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administrators' user page disclosures
Administrators should list on their user page [a] their expertise (e.g. what branch of history or computing science) and [b] if they have ever benefited from a Wikipedia grant.
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created on16:44, 7 August 2018 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What Wikimedia project(s) and specific areas will you be evaluating?[edit]

Is this project measuring a specific space on a project (e.g. deletion discussions), or the project as a whole?
English language Wikiepdia

Describe your idea. How might it be implemented?[edit]

Provide details about the method or process of how you will evaluate your community or collect data. Does your idea involve private or personally identifying information? Take a look at the Privacy Policy for Wikimedia’s guidelines in this area.
Administrators should be obligated to provide certain information on their user page

Are there experienced Wikimedians who can help implement this project?[edit]

If applicable, please list groups or usernames of individuals who you can work with on this project, and what kind of work they will do.

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

Some administrators abuse their power

How would your measurement idea help your community make better decisions?[edit]

After you are finished measuring or evaluating your Wikimedia project, how do you expect that information to be used to benefit the project?
will alleviate Wikipedia administrator's biases, and their anonymity dis-inhibition

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? If you can’t implement this project, can you scale down your project so it is doable?
this is for Wikipedia developers to implement

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]


  • Developer How to make Wikipedia honest fair up-to-date and is genuine as its users and developers require it to be so that an international organization of like-minded editors and knowledge seekers can come together and change the world one edit at a time. {$}talk 18:26, 6 July 2024 (UTC)


Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling(_AT_)wikimedia.org for help!