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translate, please? pfctdayelise (translate?) 11:26, 8 June 2006 (UTC)

Nedlæg den danske landsbybrønd på CommonsEdit

Jeg foreslår at vi nedlægger den danske landsbybrønd på Commons, da den alligevel ikke bliver brugt. Det er bedre at lade sidelinket til Landsbybrønden på Commons gå direkte til den engelsksprogede hvor alle diskussionerne foregår . Det er ret irriterende altid at komme til en død side -- Nico 17:39, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

Enig. Valentinian (talk) 11:05, 15 January 2007 (UTC)

Det ser ud til der skal en administrator til - en redirect virker ikke . -- Nico 12:05, 24 January 2007 (UTC)

Jeg mener nok, at der kan blive brug for den en dag. haabet 13:42, 16 February 2007 (UTC)

Jeg er enig i forslaget: Nedlæg den danske landsbybrønd. --Henrik (Talk · Contributions · E-mail) 11:29, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
Der er under alle omstændigheder ikke nok folk til at det kan svare sig at opretholde en side på dansk. Men i stedet for bare at henvise til den engelske, skulle man måske snarere lade den henvise til f.eks. den svenske? --|EPO| da: 17:33, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
Vi skal bare vide, at den er her... Har sat den på overvågningslisten. Det skulle gerne hjælpe lidt. Jeg er jo på commons næsten hver dag. Så lad os bare beholde den. --MGA73 (talk) 17:48, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
Og dog.... Opdagede lige at jeg havde overset en forespørgsel fra april. Så ok med mig at nedlægge brønden her. --MGA73 (talk) 12:53, 28 December 2010 (UTC)


If anyone could spare a minute, I need some help with a translation for a new upcoming Commons-Extension. Thanks! --Dschwen 07:11, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

Det ser ud til, at det er gjort. / It looks like it is done now. --MGA73 (talk) 18:32, 7 November 2009 (UTC)


Jeg har problemer med at Siebrand ønsker at slette billeder som høre til et gammelt katalog som ligger på wikisource. Hvad stiller jeg op med ham?haabet 22:11, 16 October 2007 (UTC) {{no source since/en|month=October|day=14|year=2007}}

Dansksproget ønskebrønden.Edit

Jeg søger en tidligere præstefamilie fra Kølstrup kirke.Familien hedder Køster og var præst ved kirken omkring 1957,. Er der nonen der kender dem.Else Bildsø

Ja det gør jeg. Mvh Janus Køster

Could you please translate?Edit

Excuse me I don't speak Danish. Could anyone translate this template in Danish here (don't forget to replace the category by Category:Internationalised message templates). Thanks in advance for your help. --TwoWings * to talk or not to talk... 13:34, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

Election Notice, Please TranslateEdit

The 2008 Board election committee announces the 2008 election process. Wikimedians will have the opportunity to elect one candidate from the Wikimedia community to serve as a representative on the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will serve a one-year term, ending in July 2009.

Candidates may nominate themselves for election between May 8 and May 22, and the voting will occur between 1 June and 21 June. For more information on the voting and candidate requirements, see <>.

The voting system to be used in this election has not yet been confirmed, however voting will be by secret ballot, and confidentiality will be strictly maintained.

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Proposal for a new upload formEdit

There is a proposal for a new upload form. Discussion here: Commons:Village pump#New upload form. Please help to translate all the labels, error messages, and help texts. Thank you, Lupo 09:15, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

To translate, please click here. Thanks, Lupo 11:54, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Licensing update progress noticeEdit

The licensing update proposal to dual license all Wikimedia Foundation wikis under both the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL) and the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License (CC-BY-SA) is moving into its final phase. This proposal put forward by the Foundation and made possible by recent changes in the GFDL is contingent on community approval. In a few days a site notice for all editors will announce the start of vote on this proposal that is expected to last three weeks. In the mean time we would invite you to visit the update proposal and its associated FAQ if you want to learn more. We would also appreciate your help finishing the translation effort for the core documents associated with this process.

Huib talk 11:33, 29 March 2009 (UTC) for the Licensing Update Committee.



Jeg har flere billeder af Herregårde i jylland og på fyn, hvordan får jeg dem op i Commons, så alle kan se dem mvh Flemming

For at få adgang til at lægge billeder op, skal man oprette en brugerkonto. Herefter skal du blot klikke på "Læg en fil op" ude i venstre side og følge vejledningen. --|EPO| da: 08:23, 6 June 2009 (UTC)

Generalforsamling i Wikimedia DanmarkEdit

Der afholdes ordinær generalforsamling i Wikimedia Danmark den 26. september 2009 kl. 12.30 i Kultur Vesterbro, Lyrskovgade 4, København V. --Palnatoke (talk) 21:11, 28 August 2009 (UTC)

Proposal to change our voting policyEdit


A while ago I made a proposal to change our policy about the 4 votes requirement during a rfa, the last week(s) there has been a discussion on the talkpage and now I believe its time to go to the village pump.

Please raise any comments, objections or questions on the talkpage and I hope to implent it without any big objections in 2 weeks or so.

The proposal can be found here:

Best regards, Huib talk 16:34, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Volunteers still neededEdit

Hi all,
Although we soon will remove the centralnotice that is up, the Wikimedia Foundation is still looking for volunteers to serve as subject area experts or to sit on task forces that will study particular areas and make recommendations to the Foundation about its strategic plan. You may apply to serve on a task force or register your name as an expert in a specific area at

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Any questions can be addressed to me either on my talk page here or on the strategy wiki or by email to philippe at

I hope you'll consider joining us!

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Translation requestEdit

Would anyone mind giving a Danish translation for the text at Category:Scandinavian Airlines head office (all of the images have the same description)? Also images at Category:SAS Scandinavian Airlines may need Danish translations too. Category:Linate Airport disaster also needs Danish. Thanks WhisperToMe (talk) 00:22, 12 February 2010 (UTC)


I've uploaded a video File:Steinway piano - Duo-Art.ogg to use it at Wikipedia. When the video is not playing there is no picture, just a red cross and the text "File:Steinway piano - Duo-Art.ogg". Do somebody know what is wrong? Rerumirf (talk) 20:58, 3 April 2010 (UTC)

Ooooooops. It seems that we forgot to check this page :-) Luckily there was a response here Commons:Help_desk/Archives/2010Apr#Video. --MGA73 (talk) 12:52, 28 December 2010 (UTC)

Commons:Press releases/10MEdit

Hi folks. We have 57,158,067 as you read this. Could you help us with this press release? My en-2 level is too weak to write good 'Commons story'. Przykuta[edit] 06:49, 14 April 2011 (UTC)

Call for image filter referendumEdit

The Wikimedia Foundation, at the direction of the Board of Trustees, will be holding a vote to determine whether members of the community support the creation and usage of an opt-in personal image filter, which would allow readers to voluntarily screen particular types of images strictly for their own account.

