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Best regards! — Bill william comptonTalk 03:27, 11 May 2013 (UTC)


请用Merge工具合并项,并把空的项提交到WD:RFD。--GZWDer (talk) 09:59, 20 October 2013 (UTC)


Babel lets you view and edit more than one language on Wikidata. Just add e.g. {{#babel:de-N|en-3|es-1|fr-2|nl-3|it-4|da-0}} to your user page. With the same language codes you can add links to your userpage on Wikipedia e.g. de:User:User123. --Tobias1984 (talk) 16:25, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

/doc pagesEdit

Just so you are aware, items with only template documentation pages linked in them are not considered notable on Wikidata and so are deleted. You can read more about our notability guidelines at WD:N. Cheers. Delsion23 (talk) 20:16, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

Unnotable pagesEdit

Hello, please do not create items including links to template subpages. Per Wikidata:Notability they do not have place here in Wikidata. Thank you. Matěj Suchánek (talk) 17:00, 8 September 2014 (UTC)


I noticed you performed a few manual merges, which is ok, but it would be faster and more efficient to use the Merge.js gadget. This will handle all the appropriate routines in one clean sweep. Another point, merged items should no longer be deleted (unless they are younger than 24 hours, but most of these items were created by bots in 2013), but redirected using the gadget. If you need any help or guidance with this gadget, leave me a message. Cheers, George Edward CTalkContributions 08:19, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

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