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User:AnomieBOT/TaskList

This page lists basic information about every task coded for all AnomieBOT bots, including links to the bot approval and individual shutoff pages.

TasksEdit

CurrentEdit

Account Task Disable {{bots}} Approval Description
AnomieBOT SourceUploader Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2008-08-15

Updates the pages under User:AnomieBOT/source to reflect the current source of the bot.


AnomieBOT WatchlistUpdater Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2008-08-15

Updates algorithmically-defined "watchlists" (like User:Anomie/uw-templates) when pages are created or deleted. The bot only edits when something actually changes.


AnomieBOT OrphanReferenceFixer Here  Y Approved 2008-09-04

Supplemental:
+ 2008-09-11
+ 2008-09-20
+ 2009-03-23

Applies the following corrections to pages in Category:Pages with incorrect ref formatting and/or Category:Pages with broken reference names. This is often enough to get them removed from the category.
  • <ref name=foo bar> → <ref name="foo bar">
  • <ref name="foo> → <ref name="foo">
  • <ref name=bar"> → <ref name="bar">
  • <ref name "foo"> → <ref name="foo">
  • <ref name-"foo"> → <ref name="foo">
  • <ref name+"foo"> → <ref name="foo">
  • <ref "foo"> → <ref name="foo">
  • <ref name="foo" name="bar"> → <ref name="bar">
  • <ref …></ref> → <ref …/>
  • Remove <ref …/> without name
  • Strip parameters other than name and group from <ref> and <references>
  • Rename refs with numeric names
  • Copy content for orphaned named refs from past page revisions
  • Copy content for orphaned named refs from linked articles
  • Move content for named refs out of infoboxen and other templates
Actions are periodically logged to User:AnomieBOT/OrphanReferenceFixer log.


AnomieBOT IFDCloser Here  Y Approved 2008-12-01

Supplemental:
+ 2012-08-29

Peform the following tasks at WP:FFD:

  • Create the daily FFD subpage.
  • Fix the headers on the daily PUF subpages, if they get removed or damaged.
  • Close nominations where the file has been deleted.
  • Close nominations where the file does not exist.
  • Close nominations where the file is on Commons.
  • Subst {{ffd top}} and {{ffd bottom}}, when editing the page anyway.
  • Maintain the page Wikipedia:Files for discussion/Old unclosed discussions.


AnomieBOT AFDMergeFromCleaner Here  Y Approved 2009-01-03

Remove instances of {{afd-merge from}} where the merge has been completed. Report instances of {{afd-merge from}} where the AFDed page is now a redirect to a different target.


AnomieBOT RandomPagePicker Here  Y Approved 2009-01-14

Periodically choose a random article from a category or union/intersection of categories and write it to a page, as instructed by {{User:AnomieBOT/RandomPage}}.


AnomieBOT OnThisDayTagger Here  Y Approved 2009-05-26

Process each anniversary article (e.g. Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/October 31 for 2008-10-31, 2007-10-31, 2006-10-31, and so on) to extract the bolded links and tag the corresponding article talk pages with {{OnThisDay}}.


AnomieBOT TalkTemplateMover Here  Y Approved 2009-07-09

Find transclusions of {{translated page}} mistakenly placed on article pages, and move them to the corresponding talk page.


AnomieBOT AltLinkTemplateSubster Here  Y Approved 2009-12-13

Replace all transclusions of {{cbb link}} or {{cfb link}} where the most specific alternative exists with the specific link, to reduce the #ifexist parserfunction load. Similar templates may be added in the future as needed.


AnomieBOT BAGBot Here  Y Approved 2009-11-17

Supplemental:
+ 2010-12-01
+ 2011-09-05
+ 2011-09-09
+ 2011-09-26

Various BAG-related maintenance tasks:


AnomieBOT CategoryCleaner Here  Y Approved 2009-12-13

Remove pages from categories where the page does not meet the page inclusion criteria. For example, Category:Wikipedia redirects is explicitly stated that it shouldn't contain any actual redirects.


AnomieBOT II TFATitleSubpageCreator Here  Y Approved 2010-05-31

Fill in the daily subpages of Template:TFA title with the title of each day's featured article.


AnomieBOT TaskRedirectChecker Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2010-06-16

Check the permanent redirects under User:AnomieBOT/req/ to validate the anchor still exists in the target page. If the anchor can be found in an archive subpage, the redirect will be updated. Otherwise, the bot will ask for help on its talk page.