Further details and educational materials will be available shortly. The referendum is scheduled for 12-27 August, 2011, and will be conducted on servers hosted by a neutral third party. Referendum details, officials, voting requirements, and supporting materials will be posted at Meta:Image filter referendum shortly.

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Announcing Wikipedia 1.19 betaEdit

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Målet er her at identificere, hvad DU (eller grupper, som lokalafdelinger eller klubber) kunne være interesseret i, og at opstille mulighederne efter, hvad der foretrækkes. Vi har på denne liste ikke medtaget ting som "holde serverne kørende", fordi de ikke er individuelle bidragydere eller frivillige organisationers ansvar. Denne undersøgelse har til hensigt at fortælle os, hvilke prioriteringer af midlerne bidragyderne kan enes om.

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Dans med 2 partnereEdit

Hej. Jeg har på et tidspunkt set et klip fra en sort/hvid film, hvor en herre densede med 2 damer. Jeg kan ikke huske hvad filmen hedder eller tidspunktet, men jeg husker det som en Amerikansk (stum) film. Er der en der kan hjælpe mig med at spore dette klip. på forhånd mange tak for hjælpen.

Med venlig Hilsen Henning Christensen Skelagervej 103 2 mf DK-9000 Aalborg


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The Wikimedia Foundation is planning to do limited testing of IPv6 on June 2-3. If there are not too many problems, we may fully enable IPv6 on World IPv6 day (June 6), and keep it enabled.

What this means for your project:

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2011 Picture of the Year competitionEdit


Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2011 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We are interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year 2011. Any user registered at Commons or a Wikimedia wiki SUL-related to Commons with more than 75 edits before 1 April 2012 (UTC) is welcome to vote and, of course everyone is welcome to view!

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About 600 of the best of Wikimedia Common's photos, animations, movies and graphics were chosen –by the international Wikimedia Commons community– out of 12 million files during 2011 and are now called Featured Pictures.

From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons Features Pictures of all flavors.

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Now, seven capable, knowledgeable and trustworthy community members are sought to volunteer on the initial Funds Dissemination Committee. It is expected to take up its work in September. In addition, a community member is sought to be the Ombudsperson for the FDC process. If you are interested in joining the committee, read the call for volunteers. Nominations are planned to close on August 15.

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Fundraising localization: volunteers from outside the USA neededEdit

Please translate for your local community

Hello All,

The Wikimedia Foundation's Fundraising team have begun our 'User Experience' project, with the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries outside the USA and enhancing the localization of our donation pages. I am searching for volunteers to spend 30 minutes on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real-time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. Please sing up and help us with our 'User Experience' project! :) If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email All countries needed (excepting USA)!

Pats Pena
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Wikimedia hovedpunkter, oktober 2012.Edit


Jeg skal have hjælp jeg kunne godt tænke mig at få Hadsund byvåben lagt op på wikipedia men hvordan, hejmmesiden er her med byvåbnet. Jeg vil også have et kort lagt op Hadsund ca. 1900 noget lige som dette billede

Kort over Hobro 1900. Sådan et kort havde jeg tænkt mig.

Håber nogen ved noget. --Søren1997 (talk) 15:40, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

Hadsunds byvåben i sprt hvid
Det er ikke et helt nemt spørgsmål. For byvåbnet er ophavsretten ikke udløbet: selv hvis vi fik fingre i udgaven fra 1937 og antager, at det er udgivet anonymt, ville det godt nok være udløbet i Danmark (70 år efter udgivelsen), men ikke i USA (pga. URAA-afgørelsen). Og udgaven på hjemmesiden må vel være noget nyere end 1937. Til gengæld kunne man godt vove at hævde, at det er for simpelt til at være beskyttet af ophavsret, dvs. uden værkshøjde. Den tror jeg nu nok holder i en dansk ret, men den er måske lige på kanten i USA. Der er samlet et par eksempler på gamle afgørelser på Commons:Threshold of originality, mest fra USA, men også et par fra Danmark, hvis du vil sammenligne. Hvis du synes, det giver mening, kan du ligge våbnet fra hjemmesiden op og mærke den med {{PD-ineligible}}. Du skal bare være bevidst, om at andre commons-brugere godt kan komme til en anden konklusion.
Hvis du vil have et byvåben, der er helt entydigt ok, bliver du nok nødt at få fat i den officielle beskrivelse af våbnet — blasoneringen — og tegne din egen udgave af det udelukkende ud fra beskrivelsen, dvs. uden at se på den tegning, kommunen bruger. Så vil du alene eje ophavsretten til din tegning, og du kan lægge op under den licens, du foretrækker. Det vil nok ikke helt ligne den udgave, kommunen bruger, men hvis du følger blasoneringen, vil det stadig være et gyldigt byvåben.
Det med et kort kan godt være endnu vanskeligere, og umiddelbart ligner det eksempel for Hobro, du har fundet, en overtrædelse af ophavsretten, vi nok bør indstille til sletning. Det er tegnet af Generalstabens Topografiske Afdeling, en forgænger til det der fra i år hedder Geodatastyrelsen, og de har arvet nogle gamle rettigheder fra enevældens tid (bl. a. plakat af 6. april 1831[1]), der gør at deres ophavsret til kort aldrig kan udløbe. Til gengæld har de lige for nyligt frigivet en masse data under en fri licens, bl.a. nogle gamle kort[2], vistnok nogle af dem, man kan se på [3]. Jeg ved ikke, hvordan man nemt får hevet et lidt større kort ud af den hjemmeside, men de skriver vist, at de er ved at udbygge den, så måske bliver det nemmere inden så længe. Peter Alberti (talk) 17:56, 2 January 2013 (UTC)
Tak, Jeg har lagt byvåbenet op på wikipedia. Mariagerfjord kommune har også en hejmmeside med kort se den her der er et kort over Hadsund fra 1901 det er rigtig godt, men hvordan skal jeg lægge det om uden at det vil blive slettet. Hadsund ca 1900.MVH --Søren1997 (talk) 08:52, 6 January 2013 (UTC)

