ସଙ୍ଘ ସୂଚନା ଫଳକ
ଆସନ୍ତୁ, ସଙ୍ଘ ସୂଚନା ଫଳକ (Community portal) ରେ ଅଂଶଗ୍ରହଣ କରିବା । ଏଠାରେ ଆପଣ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆରେ କଣ ଘଟୁଛି ତାର ଖବର ଜାଣିପାରିବେ ଆଉ ନୂଆ ଖବର, କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକଳାପ ଆଦି ଦେଖିପାରିବେ । ଏହା ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆରେ ଘଟୁଥିବା ଘଟଣାସମୂହର ସୂଚନାଫଳକଟିଏ, କିଛି ଆଲୋଚନା କରିବା ପାଇଁ ଆଲୋଚନା ସଭାକୁ
ଯାଆନ୍ତୁ, ଯଦି ଆପଣ ଜଣେ ନୂଆ ବ୍ୟବହାରକାରୀ, ତେବେ ଚାଟସଭାକୁ
ଯାଇ ସିଧାସଳଖ ପ୍ରଶ୍ନ ପଚାରିପାରିବେ । ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ ସମ୍ପାଦକମାନେ ଇଣ୍ଟରନେଟ ରିଲେ ଚାଟ (IRC) ଯୋଗେ ମଧ୍ୟ ବିଚାର ଆଲୋଚନା କରିଥାନ୍ତି ଅତୀତରେ ହୋଇଥିବା ଆଲୋଚନାମାନ ଏଠାରେ
ବୋଧହୁଏ ଆପଣ ଏହାସବୁ ଖୋଜୁଥିବେ...
ନିହାତି ଦରକାରି କାମ
ନିହାତି ଦରକାରି କାମ: ଏଥିରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆରେ ସବୁଠୁ ପ୍ରଥମେ ହେବାକୁଥିବା କାମସବୁର ଏକ ତାଲିକା ତିଆରି କରାଯାଇଛି । ଆପଣ ଯଦି ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆରେ ନୁଆ ତେବେ ଏସବୁ ଆପଣଙ୍କୁ ନିଶ୍ଚିତ ସାହାଯ୍ୟ କରିବ ।
The visual editor is now active here
Hello again. This message is only available in English at this time: Please help translate to your language. ସାଧୁବାଦ!
In the wikitext editor, the pencil icon allows you to switch to the visual editor.
In the visual editor, the [[ ]] (square brackets) icon allows you to switch to the wikitext editor. Please note that the button will soon say ପୃଷ୍ଠା ପ୍ରକାଶ କରନ୍ତୁ or ବଦଳଗୁଡିକ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରନ୍ତୁ, due to an unrelated change.
As some of you have noticed, this Wikipedia now has the visual editor (ଭିଜୁଆଲ-ଏଡ଼ିଟର) enabled for all registered users. The rollout to logged-out users will likely happen in a week or so.
For an explanation of how the editing system now works and how to choose/go back to your favorite setting, please see my previous announcement above. If you wish to change your editing system preferences now, this can be done from this link to your Preferences --> ସମ୍ପାଦନା --> Editing mode:.
All edits using the visual editor will be tagged with "ଭିଜୁଆଲ ସମ୍ପାଦନା" in recent changes, watchlists, and page histories. To access the User Guide for the visual editor, click on the "(?)" icon in its toolbar.
Please let us know if you find any problems. You can report issues directly in Phabricator, the new bug tracking system or on at mw:VisualEditor/Feedback; by all means, feel free to also ping or contact me directly if you prefer. In case of emergency (like an unexpected bug causing widespread problems), please contact James Forrester, the product manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or on IRC in the #mediawiki-visualeditor channel.
Happy editing! Respectfully, Elitre (WMF) ୦୦:୪୨, ୩୧ ଅଗଷ୍ଟ ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
PS: Are you seeing interface messages that are not in this wiki's language? Please fix this by providing translations here. Translations may be also provided for the user guide. Please contact me if you want guidance in contributing translations!