Note this doesn't handle {{anchor}} or the like, just TOC headers.


AnomieBOT DeletionSortingCleaner Here  Y Approved 2010-07-06

Perform certain tasks for WP:WikiProject Deletion sorting:

  • Subst various AfD templates that should be substed
  • Archive discussions for closed AfDs

If necessary, the bot may be kept off a deletion sorting subpage by adding {{bots|optout=AnomieBOT/DeletionSortingCleaner}} to that page.


AnomieBOT ArticleCreationGrapher Here  Y Approved 2010-08-29

Creates a graph showing article creation for a project.


AnomieBOT ITNCArchiver Here  Y Approved 2010-09-10

Daily at 0000 UTC:


AnomieBOT AccidentalLangLinkFixer Here  Y Approved 2011-01-02

Periodically checks pages in Category:Pages automatically checked for incorrect links for categories and language links seemingly in running text, and adds the necessary ":" to make them wikilinks instead.


AnomieBOT TemplateSubster Here  Y Approved 2010-10-06

Subst templates in Category:Wikipedia templates to be automatically substituted. See documentation for details.


AnomieBOT CHUUClerk Here  Y Approved 2010-10-26

Supplemental:
+ Withdrawn

Perform basic clerking tasks at WP:CHU/U.


AnomieBOT TagDater Here  Y Approved 2010-12-13

Supplemental:
+ 2012-01-20
+ 2011-10-13
+ 2015-03-28

Date maintenance tags in articles listed in first-level subcategories of Category:Wikipedia maintenance categories sorted by month.

  • For templates in Wikipedia:AutoWikiBrowser/Dated templates or User:AnomieBOT/Dating rules, and their redirects:
    • If a date exists in |1= or certain other parameters, move it to |date=.
    • If the date is an incorrect format (e.g. MDY, DMY, YMD), correct it to the Month Year format needed by the templates.
    • If all else fails, add the current Month Year as |date=
  • For {{multiple issues}} and redirects:
    • For each parameter besides "article", "section", "expert", "text", and numbered parameters, correct the date format or fill in the current date as above.
  • For {{as of}}, {{update after}}, and their redirects:
    • If a |date= exists, remove it or move it to |1= if necessary.
    • If |1= contains a recognizable date instead of having the date specified with year in 1, month in 2, and day in 3, correct it. Supply the current year if necessary.
    • If no date is found or |1= is "today", "now", or certain other keywords, add the current date.
  • For {{disambiguation}} and its redirects:
  • If the above resulted in no changes, templates used in the article are in turn checked in the same manner.
    • Also, if the template has the output of {{subst:rfd}}, it will be bypassed if the bypassed redirect would be dated.


AnomieBOT ACNClerk Here  Y Approved 2011-01-24

Update crosslinks on WP:ACN and WT:ACN when content is archived.


AnomieBOT FlagIconRemover Here  Y Approved 2011-09-12

Remove flag icons from certain infoboxes and layout templates per community consensus.


AnomieBOT NobotsHallOfShame Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2011-09-11

Update a list of {{bots}} usage.


AnomieBOT TFDClerk Here  Y Approved 2011-11-08

Peform the following tasks at WP:TFD:


AnomieBOT PERTableUpdater Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2011-12-04

Update User:AnomieBOT/PERTable, User:AnomieBOT/TPERTable, User:AnomieBOT/EPERTable, User:AnomieBOT/SPERTable, and User:AnomieBOT/EDITREQTable.


AnomieBOT ShowByDateSubster Here  Y Approved 2012-03-21

Replace expired instances of {{show by date}} with the "after" text. Should an instance need to be not substed, use |nosubst=yes or |demo=yes.


AnomieBOT NewArticleAFDTagger Here  Y Approved 2012-04-15

If a new article has been deleted in the past via AFD, add {{old AfD multi}} to its talk page.


AnomieBOT DatedCategoryCreator Here  Y Approved 2012-05-30

Supplemental:
+ 2012-06-04

Create needed categories under Category:Wikipedia maintenance categories sorted by month and Category:Wikipedia categories sorted by month.


AnomieBOT DRVClerk Here  Y Approved 2012-08-19

Peform the following tasks at WP:DRV:

  • Create the daily DRV subpage.
  • Create the monthly DRV subpage.
  • Fix the headers on the daily DRV subpages, if they get removed or damaged.
  • Maintain the lists at WP:DRV#Active discussions and WP:DRV#Recent discussions.
  • Remove headers from closed non-current discussions.