Er det de såkaldte "lave målebordsblade", du mener? Det er nogle af de kortdata, som dem jeg snakkede om, og bl.a. dem der blev frigivet af Geodatastyrelsen her til nytår. Fordi det er så nyt, at de kan komme på tale, er der mig bekendt ikke lavet nogen licensskabelon endnu, og der er i øjeblikket en diskussion om hvorvidt licensen er god nok til commons. Se Commons:Village pump/Copyright#Danish open public geographic data og byd gerne ind, hvis du har noget at tilføje. Peter Alberti (talk) 13:19, 6 January 2013 (UTC)
Tror du Geodatastyrelsen vil lave sådan et kort over Hadsund ligesom det kort over Hobro så bare et kort over Hadsund?. Mvh --Søren1997 (talk) 16:29, 7 January 2013 (UTC)
Jeg er ikke helt sikker på, at jeg er med. Jeg tror ikke de vil lave nye historiske kort, men de — eller rettere deres forgængere — har jo lavet danmarkskort mange gange gennem årene. Den hjemmeside, du linkede til, er baseret på deres kort. Peter Alberti (talk) 18:03, 9 January 2013 (UTC)
okay så går jeg i gang med at lave et kort over Hadsund fra den hjemmeside jeg linkede til. MVH--Søren1997 (talk) 21:52, 9 January 2013 (UTC)
Jeg har lavet et kort. Kortet er nu lagt op. MVH --Søren1997 (talk) 16:51, 10 January 2013 (UTC)
Det er problemer med kortet vil nogen hjælpe med at få probelemet lavet. MVH --Søren1997 (talk) 22:44, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

Be a Wikimedia fundraising "User Experience" volunteer!Edit

Thank you to everyone who volunteered last year on the Wikimedia fundraising 'User Experience' project. We have talked to many different people in different countries and their feedback has helped us immensely in restructuring our pages. If you haven't heard of it yet, the 'User Experience' project has the goal of understanding the donation experience in different countries (outside the USA) and enhancing the localization of our donation pages.

I am (still) searching for volunteers to spend some time on a Skype chat with me, reviewing their own country's donation pages. It will be done on a 'usability' format (I will ask you to read the text and go through the donation flow) and will be asking your feedback in the meanwhile.

The only pre-requisite is for the volunteer to actually live in the country and to have access to at least one donation method that we offer for that country (mainly credit/debit card, but also real time banking like IDEAL, E-wallets, etc...) so we can do a live test and see if the donation goes through. **All volunteers will be reimbursed of the donations that eventually succeed (and they will be very low amounts, like 1-2 dollars)**

By helping us you are actually helping thousands of people to support our mission of free knowledge across the world. If you are interested (or know of anyone who could be) please email All countries needed (excepting USA)!!


Pats Pena
Global Fundraising Operations Manager, Wikimedia Foundation

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Wikimedia sites to move to primary data center in Ashburn, Virginia. Read-only mode expected.Edit

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) Next week, the Wikimedia Foundation will transition its main technical operations to a new data center in Ashburn, Virginia, USA. This is intended to improve the technical performance and reliability of all Wikimedia sites, including this wiki. There will be some times when the site will be in read-only mode, and there may be full outages; the current target windows for the migration are January 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2013, from 17:00 to 01:00 UTC (see other timezones on More information is available in the full announcement.

If you would like to stay informed of future technical upgrades, consider becoming a Tech ambassador and joining the ambassadors mailing list. You will be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Thank you for your help and your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 15:07, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

Help turn ideas into grants in the new IdeaLabEdit

I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

  • Do you have an idea for a project to improve this community or website?
  • Do you think you could complete your idea if only you had some funding?
  • Do you want to help other people turn their ideas into project plans or grant proposals?

Please join us in the IdeaLab, an incubator for project ideas and Individual Engagement Grant proposals.

The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking new ideas and proposals for Individual Engagement Grants. These grants fund individuals or small groups to complete projects that help improve this community. If interested, please submit a completed proposal by February 15, 2013. Please visit for more information.

Thanks! --Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 20:13, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

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Wikimedia hovedpunkter, december 2012Edit

Wikimedia-hovedpunkter, januar 2013Edit

Convert complex templates to Lua to make them faster and more powerfulEdit

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians)

Greetings. As you might have seen on the Wikimedia tech blog or the tech ambassadors list, a new functionality called "Lua" is being enabled on all Wikimedia sites today. Lua is a scripting language that enables you to write faster and more powerful MediaWiki templates.

If you have questions about how to convert existing templates to Lua (or how to create new ones), we'll be holding two support sessions on IRC next week: one on Wednesday (for Oceania, Asia & America) and one on Friday (for Europe, Africa & America); see m:IRC office hours for the details. If you can't make it, you can also get help at mw:Talk:Lua scripting.

If you'd like to learn about this kind of events earlier in advance, consider becoming a Tech ambassador by subscribing to the mailing list. You will also be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system. 19:00, 13 March 2013 (UTC) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

Closed captioning template needs DanishEdit

The template for closed captioning, Template:Closed cap, does not yet have text in Danish. Would anyone mind adding text in Danish? Thanks WhisperToMe (talk) 20:19, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Hovedpunkter fra Wikimedia, februar 2013Edit

Hovedpunkter fra Wikimedia, marts 2013Edit

Request for comment on inactive administratorsEdit

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians. Please also consider translating the proposal.)

Read this message in English / Lleer esti mensaxe n'asturianu / বাংলায় এই বার্তাটি পড়ুন / Llegiu aquest missatge en català / Læs denne besked på dansk / Lies diese Nachricht auf Deutsch / Leś cal mesag' chè in Emiliàn / Leer este mensaje en español / Lue tämä viesti suomeksi / Lire ce message en français / Ler esta mensaxe en galego / हिन्दी / Pročitajte ovu poruku na hrvatskom / Baca pesan ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia / Leggi questo messaggio in italiano / ಈ ಸಂದೇಶವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಿ / Aqra dan il-messaġġ bil-Malti / norsk (bokmål) / Lees dit bericht in het Nederlands / Przeczytaj tę wiadomość po polsku / Citiți acest mesaj în română / Прочитать это сообщение на русском / Farriintaan ku aqri Af-Soomaali / Pročitaj ovu poruku na srpskom (Прочитај ову поруку на српском) / อ่านข้อความนี้ในภาษาไทย / Прочитати це повідомлення українською мовою / Đọc thông báo bằng tiếng Việt / 使用中文阅读本信息。


There is a new request for comment on Meta-Wiki concerning the removal of administrative rights from long-term inactive Wikimedians. Generally, this proposal from stewards would apply to wikis without an administrators' review process.

We are also compiling a list of projects with procedures for removing inactive administrators on the talk page of the request for comment. Feel free to add your project(s) to the list if you have a policy on administrator inactivity.