- Just a heads-up that rollout of the visual editor on this wiki is now complete. Please refer to my previous messages for details. You can read the "checklist" that was written to help communities like yours in their process of adapting the visual editor to their customs and needs. Best, Elitre (WMF) ୦୦:୦୭, ୭ ସେପ୍ଟେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
Birgit Müller (WMDE) ୨୦:୩୮, ୧୨ ସେପ୍ଟେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
ସେପ୍ଟେମ୍ବର ୧୩ ପରଠାରୁ ରିଭିଜନସ୍ଲାଇଡ଼ର
ଆପଣଙ୍କ ଉଇକିରେ ଏକ ବିଟା ସୁବିଧା
ଭାବେ ଉପଲବ୍ଧ ହେବ । ରିଭିଜନସ୍ଲାଇଡ଼ର ତୁଳନା (diff) ପୃଷ୍ଠାରେ ଏକ ସ୍ଲାଇଡ଼ର ଦେଖଣା ଯୋଡ଼ିଥାଏ ଫଳରେ ଆପଣ ତୁଳନାମାନଙ୍କ ଭିତରେ ସହଜରେ ଯା'ଆସ କରିପାରିବେ । ଏହି ସୁବିଧା ଜର୍ମାନ ସଂଘର କାରିଗରୀ ଆଶାତାଲିକାରୁ
ଆଶାଟିଏ ପୂରଣ କରେ । ସଭିଙ୍କୁ ଏହି ସୁବିଧା ପରଖ କରିବାକୁ ଅନୁରୋଧ ଆଉ ଏହା ଆପଣଙ୍କ କାମରେ ଲାଗିବ ବୋଲି ଆଶା!
Grants to improve your project
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Greetings! The Project Grants program is currently accepting proposals for funding. There is just over a week left to submit before the October 11 deadline. If you have ideas for software, offline outreach, research, online community organizing, or other 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) (talk) ୦୧:୪୧, ୧ ଅକ୍ଟୋବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
Creative Commons 4.0
Hello! I'm writing from the Wikimedia Foundation to invite you to give your feedback on a proposed move from CC BY-SA 3.0 to a CC BY-SA 4.0 license across all Wikimedia projects. The consultation will run from October 5 to November 8, and we hope to receive a wide range of viewpoints and opinions. Please, if you are interested, take part in the discussion on Meta-Wiki.
Apologies that this message is only in English. This message can be read and translated in more languages here. Joe Sutherland (talk) ୦୭:୦୪, ୬ ଅକ୍ଟୋବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
Editing news n.3-2016
Sorry for the delay in delivering this newsletter!
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Did you know?
Did you know that you can easily re-arrange columns and rows in the visual editor?
Select a cell in the column or row that you want to move. Click the arrow at the start of that row or column to open the dropdown menu (shown). Choose either "Move before" or "Move after" to move the column, or "Move above" or "Move below" to move the row.
You can read and help translate the user guide, which has more information about how to use the visual editor.
Since the last newsletter, the VisualEditor Team has mainly worked on a new wikitext editor. They have also released some small features and the new map editing tool. Their workboard is available in Phabricator. You can find links to the list of work finished each week at mw:VisualEditor/Weekly triage meetings. Their current priorities are fixing bugs, releasing the 2017 wikitext editor as a beta feature, and improving language support.
- You can now set text as small or big.
- Invisible templates have been shown as a puzzle icon. Now, the name of the invisible template is displayed next to the puzzle icon. A similar feature will display the first part of hidden HTML comments.
- Categories are displayed at the bottom of each page. If you click on the categories, the dialog for editing categories will open.
- At many wikis, you can now add maps to pages. Go to the Insert menu and choose the "Maps" item. The Discovery department is adding more features to this area, like geoshapes. You can read more at mediawiki.org.
- The "Save" button now says "Save page" when you create a page, and "Save changes" when you change an existing page. In the future, the "ସାଇତିବେ [Save]" button will say "ପୃଷ୍ଠା ପ୍ରକାଶ କରନ୍ତୁ". This will affect both the visual and wikitext editing systems. More information is available on Meta.
- Image galleries now use a visual mode for editing. You can see thumbnails of the images, add new files, remove unwanted images, rearrange the images by dragging and dropping, and add captions for each image. Use the "Options" tab to set the gallery's display mode, image sizes, and add a title for the gallery.
The visual editor will be offered to all editors at the remaining 10 "Phase 6" Wikipedias during the next month. The developers want to know whether typing in your language feels natural in the visual editor. Please post your comments and the language(s) that you tested at the feedback thread on mediawiki.org. This will affect several languages, including Thai, Burmese and Aramaic.
