CIS-A2K/Train-a-Wikipedian/Sessions/2016-05-13

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Mode[edit]

  • Real-life/offline in Hyderabad

Participants[edit]

Discussion topics[edit]

We discussed these things:

  1. How to translate easily with better tools - Wikipedia Translate tool
    To edit specific section and not entire article using Wikipedia Translate tool
  2. Add and edit lead section
  3. Better Editing tips
    Enabling seeing preview directly when we edit article
    Keyboard shortcuts for editing, searching Wikipedia (en:WP:Keyboard shortcuts)
    How to check edit counts, articles created, etc.,
  4. Article structure discussion and understand a few article issues (
  5. Name spaces: What are namespaces, differences with explaining URL structure
  6. How to use templates
    to use subst:
  7. Magic words concept
  8. Commons - uploading photos, license and permission discussion of public and private performances
  9. Discussions about Policies and explaining why these are needed;

Tasks[edit]

  • Check Wikipedia Library and request a subscription that you needed (if needed). Also check English Wikipedia resource exchange and CIS-A2K resource exchange.