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Wikibase Community User Group/Meetings/2022-06-30

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Online meeting of the Wikibase Community User Group.



  • Regular user group / community updates


  • Mohammed (WMDE)
  • Laurence 'GreenReaper' Parry (WBUG)
  • Evelien (WMDE)
  • LabDom
  • Finn Årup Nielsen (dtu.dk)


  • New product manager for Wikibase.cloud, split dedicated role vs the Wikibase suite
  • Introductions from Evelien and Finn (looking to use WB with Scholia on top of query service for ~3000 items - wish to use QuickStatements and integrate with other data externally to the wikibase)
  • SPARQL endpoint and federated querries
  • Finn: external ID on Wikibase.Cloud does not get a deep link, it is just shown as a string
  • GR: as responded on list: You need to set an equivalence mapping for $wgWBRepoSettings['formatterUrlProperty']. Login at Wikibase.cloud, Dashboard, click the cog next to your site, Features tab, Mapping * Properties to Wikidata, Add New Mapping for P4 to P1630.
  • WBUG as an affiliate can possibly get WMF grants to develop new extensions