual Editor Editing 31 T106996, T115847, T106049, T106641
77 Get feedback using a yes/no microsurveying Miscellaneous 31 T89970
78 Add searchbar to Nearby Mobile and apps 31 T142431
79 Search page: integrated "incategory" functionality Search 30 T143310
80 Watchlist created on categories Watchlists 30 T3710
Related: T175096
81 One click reference tool Wikidata 29
82 Allow filtering of recent changes and user contributions by whether they have been reverted or superseded Miscellaneous 29
83 Variable size of Commons categories Multimedia and Commons 29 T13281
84 Write license data into meta data of image files Multimedia and Commons 29 Related: T5361, T20871
85 Pop-up showing authorship info Reading 29 Related: T179996, T176912, T174022
86 Search by date Search 29
87 Human touch for duration property (P2047) Wikidata 28 T145532
88 Improve support of interwiki links on Commons using Wikidata Multimedia and Commons 28
89 Add an undo/revert button to diff view Mobile and apps 27 T87609
90 Implement deferred changes Miscellaneous 27 T118696, T150593, T153284, T150594
91 Navigation template on mobile Mobile and apps 27 T124168
92 Stable data Wikidata 26 Related: T138708
93 Offer PDF export of original pagination of entire books Wikisource 26 T179790
94 Expand QuickStatements to allow wider variety of statements Wikidata 26
95 Wikitext substitutions should work in ref and gallery blocks Editing 26 T4700
96 Stop ifexist checks from appearing in Special:WhatLinksHere Miscellaneous 26 T14019
97 Automatic notification of new links to a page should be able to be activated/deactivated on a per page basis Watchlists 25 T46787, T66090, T179678
98 Stop making false claims about dates Wikidata 25 T146499
99 Re-use a citoid citation in VisualEditor's wikitext mode Editing 25 T164954
100 Combined Desktop/Mobile/App-View for the Pageviews Analysis Bots and gadgets 25
101 Citations translations Citations 25
102 Only show mainspace pages in Special:WantedPages Miscellaneous 25 T110848
103 Autoarchive provided Miscellaneous 25
104 Make it possible to add coordinates through the app Mobile and apps 25
105 Improve the Score extension Miscellaneous 25
106 Nested templates in template parameters in VE Editing 24 T52355
107 Remember site notice dismissals Miscellaneous 24
108 Custom list for language learner Wiktionary 24 T183108
109 Advanced filters for global usage on Commons Multimedia and Commons 24 T170258
110 A new wiki skin developed specifically with readers in mind Reading 24
111 U2F support for 2FA Admins and stewards 24 T100373
Related: T129747
112 Word count on statistics Miscellaneous 23
113 Automatically create a reference id for pictures with a label Editing 23 T7600
114 ContentTranslation extension for others wikis Editing 23
115 Allow seeing all changes since last visit directly from Special:Watchlist Watchlists 23 T171717, T100419
Related: T74937
116 Semi-automatic description generation Wikidata 22
117 Improve UploadWizard campaigns Multimedia and Commons 22 T51443, T49561
118 View old revisions with mobile site Mobile and apps 22
119 Have calendar converter for input dates Wikidata 22
120 VisualEditor Template Suggestion Editing 21 T55590, T96710, T109253, T136152
121 Context-dependent sort key Wiktionary 21 T183747
122 Track changes of files and metadata Multimedia and Commons 21
123 Integrate Pattypan and Quick Statements Wikidata 20 T51443
124 Enable video uploads from Commons mobile app Mobile and apps 20
125 Audio/video review tool (for mp3s especially) Multimedia and Commons 20 T132650
Related: T129845, T167815
126 Number of Pixels for images on Commons Multimedia and Commons 20
127 Upload wizard for uploading artwork template Multimedia and Commons 20 T51443
128 Dividing section name from edit summary Editing 19
129 Responsive CSS/Template Framework for Media Wiki Miscellaneous 19 Related: T90687, T483
130 Better categorization from Commons Mobile Mobile and apps 19
131 Review individual edits Editing 19 Related: T25792, T147012, T19237, T142782
132 Expand automatic edit summaries Wikidata 18 T108688, T171027
133 Improvements in category pages Search 18
134 Overhaul spam-blacklist Miscellaneous 18 T6459
135 Upload and instant conversion of mpeg and avi etc Multimedia and Commons 18 T157319
136 Parse dumps for DICT clients Wiktionary 18 T38881, T31229, T986
137 Support CSS files associated to SVG as media files Multimedia and Commons 18
138 Making Mediawiki MOOC-ready Miscellaneous 17
139 Share conjugation (among other things) templates on www.wiktionary.org Wiktionary 17
140 Allow readers / editors to see the citation style they like Citations 17
141 Make Flow database accessible on Tools Labs Bots and gadgets 17 T69397, T136950
142 Create new Han Characters with IDS extension for WikiSource Wikisource 17 T154044
143 Turn UTCLiveClock into an extension Bots and gadgets 16 Related: T56902
144 Allow Special:Nuke to delete imported pages Admins and stewards 16 T11120
145 Trim webm videos on site Multimedia and Commons 16
