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Select an icon for each announcement[edit]

For that purpose, use the following templates, this way :

{{template|date|text}}
  • {{Announce discussion|date|text}}
  • {{Announce vote|date|text}}
  • {{Announce news|date|text}}
  • {{Announce Mediawiki|date|text}}
  • {{Announce miscellaneous|date|text}}

To add new icons, you may create new templates.

These are cute! (and very useful too) -- user:zanimum

Foundation-l list summary[edit]

Would anyone mind restarting this service to those of us who don't subscribe to the list? Foundation-l has many important discussions, and I believe it's important to keep the non-subscribing community updated. Thanks in advance. Thunderhead 21:15, 22 August 2007 (UTC)

I could try and help out a bit, though I would rather not do it alone. Would you be interested in doing it also? Greeves (talk contribs Wikipedia) 00:27, 23 August 2007 (UTC)
Will try :-) Thunderhead 00:35, 23 August 2007 (UTC)

Runet Award[edit]

Moved to Talk:Goings-on --Kaganer 21:49, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

100.000 articles in Catalan Wikipedia[edit]

Is here the place to announce that Catalan Wikipedia reached 100.000 articles? I've seen one announcement in the past saying that German Wikipedia reached 1.000 quality articles, so I think this might be the place... Thank you!--Xtv 22:16, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

No, this is not the place. The top of this page says: „Please keep milestones out of this area and put them on Wikimedia News. Thanks.“ Nevertheless, congratulations! --UV 14:17, 19 January 2008 (UTC)
Oh, I came here directly from the main page -> edit -> talk without seeing the main page of this template and therefore I hadn't read this line, sorry. However, I don't understand then why a couple of days ago there was this quality articles milestone from German Wikipedia, but anyway... thank you! :-) --Xtv 17:39, 19 January 2008 (UTC)

Batch of 5 promoted together as 2,000th FA on Wikipedia[edit]

To be accurate, there was no one 2,000th featured article, but a set of five, see n:Wikinews interviews: The team behind the 2,000th featured Wikipedia article and also see this comment. Cirt 21:20, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

2008 ruWiki-conference[edit]

ru:Википедия:Вики-конференция 2008/Пресс-релиз/English

On October 18 and 19 Moscow will play host to the second international Russian-language Wiki-conference related to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, as well as other Wikimedia projects. We hereby request you to publish information regarding the upcoming Wiki-conference. Thank you! Lvova 08:51, 17 September 2008 (UTC)

You can edit. ;-) Cbrown1023 talk 20:43, 17 September 2008 (UTC)
Hm. O'k :) Lvova 12:56, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

Licensing update - logo used[edit]

Hi, CC is not a Wikimedia-project. I think it is better to change the logo used for announcing the licensing update back to wikimedia. Cheers --Marbot 08:16, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

you can edit. :-) Cbrown1023 talk 20:59, 21 May 2009 (UTC)
Of course I may edit. The question is what others think of it. Cheers --Marbot 20:12, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
As there are no objections... I have just changed it. --Marbot 17:29, 8 June 2009 (UTC)
I had changed it to the share-alike icon, but it got reverted too. ViperSnake151 01:06, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

where this page's translations?[edit]

Where can i put translations of this page? --Olli 11:51, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

New templates![edit]

Usage Result
==={{Month|10|2011|lang={{{lang|en}}}|dir={{{dir|ltr}}}}}===

October 2011[edit]

{{Main Page/WM News/Code|lang={{{lang|en}}}|type=Announce vote|day=8
  |ar=إعادة كتابة [[Terms of use|شروط الاستخدام]] لويكيميديا; سينتهي ليس قبل 8 أكتوبر.
  |en=Rewrite of Wikimedia's [[Terms of use]]; will conclude no earlier than Oct. 8.
  |ja=ウィキメディア[[Terms of use|利用規約]]の改訂 - 早ければ10月8日に完了。
  |ru=Запланировано завершение переработки [[Terms of use|условий использования Википедии]].
  |tr=Wikimedia'nın [[Terms of use|kullanım koşulları]] değişikliği 8 Eylül'den önce bitmeyecektir.
  |uk=Заплановано завершення переробки [[Terms of use|умов використання Вікіпедії]].
  |zh-hans=重新修订维基媒体[[Terms of use|使用条款]]:不早于10月8日结束
  |zh-hant=重新修訂維基媒體[[Terms of use|使用條款]]:不早於10月8日結束
}}
Crystal yast partitioner.png 8:
Rewrite of Wikimedia's Terms of use; will conclude no earlier than Oct. 8.


