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Help! Help! Help! Gujarati Wikipedia ProjectEdit
Sir, please help! some administrators of Gujarati Wikipedia project are doing injustice to me. Together with their friends they are behaving biased with common editors. They have blocked me for 1 month without any reason. To keep the Wikipedia unprejudiced and clean we need immediate help from you everyone. Please Help us for the name of God.
Take some strong actions against Gujarati Wikipedia admins.
Import templates and modules from English to Gujarati WiktionaryEdit
I want to import Category:Gujarati_modules and Gujarati templates in Gujarati Wiktionary. Gujarati Wiktioanry has no admins so can anyone help in import? -Nizil Shah (talk) 04:38, 7 December 2019 (UTC)
How to get started?Edit
How to start my own MediaWiki wiki?Edit
I want to start my own mediawiki wiki. How to do that?!? 22.214.171.124 19:31, 13 January 2020 (UTC)
Hello. I’m Aguzer who worked on Turkish Wikipedia years ago. Turkish Wikipedia admins blocked me 8 years ago. 8 years! And finally, I want to return to Turkish Wikipedia. Please help me for unblock my account! Thanks! --This unsigned article written by: Aguzer 21:59, 15 January 2020 (UTC)
Advice on "WikiProfessionals Inc" and other profile-management companiesEdit
I received an email from someone at "Wiki Professionals Inc." I went to the company website and realized it is in no way linked to Wikipedia/Wikimedia. Can someone please tell me if this company is reputable? I am looking to research companies/consultants that manage page edits and creation of new pages that are trusted by Wikipedia/Wikimedia.
- @International CCS Knowledge Centre: Hello. You don't need to pay anyone to be able to edit Wikipedia; you can do it yourself. There are a few policies and guidelines - sometimes called "rules" - that you should consider when creating articles. I suggest using w:en:Wikipedia:Article wizard, while also considering the conflict of interst. I have personally never heard of this group ("WikiProfessionals Inc."), but generally, people must disclose that they have been paid to edit Wikimedia projects (read more at w:en:WP:DISCLOSEPAY). Not doing that may result in a block, as well as deletion of articles. So, if you still want to pay someone to create a page for you, you should consider asking them if they disclose that they have been paid to edit. We have had many cases, editing articles with different accounts and not disclosing their paid contributions; they've been blocked and sometimes banned from the English Wikipedia, and most (maybe all) of their articles have been deleted - see w:en:Orangemoody editing of Wikipedia for example.
- In general, I think it's not a good idea to pay someone to create/edit your Wikipedia page, especially if they are going to break Wikipedia "rules". I strongly suggest reading w:en:Wikipedia:Notability (organizations and companies). If your company/organization is not notable according to Wikipedia guidelines, articles about it will be deleted, no matter who their creator is. Ahmadtalk 20:52, 11 February 2020 (UTC)
Dealing with user who keeps adding poor quality articles to foreign-language WikipediasEdit
There's a user from the Thai Wikipedia who keeps creating poor quality machine-translated articles on dozens of Wikipedias whose languages he does not know. He has already been advised to stop, and has promised to stop, but still continues said behaviour. He does have fairly good contributions on his home wiki. What would be the best way to approach this? --Paul 012 (talk) 00:41, 19 February 2020 (UTC)