All input is appreciated. The discussion may close as soon as 21 May 2013 (2013-05-21), but this will be extended if needed.

Thanks, Billinghurst (thanks to all the translators!) 04:26, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

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[en] Change to wiki account system and account renamingEdit

Some accounts will soon be renamed due to a technical change that the developer team at Wikimedia are making. More details on Meta.

(Distributed via global message delivery 03:24, 30 April 2013 (UTC). Wrong page? Correct it here.)

[en] Change to section edit linksEdit

The default position of the "edit" link in page section headers is going to change soon. The "edit" link will be positioned adjacent to the page header text rather than floating opposite it.

Section edit links will be to the immediate right of section titles, instead of on the far right. If you're an editor of one of the wikis which already implemented this change, nothing will substantially change for you; however, scripts and gadgets depending on the previous implementation of section edit links will have to be adjusted to continue working; however, nothing else should break even if they are not updated in time.

Detailed information and a timeline is available on meta.

Ideas to do this all the way to 2009 at least. It is often difficult to track which of several potential section edit links on the far right is associated with the correct section, and many readers and anonymous or new editors may even be failing to notice section edit links at all, since they read section titles, which are far away from the links.

(Distributed via global message delivery 18:14, 30 April 2013 (UTC). Wrong page? Correct it here.)

Tech newsletter: Subscribe to receive the next editionsEdit

Tech news prepared by tech ambassadors and posted by Global message deliveryContributeTranslateGet helpGive feedbackUnsubscribe • 20:21, 20 May 2013 (UTC)
Important note: This is the first edition of the Tech News weekly summaries, which help you monitor recent software changes likely to impact you and your fellow Wikimedians.

If you want to continue to receive the next issues every week, please subscribe to the newsletter. You can subscribe your personal talk page and a community page like this one. The newsletter can be translated into your language.

You can also become a tech ambassador, help us write the next newsletter and tell us what to improve. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. guillom 20:21, 20 May 2013 (UTC)

Trademark discussionEdit

Hi, apologies for posting this in English, but I wanted to alert your community to a discussion on Meta about potential changes to the Wikimedia Trademark Policy. Please translate this statement if you can. We hope that you will all participate in the discussion; we also welcome translations of the legal team’s statement into as many languages as possible and encourage you to voice your thoughts there. Please see the Trademark practices discussion (on Meta-Wiki) for more information. Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF) (talk)

Feedback wanted on Commons brochure draftEdit

I've been working on a "Welcome to Commons" brochure, and community feedback was extremely helpful. We now have a draft of the designed version, so please share any thoughts you have on how to make it better. The main target audience is newcomers who are learning about Commons for the first time.

Commons brochure draft, 2013-06-06, tentatively titled "Illustrating Wikipedia: A Guide to Contributing Content to Wikimedia Commons"

A few things to note:

  • The current title is Illustrating Wikipedia: A Guide to Contributing Content to Wikimedia Commons, but we're open to better suggestions.
  • Neither the design nor the content are final at this point, so if you want to propose significant changes, now is the time.
  • Many minor design and text changes will happen in the next revision, but if you notice anything that needs to be adjusted, please comment.
  • There is simply placeholder content for the section on adding images using the Visual Editor; once screenshots of the interface are stable, that content will be added in.

You can discuss the draft at Commons talk:Welcome to Commons brochure. Thanks!--Sage Ross (WMF) (talk) 14:28, 12 June 2013 (UTC)


Jeg har forsøgt at upload'e en fil. Uden held. Hverken som Word eller Pages. Hvad gør man så ? Jørgen

Hej Jørgen! Hvilken slags fil er det? Word-dokumenter er vist ikke tilladt, men PDF er. I nyere Word-versioner kan man gemme som PDF. Listen over tilladte filformater på Commons er her: Commons:File_types. Nillerdk (talk) 07:29, 21 June 2013 (UTC)

X!'s Edit CounterEdit

Pywikipedia is migrating to gitEdit

Hello, Sorry for English but It's very important for bot operators so I hope someone translates this. Pywikipedia is migrating to Git so after July 26, SVN checkouts won't be updated If you're using Pywikipedia you have to switch to git, otherwise you will use out-dated framework and your bot might not work properly. There is a manual for doing that and a blog post explaining about this change in non-technical language. If you have question feel free to ask in mw:Manual talk:Pywikipediabot/Gerrit, mailing list, or in the IRC channel. Best Amir (via Global message delivery). 13:00, 23 July 2013 (UTC)


At Commons:Bureaucrats/Requests/Russavia (de-Bureaucrat) is a discussion about Russavias role as bureaucrat ongoing. -- Cecil (talk) 08:59, 18 August 2013 (UTC)

HTTPS for users with an accountEdit

Greetings. Starting on August 21 (tomorrow), all users with an account will be using HTTPS to access Wikimedia sites. HTTPS brings better security and improves your privacy. More information is available at m:HTTPS.

If HTTPS causes problems for you, tell us on bugzilla, on IRC (in the #wikimedia-operations channel) or on meta. If you can't use the other methods, you can also send an e-mail to

Greg Grossmeier (via the Global message delivery system). 18:51, 20 August 2013 (UTC) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

m:Requests for comment/Global ban for Ottava RimaEdit

Per the m:Global bans global policy, you are informed of the discussion above. Please comment there and feel free to appropriately distribute more widely in prominent community venues in order to «Inform the community on all wikis where the user has edited». Nemo 10:07, 24 August 2013 (UTC)



Notifications inform you of new activity that affects you -- and let you take quick action.

(This message is in English, please translate as needed)


Notifications will inform users about new activity that affects them on this wiki in a unified way: for example, this new tool will let you know when you have new talk page messages, edit reverts, mentions or links -- and is designed to augment (rather than replace) the watchlist. The Wikimedia Foundation's editor engagement team developed this tool (code-named 'Echo') earlier this year, to help users contribute more productively to MediaWiki projects.

We're now getting ready to bring Notifications to almost all other Wikimedia sites, and are aiming for a 22 October deployment, as outlined in this release plan. It is important that notifications is translated for all of the languages we serve.

There are three major points of translation needed to be either done or checked:

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or comments about this new tool. For more information, visit this project hub and this help page. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 18:18, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

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Speak up about the trademark registration of the Community logo.Edit

Introducting Beta FeaturesEdit

(Apologies for writing in English. Please translate if necessary)

We would like to let you know about Beta Features, a new program from the Wikimedia Foundation that lets you try out new features before they are released for everyone.

