Grants:Project/Wiki Loves Monuments international team/2019 coordination/Timeline

Timeline for Wiki Loves Monuments international team edit

Timeline Date
June 15 July 2019
July 15 August 2019
August 15 September 2019
September 15 October 2019
October 15 November 2019
Midpoint 29 November 2019
November 15 December 2019
December 15 January 2020
January 15 February 2020
February 15 March 2020
March 15 April 2020
April 15 May 2020
May 15 June 2020
Final 30 July 2020

Monthly updates edit

Please prepare a brief project update each month, in a format of your choice, to share progress and learnings with the community along the way. Submit the link below as you complete each update.

June edit

  • (pause in most activities. Tech development continues, social media continues, country support continues on a lower level)

July edit

  • Wikimania proposals were rewritten to incorporate other proposals. Two additional speakers were invited to the workshop to better demonstrate international diversity and include a wider range of challenges as face by countries
  • Scheduled a ligher in-person working meeting at Wikimania.
  • Gave a new boost to social media presence
  • Boosted the documentation and improved it for national competitions.
  • Coordinated with Rapid Grants team how to approach rapid grants this year

August edit

  • Coordinated with rapid grants team the various requests for funds, prioritise and evaluate. Communicated with local teams for specifications.
  • Printed and devivered the 2018 certificates for the winners.
  • Introduced special award for Africa for 2019 and defined its processes; defined the other prize categories.
  • First steps on jury


  • During the hackathon, many relations were renewed with developers.
  • SDC was a topic of discussion: a workaround was developed to allow uploading without the added burden of SDC. In the longer run SDC is probably going to provide a benefit, but it doesn't seem to be ready yet for WLM.
  • Developed a new landing page template (thanks Martin Kraft!) for national competitions, that is mobile friendly and responsive.
  • Talked with a number of national organizers to coordinate their efforts, make sure that everything fits together.
  • New banner design that works better for mobile use and is better suited for tracking effectiveness.
  • During the in-person meeting we discussed, among others, how to facilitate better landing pages and banners for the national competition, we went through all participating national competitions and what kind of support they would potentially need. We agreed to take the effort to run surveys again this year, both for national organizers and participants. Jury.
  • Worked and enabled wikidata harvesting in monuments database
  • Updated components of the erfgoed infrastructure
  • Upgrade the erfgoedbot API from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2
  • Fixed issues with the message/overview pages for erfgoedbot
  • Improved documentation for erfgoedbot and what to do as a national organizer
  • Added auto-load feature to the daily-uploads tool
  • Linked the wikiloves stats tool to the daily-uploads tool

September edit

  • Running Wiki Loves Monuments :-)
  • Developed a script checking and notifying non-emailable users (T195341)
  • Enabled harvesting from Wikidata for one dataset (T231727)

October − November edit

  • Support national organizers with announcement and submissions to international jury
  • Work on getting permissions from winners to post on social media (L36)
  • Social media activity
  • Preparation of the participants survey:
  • Backfilled statitics for Wiki Science Competition 2015 and 2019
  • Support for Montage jury tool

December edit

  • Launch of the participants survey
  • Preparation of the international team meeting
  • Preparation of the oranizers survey

January edit

  • Launch of the organizers survey
  • Announcement of the 2019 winners

February edit

March edit

April edit

May edit

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Extension request edit

New end date edit

13 October 2020

Grant request and WMF approval edit

Noting here that the Grantee request and WMF approval for a grant extension and budget reallocation are posted at Grants talk:Project/Wiki Loves Monuments international team/2019 coordination#Request for extension & redistribution. -- JTud (WMF), Grants Administrator (talk) 21:03, 1 June 2020 (UTC)

New end date edit

3 November 2020

Grant request and WMF approval edit

Noting here that the Grantee request for a grant extension and WMF approval are at Grants talk:Project/Wiki Loves Monuments international team/2019 coordination#Request for extension & redistribution (posted 10 October 2020). -- JTud (WMF), Grants Administrator (talk) 18:04, 7 October 2020 (UTC)