Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Results

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Here are the results of the Community Wishlist Survey – thanks to everyone who participated this year!

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Rank Proposal Category Symbol support vote.svg Tickets Status
1 Templates translation Translation 203 T243150, T238417, T121470, T251895
2 Warn when linking to disambiguation pages Editing 134 T97063
3 Copy and paste from diffs Editing 124 T192526, T270775
4 Live preview Editing 119
5 Add sorting options in category pages Categories 117 T71417, T61108, T42870
6 Improve graphs and interactive content Multimedia and Commons 117 T195627, T195628, T100444, T165118
Related: T226250
7 Multiple watchlists Watchlists 110
8 InternetArchiveBot for Wikidata Bots and gadgets 103
9 Better diff handling of paragraph splits Editing 101 T156439, T7072
10 Add filters to history pages Miscellaneous 101 T18619, T97020
11 (Un)delete associated talk page Admins and patrollers 99 T27471, T263211, T263209
Related: T247207
12 CentralAuth lock should trigger global autoblocks Admins and patrollers 97 T19929
13 Global semiprotection of user talk pages Anti-harassment 95
14 Bibliographic bot for Wikidata Bots and gadgets 94
15 Automatically suggest categories when creating a new article Categories 93
16 Support 360 photo viewing Multimedia and Commons 91 T138933
17 Allow global user rights to expire automatically Admins and patrollers 82 T153815
Related: T245413, T245925
18 Improve anti spam mechanisms Admins and patrollers 81 T241921, T125132, T212667, T230304
Related: T158909, T141490, T100706, T181217
19 Show all active sessions Miscellaneous 81 T58212
20 Anti-vandalism tools for Wikidata Wikidata 81 Related: T183141, T199500
21 Allowing VisualEditor to edit by section Editing 80 T221908
22 Global events calendar Miscellaneous 79
23 Adopt Lingua Libre Bot service as a WMF tool Wiktionary 79
24 Use Wikidata to improve search Search 78
25 Structured Data on Wikisource Wikisource 78
26 Allow table columns and rows to be freely movable in the Visual Editor Editing 76 T125145
Related: T240114
27 Support ISO 8601-2:2019 to specify uncertainty about times Wikidata 75 T207705
28 Map in UploadWizard Multimedia and Commons 74
29 Automatically Notify a User when ANY of their subpages are edited Notifications 74 T3876, T5234
Related: T107836
30 Tool for recording voiced pronunciation of words Wiktionary 74
31 Time and date handling improvements Wikidata 72 T57755, T63958, T95553, T252627
32 Improve workflow for uploading books to Wikisource Wikisource 72 T154413
33 Support multilingual category names Categories 70 T89973
34 Reverse Partial blocks Admins and patrollers 67 Related: T27400
35 Enable sticky table headers Reading 67 T42763
36 Make edits auto-recoverable if the editor's network crashes Editing 65 T75241
37 Display categories in mobile view Mobile and apps 65 T152199
38 Link Wikipedia redirects to Wikidata items Wikidata 65 Related: T235420
39 Edit Wikidata in a map! Wikidata 64
40 Improve display of multiple IPv6 contributions by a single editor Admins and patrollers 62
41 Kartographer icon improvements Miscellaneous 59 T145475, T141304, T131618, T141715
Related: T141335
42 Wikidata contribution interface for mobile Mobile and apps 59 Related: T257717
43 Logout confirmation dialog Notifications 59 Related: T217914
44 Duplicates and merge candidates Wikidata 56
45 Tool for separating the references from the body text Citations 55
46 Overhaul spam-blacklist Admins and patrollers 54 T16719, T243484, T18326, T224921
Related: T254649
47 Suggest to Exclude Indirect Linked Articles from "What links here" Search 54 Related: T14396
48 Diffs to deleted content Admins and patrollers 53 T30819
49 Display default/recommended values at Special:Preferences Miscellaneous 53 T70689
50 Automatic switch from mobile view to desktop view for desktops after following a mobile link Reading 53
51 Watchlisting an image would show when it is added or removed from a page Multimedia and Commons 52
52 Alt-Texts and Image Descriptions Reading 52 T260006, T21906, T166094, T213585
53 abusive Usernames in the blocklog Admins and patrollers 51 Related: T23097
54 Re-use citations with changed page number in visual editor Citations 51 T96536
Related: T245299, BookReferencing
55 Gadgets improvements Bots and gadgets 50 T31272, T238386
56 Making page history visible in mobile app. Not in mobile site Mobile and apps 50
57 Undo on mobile Mobile and apps 50 T191706
58 Mark all consecutive edits by same user as patrolled Admins and patrollers 49
59 Flickr-like uploader Multimedia and Commons 49 Related: T47656
