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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.
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|Tab-1=About WikiProjects
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|URL-1=FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject
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|Tab-2=Create a project
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|URL-2=Help:Creating a new WikiProject
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|Tab-3=Promote a project
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|URL-3=FamilySearch Wiki:Promoting a WikiProject
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|Tab-4=Manage a project
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|URL-4=Help:How to Run or Manage a Wiki Project
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'''With a WikiProject, you can:'''<br>
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[[Image:Icon project.png|right|200px]]
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One of the best ways to help get a lot of similar pages filled out in the wiki is to start a '''WikiProject'''.
  
:*Bring groups of people together to work on a project<br>
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A WikiProject is a collection of pages devoted to helping to update or add content to a specific topic within FamilySearch Wiki.
:*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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'''With a WikiProject, you can:'''
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*Bring groups of people together to work on a project
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*Separate out the work that needs to be done
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*Give instructions that can always be updated within the wiki
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*Find the best ways to communicate with each other
  
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:For a good example of one successful WikiProject, see the [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Idaho|Idaho WikiProject]].
  
'''Project Features:'''
 
  
:*Projects have project pages where ideas are generated, tasks are assigned, and progress is tracked.  
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'''Project Features:'''
:*All known WikiProjects are listed at [[Projects Seeking Contributors]].  
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*Projects have project pages where ideas are generated, tasks are assigned, and progress is tracked.  
:*The discussion page attached to a project page is a convenient place to discuss ideas for the project.  
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*All known WikiProjects should be listed at [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject/Projects Seeking Contributors|Projects Seeking Contributors]].  
:*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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*The discussion page attached to a project page is a convenient place to discuss ideas for the project.  
:*For help creating a new project, see [[Help:Creating a new WikiProject|Help:Creating a new WikiProject]]
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*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.)
:*For details about the correct way to name a project page, see [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Project Pages]].
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|Tab-1=About WikiProjects
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|URL-1=FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject
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|Tab-2=Create a project
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|URL-2=Help:Creating a new WikiProject
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|Tab-3=Promote a project
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|URL-3=FamilySearch Wiki:Promoting a WikiProject
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|Tab-4=Manage a project
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|URL-4=Help:How to Run or Manage a Wiki Project
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[[Category:WikiProjects]]
 
[[Category:WikiProjects]]

Revision as of 18:11, 9 September 2011

About WikiProjects Create a project Promote a project Manage a project
Icon project.png

One of the best ways to help get a lot of similar pages filled out in the wiki is to start a WikiProject.

A WikiProject is a collection of pages devoted to helping to update or add content to a 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:

  • Projects have project pages where ideas are generated, tasks are assigned, and progress is tracked.
  • All known WikiProjects should be listed at Projects Seeking Contributors.
  • 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. (Also see Help:Namespaces for more details about all the namespaces in the FamilySearch Wiki.)
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