The templates probably have self explanatory usage. {{Month}} and {{Main Page/WM News/Code}} need to be updated if a new language code is added to the existing bunch. Currently the template has support for 12 languages. -- とある白い猫 chi? 01:10, 9 October 2011 (UTC)

Add translation[edit]

{{Editprotected}} Please add following lines to the announcement of fellowship.

|zh-hans=[[Wikimedia Fellowships|维基媒体社群资助计划]]需要你的帮助来[[Wikimedia Fellowships/Endorsements|评价公开项目思路]]。

|zh-hant=[[Wikimedia Fellowships|維基媒體社群資助計劃]]需要你的幫助來[[Wikimedia Fellowships/Endorsements|評價公開項目構思]]。

Thanks!-Mys_721tx(talk) 23:26, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

Done. Courcelles (talk) 12:32, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

Add item[edit]

Please add Logo for Wikimedia Strategic Planning wiki to the news list. Thanks. -- とある白い猫 chi? 02:40, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

I disagree with adding this vote to the Wikimedia News section of the meta main page, as it shouldn't be held on meta, but locally. Savhñ 20:26, 6 March 2012 (UTC)
Do you even know the point of the meta main page? The news section is almost entirely about news on other projects. -- とある白い猫 chi? 20:52, 6 March 2012 (UTC)
I agree with Savh. It is pointless for meta to host a vote for one sole wiki. Meta is for multiple wikis' coordination. --Aphaia (talk) 18:12, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
Strategy wiki involves every wiki, what are you talking about! -- とある白い猫 chi? 20:28, 7 March 2012 (UTC)
Declined, too trivial for the main page. Vote should likely be moved over to Strategy, as well. Courcelles (talk) 21:33, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

Add translations #2[edit]

{{Editprotected}} Please add following code to the Wikimedia Conference 2012 announcement.

|zh-hans=[[Wikimedia Conference 2012|2012年维基媒体会议]]在德国柏林举行。

|zh-hant=[[Wikimedia Conference 2012|2012年維基媒體會議]]在德國柏林舉行。

Thanks!-Mys_721tx(talk) 05:50, 22 April 2012 (UTC)

Done.Marco Aurelio (audiencia) 11:16, 22 April 2012 (UTC)

POTY 2011[edit]

I thought we get banners but we did't :-( {{edit protected}}

Please add:

==={{Month|5|2012|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}|dir={{{dir|{{dir|{{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}}}}}}}}===
{|style="background:none"
{{Announce Commons|26-{{int:June}} 6|{{LangAutoSwitch|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}
  |de=Runde 1 der [[commons:COM:POTY/2011|Wahl zum Bild des Jahres 2011]] läuft. Runde 2 wird kurz danach stattfinden.
  |en=Round 1 of the [[commons:COM:POTY/2011|Sixth Annual Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year Competition]] (to select the best featured picture of 2011) starts. <small>Round 2 will start immediately after Round 1 has finished and votes are counted.</small>
  |fr=Premier tour du [[commons:COM:POTY/2011|sixième concours annuel de l’image de l’année Wikimedia Commons]] (pour sélectionner les meilleures images remarquables de 2011) a commencé.
  |mk=Започна I круг од гласањето за [[commons:COM:POTY/2011|„'''Слика на годината'''“]].
  |no=Første runde av Wikimedia Commons-konkurransen [[commons:COM:POTY/2011|'''Årets bilde''']] er igang.
}}}}
|}

Thanks in advance. -- Rillke (talk) 15:22, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Please also add the zh translations
|zh-hans=[[commons:COM:POTY/2011|第六届维基共享资源年度图片]]第一轮评选开始。<small>第二轮评选将在第一轮计票结束后开始。</small>
|zh-hant=[[commons:COM:POTY/2011|第六屆維基共享資源年度圖片]]第一輪評選開始。<small>第二輪評選將在第一輪計票結束後開始。</small>

Thanks!-Mys_721tx(talk) 18:21, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done both requests. Feel free to add more translations here. Thanks, Savhñ 18:24, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

teahouse[edit]

Hi there. In June, the Teahouse wrapped up it's pilot and has released it's pilot report, metrics, and is now entering phase two. I'd add it myself, but, the page protection disallows me to do so. Thank you! SarahStierch (talk) 22:11, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

==={{Month|6|2012|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}|dir={{{dir|{{dir|{{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}}}}}}}}===
{|style="background:none"
{{Announce miscellaneous|{{int:June}}|{{LangAutoSwitch|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}
  |en=The [[Research:Teahouse|]] has released [[Research:Teahouse/Pilot Report|pilot report]], [[Research:Teahouse/Metrics|metrics]], and is now entering [[Research:Teahouse/Phase 2 plan|phase two]].
  |zh-hans= [[Research:Teahouse|]]发布了其[[Research:Teahouse/Pilot Report|实验报告]]和[[Research:Teahouse/Metrics|衡量标准]]并进入了[[Research:Teahouse/Phase 2 plan|第二阶段]]。
  |zh-hant= [[Research:Teahouse|]]發佈了其[[Research:Teahouse/Pilot Report|實驗報告]]和[[Research:Teahouse/Metrics|衡量標準]]並進入了[[Research:Teahouse/Phase 2 plan|第二階段]]。
}}}}
|}
Please add this to the template. Thanks! -Mys_721tx(talk) 20:25, 26 June 2012 (UTC)
Done. Courcelles 06:39, 2 July 2012 (UTC)

10 July - Russian Wikipedia was blacked out for 24 hours[edit]

{{editprotected}} New event:

