Community Wishlist Survey 2019/Results

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Rank Proposal Category Tickets Status
1 Page Curation and New Pages Feed improvements (project page) Admins and patrollers 157 T169441, T157046, T92621, T157048, T207847, T207757, T189929, T169120, T167475, T207238, T207761, T207485, T207442, T207452, T207443, T207237, T207439, T208685, T50552 Done
2 Night mode (project page) Reading 130 T199634, T91201, T206094, T180890, T66731 Declined due to scope & conflict with Desktop Improvements
3 Add an option to require email address and username to reset password (project page) Anti-harassment 118 T145952 Done
4 Improve export of electronic books (project page) Wikisource 113 T178803 Done
5 VisualEditor: Allow references to be named (project page) Citations 108 T52568, T92432 Eligible for evaluation as a high-priority wish in the 2021 survey, if the alternative proposal is accepted.
6 Put mw.toolbar back (project page) Editing 104 T30856 Declined due to issue being largely resolved & conflict with team policy
7 Watchlist item expiration (project page) Watchlists 104 T124752, T100508, T8964
Related: T209773
8 Article reminders (project page) Notifications 101 T2582, T88781 Declined due to scope and dependence on other teams
9 Include section name in the diff (project page) Editing 97 T231698 Partially resolved in T268950 by the Editing team.
10 2FA available for all concerned editors (project page) Bots and gadgets 96 T166622
Related: T100373, T195207, T180896
Declined due to scope and dependence on other teams
11 Show categories in the Wikipedia app Mobile and apps 95 T73966, T153980
12 Keep the lightweight text editor Editing 87
13 Support 360 photo viewing Multimedia and Commons 83 T138933
14 Create an integrated anti-spam/vandalism tool Admins and patrollers 79
15 Automatically add inverse properties Wikidata 79 Related: T209559, T167521
16 Global signature Miscellaneous 77 T188200
Related: T178879
17 Mini-editor for citations Citations 75
18 Create URL Shortener extension for Wikimedia wikis Reading 74 T108557, T44085, T56459, T112715 Done
19 Add an undo/revert button to diff view Mobile and apps 69 T191706
20 Functional and beautiful math for everyone Reading 69 T195861
Related: T175673
21 Allow partial reverts for edits Admins and patrollers 68 Related: T108664
22 Separate templates in "What links here" Miscellaneous 66 T5241, T14396, T3392
23 Sort search results by date Search 66 T18237, T195071, T40403, phab:T197525 Done by WMF Search team (search index) and WMDE (AdvancedSearch UI)
24 Geolocator for wikidata coordinates property Wikidata 66
25 Automatic web archive Citations 64 Related: T199193, T115224, T236252
26 Show nearby or related articles in maps Maps 59 Related: T180909, T35704, T149280
27 Show categories on Commons mobile website Mobile and apps 59 T24660
28 Improve graphs and interactive content Reading 59 T195627, T195628, T100444
29 Revive Crosswatch tool Watchlists 59 T144083
Related: T5525, script
30 Monitoring of new external links Admins and patrollers 58
31 Minimize references Citations 58 T166098, T142523, T30684
32 Offer PDF export of original pagination of entire books Wikisource 58 T179790
33 Automatic category suggestion for Commons images Categories 57 T192444, T155538, T155848
34 Maps Improvements: Vector Structure, Disputed Borders, Cleaner Style Maps 57 T153282, T113008
Related: T155601, T145475, T147184, T141715, T141335, T140212, T140209, T140092, T140087, T140083, T180909, T208350, T158919, T151524, T156433, T178370, T161065, T155927, T155919, T154585, T146343, T192613, T136455, T131618, T197735, T200968, T155290, T153966, T153598, T187741, T155925, T193198, T156682
35 Notify users when their revision has been approved or rejected Notifications 56 T54510
36 Show navboxes on mobile website and app Mobile and apps 55 T124168
37 Display results of a SPARQL query on a map in Wikipedia Maps 54 T188291
38 Update Echo Notifications in real time without page reloads Notifications 53 T34284 In development
39 Create integrated interwiki mechanism for Wikisource Wikisource 53 T128173, T180304
Related: T180303
40 Machine readable diffs Bots and gadgets 51 T56328
Related: T104072, T117279, T38902
41 Structure of Categories Categories 50 T13281
Related: T177357
42 Sort claims of a property by date Wikidata 49 T173432
43 XTools Edit Counter for Wikisource Wikisource 49 T173012
44 Easy talk page posts by email Editing 48
45 Partial and multi-item protection for Wikidata items Wikidata 48 T189412, T209243
46 Overhaul spam-blacklist Admins and patrollers 47 T6459
Related: T14896
47 Maps should have option to show users current location Maps 46 T208713
48 Add a citation option to mobile editing Mobile and apps 46 Possible in Visual edit mode on mobile
49 Easy, low-maintenance possibility to include color coded maps Multimedia and Commons 46 Partially implemented via a template based on mw:Extension:Graph (see here and earlier example from dewiki here)
50 Warn of other revisions saved during edit-preview Editing 45
51 Traffic spike notification Watchlists 45
52 Allow De-Privileged logons to webui Admins and patrollers 44 T153454
Related: T199118, T169741
53 Display all images of a category and of all sub-categories Categories 44
54 Wikipedia mirrored in Tor .onion Anti-harassment 42 T168218
Related: T129747, T209248
55 Support category redirects Categories 42 Related: T5311, T96041
56 Easy way to reference pictures Editing 42 T7600
57 Improve the PDF/book reader Multimedia and Commons 42 T154100
Related: T187872
58 User Script to Guide Students Bots and gadgets 41 T187674
59 Dealing with unsourced additions - "citation needed" button Citations 40 T209797

Related: T190518

60 Avoid VisualEditor edits changing only the link text or only the link target Editing 40 Related: T55973, T56947
61 Shared Multilingual Templates and Modules available to all wikis Miscellaneous 40 T121470
Related: T187749
62 Accessibility settings for everyone Reading 40 T91201
Related: T72879
63 Button to show subcategories Categories 39 Done Volunteer DannyS712 created Subcategories, a user script which allows for this
64 GeoLocation selection Maps 39 Related: T172122
65 Improve Wikipedia Watchlist Handling of Wikidata Watchlists 39
66 Filter user contributions as patrolled or unpatrolled Admins and patrollers 38
67 Mark multiple revisions in a diff as patrolled Admins and patrollers 38 T10697
68 Tool for easy science editing using linked dictionary Editing 38
69 Add gender options to user preferences - how do you prefer to be described Anti-harassment 37 T61643
Related: T129747
70 Replace GeoHack with Kartographer Maps 37 T187884, T137253
Related: T152971, T146534
71 (Un)-Pause Buttons for animated GIFs Multimedia and Commons 37
72 Indicate when Wikidata sitelink is to a redirect Wikidata 37
73 Interface to display two (or more) different text from same (or different) wikisource side by side Wikisource 37
74 Make it possible to not expose email-addresses Anti-harassment 36 T129747
75 Improvements of Categories in Chinese Wikipedia Categories 36 T46667
76 Insert attestation exploiting Wikisource as a corpus Wiktionary 36 T139152, T157802
77 Collapse multiple consecutive revisions by same author Admins and patrollers 35
78 Support for chemical formats Multimedia and Commons 35 T18491
79 Expand automatic edit summaries Wikidata 35 T108688, T171027
80 Provide an easier way to create a wikitable from a Commons dataset Miscellaneous 34 Related: T200968, T155290, T153966, T153598
81 Replace the media player Multimedia and Commons 34 T100106
82 Translation editor as an extension Wiktionary 34
83 Prevent DDoS-style attacks Admins and patrollers 33
84 Globalize some of Twinkle's functionality Bots and gadgets 33 Related: T110148
85 Enhanced conversion of bare references using VE Citations 33 T132288
86 Improve diff viewer - how it handles line breaks Editing 33 T7072, T208933
87 Display interproject links on mobile Mobile and apps 33
88 The notification view should show the label for an item instead of showing the item ID Wikidata 33 T116762
89 Create possibility to sort images in categories Categories 32 T71417, T42870
90 Allow preview edit on protected page Editing 32
91 Support reverting/undoing accidentally sent thanks Mobile and apps 32 T63737
92 Date handling improvements – additional precision and correction of translations in interface Wikidata 32 T57755, T63909, T63958, T95553
93 Allow non-CC0 licensed data for datasets Multimedia and Commons 31 T154071, T155290
Related: T200968
Done by volunteer Eranroz
94 Tool to cut videos in Commons Multimedia and Commons 31 T217503 Done GSoC'19 project T220228 by Gopa Vasanth Tool is live at:
95 City targeting for Geonotice Programs and events 31 T152297
96 Make the math tag support non-Latin languages Editing 30 T50032
Related: T195861
97 Improve OSM external data usability in Kartographer Maps 30 T209067, T156433, T155919
