CIS-A2K/Documents/A list of useful gadgets, tools and scripts for Indic Wikipedias

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In this page we'll make a list of gadgets, tools and scripts. We are not instructing to use any of these gadget/tool/script, this is just a list which we hope might be useful for Indic Wikipedias.

Gadgets[edit]

(in alphabetical order)

Edit link for the lead section[edit]

  • What does it do? By default there is no "edit" link next to the lead section of any article. That means if you want to edit a lead section (which includes infobox), you need to open the entire article in edit mode. This script adds an edit link next to a lead section.
  • Screenshot:
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  • Availability/Status check
Availability/Status check
Marathi Odia Kananda Konkani Telugu
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledY
Working: Y
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
  • How to install:

HotCat[edit]

See Wikipedia:HotCat for details
  • What does it do? HotCat assists to quickly add, remove or change any number of categories in a page. Unless you have HotCat installed you can change (add, remove etc). one category at a time, else you need to go to edit mode to make large changes)
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  • Availability/Status check
Availability/Status check
Marathi Odia Kananda Konkani Telugu
Installed: Y
Working Y
Installed: Y
Working Y
Installed: Y
Working Y
Installed: NoN Installed: Y
Working Y
  • How to install:

ReferenceTooltips[edit]

  • What does it do? When you roll your mouse cursor over any inline citation it allows to see and access the reference in a small pop-up box, instead of having to jump away from the article text.
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  • Availability/Status check
Availability/Status check
Marathi Odia Kananda Konkani Telugu
Installed: NoN
Working N.A.
Installed: Y
Working NoN
Installed: Y
Working Y
Installed: NoN
Working Y
Installed: NoN
Working N.A.
  • How to install:

Twinkle[edit]

See Wikipedia:Twinkle for details
  • What does it do? Twinkle assists to quickly a large number of maintenance tasks such as tagging articles, nominating for deletion/discussion, adding talkback messages etc.. Admins can use this gadget to perform admin tasks such as protecting pages, blocking etc..
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  • Availability/Status check
Availability/Status check
Marathi Odia Kananda Konkani Telugu
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledNoN
Working: N.A.
InstalledY
Working: Y (fix needed)
  • How to install: To install Twinkle you need to import a set of javascript and other files, please follow these steps. . . (incomplete)

Tools[edit]

  • Excel to Wiki table: Easily convert excel (also known as spreadsheet, calc etc.) to WikiTable, use this
  • HTML to Wiki: Got text writtten in HTML? Want to convert to Wikicreole? Try it.
  • DOI reference generator: Write the DOI and get the code.
  • Wikipedia citation tool for Google Books" This tool quickly converts Google Books URL to Wikipedia citation. Copy the URL of a Google book page, paste in the box and get the code. Remember, if you are providing snippet view URL, you need to add the page number manually.