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Planet Wikimedia is a weblog aggregator operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, to bring together on-topic posts about wikis from Wikimedia community members. If you run a blog, and you want to be included, you need to explicitly opt-in (see below).

What does it do?[edit]

Planet Wikimedia fetches RSS feeds every hour from selected Wikimedians who blog and aggregates the content of on-topic posts at <> (and other language subdomains).

See also for more technical details.

Which languages exist?[edit]

The current list of languages is:

How to add a new language?[edit]

Make a change in the operations/puppet repo in ./manifests/role/planet.pp. You'll see the existing examples.

Who and what can be included?[edit]

Please post on the discussion page if you feel that a particular blogger's posts are causing the signal-to-noise ratio to decrease.

Planet Wikimedia is a blog aggregation feed that updates hourly.


The Planet Wikimedia is a weblog aggregator operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, to bring together on-topic posts about Wikimedia projects, other wiki sites, the free culture movement, the "wisdom of crowds", etc. -- all from Wikimedia community members. Bloggers may "opt-in" to the blog aggregator, upon review and continued approval from the Wikimedia Meta community.


RSS blog feeds present a convenient, efficient way for Internet denizens to keep informed about a thematic category, in a "one-stop-shopping" sort of way. The Planet Wikimedia seeks to keep users apprised of what Wikimedia-related bloggers are communicating currently. Just as a "news clipping" service might keep an enterprise informed about what the outside media world is saying about them, this service will keep those interested in Wikimedia informed about what the outside blogger world is saying about Wikimedia and related endeavors.

Items desired[edit]

  • Technical items - New ideas related to the MediaWiki software, opinions and suggestions relating to current technical implementations on local projects, the software itself, and Wikimedia.
  • Constructive criticism - Thoughtful analysis of things that are "wrong" about Wikimedia, and suggestions for improvement.
  • Praise - Feel-good or human interest stories about "success" around Wikimedia.

Things to avoid[edit]

  • Violating the copyrights of others, for example, reproducing something on your blog without permission.
  • Frequent offtopic posts.


  • bg.planet has been created.
  • bg.planet has been created.
  • uk.planet has been created.
  • id.planet has been created.
  • ja.planet got translations but needs feed URLs.
  • there now is #wikimedia-planet on Freenode IRC that outputs all planet feeds (unfortunately currently broken again due to wm-bot issue)

How do I get in?[edit]

In order to be included, your RSS feed must either be filtered to on-topic posts (e.g. by tagging all relevant posts with "wikimedia" and providing a feed to this tag), or your blog must be almost exclusively focused on this topic. The very occasional off-topic post is permitted, but given that Planet Wikimedia is intended to scale to hundreds of blogs, please exercise appropriate self-restraint.

Common blogging engines like Wordpress and Blogger support label-specific feeds. In both cases, these are not obvious. For Wordpress, the feed URL is something like <> or <>. For Blogger, see this help entry. If you specify the URL of your blog, and make sure to add the category/tag/label "wiki" to your posts, we will help you to try to figure out whether a category-specific feed exists for your blog.

Blogs can be listed under your real name, your user name (which will be prefixed with "User:" in the list of authors), or both, e.g. Alan Smithee (Dogmaster3000). Please indicate your preference; if you indicate none, only the real name (if available) will be used. For group blogs the blog title will be used.

In the spirit of Wikimedia's commitment to free content, we encourage you to consider putting your blog content under a free license. In the spirit of Wikimedia's commitment to an unnecessary inflation of userboxes, you can also add a Planet Userbox to your userpage. ;-)

Requests for inclusion[edit]

To be included in the planet, simply list your blog below, together with a feed URL (preferably to a filtered feed), and your signature. If you want to display a different name for your blog than the default (e.g. your Wikipedia username), please indicate that here as well. Any developer with access to the Git server (path: operations/puppet ./modules/planet/templates/feeds/en_config.erb) can suggest the addition of your feed, and one of the roots can approve that change.