146 Qr codes for all items Wikidata 15 T65463
147 Converter from Latex and/or MSword Editing 15
148 Traffic watchlist Watchlists 15 T168527
149 Convert AWB into a special page Bots and gadgets 15 T157271
150 Write geographical data into image files Multimedia and Commons 15
151 Improve interproject linking Wikidata 14 T71735
152 VisualEditor has limited functionality on mobile Mobile and apps 14
153 XTools Edit Counter for Wikisource Wikisource 14 T173012
Related: T172408
154 Display reference in edit summary when a reference is added Wikidata 13
155 Feed for search engines Miscellaneous 13 T172875
156 Create discussion entry automatically from edit summary Editing 13
157 Find a solution for the conflict between bulleted/numbered list and floating object Reading 13 T13782
158 Bring back autopopulation of citation template from a PMID Citations 13
159 Automatically watch pages containing specific string Watchlists 13 T4308
Related: T166924
160 Add CentralNotice to the apps Mobile and apps 13 Related: T145830
161 Infobox pictures in the app don't match those on web Mobile and apps 13
162 Show the number of versions between last watched and current state Watchlists 13
163 Tracking category in Wikipedia for missing labels Wikidata 13
164 Show number of unseen changes in the page title Watchlists 12
165 Sort watchlist by least observation Watchlists 12
166 More Options for Auto-Watching Watchlists 12
167 Interface to easily add pages linked through identifiers as a "reference" to a statement Wikidata 12 T172150
168 LinguaLibre's audio learning mobile app Mobile and apps 12
169 Filter user contribution page by number of bytes changed Miscellaneous 12
170 Allow protection of multiple pages (from the same Category) Admins and stewards 12
171 Allow additional password recovery methods Miscellaneous 12
172 Unlimited number of search results Search 12 T177270
173 Remind users to update TemplateData when template was edited Editing 11 T138219
174 Have the image rotation bot not overwrite existing images Multimedia and Commons 11
175 Allow multiple entry from same site on wikidata Wikidata 11 T54971
Related: T179937
176 Only show latest edits in mobile web watchlist Watchlists 11
177 Further functionality for "statement" parser function Wikidata 10
178 Make it easy to switch articles on the main page Editing 10 Related: T166149
179 Watch a Wikidata query Watchlists 10
180 Mass revert tool Wikidata 10
181 Allow video uploading from mobile Multimedia and Commons 10 Related: T157614
182 More table types Editing 9
183 Syntax highlighting for code snippets in mobile app Mobile and apps 9 Related: T180332
184 Show Interlanguage links on some pages automatically Wikidata 9 T102888, T30604, T123063
185 Fix Gallery slideshow Multimedia and Commons 9 Related: T151471, T154013, T179918, T181470
186 ProofreadPage extension in alternate namespaces Wikisource 9 T53980
187 Wikimedia projects automatic reader Mobile and apps 9
188 A social wikipedia Miscellaneous 9 Related: T2470
189 Wikidata reference "stated in" from url bot Bots and gadgets 9
190 Recognize .djvu file as wikisource index file Wikidata 9
191 Enable additional links in the GallerySlideshow Multimedia and Commons 8
192 Flash dialog editing Wiktionary 8
193 Create a new class of statements which are automatically generated based on a query Wikidata 8 T167521
194 Fix search in AWB Bots and gadgets 8
195 Stop using string datatype for linking to pages on other projects Wikidata 8 T179937, T177698
196 Automatic detection of admin candidates Admins and stewards 8
197 Turn Stereoskopie into a MediaWiki Extension Multimedia and Commons 8 T180937, T129747
198 Interwiki links between different wikidata item Wikidata 7
199 Provide file uploading facility Multimedia and Commons 7 T112543, T85561
200 Make language conversion work in the Electron Pdfs Service Reading 7 T167603
Related: T43716, T159985
201 Flexible use of EXIF- and IPTC-data and filenames on Uploads Multimedia and Commons 7
202 Automatically follow the target items of statements and the property that gets used Wikidata 6 T179792
203 Preferences settings to modify crosswiki search results Search 6 T163463, T171803
Related: T168697, T55531
204 Specify transcription completion with more granularity Wikisource 6
205 Extend pag and num accessibility Wikisource 6
206 Open wiki links in new tab automatically Reading 6
207 Extend global blocks to named accounts Admins and stewards 6 T17294
Related: T19929
208 Swahili Permutations Wiktionary 5
209 Make adding "Wikipedia in the News" easier Bots and gadgets 5
210 2FA and Huggle Admins and stewards 5 T180279, T137076, T178818
211 Fix problems that FlaggedRevs wikis have with Commons Multimedia and Commons 5
212 Setting for showing new notifications about new page links in the watchlist Watchlists 5
213 Move orphaned revisions to the archive table Miscellaneous 5 T164891
Related: T106119, T151124, T57398, T30124
214 Different password for changing email Miscellaneous 3