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Checking dead links on all projects
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Description

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

Problem

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.

Proposer

Kjersti_Lie

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptFeb 6 2017, 7:48 AM
Restricted Application assigned this task to Cyberpower678. · View Herald TranscriptFeb 6 2017, 9:12 AM
Cyberpower678 triaged this task as Normal priority.Feb 9 2017, 6:02 PM

This is my ongoing project.

srishakatux updated the task description. (Show Details)Feb 11 2017, 1:35 AM

@Cyberpower678 Can we say that this is resolved by IABot and close it?