Not yet added[edit]

  1. Please kindly add my web-blog to the list.. I used to be seen, I, however, stopped blogging and contributing regularly on my home. But now I'm in business. Please this address: Best.--Wikipedian (Activist) 12:14, 25 May 2016 (UTC)
    The server is down... Nemo 20:53, 12 June 2016 (UTC)
    Now says "Error establishing a database connection". Not added. Mutante (talk) 23:00, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
  2. ... (Add your request below!)


Recently added[edit]

  1. is part of Grants:IEG/Full Circle Gap Protocol: Addressing the ‘Unknown Unknowns’. Nemo 13:34, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  2. part of Grants:PEG/User:Gretchenmcc/Linguistics Editathon series: Improving female linguists' participation and representation on Wikipedia --Nemo 14:01, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  3. related to Grants:IEG/Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity --Nemo 14:18, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
  4. A couple WMIT members: [1] [2]. --Nemo 13:21, 10 June 2016 (UTC)
    Submitted as gerrit:294015. Nemo 20:53, 12 June 2016 (UTC)
  5. I am an irregular blogger and most of my posts are threads that link Wikipedia articles that have received some of my love. Shyamal (talk) 12:54, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
  6. Wikipedia Weekly podcasts are regular again, so if you could add the feed again that would be appreciated - - Fuzheado (talk) 18:07, 4 April 2016 (UTC)
  7. to be added to once a specific wiki category is created. Nemo 02:20, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
    Fine to take whole, it's a blog only about Wikimedia. --Dereckson (talk) 19:50, 25 April 2016 (UTC)
  8. is all Wikimedia/Wikipedia all the time, so please add it to the English list at your soonest convenience. Thanks! --MahmoudHashemi (talk) 00:17, 29 March 2016 (UTC)
    1. Added at , waiting for review. --Amir E. Aharoni (talk) 09:11, 1 April 2016 (UTC)
      1. Merge the same day. --Dereckson (talk) 19:20, 25 April 2016 (UTC)
  9. please would you like add my blog with wiki categoty the specific category for my posts for wikimedia projects arabic french and english and local dialect djazairiya --Mohammed Bachounda (talk) 09:48, 21 February 2016 (UTC)
    @Mohammed Bachounda Do you have a way to split posts by language, so we can add that on the three planets? --Dereckson (talk) 19:09, 21 February 2016 (UTC)
    Basically, we have two options:
    To code a stream splitter: we take the category stream as input and produce as output a stream filtered by language.
    To migrate your blog to a software (e.g. WordPress + Polylang) which support both categories and languages. --Dereckson (talk) 19:55, 21 February 2016 (UTC)
    Uh? Bachounda, please just use different categories labels for each language as most Planet blogs do. Thanks! Nemo 00:08, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
    @Dereckson, i prefer the @Nemo solution, despite i'm actually trying to find the best solution to having a unique website + domain for me, but not now; i'm going to do a recategorizing by language it's easy and fast thanks to you
    below my categories or labels that i have chosen on blogger
    wiki = wiki articles
    ar = arabic
    fr = french
    en = english
    arq = algerian (not exist on planet wikipedia)
    example 1 wiki,en : english article
    example 2 wiki, fr,ar: article bilanguage (french arabic)
    Mohammed Bachounda (talk) 14:47, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
    I don't see them, for instance: Please don't use separate labels for topic and languages, but a single label like "wiki-en", "wiki-ar". There is no way to make feeds for an intersection of labels. Nemo 15:29, 22 February 2016 (UTC)
    @Dereckson, @Nemo all my apologies; I have not made these changes, i am sorry ,I was very busy this days, I'll do it in the nearest time limits , I'll do as you've recommended me --Mohammed Bachounda (talk) 08:54, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
    @Dereckson, @Nemo : hi can you verify- if it's good ? concerning the labels "Wiki-ar Wiki-fr Wiki-en" ; i have just now to fix the labels--Mohammed Bachounda (talk) 14:43, 6 March 2016 (UTC)
    Perfect, thanks for the labels. I've found on this Fedora wiki page the way to generate links for label feeds. I'm preparing the config change. --Dereckson (talk) 20:04, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
