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Wikipedia:Community portal

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Welcome to the Community portal!

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

Interact more

For a listing of ongoing discussions and current requests, see the Wikipedia:Dashboard.

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:Task Center for brief guides.)

Help counter systemic bias by creating new articles on important women.

Help improve popular low quality articles.

New! WikiRank quality and popularity assessment. [1]

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The Signpost
27 January 2020

General notices

  • Wikipedia now has six million articles!
  • A newsletter about userscript development on Wikipedia has been created: Wikipedia:Scripts++. To subscribe, visit its mailing list.
  • A project is under way to add short descriptions to all articles. This is mainly for the benefit of mobile users searching Wikipedia. Help is welcomed – please visit WikiProject Short descriptions to learn more.
  • SearchSuite is a userscript that provides user control over search results: it can strip them down to a single-spaced list, sort, and more. Most of its features are presented as menu item toggles to turn each feature on/off. Each menu-item-controlled feature works on the output of all the others, in both their on and off states. Feedback and feature suggestions welcome.
  • Do you have need for a specialized script that doesn't exist yet, or have an idea for a cool new script or gadget? Post requests and ideas at Wikipedia:User scripts/Requests.
  • Free subscriptions to high-quality paywalled journals, newspaper archives, and online reference works are available for Wikipedia editors. For more information, see Wikipedia:The Wikipedia Library

Projects seeking help

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

WikiProjects and Task Forces

Discussions and collaborations

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

See also

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How to request help on your Talk page

You can add the {{ help me}} template on your Talk page to request help. A volunteer will stop by soon after to assist you.

Bonus tip:

To create a link that you can click on to request help at any time, place the following template code on your Talk page:

{{edit|Special:MyTalk|{{icon|Q}} '''Ask for help on your talk page'''|section=new|preload=Help:Contents/helpmepreload|preloadtitle=Help me!}}

It will generate a link like this:

Question Ask for help on your talk page

which you can leave on your Talk page permanently.

To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use {{ totd}}