Goings-on/2018

This is the archive of Meta-Wiki Goings-on in 2018. See also the full archives.

December 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg December 3: The Community Wishlist Survey 2019 has concluded, and the results have been posted.

November 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg November 16–30: You can vote on proposals in Community Wishlist Survey 2019. Voting phase lasts until November 30.
Wikimedia Community Logo.svg November 27–29: WikiCite 2018—the 3rd annual event of the initiative aiming to build a centralized database of sources in Wikidata—will take place in Berkeley, CA, USA. The program is available.
Wikimedia-logo.svg November 22–24: The first large Wikipedia gathering in Nepal, Wikicamp Nepal 2018 will take place in Lahan, Nepal.

October 2018

Wikimedia Community Logo.svg October 29: The Community Wishlist Survey 2019 is open for proposals from registered users until November 11.
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 10: The second edition of the Wiki4MediaFreedom contest has started. It will last till November 30th, 2018.
Wikimedia-logo.svg October 10: Because of a server test to make sure we can still keep the wikis alive if a catastrophe happens, you won't be able to edit the wikis for up to an hour on 10 October. You can read more.

September 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg September 12: Because of a server test to make sure we can still keep the wikis alive if a catastrophe happens, you can't edit the wikis for up to an hour on 12 September. You can read more.

July 2018

MediaWiki-notext.svg July 23: Editing of sitewide CSS/JS will soon be restricted to a new user group, to improve the security of MediaWiki and the Wikimedia projects. The new group will be managed by the local communities, who need to set up the appropriate policy. To find out more and give feedback, see Creation of separate user group for editing sitewide CSS/JS.

June 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg June 12 - July 2: The Strategy core team invites everyone interested in strategic conversations and competent in selected thematic areas to join the Working Groups. Up to 135 persons representing diverse perspectives and roles within the Wikimedia movement will be selected.

May 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg May 3 - July 15: The Wiki4MediaFreedomcontest, sponsored by the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso and focused on Eastern Europe, has started.

April 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg April 1 - May 15: The draft Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation is open for comments.

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February 2018

Emojione 1F5F3.svg Feb 23: RfC: Allow meta administrators to update the global abuse filters.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg Feb 21: RfC: add a link to the Wikimedia Resource Center on Meta-Wiki side navigation bar.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Feb 8 – Feb 28: 2018 Steward elections voting is running until 28 February 2018, 13:59 (UTC)

January 2018

Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan. 15: The Community Capacity Map experiment is announced. Details in the about page.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan 15: The Community Capacity Map experiment is announced. Details in the about page.
Noto Emoji Pie 1f4e2.svg Jan 15 — Jan 28: Candidate submissions for the 2018 Steward elections began on January 15 and will end on January 28. Eligible candidates can nominate themselves.
Wikimedia-logo.svg Jan 04: RfC: Global ban for Avoided