60 Mobile editnotices Mobile and apps 48 T201595
61 Include "This is a minor edit" box in mobile editing Editing 47 T123694
62 Link red links to Wikidata, for future reference and more benefits Wikidata 47
63 Inline Audio-Player for pronunciations and other usages Multimedia and Commons 46
64 Using svg and wikidata to allow multilingual images Translation 46
65 Ability for sorting Special:UnreviewedPages by time Admins and patrollers 45 T45857
66 Watchlist of users Admins and patrollers 44
67 Check if a page exists without populating WhatLinksHere Miscellaneous 44 T14019, T268526
68 Allow editing an entire page at once in the mobile app Editing 42
69 Content translation Translation 41 T105190
70 Save citations when translating Translation 40 Related: T200786
71 Sortable list of watched pages with date added Watchlists 40
72 Display definitions from Wikisource dictionaries Wiktionary 40 T240191
73 Allow editors to write an edit summary from the edit preview Editing 39 Related: T140451, T148297
74 Select templates by categories Editing 39 T55590
75 Spellchecker Editing 38
76 Convert tools for different citations or citation styles Citations 37
77 Support more OSM relation types in Extension:Kartographer Miscellaneous 37 T156433
78 Add Structured data during file upload with Upload Wizard Multimedia and Commons 37 T245861
79 Artificial Intelligence Spam hunter Bots and gadgets 36
80 DabFix Bots and gadgets 36
81 Show mobile site without the .m subdomain Mobile and apps 36 Related: T214998
82 Fix search and replace in the Page: namespace editor Wikisource 36 T183950
83 Partial block of IPs across categories Anti-harassment 35
84 Audio file player Multimedia and Commons 35
85 Support for chemical formats Multimedia and Commons 35 T18491
86 Image Rotation Multimedia and Commons 34
87 Interactive chess content Multimedia and Commons 34 T244076, T244075, T246736, T239446, T248272
88 Fix the Content Translation bug Translation 34 T270625
89 Allow editors to identify the specific text that is supported by a citation Citations 33 Related: T149667
90 Structuring of individual references Citations 33 T100645
91 Option to load SVG instead of PNG on pages by default Multimedia and Commons 33 Related: T40010
92 Search by image size on Commons Multimedia and Commons 33
93 Search Commons images by (approx) coordinates Search 33
94 Add DeepL translator Translation 33
95 Inform gadget developers of errors in their gadgets/scripts Bots and gadgets 32
96 Better tracking of category changes Categories 31 T89582, T130134, T140602, T147770, T148533, T243965, T264491
Related: T9148
97 Display categories before pages Categories 31
98 Include size change in diffs Miscellaneous 31 T172698
99 Allow editors to control PageImage Editing 30 T91683, T265713
100 Allow access to some inverse statements through Lua and parser functions Wikidata 30 T209559
101 Provide user info in recentchange stream on EventStream platform Admins and patrollers 29 T218063
102 Make subcategory browsing multilingual using Wikidata Multimedia and Commons 29
103 Visual Translation Override Translation 29
104 Revive the death anomalies project Bots and gadgets 28
105 Find similar images Categories 28
106 Allow creating bibliographic entries with the Citoid tool in VE Citations 28
107 Unintentional false links in VE Editing 28 T56947, T55973
108 Input Forms Miscellaneous 28 Related: T259505
109 Maintaining a list of the most common search terms which do not correspond to an article name Search 28 Related: T8373, T163463
110 Access to Wikidata from external (Media)Wikis Wikidata 28 T48556
111 Bring back PDF book rendering Miscellaneous 27
112 Moving page on mobile Mobile and apps 27
113 Importing data from IMDb Bots and gadgets 26
114 Tool for easy user buttons Editing 26 T136152
115 Make signature global Miscellaneous 26 T188200
116 "Favourite" or "Followed pages" button Reading 26
117 UNDO (rollback) by UserName Admins and patrollers 25
118 Case insensitive category search Categories 25
119 Integrate Template:Sfn into the visual editor Citations 25 Related: T245299
120 Hiding References Reading 25
121 Personal notes on watchlisted items Watchlists 25
122 Something like Extension:Variables to simplify template calls Wiktionary 25 Related: T65324, T113859, T242514
123 Enable the ability to rollback to specific version Admins and patrollers 24
124 Allow loading gadgets from wikitext Bots and gadgets 24 T17075, T241524
Related: T8883
125 Unify Preferences and Global Preferences Miscellaneous 24 T188424, T174521
Related: T188200
126 Real-Time notification Notifications 24
127 Bookmarking Reading 24
128 Expand automatic edit summaries Wikidata 24 T108688, T171027