98 Image inheritance, a bequest safe for Wikimedia Commons Multimedia and Commons 30 T120454
99 Musical notation – files on Commons (rendering and playback), graphical editing Multimedia and Commons 30 T208494, T201637, T209695, T183642, T49528
Related: T198233
100 AfD/prod flags in Wikipedia watchlist Watchlists 30
101 Smarter undo function Admins and patrollers 29
102 Avoid links to disambiguation pages Editing 29 T97063, T198936
103 Geographic coordinates check Maps 29
104 Improvements to the reliability of Wikidata Wikidata 29 T209242, T209237, T209241, T148928
Related: T139583, T193728
105 Display more information about users on the user page Miscellaneous 28 T65988
106 Diacritics editing tool Wikisource 28
107 Cross-Platform AutoWikiBrowser Editing 27 T157271
108 Stop ifexist checks from appearing in Special:WhatLinksHere Miscellaneous 27 T14019
Related: T33628
109 Wanted (by articles) pages Miscellaneous 27 T208935
110 Better import of descriptions of images with croptool Wikisource 27
111 Partial "Pending Changes" Reviewing Admins and patrollers 26 Related: T113004
112 Create HotCat-like functionality for stub templates Bots and gadgets 26 Done Volunteer SD0001 created StubSorter, a user script which allows for this
113 More fine-grained diffs for Wikidata Wikidata 26
114 Make Wikipedia more accessible to the visually impaired Editing 25 Related: T194014, T120938
115 Syntax highlighting of special characters Editing 25 T196934
116 Save button to save the unfinished content for a new page Mobile and apps 25
117 Notifications should be able to display all cross-wiki notifications, whatever their status Notifications 25 T207932
118 Automatically add subpages in the watchlist Watchlists 25
119 Wikisource Contest Tools Wikisource 25 T163060
Related: T197772
120 Improve the information returned on hovering links from the references section Bots and gadgets 24
121 Transcription gadget for images with text Multimedia and Commons 24
122 Linksearch overhaul Search 24 T14810
123 Freely editable input mask Wikidata 24
124 ProofreadPage extension in alternate namespaces Wikisource 24 T53980
125 Custom list for language learner Wiktionary 24 T183108
126 Tool for easy user buttons Editing 23 T136152
127 Automatic display authority control template Miscellaneous 23
128 Add "Page Views" an input filter and as a sort option in the output. Search 23
129 Multiple collations per site Wiktionary 23 T30397
130 Improve HotCat Categories 22
131 Autocomplete summaries in VisualEditor Editing 22 T50274
Related: T54859
132 "→" links to sections should be easier to click Miscellaneous 22 T165189, T207565 Done
133 Provide a tool to efficiently analyze the usage of a template Miscellaneous 22 T120767
134 View content page or discussion only Watchlists 22
135 Context-dependent sort key Wiktionary 22 T183747
136 Wikipedia in the News Bots and gadgets 21
137 Simplified/semi-automated conversion for units of measurements Editing 21 Related: T190813, T77978
138 Search by suffix Search 21
139 Ability to filter Watchlist in Wikidata via language Wikidata 21 T43686, T141866, T90435
Related: T176515, T172914
140 Solution to the ‟Bonnie and Clyde” problem Wikidata 21 T54564
Related: T206426
141 Enable book2scroll that works for all Wikisources Wikisource 21 T205549
142 Feature parity for tools dealing with deleted revisions Admins and patrollers 20 Related: T9996, T110989, T192023, T30821, T30819, T62736, T20493
143 Expand functionality of the map editor in VisualEditor Maps 20 T125539
144 Display rectangular part of the image as parameter of File and compatible with ImageNote Multimedia and Commons 20 Related: T187872
145 Support for IIIF Presentation API in WikiCommons Multimedia and Commons 20
146 Mobile web watchlist should only show latest revision of each page Watchlists 20 T109277
147 Statements with deprecated and preferred rank should be much easier to identify in the Wikidata item pages Wikidata 20 T87327, T139081, T198907
148 Ajax editing for nsPage Wikisource 20
149 Make citation templates easier for newcomers to find and use Citations 19
150 Flag edits by new editors (editor retention tool) Editing 19 Related: T206711
151 Transcode MIDI file archive Multimedia and Commons 19 T135597 Done by volunteer User:Ebe123
152 CAS numbers of chemical substances Search 19
153 Ability to remove/mute page when viewing watchlist without permanently removing from watchlist Watchlists 19
