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This page provides a listing of current collaborations, tasks, and news about English Wikipedia. New to Wikipedia? See the contributing to Wikipedia page or our tutorial for everything you need to know to get started. For a listing of internal project pages of interest, see the department directory.

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Help out

You can help improve the articles listed below! This list updates frequently, so check back here for more tasks to try. (See Wikipedia:Maintenance for further information.)

Fix spelling and grammar
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Fix wikilinks
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Update with new information
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Expand short articles
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Check and add references
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Fix original research issues
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Add an image
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Translate and clean up
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Help counter systemic bias by creating new articles on important women.

Help improve popular pages, especially those of low quality.

This week's article for improvement is:

Gender studies

Previous selections: Cartoonist · Kyushu · Christmas in Russia

This week's backlog of the week is:

Category:Articles lacking sources


Community bulletin board


Welcome to the community bulletin board, which is a page used for announcements from WikiProjects and other groups. Included here are coordinated efforts, events, projects, and other general announcements.

Events and projects

Yearly or aperiodic events

  • Wikipedia:WikiCup. The WikiCup is a championship that has taken place every year on Wikipedia since 2007. The Cup is played and won by skill of editing. The purpose of the Cup is to encourage content creation and improvement and make editing on Wikipedia more fun. There is a new round every month, until the current contest ends; below are the details.
    • May 1 to June 28 – 32 contestants left.
    • July 1 to August 29 – 16 contestants left.
    • September 1 to October 31 – 8 finalists left, the contestant with the highest score will win!

Monthly or continuously ongoing events


WikiProject notices

Also consider posting WikiProject, Task Force, and Collaboration news at The Signpost's WikiProject Report page.

Please include your signature when adding a listing here.

Technical news


Requests for comment

Discussions in the following areas have requested wider attention via Requests for comment:


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Tip of the day

Wikipedia Search box - advanced
Special search box just for Search, with the general search domains listed below.  Click on one to search that domain.
Special search box just for Search, with the general search domains listed below. Click on one to search that domain.
Clicking on Advanced shows the namespaces of the wiki. Check namespaces to set either your current or your default search domain.
Clicking on Advanced shows the namespaces of the wiki. Check namespaces to set either your current or your default search domain.

There are numerous advanced Search engine features available to help locate what you are looking for within Wikipedia.

Read more:

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To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use ((totd))