129 Automated move of items from Wikimedia Commons to Wikisource Wikisource 24
130 Talk page archiving bot updating incoming links Bots and gadgets 23
131 Display flexible number of images in categories Categories 23
132 Full reference in popup on hover over inline citations Citations 23
133 Make deleted edits visible to their author Miscellaneous 23
134 Watchlists should highlight pages up for deletion Watchlists 23
135 UserBlind mode Anti-harassment 22
136 Expand "minor edits" checkbox-feature Editing 22
137 Welcome page on mobile app should respect dark mode setting Mobile and apps 22
138 SVG to PNG converter that actually works Multimedia and Commons 22 T243893, T40010, T193352
139 Show Wiktionary definitions in Page Previews Reading 22
140 Automatically add subpages in the watchlist Watchlists 22
141 VE makes partially linked words and adds unnecessary tags to the wikitext Editing 21 T128060
142 Default languages for Captions and Descriptions on Wiki Commons Miscellaneous 21
143 Categorize notifications Notifications 21
144 Bibliographical references/sources for wikidataitems Wikidata 21
145 Allow text and table colour to be featured on the visual editor to change Editing 20
146 Customizable sidebar Miscellaneous 20
147 Improve horizontal scroll of tables Mobile and apps 20
148 Turn off mobile talk view Mobile and apps 20
149 Upload to current category Multimedia and Commons 20
150 Display reference in edit summary when a reference is added Wikidata 20
151 Human readable wikilinks to Wikidata query service Wikidata 20
152 Improve Auto-wiki-browser Bots and gadgets 19
153 Add indentation and alignment features to visual editor Editing 19
154 Allow past edits to be filtered by size Editing 19
155 Make insertable markup customizable Editing 19
156 Showcase promoted content (FP/QI/VI) in categories and search results on Commons Multimedia and Commons 19
157 Find a more satisfactory display of LaTeX formulas Reading 19
158 Thanks from watchlist Watchlists 19 T51541
159 API for deleted title search Bots and gadgets 18 T192023
160 Put the pages in my language automatically Miscellaneous 18
161 Stay logged in to XTools Miscellaneous 18 T224382
162 Have Apps reading lists available on Destop/Mobile Mobile and apps 18
163 Edit Notifications Notifications 18
164 Add Preference setting to offer Desktop view as default for mobile Reading 18 T173527
165 sort statements as you wish Wikidata 18
166 Automatically detect edit-warring Admins and patrollers 17 Related: T254074
167 Implement deferred changes Admins and patrollers 17 T118696, T150593, T153284, T150594, T248775
168 Hide native language codes from references Citations 17
169 Add information on sister projects to mobile apps Mobile and apps 17
170 Crop tool to handle .SVGs Multimedia and Commons 17
171 Image inheritance, a bequest safe for Wikimedia Commons Multimedia and Commons 17 T120454
172 Easy and effective way to translate gadgets and userscripts Translation 17
173 Context-dependent sort key Categories 16 T183747
174 Edit 'macros' Editing 16
175 Add a Quick Settings Panel/Page Miscellaneous 16
176 Add wikitext description pages for Commons tabular data files Multimedia and Commons 16 T155290, T249896, T242596, T235332, T250919
177 Translation tool for wikitext snippets Translation 16
178 New on-wiki block appeal process Admins and patrollers 15 Related: T269207
179 Convert typographic replacement characters like straight apostrophes and quotation marks Editing 15 T40724
180 New keyboard shortcuts Editing 15
181 Use sitelinks to link to Commons in the Wikipedia sidebar Miscellaneous 15 T232927
182 Default expiry for watchlist entries Watchlists 15
183 Request Feedback (Richiedi feedback) Editing 14
184 Improve pdf outprints Miscellaneous 14
185 Template:DISPLAYTITLE in mobile Mobile and apps 14
186 Allow SDC SPARQL queries to more easily inteact with Wikidata queries Multimedia and Commons 14 T261716
187 Number of Pixels for images on Commons Multimedia and Commons 14
188 Start Wiki with cursor focus in search field Search 14
189 Show the ORES score of the linked Wikipedia page Wikidata 14
190 Allow multiple entries within each category Categories 13
191 Add global LaTeX macros for math in math tags Editing 13 Related: T137788
192 List of nested templates Editing 13
193 Improving Chinese on mobile Mobile and apps 13 T195265
194 embedding crop, creating sub images, and possibly other file formats, while retaining reference to the original context Multimedia and Commons 13
195 Link Tree Reading 13
196 for logged in users: if you go to a certain page multiple times it shows up automatically Search 13