  10. (English part of my blog, already in French Planet) —
  11. User:Resident Mario would be a nice addition for the English Planet and just made a feed for us: . There is some non-wiki stuff though, opinions? Nemo 17:36, 27 February 2016 (UTC)
    Slight off topic could be allowed, with the expectation Resident Mario creates a Wikimedia only feed if off topic become in more important proportion. --Dereckson (talk) 20:26, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
  12. Should add Nemo 14:44, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
  13. Add to the Spanish Planet Nemo 16:05, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
  14.Вікіпедія for the Ukrainian Planet (User:Ата). Nemo 19:28, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
  15. Also, any reason not to include the prolific in the Ukrainian Planet? User:Ilya? Nemo 19:38, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
  16. for the Spanish planet. Nemo 00:40, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
  17. User:Vodnokon4e and Wikimedia Bulgaria would be a good start for a Bulgarian planet. :) Nemo 23:40, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
  18. We can start an Albanian planet with User:Margott [3] and User:ElioQoshi . :) Also English [4]. Nemo 00:18, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
  19. by User:Tramullas, useful for the Spanish Planet (found via WMES). Nemo 12:14, 27 February 2016 (UTC)
  20. User:Stuartyeates, no label but only wiki-related things nowadays Nemo 19:03, 28 February 2016 (UTC)
    1. I've tagged a handful with #wikipedia. Not sure how to generate an rss feed from those though. Stuartyeates (talk) 07:01, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
      Thanks! The tag-specific feed is like Nemo 08:08, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
    All the above February requests done with gerrit:273830 and gerrit:273777. Nemo 19:38, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
  21. Requesting addition of Can't believe I never knew this was here! WWB (talk) 17:00, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
    +1 -- this is a major omission, should be a clear decision. I don't know the process for adding it, or I'd do it myself. -Pete F (talk) 19:06, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
    I'm taking care of it. --Dereckson (talk) 13:20, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
    Actually, the wiki has already if recently been added at the time of the request (commit 126c2c13, 2016-01-16). --Dereckson (talk) 13:26, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
  22. Please add with the title "Content Translation Update". It's a blog for news about the Content Translation project. --Amir E. Aharoni (talk) 05:13, 7 August 2015 (UTC)
  23. Please add [5] to fr.planet. This is my frWP blog. Blogdukiwi (talk) 20:38, 9 July 2015 (UTC)
  24. Please add to en.planet. This is the new Wikimedia Australia blog. Michael Billington 15:52, 26 June 2015 (UTC)
  25. Please add to en.planet. This is my Wikimedia-blog. Josve05a (talk) 19:10, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
  26. Please add to en.planet. I'm going to use it for updates about my WMF board work and related topics. Alice Wiegand (talk) 19:24, 10 June 2015 (UTC)
  27. Weekly OSM - not mine, but relevant and interesting. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 19:41, 26 November 2014 (UTC)
  28. Please add [6], titled "Royal Society of Chemistry - Wikimedian in Residence". Thank you. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 09:42, 6 November 2014 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done by Dereckson and Dzahn. gerrit:174182 --Glaisher (talk) 17:28, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
  29. Please add [7] to the German planet. Thank you. sebmol ? 14:52, 17 November 2014 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done by Dereckson and Dzahn. gerrit:174182 --Glaisher (talk) 17:28, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
  30. en: The Wiki Education Foundation blog: — the Wiki Education Foundation is an independent nonprofit that supports the Wikipedia Education Program in the United States and Canada. Thanks! --LiAnna (Wiki Ed) (talk) 15:45, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