Think of it as a digital laboratory where community members can preview upcoming software and give feedback to help improve them. This special preference page lets designers and engineers experiment with new features on a broad scale, but in a way that's not disruptive.

Beta Features is now ready for testing on It will also be released on Wikimedia Commons and MetaWiki this Thursday, 7 November. Based on test results, the plan is to release it on all wikis worldwide on 21 November, 2013.

Here are the first features you can test this week:

Would you like to try out Beta Features now? After you log in on, a small 'Beta' link will appear next to your 'Preferences'. Click on it to see features you can test, check the ones you want, then click 'Save'. Learn more on the Beta Features page.

After you've tested Beta Features, please let the developers know what you think on this discussion page -- or report any bugs here on Bugzilla. You're also welcome to join this IRC office hours chat on Friday, 8 November at 18:30 UTC.

Beta Features was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation's Design, Multimedia and VisualEditor teams. Along with other developers, they will be adding new features to this experimental program every few weeks. They are very grateful to all the community members who helped create this project — and look forward to many more productive collaborations in the future.

Enjoy, and don't forget to let developers know what you think! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 19:38, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

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Hvordan kan jeg dokumentere at det, jeg ønsker at upload'e, ophavsmæssigt tilhører mig eller at jeg har tilladelse til at benytte det?Edit

I 2007 blev jeg bebrejdet at jeg ikke måtte upload'e noget materiale, på trods af at materialet, faktuelt, tilhørte det kor jeg var webmaster for og som jeg derfor havde korets tilladelse til at benytte i den sammehæng at jeg ville skrive noget om Copenhagen Gospel Choir. Det troede vedkommende Wikipedia admin bare ikke på, og jeg måtte derfor opgive at benytte materialet på trods af en længere dialog med vedkommende.

Nu, hvor koret er ophørt (15. december 2008), er jeg i gang med at rette siden, da den henviste til et PDF dokument på korets hjemmeside, hvor jeg havde skrevet korets historie. Korets hjemmeside eksisterer ikke længere og derfor var linket dødt. Jeg vil jo gerne have korets historie, med billeder op, så jeg ikke skal linke til dokumentet på mit eget websted, men det er lidt svært når jeg, trods at jeg har kladden til dokumentet, ikke kan overbevise om at jeg faktisk har ret til at uploade det.

Hvad skal der til for at kunne dokumentere at man faktisk har ret til- eller fået tilladelse til at benytte noget materiale, hvad enten det er noget man, af rettighedsindehaveren har fået lov til at benytte eller at man selv er rettighedshaver til, når nu Wikipedia admins ikke tror på det alligevel?

Mvh Henrik Rasmussen

Hej Henrik. Har du allerede skrevet en mail til supportteamet på mit informationer om fotografen og aftalen mellem dig og fotografen? Mvh Nillerdk (talk) 11:57, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

Amendment to the Terms of UseEdit

Call for project ideas: funding is available for community experimentsEdit

I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

Do you have an idea for a project that could improve your community? Individual Engagement Grants from the Wikimedia Foundation help support individuals and small teams to organize experiments for 6 months. You can get funding to try out your idea for online community organizing, outreach, tool-building, or research to help make Wikimedia Commons better. In March, we’re looking for new project proposals.

Examples of past Individual Engagement Grant projects:

Proposals are due by 31 March 2014. There are a number of ways to get involved!

Hope to have your participation,

--Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 19:44, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Proposed optional changes to Terms of Use amendmentEdit

Hello all, in response to some community comments in the discussion on the amendment to the Terms of Use on undisclosed paid editing, we have prepared two optional changes. Please read about these optional changes on Meta wiki and share your comments. If you can (and this is a non english project), please translate this announcement. Thanks! Slaporte (WMF) 21:56, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

30/6 2013

JAVA OK d.d.

tak for oplysninger på Jeres hjemmeside !

ønsker fremover at anbefale Jer !

venlig hilsen : JAN xxx, adr. : xxx, xxx DENMARK - EUROPA

Timestamp for archive -FASTILY 10:19, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Call for comments on draft trademark policyEdit

Timestamp for archive -FASTILY 10:19, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Universal Language Selector will be enabled by default again on this wiki by 21 February 2014Edit

On January 21 2014 the MediaWiki extension Universal Language Selector (ULS) was disabled on this wiki. A new preference was added for logged-in users to turn on ULS. This was done to prevent slow loading of pages due to ULS webfonts, a behaviour that had been observed by the Wikimedia Technical Operations team on some wikis.

We are now ready to enable ULS again. The temporary preference to enable ULS will be removed. A new checkbox has been added to the Language Panel to enable/disable font delivery. This will be unchecked by default for this wiki, but can be selected at any time by the users to enable webfonts. This is an interim solution while we improve the feature of webfonts delivery.

You can read the announcement and the development plan for more information. Apologies for writing this message only in English. Thank you. Runa

Timestamp for archive -FASTILY 10:19, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Changes to the default site typography coming soonEdit

This week, the typography on Wikimedia sites will be updated for all readers and editors who use the default "Vector" skin. This change will involve new serif fonts for some headings, small tweaks to body content fonts, text size, text color, and spacing between elements. The schedule is:

  • April 1st: non-Wikipedia projects will see this change live
  • April 3rd: Wikipedias will see this change live

This change is very similar to the "Typography Update" Beta Feature that has been available on Wikimedia projects since November 2013. After several rounds of testing and with feedback from the community, this Beta Feature will be disabled and successful aspects enabled in the default site appearance. Users who are logged in may still choose to use another skin, or alter their personal CSS, if they prefer a different appearance. Local common CSS styles will also apply as normal, for issues with local styles and scripts that impact all users.

For more information:

-- Steven Walling (Product Manager) on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation's User Experience Design team

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Upload af billeder af Louisiana Museum of Modern ArtEdit

Kære Landsbybrød, Jeg er kommunikationsmedarbejder på Louisiana og vil gerne lægge nogle flere billeder af Louisiana på Wikimedia Commons. Der er nemlig kun få gode billeder af museet på Wikimedia Commons. På sigt håber jeg, at nogle af billederne kan komme på Wikipedia siden for Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Jeg har fundet ca. 10 billeder i vores egen billeddatabase, som jeg har clearet med Copydan (i forhold til værker og arkitektur, som optræder på billederne). Alle billederne er af Louisiana park og arkitektur. Dvs. af bygningerne og med enkelte skulpturer, som optræder mere tilbagetrykket i billederne. Desuden har fotograften til billederne har også givet sin godkendelse til at lægge dem på Wikimedia Commons til fri distribution. Jeg er i midlertidig i tvivl om hvilken licens, som er mest korrekt at give billederne. Umiddelbart ville jeg give dem CC BY-ND eller CC BY-SA Hvilken licens vil I anbefale ud fra beskrivelsen af billedernes type?