The team is working on a modern wikitext editor. The 2017 wikitext editor will look like the visual editor and be able to use the citoid service and other modern tools. This new editing system may become available as a Beta Feature on desktop devices in October 2016. You can read about this project in a general status update on the Wikimedia mailing list.
Let's work together
- If you aren't reading this in your preferred language, then please help us with translations! Subscribe to the Translators mailing list or contact us directly, so that we can notify you when the next issue is ready. ସାଧୁବାଦ!
—Elitre (WMF) ୦୨:୪୪, ୧୮ ଅକ୍ଟୋବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
New Wikipedia Library Accounts Available Now (November 2016)
The TWL OWL says sign up today!
The Wikipedia Library is announcing signups today for free, full-access, accounts to published research as part of our Publisher Donation Program. You can sign up for new accounts and research materials from:
Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed on our partners page. Sign up today!
--The Wikipedia Library Team ୦୦:୦୦, ୨ ନଭେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
- 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.
I apologise that this message is in English. ⧼Centralnotice-shared-help-translate⧽
We are having a problem with attackers taking over wiki accounts with privileged user rights (for example, admins, bureaucrats, oversighters, checkusers). It appears that this may be because of weak or reused passwords.
Community members are working along with members of multiple teams at the Wikimedia Foundation to address this issue.
In the meantime, we ask that everyone takes a look at the passwords they have chosen for their wiki accounts. If you know that you've chosen a weak password, or if you've chosen a password that you are using somewhere else, please change those passwords.
Select strong passwords – eight or more characters long, and containing letters, numbers, and punctuation. Joe Sutherland (ଆଲୋଚନା) / MediaWiki message delivery (ମୋ ଆଲୋଚନା) ୦୫:୩୦, ୧୪ ନଭେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
Adding to the above section (Password reset)
Please accept my apologies - that first line should read "Help with translations!". Joe Sutherland (WMF) (talk) / MediaWiki message delivery (ମୋ ଆଲୋଚନା) ୦୫:୪୧, ୧୪ ନଭେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
New way to edit wikitext
James Forrester (Product Manager, Editing department, Wikimedia Foundation) --୦୧:୦୨, ୧୫ ଡିସେମ୍ବର ୨୦୧୬ (IST)
Summary: There's a new opt-in Beta Feature of a wikitext mode for the visual editor. Please go try it out.
We in the Wikimedia Foundation's Editing department are responsible for making editing better for all our editors, new and experienced alike. We've been slowly improving the visual editor based on feedback, user tests, and feature requests. However, that doesn't work for all our user needs: whether you need to edit a wikitext talk page, create a template, or fix some broken reference syntax, sometimes you need to use wikitext, and many experienced editors prefer it.
Consequently, we've planned a "wikitext mode" for the visual editor for a long time. It provides as much of the visual editor's features as possible, for those times that you need or want wikitext. It has the same user interface as the visual editor, including the same toolbar across the top with the same buttons. It provides access to the citoid service for formatting citations, integrated search options for inserting images, and the ability to add new templates in a simple dialog. Like in the visual editor, if you paste in formatted text copied from another page, then formatting (such as bolding) will automatically be converted into wikitext.
All wikis now have access to this mode as a Beta Feature. When enabled, it replaces your existing wikitext editor everywhere. If you don't like it, you can reverse this at any time by turning off the Beta Feature in your preferences. We don't want to surprise anyone, so it's strictly an opt-in-only Beta Feature. It won't switch on automatically for anyone, even if you have previously checked the box to "ସବୁ ନୂଆ ବିଟା ଫିଚର ଆପେ ଆପେ ସକ୍ରିୟ କରେ".
This is an early version, and we'd love to know what you think so we can make it better. Please leave feedback about the new mode on the feedback page. You may write comments in any language. Thank you.
Review of initial updates on Wikimedia movement strategy process
Note: Apologies for cross-posting and sending in English. Message is available for translation on Meta-Wiki.
The Wikimedia movement is beginning a movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. For 15 years, Wikimedians have worked together to build the largest free knowledge resource in human history. During this time, we've grown from a small group of editors to a diverse network of editors, developers, affiliates, readers, donors, and partners. Today, we are more than a group of websites. We are a movement rooted in values and a powerful vision: all knowledge for all people. As a movement, we have an opportunity to decide where we go from here.
This movement strategy discussion will focus on the future of our movement: where we want to go together, and what we want to achieve. We hope to design an inclusive process that makes space for everyone: editors, community leaders, affiliates, developers, readers, donors, technology platforms, institutional partners, and people we have yet to reach. There will be multiple ways to participate including on-wiki, in private spaces, and in-person meetings. You are warmly invited to join and make your voice heard.
The immediate goal is to have a strategic direction by Wikimania 2017 to help frame a discussion on how we work together toward that strategic direction.
Regular updates are being sent to the Wikimedia-l mailing list, and posted on Meta-Wiki. Beginning with this message, monthly reviews of these updates will be sent to this page as well. Sign up to receive future announcements and monthly highlights of strategy updates on your user talk page.
Here is a review of the updates that have been sent so far:
More information about the movement strategy is available on the Meta-Wiki 2017 Wikimedia movement strategy portal.
Posted by MediaWiki message delivery on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation, ୦୨:୦୧, ୧୬ ଫେବୃଆରୀ ୨୦୧୭ (IST) • Please help translate to your language • Get help
Overview #2 of updates on Wikimedia movement strategy process
Note: Apologies for cross-posting and sending in English. This message is available for translation on Meta-Wiki.
As we mentioned last month, the Wikimedia movement is beginning a movement-wide strategy discussion, a process which will run throughout 2017. This movement strategy discussion will focus on the future of our movement: where we want to go together, and what we want to achieve.
Regular updates are being sent to the Wikimedia-l mailing list, and posted on Meta-Wiki. Each month, we are sending overviews of these updates to this page as well. Sign up to receive future announcements and monthly highlights of strategy updates on your user talk page.
Here is a overview of the updates that have been sent since our message last month:
More information about the movement strategy is available on the Meta-Wiki 2017 Wikimedia movement strategy portal.
Posted by MediaWiki message delivery on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation, ୦୧:୧୩, ୧୦ ମାର୍ଚ୍ଚ ୨୦୧୭ (IST) • Please help translate to your language • Get help
We invite you to join the movement strategy conversation (now through April 15)
୧୦:୪୦, ୧୮ ମାର୍ଚ୍ଚ ୨୦୧୭ (IST)
- This message, "We invite you to join the movement strategy conversation (now through April 15)", was sent through multiple channels by Gregory Varnum on 15 and 16 of March 2017 to village pumps, affiliate talk pages, movement mailing lists, and MassMessage groups. A similar message was sent by Nicole Ebber to organized groups and their mailing lists on 15 of March 2017. This version of the message is available for translation and documentation purposes
Today we are starting a broad discussion to define Wikimedia's future role in the world and develop a collaborative strategy to fulfill that role. You are warmly invited to join the conversation.
There are many ways to participate, by joining an existing conversation or starting your own:
Track A (organized groups): Discussions with your affiliate, committee or other organized group (these are groups that support the Wikimedia movement).
Track B (individual contributors): On Meta or your local language or project wiki.
This is the first of three conversations, and it will run between now and April 15. The purpose of cycle 1 is to discuss the future of the movement and generate major themes around potential directions. What do we want to build or achieve together over the next 15 years?
We welcome you, as we create this conversation together, and look forward to broad and diverse participation from all parts of our movement.
Nicole Ebber (Track A Lead), Jaime Anstee (Track B Lead), & the engagement support teams
Please accept our apologies for cross-posting this message. This message is available for translation on Meta-Wiki.
On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee, I am pleased to announce that self-nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees Elections.
The Board of Trustees (Board) is the decision-making body that is ultimately responsible for the long-term sustainability of the Wikimedia Foundation, so we value wide input into its selection. More information about this role can be found on Meta-Wiki. Please read the letter from the Board of Trustees calling for candidates.
The candidacy submission phase will last from April 7 (00:00 UTC) to April 20 (23:59 UTC).
We will also be accepting questions to ask the candidates from April 7 to April 20. You can submit your questions on Meta-Wiki.
Once the questions submission period has ended on April 20, the Elections Committee will then collate the questions for the candidates to respond to beginning on April 21.
The goal of this process is to fill the three community-selected seats on the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. The election results will be used by the Board itself to select its new members.
The full schedule for the Board elections is as follows. All dates are inclusive, that is, from the beginning of the first day (UTC) to the end of the last.