==={{Month|7|2012|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}|dir={{{dir|{{dir|{{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}}}}}}}}===
{|style="background:none"
{{Announce Wikipedia|10|{{LangAutoSwitch|lang={{{lang|{{int:lang}}}}}
 |en=The Russian Wikipedia was [[wmru:Забастовка Википедии на русском языке|blacked out]] for 24 hours by community decision to draw attention to currently debating the legislation that would allow the government to blacklist web sites and enforce that blacklist, creating the real censorship of the Internet. Several other projects ran banners in support.
 |ru=Википедия на русском языке [[wmru:Забастовка Википедии на русском языке|закрыта]] на 24 часа по решению сообщества для привлечения внимания к предлагаемым поправкам к закону «Об информации», обсуждение которых проходит в этот день в Государственной Думе Российской Федерации. Некоторые другие проекты разместили баннер в поддержку этой акции.
}}}}
|}
Please add this to the template. Thanks! --Kaganer (talk) 10:45, 10 July 2012 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done. Trijnsteltalk 15:29, 10 July 2012 (UTC)

zh translations[edit]

{{editprotected}} Please add those two to annual plan.

|zh-hans=维基媒体基金会[[:wmf:media:2012-13_Wikimedia_Foundation_Plan_FINAL_FOR_WEBSITE.pdf|2012-13年度计划]]与[[:wmf:2012-2013 Annual Plan Questions and Answers|年度计划常见问题解答]]现已公布。欢迎在[[Talk:Wikimedia budget]]提出意见和建议。

|zh-hant=維基媒體基金會[[:wmf:media:2012-13_Wikimedia_Foundation_Plan_FINAL_FOR_WEBSITE.pdf|2012-13年度計劃]]與[[:wmf:2012-2013 Annual Plan Questions and Answers|年度計劃常見問題解答]]現已公佈。歡迎在[[Talk:Wikimedia budget]]提出意見與建議。

Also those two to Russian Wikipedia's blackout

|zh-hans=为唤起公众对当前一项允许政府设立网站黑名单并进行网络审查的法案的注意,俄语维基百科根据社群决定[[:wmru:Забастовка Википедии на русском языке|关站]]24小时。若干计划通过宣传栏进行支持。

|zh-hant=為喚起公眾對當前一項允許政府設立網站黑名單並進行網路審查的法案的注意,俄語維基百科根據社群決定[[:wmru:Забастовка Википедии на русском языке|關棧]]24小時。若干計劃透過宣傳欄進行支持。
Thanks in advance. -Mys_721tx(talk) 22:19, 2 August 2012 (UTC)
Done. — MA (audiencia) 10:05, 3 August 2012 (UTC)

February[edit]

Dear God this has content from February. Killiondude (talk) 06:14, 4 September 2012 (UTC)

Adding Translations[edit]

Please add them to the travel guide announcement.

|zh-hans=根据一项建立一个旅行指南计划的[[Requests for comment/Travel Guide|置评请求]],维基媒体基金会[https://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/09/05/wikimedia-foundation-seeks-declaratory-relief-in-response-to-legal-threats-from-internet-brands/  宣布]其正在寻找针对[[:wikitravel:Main Page|Wikitravel]]拥有者Internet Brands(IB)“法律威胁”的宣言性补救。
|zh-hant=根據一項建立一個旅行指南計劃的[[Requests for comment/Travel Guide|置評請求]],維基媒體基金會[https://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/09/05/ wikimedia-foundation-seeks-declaratory-relief-in-response-to-legal-threats-from-internet-brands/ 宣布]其正在尋找針對[[:wikitravel:Main Page|Wikitravel]]擁有者Internet Brands(IB) “法律威脅”的宣言性補救。

and those two to the legal assistance program announcement.

|zh-hans=维基媒体基金会法律与社群宣传部门进行一项关于[[Legal and Community Advocacy/Legal Fees Assistance Program|法律费用援助计划]]的[[Request for comment/Legal Fees Assistance Program|置评请求]]。若理事会在置评请求后批准,该计划将会在适用案例中向[[Legal and Community Advocacy/Legal Fees Assistance Program#Eligibility|符合条件]]的维基媒体用户提供法律援助资金。欢迎编辑提出意见。
|zh-hant=維基媒體基金會法律與社群宣傳部門進行一項關於[[Legal and Community Advocacy/Legal Fees Assistance Program|法律費用援助計劃]]的[[Request for comment/Legal Fees Assistance Program|置評請求]]。若理事會在置評請求後批准,該計劃將會在適用案例中向[[Legal and Community Advocacy/Legal Fees Assistance Program#Eligibility|符合條件]]的維基媒體用戶提供法律援助資金。歡迎編輯提出意見。

Thanks in advance!-Mys_721tx(talk) 23:04, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

  • Both done. Courcelles 14:37, 10 September 2012 (UTC)

CfP WikiConference Yerevan 2013[edit]

Hi, can we add here this: Wikimedia Armenia announces Call for Participation for WikiConference Yerevan 2013 or isn't this the right place? --vacio 12:55, 21 June 2013 (UTC)