User script related to Wikidata sitelinksEdit

Hi there DannyS712. I was wondering if you'd be willing to write/have the time to write/know of a script that would allow users to quickly remove a page on a particular wiki from the WD sitelinks on the corresponding item without navigating to WD. Any help would be much appreciated. Cheers, Hiàn (talk) 02:27, 25 September 2019 (UTC)

@Hiàn: To clarify, when looking at, eg "Help" on enwiki (w:Help), have a button to remove the entry from wikidata:Q20033? Why would this be useful? I could probably make one --DannyS712 (talk) 02:29, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
That's about right. I know it sounds like a very niche area of editing (it probablydefinitely is) but I've been going through the "redirects connected to a Wikidata item" cat on Wikivoyage occasionally and I've been thinking a tool to streamline the process would be a bit helpful.
I'm not sure about whether people other than myself would actually use it - if that's sort of the general criteria for writing up your user scripts then this very clearly fails that. Hiàn (talk) 02:35, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
I should be able to whip something up --DannyS712 (talk) 02:36, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
Much appreciated Danny. Hiàn (talk) 02:43, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
@Hiàn: See User:DannyS712/RemoveWikiData.js - Sometimes the wikidata edit fails, can't tell why yet, so if it fails the first time it is retried once. Let me know how it works out for you --DannyS712 (talk) 00:57, 26 September 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for all this, Danny, I'll begin using the script and report back when I have the time (tomorrow hopefully). Hiàn (talk) 01:40, 26 September 2019 (UTC)
I'm getting the sense I'm missing something, but do you happen to know where the button is? Hiàn (talk) 20:25, 26 September 2019 (UTC)
@Hiàn: it should be in the toolbar (same area as the "wikidata item" link) --DannyS712 (talk) 20:26, 26 September 2019 (UTC)
Yeah, looks like it's there (was a mistake with the script import on my end) and it works pretty well so far. Thanks for all the help again. Hiàn (talk) 20:41, 26 September 2019 (UTC)

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Could you reconsider and push for translation on those updates/archives for 2019? While jawp is not presented as affiliated community, would you have it benefit from keeping updated of the larger circle please. --Omotecho (talk) 15:16, 8 October 2019 (UTC)

@Omotecho:   Done --DannyS712 (talk) 15:37, 8 October 2019 (UTC)
Thank you, great! Hope please confirm I have took the chance adding trans tags, or sorry if it goes against your plans. Cheers, --Omotecho (talk) 16:07, 8 October 2019 (UTC)

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I think links to relevant phabricator tickets in the newsletter would be a good idea. Masum Reza 04:52, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
@Masumrezarock100: will do next time --DannyS712 (talk) 09:31, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
Sounds good. About that duplicated texts on your talk page, I didn't mean to do that. Wikiplus automatically posted those duplicates. This is a wikiplus bug and I have faced this problem before. Masum Reza 11:43, 9 November 2019 (UTC)


Hello Danny. What does it mean that you discouraged further translation of pages of the 2017 movement strategy? Regards, --Gereon Kalkuhl (WMF) (talk) 21:34, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

@Gereon Kalkuhl (WMF): it means that, while translations are allowed, they are not a priority for translators and are less visible. I marked them as discouraged to try and direct translation efforts to more current pages - if a translator has the time to translate a page or two, I think its better to focus on the 2018 movement strategy, etc. than the 2017 pages, since those aren't as relevant. Hope this answers your question. Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk) 23:34, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

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Hey, Could you make it a blue link? And is it necessary to add (via script)? ‐‐1997kB (talk) 10:41, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

It should always be a blue link... and probably not. I have a few improvements for that script planned at some point --DannyS712 (talk) 11:03, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

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