Checking dead links on all projects
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Proposed in Community-Wishlist-Survey-2016. Received 53 votes, and ranked #19 out of 265 proposals. View full proposal with discussion and votes here.


There are so many dead links in WP, this reduces the quality of the encyclopedia.

Who would benefit

A dead link checker would be of benefit to all!

Proposed solution

Not easy to know whom to notify about dead links. Maybe a notice on the article's discussion page?

Technical details

Time, expertise and skills required

  • e.g. 2-3 weeks, advanced contributor, javascript, css, etc

Suitable for

  • e.g. Hackathon, GSOC, Outreachy, etc.



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