AnomieBOT TemplateTalkRedirectCreator Here  Y Approved 2013-11-05

Create redirects for non-existing talk pages of certain pages:

  • Template pages ending in "/doc", "/sandbox", "/testcases", or "/TemplateData"
  • Module pages ending in "/doc"


AnomieBOT II TemplateUnsubstifier Here  Y Approved 2013-11-17

Apply Module:Unsubst to maintenance templates.


AnomieBOT III BrokenRedirectDeleter Here  Y Approved 2014-02-26

Supplemental:
+ 2017-05-22

Cleans up broken redirects:

  • Attempted interwiki redirects are replaced with {{soft redirect}}
  • Redirects broken due to a move of the target without leaving a redirect are updated, if possible.
  • Other broken redirects are deleted if the following are true:
    • The redirect has only 1 revision OR was created more than 4 days ago
    • The redirect is not in the User or User talk namespaces
    • The target page has no log entries less than 12 hours ago
    • The redirect has 10 or fewer incoming links
    • The bot is not excluded, e.g. with {{nobots}}
  • When a broken redirect is deleted, any subpages, and the talk page (if any) and its subpages will be deleted, unless:
    • The page is a talk page with an existing subject page
    • The page is tagged with {{G8-exempt}}
    • The page has more than 10 incoming links
    • The bot is excluded, e.g. with {{nobots}}
    • The parent subpage wasn't deleted
  • Skipped redirects will be reported to User:AnomieBOT III/Broken redirects


AnomieBOT IMONumberRedirectCreator Here  Y Approved 2015-04-07

Create redirects for IMO numbers, based on categorization in Category:IMO numbers.


AnomieBOT EnDashRedirectCreator Here  Y Approved 2016-03-08

Create redirects for articles with titles containing en-dashes from the corresponding title with ASCII hyphens.


AnomieBOT III SpamBlacklistBlocker Here  N Approved 2016-12-25

Block IPs that hit certain URLs on the spam blacklist too frequently.


AnomieBOT CFDClerk Here  Y Approved 2016-11-19

Peform the following tasks at WP:CFD:


AnomieBOT CategoryLister Here  Y N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. Begun 2017-01-22

Copy category membership to pages under User:AnomieBOT/C, based on configuration in User:AnomieBOT/CategoryLister/Categories.


AnomieBOT PeerReviewArchiver Here  Y Approved 2017-02-18

Archive old requests for Peer Review:


AnomieBOT POTDPageCreator Here  Y Approved 2017-02-10

Create Template:POTD protected/YYYY-MM-DD two days before the corresponding date, in time for it to be transcluded onto WP:Main Page/Tomorrow.


AnomieBOT III POTDPageDeleter Here  Y Approved 2019-03-17

Delete Template:POTD protected/YYYY-MM-DD (per WP:CSD#G6) 30 days after the listed date, and remove the "See also" link from the corresponding Template:POTD/YYYY-MM-DD.

On demandEdit

Account Task Disable {{bots}} Approval Description
AnomieBOT WikiProjectTagger Here  Y Approved 2008-11-25

Tag articles in specified categories with a WikiProject template. Redirects and disambiguation pages will be automatically assessed with class=redirect/disambig and importance=NA, stubs will be automatically assessed with class=stub, and non-article pages will be automatically assessed with the appropriate class and importance=NA.


AnomieBOT AutoAssessor2 Here  Y Approved 2008-12-07

Redirects and disambiguation pages will be automatically assessed with class=redirect/disambig and importance=NA, stubs will be automatically assessed with class=stub if not already assessed, and non-article pages will be automatically assessed with the appropriate class and importance=NA.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer15 Here  Y Approved 2009-03-07

Replace all transclusions of one template with another (or with several others depending on template parameters, etc), when a template must be renamed. Normally, this will be the result of a TFD, but it could be used for any clear-cut case. It will not be done just to replace a template redirect when the redirect is going to remain.


AnomieBOT WikiProjectWorker Here  Y Approved 2009-04-08

Perform various tasks at the request of the affected WikiProjects:

  • Add or remove banners on a specific set of pages (e.g. pages in a category, pages transcluding a template).
  • Adjust banner parameters, particularly assessments and task forces.
  • Fix banner shells on pages edited for the above reasons.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer16 Here  Y Approved 2009-05-03

When consensus exists for deprecating external link parameters from an infobox, the bot will go through all transclusions of the infobox, remove the external link parameters, and add the corresponding external link or external link template to the article's External links section if that section does not already contain the corresponding link. An External links section will be created if necessary. Any issues encountered will be logged. Each page will only be processed once (a local database holds the pageids of all successfully-processed pages).