Venlige Hilsner Katrine --Katrine Louisiana (talk) 08:37, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Kære Katrine
Mange tak for spørgsmålet. Eftersom Wikimedia Commons forlanger at licenser skal tillade videredistribution, må jeg pege på CC-BY-SA. Det vil øge billedernes brugbarhed mærkbart, såfremt du sørger for at udfylde skabelonen med beskrivelse på flere sprog. Samtidig bør du også placere billederne i relevante kategorier ud over Category:Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Collection hvis noget særligt er i fokus. --|EPO| da: 09:23, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

Letter petitioning WMF to reverse recent decisionsEdit

The Wikimedia Foundation recently created a new feature, "superprotect" status. The purpose is to prevent pages from being edited by elected administrators -- but permitting WMF staff to edit them. It has been put to use in only one case: to protect the deployment of the Media Viewer software on German Wikipedia, in defiance of a clear decision of that community to disable the feature by default, unless users decide to enable it.

If you oppose these actions, please add your name to this letter. If you know non-Wikimedians who support our vision for the free sharing of knowledge, and would like to add their names to the list, please ask them to sign an identical version of the letter on

-- JurgenNL (talk) 17:35, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

Process ideas for software developmentEdit


I am notifying you that a brainstorming session has been started on Meta to help the Wikimedia Foundation increase and better affect community participation in software development across all wiki projects. Basically, how can you be more involved in helping to create features on Wikimedia projects? We are inviting all interested users to voice their ideas on how communities can be more involved and informed in the product development process at the Wikimedia Foundation.

I and the rest of my team welcome you to participate. We hope to see you on Meta.

Kind regards, -- Rdicerb (WMF) talk 22:15, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

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Grants to improve your projectEdit

Apologies for English. Please help translate this message.

Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals for funding new experiments from September 1st to 30th. Your idea could improve Wikimedia projects with a new tool or gadget, a better process to support community-building on your wiki, research on an important issue, or something else we haven't thought of yet. Whether you need $200 or $30,000 USD, Individual Engagement Grants can cover your own project development time in addition to hiring others to help you.

Meta RfCs on two new global groupsEdit

Hello all,

There are currently requests for comment open on meta to create two new global groups. The first is a group for members of the OTRS permissions queue, which would grant them autopatrolled rights on all wikis except those who opt-out. That proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Creation of a global OTRS-permissions user group. The second is a group for Wikimedia Commons admins and OTRS agents to view deleted file pages through the 'viewdeletedfile' right on all wikis except those who opt-out. The second proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Global file deletion review.

We would like to hear what you think on both proposals. Both are in English; if you wanted to translate them into your native language that would also be appreciated.

It is possible for individual projects to opt-out, so that users in those groups do not have any additional rights on those projects. To do this please start a local discussion, and if there is consensus you can request to opt-out of either or both at m:Stewards' noticeboard.

Thanks and regards, Ajraddatz (talk) 18:04, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

Wikimedia hovedpunkter, december 2014Edit

SUL finalization updateEdit

Hi all, please read this page for important information and an update involving SUL finalization, scheduled to take place in one month. Thanks. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 19:46, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

Stewards confirmation rulesEdit

Hello, I made a proposal on Meta to change the rules for the steward confirmations. Currently consensus to remove is required for a steward to lose his status, however I think it's fairer to the community if every steward needed the consensus to keep. As this is an issue that affects all WMF wikis, I'm sending this notification to let people know & be able to participate. Best regards, --MF-W 16:12, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Nominations are being accepted for 2015 Wikimedia Foundation electionsEdit

This is a message from the 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee. Translations are available.


I am pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections. This year the Board and the FDC Staff are looking for a diverse set of candidates from regions and projects that are traditionally under-represented on the board and in the movement as well as candidates with experience in technology, product or finance. To this end they have published letters describing what they think is needed and, recognizing that those who know the community the best are the community themselves, the election committee is accepting nominations for community members you think should run and will reach out to those nominated to provide them with information about the job and the election process.

This year, elections are being held for the following roles:

Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the decision-making body that is ultimately responsible for the long term sustainability of the Foundation, so we value wide input into its selection. There are three positions being filled. More information about this role can be found at the board elections page.

Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC)
The Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) makes recommendations about how to allocate Wikimedia movement funds to eligible entities. There are five positions being filled. More information about this role can be found at the FDC elections page.

Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) Ombud
The FDC Ombud receives complaints and feedback about the FDC process, investigates complaints at the request of the Board of Trustees, and summarizes the investigations and feedback for the Board of Trustees on an annual basis. One position is being filled. More information about this role can be found at the FDC Ombudsperson elections page.

The candidacy submission phase lasts from 00:00 UTC April 20 to 23:59 UTC May 5 for the Board and from 00:00 UTCApril 20 to 23:59 UTC April 30 for the FDC and FDC Ombudsperson. This year, we are accepting both self-nominations and nominations of others. More information on this election and the nomination process can be found on the 2015 Wikimedia elections page on Meta-Wiki.

Please feel free to post a note about the election on your project's village pump. Any questions related to the election can be posted on the talk page on Meta, or sent to the election committee's mailing list, board-elections -at-

On behalf of the Elections Committee,
-Gregory Varnum (User:Varnent)
Coordinator, 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee

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Wikimedia Foundation Funds Dissemination Committee elections 2015Edit

This is a message from the 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee. Translations are available.

Voting has begun for eligible voters in the 2015 elections for the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) and FDC Ombudsperson. Questions and discussion with the candidates for the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) and FDC Ombudsperson will continue during the voting. Nominations for the Board of Trustees will be accepted until 23:59 UTC May 5.

The Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) makes recommendations about how to allocate Wikimedia movement funds to eligible entities. There are five positions on the committee being filled.

The FDC Ombudsperson receives complaints and feedback about the FDC process, investigates complaints at the request of the Board of Trustees, and summarizes the investigations and feedback for the Board of Trustees on an annual basis. One position is being filled.

The voting phase lasts from 00:00 UTC May 3 to 23:59 UTC May 10. Click here to vote. Questions and discussion with the candidates will continue during that time. Click here to ask the FDC candidates a question. Click here to ask the FDC Ombudsperson candidates a question. More information on the candidates and the elections can be found on the 2015 FDC election page, the 2015 FDC Ombudsperson election page, and the 2015 Board election page on Meta-Wiki.