197 Show only relevant wikidata property changes on client wiki Watchlists 13 Related: T90436
198 XTools Edit Counter for Wikisource Wikisource 13 T173012, T172408
199 Easier flagging Admins and patrollers 12
200 Overhaul AbuseFilter Admins and patrollers 12 T20110
Related: T186960
201 ListeriaBot to add alias meta-column Bots and gadgets 12
202 Clusterization of Categories Categories 12
203 Configurable order of references in references section Citations 12
204 New Gadget - Mark Files used in a Wiki or Wikidata Multimedia and Commons 12
205 See Exif without restoring file Multimedia and Commons 12
206 Possibility to expand subsections, button to expand all/collapse all Reading 12
207 linksfrom: filter Search 12 T253642
208 Large watchlist access Watchlists 12 T41510
209 Add new functions to the abuse filter Admins and patrollers 11
210 Flagged Revisions randomly fails to load user permissions Admins and patrollers 11 T233561, T234743
Related: T185664, T237191
211 Predictive edit summaries based on changes to article text Editing 11 Related: T3307, T14411, T54859
212 Safari Push Notifications Notifications 11
213 Protection of all pages in a category Categories 10
214 Dropdown list option for edit summary Editing 10
215 Markdown syntax to wiki link conversion gadget Editing 10
216 Photo challenge Multimedia and Commons 10
217 Automatically import Bots and gadgets 9
218 Add monospaced text in Visual Editor Editing 9
219 Make a dialog box with an editable preview of the template. Editing 9
220 Request to amend the preview of the "NoteTag" template (请求修正“NoteTag”模板的预览) Editing 9
221 The Visual Editor for math tags should be usable without the mouse Editing 9
222 Geolocated Entries App Mobile and apps 9
223 Increase file size limit Multimedia and Commons 9 T191802
Related: T191805
224 Increased accessibility Reading 9 Related: T91201
225 Simple import and export of Watchlists Watchlists 9
226 Creation of new objects resp. connecting to existing objects while avoiding duplicates Wikidata 9
227 Globalize CS1 Citations 8
228 MediaWiki message delivery must consider order of messages Miscellaneous 8
229 Search own tracking pages Search 8
230 Option to be e-mailed for every change to a page Watchlists 8
231 Watch a Wikidata query Watchlists 8
232 Mass page protection functionality in the checkuser tool Admins and patrollers 7
233 Make CentralAuth extension to log actions everywhere Miscellaneous 7
234 Private Notes Miscellaneous 7
235 Social interaction Miscellaneous 7
236 Link watchlist Watchlists 7
237 Watchlist Web notifications Watchlists 7
238 Extend Gadget - Drag'n'drop Wikidata 7
239 New batch edit API Wikidata 7
240 Slow and fast edits Wikidata 7
241 Enabling preview data on the 2017 wikitext editor Editing 6 T267048
242 Unbreak selection in the wikitext editor Editing 6
243 Writing a : in visual editor shouldnt add a blockquote but a : to the source code Editing 6 Related: T111712
244 Illustrations should show the current season Multimedia and Commons 6
245 Make File syntax processing match the specification and documentation Multimedia and Commons 6 T216566, T216003, T215999, T179605, T266406, T264464
246 Separate property and user right for license, author and date Multimedia and Commons 6
247 Add a Back to Top function in Wikivoyage desktop version Reading 6
248 Allow to publish problematic drafts via ContentTranslation Translation 6
249 Accessible List of Pages on Watchlist Watchlists 6
250 Discourage External Spam that Exploits Wikipedia Admins and patrollers 5
251 Allow the usage of talk page specific markup inside the visual editor Editing 5 T39938
252 Mobile support for SecurePoll Mobile and apps 5
253 Table of contents anchoring Mobile and apps 5
254 Preference settings to modify crosswiki search results Search 5 T266726
Related: T163463, T171803, T185250
255 Bot to input the proper class for all wiki projects Bots and gadgets 4
256 Allow customizing of Citoid/RefToolbar output Citations 4
257 Alert after adding or removal a CSD tag Notifications 4
258 Improve Derived Statements Wikidata 4
259 Create an extension for fixing parent IDs Admins and patrollers 3 T223342, T223343
Related: T38976, T113004
260 Round brackets Editing 3
261 Allow sanitized-CSS to use pointer-events Miscellaneous 3
262 Expand signature length Miscellaneous 3
263 making portals USABLE on mobile Mobile and apps 3
264 autoplaying and looping videos Multimedia and Commons 3
265 Allow administrators to access the user list that watches over a particular page Watchlists 3
266 Wikidata edit content storage method Wikidata 3
267 Add a tracker for CSS selectors Miscellaneous 2
268 Server filtration by user, tag or substring Watchlists 1