AnomieBOT SafesubstFixer Here  Y Approved 2010-05-05

Replace {{{subst|}}} in specifically named templates with <includeonly>safesubst:</includeonly>. If appropriate, may also insert <includeonly>safesubst:</includeonly> into {{#if and other parser functions, or specifically named template invocations.


AnomieBOT ReplaceExternalLinks4 Here  Y Approved 2011-11-02

Replace URL redirector links with direct links to the target URL.


AnomieBOT ReplaceExternalLinks5 Here  Y Approved 2011-12-04

Add archiveurl for dead or dying links, when an archive can be found at archive.org or webcitation.org, and optionally tag unarchived links with {{dead link}} or a similar template.


AnomieBOT RedirectBypasser Here  Y Approved 2012-06-06

Bypass redirects in certain limited cases, currently:

  • To prevent confusion when a username is being usurped.


AnomieBOT III MassDeleter Here  N Approved 2016-04-13

Performs mass deletions after consensus at XfD or other processes. Can also CSD associated talkpages and their subpages.

In developmentEdit

Account Task Disable {{bots}} Status Description
AnomieBOT SandboxCleaner Here  Y On hold

Clears a sandbox page to predefined content once every 12 hours (at or shortly after 00:00 and 12:00 UTC), and checks once per hour to ensure the header is present on the page. As with User:SoxBot IV, this task takes instruction from User:X!/Sandbots.css.


AnomieBOT BadImageTagger Here  Y On hold

Add {{restricted use}} to files listed at MediaWiki:Bad image list, and remove it from files not listed at that page.


AnomieBOT III DatedCategoryDeleterTest Here  N N/A, only edits bot's/owner's userspace. On hold

Investigation for whether a bot to G6 emptied dated maintenance categories would be useful. It will log to a subpage and we'll see how often it actually finds anything.

Awaiting approvalEdit

None at this time.

PastEdit

Account Task Disable {{bots}} Status Description
AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer Here  Y Completed 2008-09-04

Replace {{WP MMOG}} (and old redirects) with {{WikiProject Video games}}. Also canonicalizes redirects to {{WikiProject Video games}} on the pages it edits for this reason, since it's editing them anyway.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer2 Here  Y Completed 2008-09-08

Replace {{WikiProject Nintendo}} (and old redirects) with {{WikiProject Video games|tf=Nintendo}}. Also canonicalizes redirects to {{WikiProject Video games}} on the pages it edits for this reason, since it's editing them anyway.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer3 Here  Y Completed 2008-09-21

Per Wikipedia:Bot requests/Archive 22#Template:Female adult bio, go through all uses of {{Female adult bio}} to remove the obsolete orientation parameter.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer4 Here  Y Completed 2008-11-01

Replace {{WikiProject Neurology}} (and old redirects) with {{WPMED|neurology=yes|neurology-imp=}}.


AnomieBOT AutoAssessor Here  Y Completed 2008-10-30

Assess existing {{Physics}} and {{WPAstronomy}} on talk pages of redirect/disambig pages with class=redirect/disambig and importance=NA.


AnomieBOT ReplaceExternalLinks Here  Y Completed 2008-11-12

Replace links to the domains w*.allmusic.com with just "allmusic.com", as those other domains no longer function.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer5 Here  Y Completed 2008-11-25

Replace {{Segaproject}} (and old redirects) with {{WikiProject Video games|tf=Sega}}. Also preserve Sonic task force taging and canonicalizes redirects to {{WikiProject Video games}} on the pages it edits for this reason, since it's editing them anyway.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer6 Here  Y Completed 2008-12-02

Convert {{Infobox Aircraft}} in article space to the new {{Infobox Aircraft Begin}}{{Infobox Aircraft Type}} system.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer7 Here  Y Completed 2008-11-25

Replace {{Fluid}} (and redirects) with {{physics|fluid-dynamics=yes}} and {{Relativity banner}} (and redirects) with {{physics|relativity=yes}}.


AnomieBOT PUICloser Here  Y Inactive 2016-05-03

Supplemental:
+ 2012-08-29
+ 2013-05-07

Peform the following tasks at WP:PUF:

  • Create the daily PUF subpage.
  • Fix the headers on the daily PUF subpages, if they get removed or damaged.
  • Close discussions where the file has been deleted.
  • Close discussions where the file does not exist.
  • Close discussions where the file is on Commons.
  • Subst {{puf top}} and {{puf bottom}}, when editing the page anyway.
  • Maintain the list at WP:PUF#Holding cell.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer10 Here  Y Completed 2008-12-29

Replace {{Zeldaproj}} (and redirects) with {{WikiProject Video games|tf=Nintendo}}. Also canonicalizes redirects to {{WikiProject Video games}} on the pages it edits for this reason, since it's editing them anyway.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer11 Here  Y Completed 2009-01-11

For all pages in Category:Film articles using old needs infobox parameter, replace the needs infobox parameter with needs-infobox, remove the obsolete importance parameter, and canonicalize redirects for {{Film}}.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer12 Here  Y Completed 2009-01-19

Replace {{Film needs cast section}}, {{Filmimage}}, and {{Film needs synopsis}} (and redirects) with {{Film}} with appropriate needs-X parameters. Also, perform some cleanup to {{Film}} on pages edited for this reason.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer13 Here  Y Completed 2009-03-29

Replace the obsolete {{Infobox Film}} website, imdb_id, and amg_id parameters with {{official}}, {{imdb title}}, and {{amg movie}} in the External links section, respectively.


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer14 Here  Y Completed 2009-03-26

Replace the obsolete {{Infobox Television}} imdb_id and ttv_com_id parameters with {{imdb title}}, and {{tv.com}} in the External links section, respectively.


AnomieBOT PageCreator Here  Y Completed 2009-06-20

Create redirects from isotopes for WP:WikiProject Elements.


AnomieBOT PageMover Here  Y Completed 2009-12-14

Move date articles (e.g. February 12, 2005) in Category:Days in 2003 and Category:Days in 2005 from article space to subpages of Portal:Current events.


AnomieBOT PageCreator2 Here  Y Completed 2010-06-22

Create redirects from titles with the correct (but not well supported) Romanian S-comma and/or T-comma diacritics to the existing titles using S-cedilla and/or T-cedilla.


AnomieBOT ReplaceExternalLinks2 Here  Y Completed 2012-04-04

Process pages with geocities.com or oocities.com links to revert oocities.com spam, add archiveurl for geocities cites on archive.org or webcitation.org, change archived geocities links to archive.org or webcitation.org, and tag unarchived geocities links with {{dead link}}.


AnomieBOT EditorReviewArchiver Here  Y Inactive 2014-05-29

Archive reviews at WP:Editor review.


AnomieBOT ReplaceExternalLinks3 Here  Y Completed 2011-12-28

Process pages linking to http://www.nr.nps.gov/:

  • Replace links beginning with "http://www.nr.nps.gov/multiples/" with the corresponding link starting "http://pdfhost.focus.nps.gov/docs/NRHP/Text/".
  • Replace {{cite web}} templates with url http://www.nr.nps.gov/ with {{NRISref}}.
  • Tag other {{cite web}} templates and non-{{cite web}} links with {{NRIS dead link}}.


MediationBot MedComClerk Here  Y Inactive 2018-11-12

Perform basic clerking tasks at Wikipedia:Requests for mediation.


MedcabBot MedcabBot Here  Y Inactive 2012-07-27

Perform basic clerking tasks for Wikipedia:Mediation Cabal:


AnomieBOT TalkTagger Here  Y Completed 2013-07-17

Tag talk pages with {{Reliable sources for medical articles}} when they meet the criteria laid out by WP:WPMED.


AnomieBOT II PageCreator3 Here  Y Completed 2015-01-30

Create redirects from Regional Indicator Symbol pairs to the corresponding flag article.


AnomieBOT III OldIPUnblocker Here  Y Completed 2019-05-20

Unblock non-range IPs blocked in 2008 or earlier, per Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)#Proposal about some indefinite IP blocks.

WithdrawnEdit

Account Task Disable {{bots}} Status Description
AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer8 Here  Y Withdrawn

Remove {{Catwikiproject}} after Wikipedia:Templates for deletion/Log/2008 November 4#Template:Catwikiproject


AnomieBOT TemplateReplacer9 Here  Y Withdrawn

Update GA=yes and FC=yes to {{dyktalk}} as appropriate.