On behalf of the Elections Committee,
-Gregory Varnum (User:Varnent)
Volunteer Coordinator, 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee

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Change in renaming processEdit

Part or all of this message may be in English. Please help translate if possible.

-- User:Keegan (WMF) (talk) 9 September 2014 16.22 (UTC)

Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees elections 2015Edit

This is a message from the 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee. Translations are available.

Voting has begun for eligible voters in the 2015 elections for the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Questions and discussion with the candidates for the Board will continue during the voting.

The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees is the ultimate governing authority of the Wikimedia Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the United States. The Wikimedia Foundation manages many diverse projects such as Wikipedia and Commons.

The voting phase lasts from 00:00 UTC May 17 to 23:59 UTC May 31. Click here to vote. More information on the candidates and the elections can be found on the 2015 Board election page on Meta-Wiki.

On behalf of the Elections Committee,
-Gregory Varnum (User:Varnent)
Volunteer Coordinator, 2015 Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee

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Pywikibot compat will no longer be supported - Please migrate to pywikibot coreEdit

Sorry for English, I hope someone translates this.
Pywikibot (then "Pywikipediabot") was started back in 2002. In 2007 a new branch (formerly known as "rewrite", now called "core") was started from scratch using the MediaWiki API. The developers of Pywikibot have decided to stop supporting the compat version of Pywikibot due to bad performance and architectural errors that make it hard to update, compared to core. If you are using pywikibot compat it is likely your code will break due to upcoming MediaWiki API changes (e.g. T101524). It is highly recommended you migrate to the core framework. There is a migration guide, and please contact us if you have any problem.

There is an upcoming MediaWiki API breaking change that compat will not be updated for. If your bot's name is in this list, your bot will most likely break.

Thank you,
The Pywikibot development team, 19:30, 5 June 2015 (UTC)


22:01, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

Proposal to create PNG thumbnails of static GIF imagesEdit

The thumbnail of this gif is of really bad quality.
How a PNG thumb of this GIF would look like

There is a proposal at the Commons Village Pump requesting feedback about the thumbnails of static GIF images: It states that static GIF files should have their thumbnails created in PNG. The advantages of PNG over GIF would be visible especially with GIF images using an alpha channel. (compare the thumbnails on the side)

This change would affect all wikis, so if you support/oppose or want to give general feedback/concerns, please post them to the proposal page. Thank you. --McZusatz (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 05:08, 24 July 2015 (UTC)

What does a Healthy Community look like to you?Edit

The Community Engagement department at the Wikimedia Foundation has launched a new learning campaign. The WMF wants to record community impressions about what makes a healthy online community. Share your views and/or create a drawing and take a chance to win a Wikimania 2016 scholarship! Join the WMF as we begin a conversation about Community Health. Contribute a drawing or answer the questions on the campaign's page.

Why get involved?Edit

The world is changing. The way we relate to knowledge is transforming. As the next billion people come online, the Wikimedia movement is working to bring more users on the wiki projects. The way we interact and collaborate online are key to building sustainable projects. How accessible are Wikimedia projects to newcomers today? Are we helping each other learn?
Share your views on this matter that affects us all!
We invite everyone to take part in this learning campaign. Wikimedia Foundation will distribute one Wikimania Scholarship 2016 among those participants who are eligible.

More informationEdit

Happy editing!

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 23:43, 31 July 2015 (UTC)

How can we improve Wikimedia grants to support you better?Edit

My apologies for posting this message in English. Please help translate it if you can.


The Wikimedia Foundation would like your feedback about how we can reimagine Wikimedia Foundation grants, to better support people and ideas in your Wikimedia project. Ways to participate:

Feedback is welcome in any language.

With thanks,

I JethroBT (WMF), Community Resources, Wikimedia Foundation.

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Introducing the Wikimedia public policy siteEdit

Hi all,

We are excited to introduce a new Wikimedia Public Policy site. The site includes resources and position statements on access, copyright, censorship, intermediary liability, and privacy. The site explains how good public policy supports the Wikimedia projects, editors, and mission.

Visit the public policy portal:

Please help translate the statements on Meta Wiki. You can read more on the Wikimedia blog.


Yana and Stephen (Talk) 18:13, 2 September 2015 (UTC)

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Open call for Individual Engagement GrantsEdit

My apologies for posting this message in English. Please help translate it if you can.

Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals until September 29th to fund new tools, community-building processes, and other experimental ideas that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), Individual Engagement Grants can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.


I JethroBT (WMF), Community Resources, Wikimedia Foundation. 20:53, 4 September 2015 (UTC)

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Only one week left for Individual Engagement Grant proposals!Edit

(Apologies for using English below, please help translate if you are able.)

There is still one week left to submit Individual Engagement Grant (IEG) proposals before the September 29th deadline. If you have ideas for new tools, community-building processes, and other experimental projects that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers, start your proposal today! Please encourage others who have great ideas to apply as well. Support is available if you want help turning your idea into a grant request.

I JethroBT (WMF), Community Resources 21:01, 22 September 2015 (UTC)

Reimagining WMF grants reportEdit

(My apologies for using English here, please help translate if you are able.)

Last month, we asked for community feedback on a proposal to change the structure of WMF grant programs. Thanks to the 200+ people who participated! A report on what we learned and changed based on this consultation is now available.

Come read about the findings and next steps as WMF’s Community Resources team begins to implement changes based on your feedback. Your questions and comments are welcome on the outcomes discussion page.

With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) 16:56, 28 September 2015 (UTC)

Wikimedia overskrifter, september 2015Edit

Community Wishlist SurveyEdit

Community Tech Team via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 21:57, 9 November 2015 (UTC)

Wikimania 2016 scholarships ambassadors neededEdit

Hello! Wikimania 2016 scholarships will soon be open; by the end of the week we'll form the committee and we need your help, see Scholarship committee for details.

If you want to carefully review nearly a thousand applications in January, you might be a perfect committee member. Otherwise, you can volunteer as "ambassador": you will observe all the committee activities, ensure that people from your language or project manage to apply for a scholarship, translate scholarship applications written in your language to English and so on. Ambassadors are allowed to ask for a scholarship, unlike committee members.

Wikimania 2016 scholarships subteam 10:47, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

Wikimedia hovedpunkter, oktober 2015.Edit

Your input requested on the proposed #FreeBassel banner campaignEdit

This is a message regarding the proposed 2015 Free Bassel banner. Translations are available.

Hi everyone,

This is to inform all Wikimedia contributors that a straw poll seeking your involvement has just been started on Meta-Wiki.

As some of your might be aware, a small group of Wikimedia volunteers have proposed a banner campaign informing Wikipedia readers about the urgent situation of our fellow Wikipedian, open source software developer and Creative Commons activist, Bassel Khartabil. An exemplary banner and an explanatory page have now been prepared, and translated into about half a dozen languages by volunteer translators.

We are seeking your involvement to decide if the global Wikimedia community approves starting a banner campaign asking Wikipedia readers to call on the Syrian government to release Bassel from prison. We understand that a campaign like this would be unprecedented in Wikipedia's history, which is why we're seeking the widest possible consensus among the community.

Given Bassel's urgent situation and the resulting tight schedule, we ask everyone to get involved with the poll and the discussion to the widest possible extent, and to promote it among your communities as soon as possible.

(Apologies for writing in English; please kindly translate this message into your own language.)

Thank you for your participation!

Posted by the MediaWiki message delivery 21:47, 25 November 2015 (UTC) • TranslateGet help

Community Wishlist SurveyEdit

MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 14:38, 1 December 2015 (UTC)

Get involved in Wikipedia 15!Edit

This is a message from the Wikimedia Foundation. Translations are available.

As many of you know, January 15 is Wikipedia’s 15th Birthday!

People around the world are getting involved in the celebration and have started adding their events on Meta Page. While we are celebrating Wikipedia's birthday, we hope that all projects and affiliates will be able to utilize this celebration to raise awareness of our community's efforts.

Haven’t started planning? Don’t worry, there’s lots of ways to get involved. Here are some ideas:

Everything is linked on the Wikipedia 15 Meta page. You’ll find a set of ten data visualization works that you can show at your events, and a list of all the Wikipedia 15 logos that community members have already designed.

If you have any questions, please contact Zachary McCune or Joe Sutherland.

Thanks and Happy nearly Wikipedia 15!
-The Wikimedia Foundation Communications team

Posted by the MediaWiki message delivery, 20:58, 18 December 2015 (UTC) • Please help translate to your languageHelp center

Password Strength RFCEdit


Vi har indledt en RFC på meta om at øge adgangskravene for brugere, som har konti, hvorfra de kan redigere i MediaWiki:Common.js, som har adgang til checkuser, eller som har adgang til Oversight.

Disse typer af konti er følsomme, hvad angår adgang til vore netsteder. og kan forårsage virkelig skade, hvis de falder i ondsindede hænder. For tiden er det eneste krav, at kodeordet er mindst 1 bogstav langt. Vi vil gerne ændre det til et minimum på 8 bogstaver (bytes) og samtidig forbyde nogle virkeligt almindelige kodeord.

Ved at forøge kravene til kodeord for konti med adgang på højt niveau håber vi at gøre wikimedias wiki'er mere sikre for alle. Læs venligst hele forslagsteksten her, og giv din mening til kende på denne RFC


(på vegne af WMF sikkerhedsgruppe) BWolff (WMF) (talk) 07:10, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Sendt via den distributionslisten

2016 WMF Strategy consultationEdit

Please help translate to your language

Hello, all.

The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) has launched a consultation to help create and prioritize WMF strategy beginning July 2016 and for the 12 to 24 months thereafter. This consultation will be open, on Meta, from 18 January to 26 February, after which the Foundation will also use these ideas to help inform its Annual Plan. (More on our timeline can be found on that Meta page.)

Your input is welcome (and greatly desired) at the Meta discussion, 2016 Strategy/Community consultation.

Apologies for English, where this is posted on a non-English project. We thought it was more important to get the consultation translated as much as possible, and good headway has been made there in some languages. There is still much to do, however! We created m:2016 Strategy/Translations to try to help coordinate what needs translation and what progress is being made. :)

If you have questions, please reach out to me on my talk page or on the strategy consultation's talk page or by email to

I hope you'll join us! Maggie Dennis via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 19:06, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

Wikimedia hovedpunkter, december 2015Edit

Wikimedia-hovedpunkter, januar 2016Edit

Open Call for Individual Engagement GrantsEdit

Please help translate to your language:

Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals until April 12th to fund new tools, research, outreach efforts, and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), IEGs can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.

With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) 15:47, 31 March 2016 (UTC)

Ophavsretsproblemer ifm. nyere danske skulpturerEdit

Johannes Hansen-skulptur censoreret.

Jeg ser at der er mange skulpturer af moderne tilsnit der øjensynlig vil falde for den danske ophavsretslov paragraf 24 stykke 2. Jeg har "Nominate for deletion" en del af dem. Jeg er begyndt med at fotografere nyere danske skulpturer og lægge dem på Wikimedia Commons, dog først efter jeg har censoreret dem, så man kun kan se opgivelserne hvor den er opstillet. Måske var det en idé at forfølge videre? Jeg erindrer først at have set det for Den lille havfrue. Der er også en kategori for det: Category:Censored by lack of FOP. — Fnielsen (talk) 11:59, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

Server switch 2016Edit

The Wikimedia Foundation will be testing its newest data center in Dallas. This will make sure Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia wikis can stay online even after a disaster. To make sure everything is working, the Wikimedia Technology department needs to conduct a planned test. This test will show whether they can reliably switch from one data center to the other. It requires many teams to prepare for the test and to be available to fix any unexpected problems.

They will switch all traffic to the new data center on Tuesday, 19 April.
On Thursday, 21 April, they will switch back to the primary data center.

Unfortunately, because of some limitations in MediaWiki, all editing must stop during those two switches. We apologize for this disruption, and we are working to minimize it in the future.

You will be able to read, but not edit, all wikis for a short period of time.

  • You will not be able to edit for approximately 15 to 30 minutes on Tuesday, 19 April and Thursday, 21 April, starting at 14:00 UTC (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST, 10:00 EDT, 07:00 PDT).

If you try to edit or save during these times, you will see an error message. We hope that no edits will be lost during these minutes, but we can't guarantee it. If you see the error message, then please wait until everything is back to normal. Then you should be able to save your edit. But, we recommend that you make a copy of your changes first, just in case.

Other effects:

  • Background jobs will be slower and some may be dropped.

Red links might not be updated as quickly as normal. If you create an article that is already linked somewhere else, the link will stay red longer than usual. Some long-running scripts will have to be stopped.

  • There will be a code freeze for the week of 18 April.

No non-essential code deployments will take place.

This test was originally planned to take place on March 22. April 19th and 21st are the new dates. You can read the schedule at They will post any changes on that schedule. There will be more notifications about this. Please share this information with your community. /User:Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 21:07, 17 April 2016 (UTC)