    Submitted Gerrit Patch 15572 --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 16:53, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done Now merged by Dzahn. --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 21:11, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
  31. Could you add please my blog to English edition. Here is RSS URL and blog URL The blog mostly about Wikipedia stats. Thank you in advance! --User:Alexdruk (talk) Alex Druk
    Submitted Gerrit Patch 15572 --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 16:53, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done Now merged by Dzahn. --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 21:11, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
  32. en. Kindly add to the English Wikimedia Planet. My entries include technical stuffs I came across while working with the codebase and Ops part, my GSoC project report and code snippets. Thanks
    Submitted Gerrit patch #138796. odder (talk) 10:57, 11 June 2014 (UTC)
    Now merged by Daniel. odder (talk) 17:49, 11 June 2014 (UTC)
  33. en. I suggest to add to the English Wikimedia Planet. Laura Hale writes in her blog on Wikinews reporting. She currently is in Sochi to report from the Paralympics there. She is in touch with the Ukrainian team and writes about her personal impressions going there at this point of time and what is going on there. – Thanks in advance!--Aschmidt (talk) 17:59, 7 March 2014 (UTC)
    Submitted Gerrit patch #117434. odder (talk) 18:09, 7 March 2014 (UTC)
    Merged by Daniel. odder (talk) 08:22, 8 March 2014 (UTC)
  34. en. - Kindly add Feed to the list. Feeds relate to my OPW project on the interlanguage wiki links. Thanks - Niharika.
    Submitted Gerrit patch #108213. odder (talk) 11:51, 18 January 2014 (UTC)
    Patch was merged by Alexandros, and the blog should be visible on the English Planet after its next update (around 16:00 UTC). odder (talk) 15:16, 20 January 2014 (UTC)
  35. en. – Please add – feed url to the list. The feed points to Commons-related posts. Thanks, --Frank Schulenburg (talk) 19:10, 4 January 2014 (UTC)
    Submitted Gerrit patch #105460. odder (talk) 21:37, 4 January 2014 (UTC)
    merged the patch, should be in on next update. Cheers, Mutante (talk) 10:09, 6 January 2014 (UTC)
  36. en. Maria Pacana (User:Mariapacana) - (Feed URL) - Updates about my experience working on Parsoid as an OPW intern. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Mariapacana (talk) 18:16, 4 December 2013 (UTC)
    Submitted Gerrit patch #99177. odder (talk) 18:30, 4 December 2013 (UTC)
    … and the patch just got merged by Daniel. odder (talk) 18:21, 6 December 2013 (UTC)
  37. en. - Please add Wikistaycation (Feed URL) to the list. It should all be wiki related, so there is no need for it to be filtered. This blog is intended for rambling about dabbling in Wikivoyage (with possibly some additional local -- to me, in London -- wiki stuff). Thanks, AdamBMorgan (talk) 21:30, 29 October 2013 (UTC)
    Submitted Gerrit patch #92628. odder (talk) 10:41, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
    Merged and ran puppet on the server. INFO:planet.runner:Updating feed done. Mutante (talk) 20:45, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
  38. en. Added Kothari and Pragun here. Mutante (talk) 13:43, 11 October 2013 (UTC)
  39. en. - - I will be blogging about GLAM-Wiki, Wikipedia and Education and open access issues in Digital Humanities, Sadads (talk) 20:04, 15 August 2013 (UTC)
  40. fr. - to French planet, blog about wikimedians photographers. Pleclown (talk) 18:37, 11 August 2013 (UTC)
  41. en. / check config / update URL - my blog at has been part of this Planet for years but, after I made a new post yesterday, I noticed that it is no longer included. I don't know why or when this was done, but I'd like to be included again. I wrote the post specifically to be timed a day before my feature article became the feature article of the day (on Saturday) so it's frustrating that I'll miss that marking that milestone where other Wikimedians will notice it. Wittylama (talk) 22:56, 7 June 2013 (UTC)
    I'm not sure what happened here :-/ your feed link as listed clearly works ... do you want to post a test one? Jalexander (talk) 10:10, 13 July 2013 (UTC)
    Can you say if the feed that is subscribed is to the 'Wikimedia' category of the blog or to the blog as a whole? I'd prefer the former if it's not already. Wittylama (talk) 23:27, 5 August 2013 (UTC)