- April 7 (00:00 UTC) – April 20 (23:59 UTC) – Board nominations
- April 7 – April 20 – Board candidates questions submission period
- April 21 – April 30 – Board candidates answer questions
- May 1 – May 14 – Board voting period
- May 15–19 – Board vote checking
- May 20 – Board result announcement goal
In addition to the Board elections, we will also soon be holding elections for the following roles:
- Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC)
- There are five positions being filled. More information about this election will be available on Meta-Wiki.
- Funds Dissemination Committee Ombudsperson (Ombuds)
- One position is being filled. More information about this election will be available on Meta-Wiki.
Please note that this year the Board of Trustees elections will be held before the FDC and Ombuds elections. Candidates who are not elected to the Board are explicitly permitted and encouraged to submit themselves as candidates to the FDC or Ombuds positions after the results of the Board elections are announced.
More information on this year's elections can be found on Meta-Wiki. Any questions related to the election can be posted on the election talk page on Meta-Wiki, or sent to the election committee's mailing list, board-electionswikimedia.org.
On behalf of the Election Committee,
Posted by MediaWiki message delivery on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee, ୦୯:୦୭, ୭ ଅପ୍ରେଲ ୨୦୧୭ (IST) • Please help translate to your language • Get help
Katie Chan, Chair, Wikimedia Foundation Elections Committee
Joe Sutherland, Community Advocate, Wikimedia Foundation
Read-only mode for 20 to 30 minutes on 19 April and 3 May
MediaWiki message delivery (ମୋ ଆଲୋଚନା) ୨୩:୦୩, ୧୧ ଅପ୍ରେଲ ୨୦୧୭ (IST)
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The Wikimedia Foundation will be testing its secondary data center in Dallas. This will make sure that 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 secondary data center on Wednesday, 19 April 2017. On Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 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 20 to 30 minutes on Wednesday, 19 April and Wednesday, 3 May. The test will start at 14:00 UTC (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST, 10:00 EDT, 07:00 PDT, 23:00 JST, and in New Zealand at 02:00 NZST on Thursday 20 April and Thursday 4 May).
- 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.
- 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 code freezes for the weeks of 17 April 2017 and 1 May 2017. Non-essential code deployments will not happen.
This project may be postponed if necessary. You can read the schedule at wikitech.wikimedia.org. Any changes will be announced in the schedule. There will be more notifications about this. Please share this information with your community. /User:Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk)
Wikidata description editing in the Wikipedia Android app
Wikidata description editing is a new experiment being rolled out on the Wikipedia app for Android. While this primarily impacts Wikidata, the changes are also addressing a concern about the mobile versions of Wikipedia, so that mobile users will be able to edit directly the descriptions shown under the title of the page and in the search results.
We began by rolling out this feature several weeks ago to a pilot group of Wikipedias (Russian, Hebrew, and Catalan), and have seen very positive results including numerous quality contributions in the form of new and updated descriptions, and a low rate of vandalism.
We are now ready for the next phase of rolling out this feature, which is to enable it in a few days for all Wikipedias except the top ten by usage within the app (i.e. except English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese, Turkish, and Chinese). We will enable the feature for those languages instead at some point in the future, as we closely monitor user engagement with our expanded set of pilot communities. As always, if have any concerns, please reach out to us on wiki at the talk page for this project or by email at email@example.com. Thanks!
-DBrant (WMF) ୧୪:୧୧, ୧୪ ଅପ୍ରେଲ ୨୦୧୭ (IST)
New Page previews feature
New Page previews feature
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The Reading web team at the Wikimedia Foundation has been working to enable Page previews, a beta feature known previously as Hovercards, as opt-in behavior for logged-in users and the default behavior for logged-out users across Wikipedia projects. Page previews provide a preview of any linked article, giving readers a quick understanding of a related article without leaving the current page. For this project, we are expecting to collect feedback over the following few weeks and tentatively enable the feature in early May, 2017.
A quick note on the implementation:
- For logged-in users who are not currently testing out the beta feature, Page previews will be off by default. Users may turn them on from their user preferences page.
- For logged-out users, the feature will be on by default. Users may disable it at any time by selecting the setting cog available in each preview.
- For users of the Navigation popups gadget, you will not be able to turn on the Page previews feature while using navigational popups. If you would like to try out the Page preview feature, make sure to first turn Navigation popups off prior to turning Page previews on.
You can read more about the feature and the tests we used to evaluate performance, try it out by enabling it from the beta features page, and leave feedback or questions on the talk page.
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