154 Port Twinkle functionalities to mobile web page Bots and gadgets 18 Related: T110148
155 Clear roadblock for wiki site URL changes Miscellaneous 18 T172035
Related: T147164, T174160
156 Have CAPTCHA in languages other than English Miscellaneous 18 T7309
Related: T6845, T42360
157 New special page "Outgoing links" Miscellaneous 18
158 Editable Page Link Notifications watchlist Watchlists 18 T66090, T70060, T46787
159 Open diffs in new tab Admins and patrollers 17
160 Route users through knowledgebase before contacting OTRS Editing 17
161 Tool for organizers of editing contests Programs and events 17 Related: T193443
162 Wikidata module for translations Wiktionary 17
163 Bring Sitenotice to Mobile view Mobile and apps 16 Related: T150391
164 Offer different wikitext editors including non-JS editor Mobile and apps 16 T205778
165 Present 3D content in a stereoscopic view Multimedia and Commons 16 T180937, T204129, T129747
166 Change formatting of particular cells in VisualEditor Editing 15 T54180
167 Make default edit summaries available for all wikis Editing 15 T54859
168 Make copy/paste functions easier tablets and phones Mobile and apps 15
169 Make interlanguage links more discoverable on the mobile site Mobile and apps 15 Related: T128917
170 Using HotCat for many uncategorized articles in one page Categories 14
171 Bring back doi bot Citations 14
172 Reuse of VE-citations, allowing new text to be added Citations 14 Related: T144695
173 SVGs are often tiny in the preview (MediaViewer) Multimedia and Commons 14 T71237 Done
174 View list of articles in subcategories all on one page Reading 14 T4725
175 TemplateWizard in VisualEditor Editing 13
176 View object location of all images with coordinates on a map Maps 13 T149280
177 Index all labels and aliases on Wikidata Search 13
178 Make PopUps display diffs in green/red line by line Bots and gadgets 11
179 Avoiding broken category links Categories 11
180 Improve document type prediction from citoid Citations 11
181 Wikitext substitutions should work in ref and gallery blocks Editing 11 T4700
182 Fix bugs relating to map data stored at Commons Maps 11 T151524, T155927, T200968, T155290, T153966, T153598
183 OSM map problem on dewiki Maps 11 Related: T184126
184 MediaWiki Upload to Commons Wizard for non WM projects Multimedia and Commons 11
185 New design for video and audio player Multimedia and Commons 11 Related: T100106 In progress… launched as Beta feature
186 Uploaded files visible in the gallery Multimedia and Commons 11
187 Wikipedia-Translator for articles word by word based on Wiktionary Reading 11 Related: T67117
188 Additional edition interfaces and recording formats on the fly Wiktionary 11
189 Make the 2010 editor lighter and faster or create a new lightweight editor Editing 10
190 New Swiss map coordinate system Maps 10
191 Recover text of old revisions for the Massachusetts article Miscellaneous 10 T147146
192 Save the revision that a translated article is based on Miscellaneous 10
193 IAuploader for images Multimedia and Commons 10
194 Microbot for mundane tasks Bots and gadgets 9
195 CategoryTree improvement Categories 9
196 Additional reference types in ProveIt Citations 9 Done
197 Extend Template:Cite map on English Wikipedia to cover GIS generated maps Citations 9
198 Add key mapping for Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa to ULS Editing 9 Related: T195175
199 Create a dissemination platform for Wikinews Miscellaneous 9
200 Add buttons and keyboard shortcuts to move through category pages quickly Reading 9
201 Gather metadata of ISO/ASTM/EN... standards Wikidata 8
202 Display Multi-column sorted categories Categories 7
203 Link labels/aliases of Q-items to lexemes Wikidata 7
204 Navigate Wikidata items through category items Wikidata 7
205 Add Template:Cite Thesis to VisualEditor Citation Tool Citations 6 Should and can be done by local en.wp community
206 Every special page that accepts wikitext should have normal editor toolbar Miscellaneous 6
207 Display reference in edit summary when a reference is added Wikidata 6
208 Visibility of articles needing defaultsort tags for leading articles Editing 5
209 Improve watchlist colors Watchlists 5
210 Watchlists based on Wikidata statements Watchlists 5
211 One-click solution to show qualifiers and references in wikidata SPARQL-queries Wikidata 4
212 Make undeletion page ID sensitive Admins and patrollers 3 T193690, T206587, T161671
Related: T193211, T38976, T39465, T20493

Archived proposals (138)