    Indeed, it were only the category. I updated the configuration to take all your blog in account, according your request. --Dereckson (talk) 22:53, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
    Thank you Dereckson, but I think you misunderstood my request - I would prefer to have only the "Wikimedia" category included in the Blog Planet, not the whole blog. Wittylama (talk) 11:51, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
  42. en. / check config / update URL - WMIN blog hosting infrastructure was changed recently. Can you add/update the blog feed into the Planet Wikimedia?--Arjunaraoc (talk) 15:58, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
  43. fr. - --Etiennekd (talk) 22:07, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
  44. en. - --Dereckson (talk) 17:33, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
  45. User:Rachel99 - Updates on my OPW internship, as well as other related ramblings on women in technology and QA
  46. Moriel Schottlender (User:Mooeypoo) - (Feed URL) - Updates and ramblings about my GSoC2013 adventures, working on RTL support in VisualEditor. Mooeypoo (talk) 18:47, 24 June 2013 (UTC)
    Added with title as Moriel Schottlender (User:Mooeypoo) in r73564. You may want to add your other VE post to the tag :) Sorry for the delay, it will go up as soon as I can find someone to merge and it does it's update. Jalexander (talk) 10:10, 13 July 2013 (UTC)
  47. Molly White (User:GorillaWarfare) - (Feed URL) Updates on my GSoC project, as well as various other Wikimedia-related projects and opinions. It's English-language, and a tag with my name and username would be great. Thanks! GorillaWarfare talk 16:20, 26 June 2013 (UTC)
  48. Added with title as Molly White (User:GorillaWarfare) in r73564 Sorry for the delay, it will go up as soon as I can find someone to merge and it does it's update. Jalexander (talk) 10:10, 13 July 2013 (UTC)
  49. Wikiversity:News relays the main news site on German WikiversityFeed-URL – Please include this feed in the German planet. – Thx.--Aschmidt (talk) 23:16, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
  50. [8] French blog on the subject of Wikipédia. Cordially, --Orikrin1998 (talk) 16:39, 21 April 2013 (UTC)
    Submitted gerrit:60902. odder (talk) 19:54, 25 April 2013 (UTC)
  51. Please add to the English Planet - I'm going to cover Wikimedia bug management there. --Malyacko (talk) 15:46, 2 January 2013 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done Added with r45676, should be pushed relatively quickly. Jalexander (talk) 22:42, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
  52. I created a new blog about free Internet (in french). I have a category about the Wikimedia Foundation and her projects : can you add this category in the french planet please ? Thank you. Juraastro (talk) 20:28, 7 January 2013 (UTC).
    Is there a RSS feed that will allow to get only post the category "wikimedia"? Tpt (talk) 20:40, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done Added category feed with r45676, should be pushed relatively quickly. Jalexander (talk) 22:42, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
  53. Blog about my Paid Editing Community Project in German. Please give name as "Grenzen der Bezahlung." Feed: Grenzen der Bezahlung
    Yes check.svg Done Added with r45676, should be pushed relatively quickly. Jalexander (talk) 22:42, 24 January 2013 (UTC)
  54. Please add with the label "Planet" to the German planet - this will be the documentation for the Project de:Wikipedia:Festivalsommer_2013. Please display this blog as "Festivalsommer". Thanks, -- Achim Raschka (talk) 10:23, 26 January 2013 (UTC)
    Thanks for the talk page poke, Yes check.svg Done in r49220. If it doesn't get merged while I'm asleep I'll make Daniel do it tomorrow :). Jalexander (talk) 11:15, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
  55. Please add into the English Planet. It is a channel for my English wiki-blogs. Thanks. Okino (talk) 20:04, 29 January 2013 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done in r49220. If it doesn't get merged while I'm asleep I'll make Daniel do it tomorrow :). Jalexander (talk) 11:15, 15 February 2013 (UTC)
  56. Please add to the English planet. It's a blog about my WMF internship. Thank you. Mitevam 15:43, 20 February 2013 (UTC)
    submitted in gerrit:52911 Jeremyb (talk) 20:20, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
