Template:Closing project proposal

This is a proposal for closing and/or deleting a wiki hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is subject to the current closing projects policy.

The proposal is currently open for discussion by the community.

  • Type: 1 (routine proposal)
  • Proposed outcome: closure
  • Proposed action regarding the content: should be transferred to Wikimedia Incubator
  • Notice on the project: (Please warn the project.)
  • Informed Group(s): (Which chapters, wiki projects, and other community groups have been informed, if any.)
Template documentation


By default, just using the following is enough:

{{Closing project proposal|notice=WHERE YOU PUT THE NOTICE OF REQUESTED CLOSURE.}}
Give your reason here. ~~~~

But you can also use the following parameters:

  • type = 1 (default) or 2
  • proposal = closure (default) or deletion
  • content = Another wiki where the content should go to; defaults to Incubator
  • status = [Parameter only for LangCom members!]
    • discussion (default; open for discussion by the community)
    • langcom (under review by the Language committee)
      • langcom-proposal the outcome proposed by the Language committee member
    • board (passing Board decision)
    • accepted (accepted; wiki will be closed or deleted)
    • rejected (rejected; wiki will be kept open)
    • rejectedd (rejected; wiki will not be deleted) (use for rejected deletion requests)
  • notice = Link to a visible page on the wiki in question
  • chapters = Which chapters, wiki projects, and other community groups are informed, possibly with a link to a mail or other notice
  • comment = Comment by the LangCom member
  • category = Overrides the category that is automatically added (should be in [[Category:Title]] format)