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A '''WikiProject''' is a collection of pages devoted to the management of a specific topic or family of topics within FamilySearch Wiki; and, simultaneously, a group of editors who use those pages to collaborate.  
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One of the best ways to help get a lot of similar pages filled out in thewiki is to start a '''WikiProject'''. A WikiProject is a collection of pages devoted to helping to update or add content to specific topic within FamilySearch Wiki.  
  
:*Projects have project pages where ideas are generated,tasks are assigned, and progress is tracked.  
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'''With a WikiProject, you can:'''<br>
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:*Bring groups of people together to work on a project<br>
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:*Separate out the work that needs to be done<br>
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:*Give instructions that can always be updated within the wiki<br>
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:*Find the best ways to communicate with each other<br>
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:For a good example of one successful WikiProject, see the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho|Idaho WikiProject]].
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'''Project Features:'''
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:*Projects have project pages where ideas are generated, tasks are assigned, and progress is tracked.  
 
:*All known WikiProjects are listed at [[Projects Seeking Contributors]].  
 
:*All known WikiProjects are listed at [[Projects Seeking Contributors]].  
:*The discussion page attached to a project page is a convenient place to discuss ideas for the project.
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:*The discussion page attached to a project page is a convenient place to discuss ideas for the project.  
 
:*All project pages should reside within the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Namespace|FamilySearch Wiki namespace]]. (Also see [[Help:Namespaces]] for more details about all the namespaces in the FamilySearch Wiki.)  
 
:*All project pages should reside within the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Namespace|FamilySearch Wiki namespace]]. (Also see [[Help:Namespaces]] for more details about all the namespaces in the FamilySearch Wiki.)  
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:*For help creating a new project, see [[Help:Creating a new WikiProject|Help:Creating a new WikiProject]]
 
:*For details about the correct way to name a project page, see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Project Pages]].
 
:*For details about the correct way to name a project page, see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Project Pages]].
 
  
 
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Revision as of 14:58, 11 July 2011

One of the best ways to help get a lot of similar pages filled out in thewiki is to start a WikiProject. A WikiProject is a collection of pages devoted to helping to update or add content to specific topic within FamilySearch Wiki.

With a WikiProject, you can:

  • Bring groups of people together to work on a project
  • Separate out the work that needs to be done
  • Give instructions that can always be updated within the wiki
  • Find the best ways to communicate with each other
For a good example of one successful WikiProject, see the Idaho WikiProject.


Project Features: