This task to find the number of occurrences concerning various maintenance tasks and suggestions on the wikis we target. Via the subtasks of this tasks, the Growth ambassadors have created this spreadsheet listing the all the maintenance templates in their wikis. That spreadsheet will be our definitive list.
This is the original content of this task, and initial analysis, before the ambassadors made the more thorough spreadsheet.
I've tried to find categories on the different wikis where articles needing cleanup were listed. It is really rare. It is probable that I may have missed some since categories are not that much linked to Wikidata.
A template like Globalize can lead to multiple options:
- the template don't categorize the articles (case of Arabic Wikipedia, where there is just a template)
- the template categorizes the articles in a monthly category (English Wikipedia)
- the template categorizes the articles in a global category (French Wikipedia)
You can find multiple template categorizing in the same category. Sometimes, the template and the category are not linked. For instance on Arabic Wikipedia about adding coordinates to articles : template, category.
We can find more data about those templates if a maintenance category is created. I can't do it, because it is about editing; we need to work with the communities about it.
Concerning categories, Arabic Wikipedia clearly has a plus compared to other wikis. But there is not that much maintenance categories.
|Articles lacking sources||113,141||-||14,102||-|
|Article needing coordinates||686||-||-||-|
If we rely on the number of inclusions of the templates (using Template count), we can have more possibilities. The following table is based on maintenance tasks curated by French Wikipedia. It is the only wiki I'm aware of where maintenance tasks have been listed by difficulty. I picked the first level of tasks that they suggest to beginners:
|Article needing coordinates||0||-||-||713|
A dash means that I haven't found a matching template.