  57. I am an OPW intern under Wikimeida and recently am blogging a lot about my work and internship related stuff. Thought of sharing those blogs here in the English planet. Please add this blog with the lable 'OPW' in the English planet.Thanks. Priyanka Nag
    submitted in gerrit:52911 Jeremyb (talk) 20:20, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
  58. Another OPW intern here. Please add my blog's feed, which focuses on my internship. Thanks! Valeriej
    submitted in gerrit:52911 Jeremyb (talk) 20:20, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
  59. LVilla (WMF) (talk) 20:47, 27 February 2013 (UTC) - please add the wikipedia category feed from my blog. Probably better to use my name (Luis Villa) rather than my username.
    submitted in gerrit:52911 Jeremyb (talk) 20:20, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
  60. I blog about gendergap in Wikimedia and my experiences with editing Wikipedia. Please add this blog to the English planet. Thanks! --Netha Hussain (talk) 17:59, 4 March 2013 (UTC)
    submitted in gerrit:52911 Jeremyb (talk) 20:20, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg Done all from Mitevam to Netha Hussein merged in gerrit:52911 Mutante (talk) 00:02, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
  61. Please add to the English planet. Feed has posts about Wikipedia in the GLAM sector --Edwbaker (talk) 10:15, 20 March 2013 (UTC)
    Submitted gerrit patch --> gerrit:55500 --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 01:2x3, 24 March 2013 (UTC)
    Merged gerrit:55500. Mutante (talk) 16:56, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
  62. Please add (RSS at Feed has posts about Mediawiki and Wikimedia on Mobile stuff. Yuvipanda (talk) 11:51, 23 March 2013 (UTC)
    Submitted gerrit patchset (gerrit:55462) for mine. Yuvipanda (talk) 12:16, 23 March 2013 (UTC)
    Merged gerrit:55462 after rebasing/amending. Mutante (talk) 16:57, 25 March 2013 (UTC)
  63. Please add my Gujarati (gu) blog (RSS --> I post about Wikipedia related activities and reports. Thanks. --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 20:11, 23 March 2013 (UTC) Realized lately that this is for posts in English only, so please discard this request. I'll get few posts in English on my blog first and later push this request. --Rangilo Gujarati (talk) 21:58, 23 March 2013 (UTC)
  64. It would be great to replace my current RSS by this one. Here is my blog. Thanks ! --Orikrin1998 (talk) 09:55, 15 July 2014 (UTC)
    Hello ? --Orikrin1998 (talk) 17:50, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
    I'm going to retain --Dereckson (talk) 19:12, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
    OK, i didn't know if i was supposed to give the direct link...and it seems to be wrong. ^^ --Orikrin1998 (talk) 10:52, 9 October 2014 (UTC)
  65. Can you add [9] please (it's in french langage) ? Thanks.--Gratus (talk) 11:09, 22 July 2014 (UTC)
    Ok. --Dereckson (talk) 19:12, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
  66. User:Stryn --Nemo 15:54, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
    Not sure what I'm going to do with this one actually. I got a report that "" may not be very safety web host service. --Stryn (talk) 21:05, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
    Stryn: Host your blog elsewhere?
    Added in gerrit:305410. please move to section below. Mutante (talk) 23:00, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
    If you've a domain, I can host you if you wish. --Dereckson (talk) 12:36, 8 July 2016 (UTC)
    IMHO that was just a false positive, but given the simple content of the website a simple blog with a handful pages would be an easy target for migration. Nemo 16:40, 9 July 2016 (UTC)
    Added in gerrit:305410.
  67. by User:LornaMCampbell. Nemo 21:24, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
    Added in gerrit:305410. please move to section below. Mutante (talk) 23:00, 17 August 2016 (UTC)
  68. I thought my blog was on this, but it seems not to be any more. Anyway, I've switched from WordPress to MediaWiki and have a new feed URL (not that the old one isn't redirecting, but anyway). Could someone please add to the planet? Thanks! — Sam Wilson ( TalkContribs ) … 03:58, 16 August 2016 (UTC)
    Added in gerrit:305410. please move to section below. Mutante (talk) 23:00, 17 August 2016 (UTC)

Not added[edit]

  1. Do we have an Estonian planet for User:Adeliine? :) Nemo 17:53, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
    I am flattered, thanks, but no thanks :). My blog is not very active anymore, posts tagged "viki" are not exclusively about wikistuff and anyways they are random personal experiences and not something that interest others. Adeliine (talk) 10:59, 18 February 2016 (UTC)

Requests for update or removal[edit]

Note to French users: Please use /Discussions concernant fr.planet if you want to discuss the opportunity to remove a blog or for any non technical debate.

Note aux utilisateurs du Planet francophone : merci d'utiliser /Discussions concernant fr.planet pour toute requête non technique, comme par exemple la discussion de l'opportunité ou non d'inclusion d'un blog.

To be done[edit]

  • Please remove Wil Sinclair's blog from Planet Wikimedia. The user who writes it has fewer than 700 contributions across all Wikimedia projects, and his blog's content does not fit within the 'items desired' listed earlier in this page. (It also, slightly concerningly, appears to not have been added through a request at this page. Best, Kevin (talk) 22:53, 23 June 2014 (UTC)
    • The scope of the planet is «to bring together on-topic posts about Wikimedia projects, other wiki sites, the free culture movement, the "wisdom of crowds", etc. -- all from Wikimedia community members». We have tons of newbies in the feeds, it's an appropriate way for newbies to express themselves. A feed is unlikely to be removed unless it gets blatantly off-topic or otherwise spammy. --Nemo 07:36, 24 June 2014 (UTC)
      • The 'items desired' criteria are pretty explicit, and the blog in question doesn't fit any of them. It's not the end of the world if the blog in question isn't removed, but since it pretty explicitly doesn't fit the inclusion guidelines, I'm not too sure why it should stay. (I'm also a bit curious where it was added, given that it wasn't this page.) Kevin (talk) 20:48, 24 June 2014 (UTC)
It happens again! How long we should wait?! Why I have to accept enemy lits on Planet Wikimedia? Marcus Cyron (talk) 12:44, 6 August 2014 (UTC)
And again on Sept. 18th. Since MONTH nothing hppens here! Marcus Cyron (talk) 20:52, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Nemo wants to handle these requests here, but nobody looks here. We made a sensible proposal to move these requests to Phabricator, which is well curated, managed and with visible requests. Please address any complain about the resolution time to User talk:Nemo bis, as they are the one to veto the solution to treat requests in a timely fashion. --Dereckson (talk) 13:32, 13 February 2016 (UTC)
Marcus Cyron: I personally won't treat the request, as I think strange you're alone in 20 months to support the removal. --Dereckson (talk) 13:37, 13 February 2016 (UTC)


  • Please consider removing Wikimedia Foundation English blog from the cs.planet. I don't see any English (or other "foreign") blogs on other languages planets. I am not sure, why it is included there, but if anyone wants to follow this one and only blog, it is rather easy, and it does not have to mix with the several posts on Wikipedia in Czech language. Thanks. --Okino (talk)
    Gerrit change 270483. --Dereckson (talk) 13:37, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

Recently updated or removed[edit]


and please check these:

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  • Please consider removing [10] from the zh version, as the blog posts are completely off-topic and has nothing todo with the movement. --Bencmq (talk) 20:47, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
  • I see a recent post where he asked not to be remove, could you suggest him to create a category or a tag Wikipedia to post Wikipedia-related stuff, and provide the RSS URL to for this category's feed? --Dereckson (talk) 18:04, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

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  • Hey Nischayn, Sadly that's what I see when I look at the raw feed as well so I think it's reading it in correctly. Are there settings you can change for it? Jalexander (talk) 18:55, 22 August 2012 (UTC)
  • My last post isn't displayed on fr.planet.wikimedia, I wonder why... Frakir (talk) 18:15, 26 January 2013 (UTC)
    Yes check.svg all ok, remember that it's currently updated only at midnight (UTC)... I've already requested a higher rate. --Nemo 17:54, 6 February 2013 (UTC)
general cleanup[edit]
  • Please see my recent change at r96914 to see if some of them can be fixed and re-added. Mutante (talk) 02:17, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
  • another one at r96935. this one not merged yet. .. and r96938 merged. Mutante (talk) 02:35, 22 November 2013 (UTC)


See /Archive for older requests.

Other languages[edit]

The Planet at is for English language posts and blogs. To request a planet in your language, please see Planet Wikimedia/New language.

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There is now also #wikimedia-planet on IRC (Freenode) that outputs the latest feeds in the channel, using Wm-bot.


All languages[edit]

Chapters Planet (run by Bence Damokos of Wikimedia Hungary) aggregates blogs from Wikimedia chapters. All languages are accepted. There is a Google Translate link at top left.


Open Wiki Blog Planet, run by en:User:Nickj, offers a less filtered feed. It can be edited here.

Chinese / Russian incubator planets[edit]

There are several incubator planets, which will be redirected to the Planet Wikimedia sites as and when they come online, so please add feeds following the directions on this page: