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Call for Wikimania 2018 Scholarships[brontekst bewerken]

Hi all,

We wanted to inform you that scholarship applications for Wikimania 2018 which is being held in Cape Town, South Africa on July 18–22, 2018 are now being accepted. Applications are open until Monday, 22 January 2018 23:59 UTC.

Applicants will be able to apply for a partial or full scholarship. A full scholarship will cover the cost of an individual's round-trip travel, shared accommodation, and conference registration fees as arranged by the Wikimedia Foundation. A partial scholarship will cover conference registration fees and shared accommodation. Applicants will be rated using a pre-determined selection process and selection criteria established by the Scholarship Committee and the Wikimedia Foundation, who will determine which applications are successful. To learn more about Wikimania 2018 scholarships, please visit: wm2018:Scholarships.

To apply for a scholarship, fill out the multi-language application form on:

It is highly recommended that applicants review all the material on the Scholarships page and the associated FAQ before submitting an application. If you have any questions, please contact: wikimania-scholarships at or leave a message at: wm2018:Talk:Scholarships. Please help us spread the word and translate pages!

Best regards, David Richfield and Martin Rulsch for the Scholarship Committee 20 dec 2017 19:25 (UTC)

User group for Military Historians[brontekst bewerken]


"Military history" is one of the most important subjects when speak of sum of all human knowledge. To support contributors interested in the area over various language Wikipedias, we intend to form a user group. It also provides a platform to share the best practices between military historians, and various military related projects on Wikipedias. An initial discussion was has been done between the coordinators and members of WikiProject Military History on English Wikipedia. Now this discussion has been taken to Meta-Wiki. Contributors intrested in the area of military history are requested to share their feedback and give suggestions at Talk:Discussion to incubate a user group for Wikipedia Military Historians.

MediaWiki message delivery (overleg) 21 dec 2017 10:46 (UTC)

Editing News #1—2018[brontekst bewerken]

2 mrt 2018 20:56 (UTC)

Galicia 15 - 15 Challenge[brontekst bewerken]

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Wikipedia:Galicia 15 - 15 Challenge is a public writing competition which will improve improve and translate this list of 15 really important articles into as many languages as possible. Everybody can help in any language to collaborate on writing and/or translating articles related to Galicia. To participate you just need to sign up here. Thank you very much.--Breogan2008 (overleg) 12 mrt 2018 14:42 (UTC)

Time to bring embedded maps (‘mapframe’) to most Wikipedias[brontekst bewerken]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 24 apr 2018 21:38 (UTC)

AdvancedSearch[brontekst bewerken]

Birgit Müller (WMDE) 7 mei 2018 14:53 (UTC)

New Wikipedia Library Accounts Available Now (May 2018)[brontekst bewerken]

Hello Wikimedians!

The TWL OWL says sign up today!

The Wikipedia Library is announcing signups today for free, full-access, accounts to research and tools as part of our Publisher Donation Program. You can sign up for new accounts and research materials on the Library Card platform:

  • Rock's Backpages – Music articles and interviews from the 1950s onwards - 50 accounts
  • Invaluable – Database of more than 50 million auctions and over 500,000 artists - 15 accounts
  • Termsoup – Translation tool


Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed on our partners page, including Baylor University Press, Loeb Classical Library, Cairn, Gale and Bloomsbury.

Do better research and help expand the use of high quality references across Wikipedia projects: sign up today!
--The Wikipedia Library Team 30 mei 2018 18:03 (UTC)

You can host and coordinate signups for a Wikipedia Library branch in your own language. Please contact Ocaasi (WMF).
This message was delivered via the Global Mass Message tool to The Wikipedia Library Global Delivery List.

Update on page issues on mobile web[brontekst bewerken]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 12 jun 2018 20:58 (UTC)

Vloekn[brontekst bewerken]

Etwadde da juuste in my gedachtn schiêt, in de Vloanders wordt er soms wel e keê gevloekt: sju, tedjue. k'Vrag'n myn of ost er nog vele van die woôrdn zyn van oliêr. Lotje (overleg) 7 jul 2018 11:22 (UTC)

Da komt van 't Frãns 'Nom de Dieu'...--Zeisterre (overleg) 7 jul 2018 18:20 (UTC)

Global preferences are available[brontekst bewerken]

10 jul 2018 19:20 (UTC)

New user group for editing sitewide CSS / JS[brontekst bewerken]

Enabling a helpful feature for Template editors[brontekst bewerken]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 6 ogu 2018 21:28 (UTC)

Editing of sitewide CSS/JS is only possible for interface administrators from now[brontekst bewerken]

(Help met het vertalen naar uw taal)

Hi all,

as announced previously, permission handling for CSS/JS pages has changed: only members of the interface-admin (interfacemoderatoren) group, and a few highly privileged global groups such as stewards, can edit CSS/JS pages that they do not own (that is, any page ending with .css or .js that is either in the MediaWiki: namespace or is another user's user subpage). This is done to improve the security of readers and editors of Wikimedia projects. More information is available at Creation of separate user group for editing sitewide CSS/JS. If you encounter any unexpected problems, please contact me or file a bug.

Tgr (talk) 27 ogu 2018 12:40 (UTC) (via global message delivery)

Read-only mode for up to an hour on 12 September and 10 October[brontekst bewerken]

6 sep 2018 13:33 (UTC)

Editing News #2—2018[brontekst bewerken]

2 nov 2018 14:17 (UTC)

Change coming to how certain templates will appear on the mobile web[brontekst bewerken]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 13 nov 2018 19:35 (UTC)

Advanced Search[brontekst bewerken]

Johanna Strodt (WMDE) (talk) 26 nov 2018 11:03 (UTC)

New Wikimedia password policy and requirements[brontekst bewerken]

CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 6 dec 2018 20:03 (UTC)

Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019[brontekst bewerken]

Help met het vertalen naar uw taal

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Love is an important subject for humanity and it is expressed in different cultures and regions in different ways across the world through different gestures, ceremonies, festivals and to document expression of this rich and beautiful emotion, we need your help so we can share and spread the depth of cultures that each region has, the best of how people of that region, celebrate love.

Wiki Loves Love (WLL) is an international photography competition of Wikimedia Commons with the subject love testimonials happening in the month of February.

The primary goal of the competition is to document love testimonials through human cultural diversity such as monuments, ceremonies, snapshot of tender gesture, and miscellaneous objects used as symbol of love; to illustrate articles in the worldwide free encyclopedia Wikipedia, and other Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) projects.

The theme of 2019 iteration is Celebrations, Festivals, Ceremonies and rituals of love.

Sign up your affiliate or individually at Participants page.

To know more about the contest, check out our Commons Page and FAQs

There are several prizes to grab. Hope to see you spreading love this February with Wiki Loves Love!

Kind regards,

Wiki Loves Love Team

Imagine... the sum of all love!

--MediaWiki message delivery (overleg) 27 dec 2018 10:13 (UTC)

FileExporter beta feature[brontekst bewerken]

Johanna Strodt (WMDE) 14 jan 2019 09:41 (UTC)

No editing for 30 minutes on 17 January[brontekst bewerken]

You will not be able to edit the wikis for up to 30 minutes on 17 January 07:00 UTC. This is because of a database problem that has to be fixed immediately. You can still read the wikis. Some wikis are not affected. They don't get this message. You can see which wikis are not affected on this page. Most wikis are affected. The time you can not edit might be shorter than 30 minutes. /Johan (WMF)

16 jan 2019 18:55 (UTC)

Knoesle[brontekst bewerken]

Weere een tipisch westvlams woord. Knoesle; iederjin eit er twji, knoessels dus. Ze zitn tussn uj voetn en uj kitn, in t skwon vlams zint inkels.

Kandidateure Belzie vo sysop[brontekst bewerken]

Motivoasje[brontekst bewerken]

Mè datter de latstn tyd antinsn wa pubers en and're roare kastaars ier zittn te mooshn an artikels en Zeisterre da iere te vele ollene moe in de goatn oud'n, stelln ik my kandidoat vo sysop te komm'n. En mè datter vo de reste ier ôok nie vele volk mêe aktief es, en ik wel minimum om de twêe doagn de West-Vloamsche Wikipedia bekyke, zo'n ik ier en doa ôok kunn'n ipkuuschn. --Belzie (overleg) 14 feb 2019 19:01 (UTC)

Voor[brontekst bewerken]

Teegn[brontekst bewerken]

Talk to us about talking[brontekst bewerken]

Trizek (WMF) 21 feb 2019 15:01 (UTC)