Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
Events Upcoming: Next Linked Data for Libraries LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group call: References in Wikidata, 10 September. Agenda
Tool of the week
moveClaim allows you to move or copy claims from one item to another. This is especially useful when splitting items, or creating lots of similar items.
Other Noteworthy Stuff
Seventh birthday of Wikidata: you can start thinking about organizing a meetup in your area to celebrate the birthday, or about a present for the community! The first draft of
the program of the WikidataCon is now available. The content of the three main session rooms will be live-streamed and recorded for people who cannot participate in the conference. Because of a database switch, Wikidata will be in read-only more on September 10th at 05:00 UTC, for max. 30min (
phab:T230762) Recent tool:
@Wikidatabot, a Telegram bot that allows you to search for something on Wikidata from Telegram New game: Wikidata Mall, a Telegram management simulation game where content is generated from Wikidata
Did you know?
mobile formatter URL, degree of difficulty, color produced, computer performance, use restriction status, FCC Product Code, Itch.io ID, Gregorian calendar start date External identifiers: Identification code for Japanese universities and colleges, Pilze Deutschland ID, Moose Deutschland ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos artist ID, Toons Mag ID, Newspapers.com ID, Transporter Classification Database ID, ESPN.com College Football Player ID, Prime Pages ID, FCC Grantee Code, FNL player ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos brazilian comic ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos brazilian publishing house ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos character ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos comic ID, Guia dos Quadrinhos international publishing house ID, Hiking Project area ID, Hiking Project site ID, National Equipment Registration System Supplier Number, Naver Music album ID, Naver Music artist ID, New Encyclopedic Dictionary of Czech, Pandora artist ID, Peakbagger climber ID, Peakbagger key col ID, playmarkerstats.com team ID, Radio Equipment List Certification Number, Slovo i Dilo person ID, Spectrum Management System Company Number, The Independent topic ID, WGA project ID, WGA writer ID, WorldFootball.net team ID, Bursa Malaysia stock code, CPUID, L-number, Arnet Miner publication ID, NLP ID (record) New
property proposals to review:
IP Code, dénivelé cumulé positif, Supports qualifier, climbing route, madhhab, TDV İslam Ansiklopedisi ID External identifiers: Auckland Museum ID, Al-Jazeera Topic ID, Highland Historic Environment Record ID, Grammy Awards artist ID, SNK ID, Online PWN Encyclopedia, VAT identification number, TOP500 System ID, ACUF unique ID (UFI), Marine Regions Geographic IDentifier, Downdetector ID, National Wildlife Refuge Trails ID, Behind the voice Actors short ID, Rate Your Music label ID, Labelcode, Maine Trail Finder ID, Aozora Bunko author ID, Aozora Bunko work ID, iHeartRadio podcast ID, iHeartRadio artist ID, WeChat ID Query examples:
Wikidata got a high-resolution logo, thanks to
Odder ( phab:T230120) New monolingual code languages are added, thanks to
Jon Harald Søby: TLI (Tlingit), clc (Tsilhqotʹin), alc (Kawésqar), kld (Gamilaraay), peo (Old Persian) Fixed a bug in constraint violations indicator that was not showing up sometimes (
phab:T227866) Make Lua's function mw.wikibase.entityExists return true for redirects (
phab:T192462) Reviewed and followed up on highlighting statements when using "#P" in URL (
phab:T178745) Wikidata Bridge: saving the Wikidata edit when submitting (
phab:T226999) Showing the label for the Property instead of the id (
phab:T227759) Overcoming a conceptional oversight between mediawiki and standard language codes ( phab:T231833)
You can see all open tickets related to Wikidata here. If you want to help, you can also have a look at the tasks needing a volunteer.