New Pages Patrol newsletter January 2023Edit

Hello EchidnaLives,

New Page Review queue December 2022

The October drive reduced the backlog from 9,700 to an amazing 0! Congratulations to WaddlesJP13 who led with 2084 points. See this page for further details. The queue is steadily rising again and is approaching 2,000. It would be great if <2,000 were the “new normal”. Please continue to help out even if it's only for a few or even one patrol a day.

2022 Awards

Onel5969 won the 2022 cup for 28,302 article reviews last year - that's an average of nearly 80/day. There was one Gold Award (5000+ reviews), 11 Silver (2000+), 28 Iron (360+) and 39 more for the 100+ barnstar. Rosguill led again for the 4th year by clearing 49,294 redirects. For the full details see the Awards page and the Hall of Fame. Congratulations everyone!

Minimum deletion time: The previous WP:NPP guideline was to wait 15 minutes before tagging for deletion (including draftification and WP:BLAR). Due to complaints, a consensus decided to raise the time to 1 hour. To illustrate this, very new pages in the feed are now highlighted in red. (As always, this is not applicable to attack pages, copyvios, vandalism, etc.)

New draftify script: In response to feedback from AFC, the The Move to Draft script now provides a choice of set messages that also link the creator to a new, friendly explanation page. The script also warns reviewers if the creator is probably still developing the article. The former script is no longer maintained. Please edit your edit your common.js or vector.js file from User:Evad37/MoveToDraft.js to User:MPGuy2824/MoveToDraft.js

Redirects: Some of our redirect reviewers have reduced their activity and the backlog is up to 9,000+ (two months deep). If you are interested in this distinctly different task and need any help, see this guide, this checklist, and spend some time at WP:RFD.

Discussions with the WMF The PageTriage open letter signed by 444 users is bearing fruit. The Growth Team has assigned some software engineers to work on PageTriage, the software that powers the NewPagesFeed and the Page Curation toolbar. WMF has submitted dozens of patches in the last few weeks to modernize PageTriage's code, which will make it easier to write patches in the future. This work is helpful but is not very visible to the end user. For patches visible to the end user, volunteers such as Novem Linguae and MPGuy2824 have been writing patches for bug reports and feature requests. The Growth Team also had a video conference with the NPP coordinators to discuss revamping the landing pages that new users see.

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D. J. MooreEdit

Hello, EchidnaLives,

I restored this page that you tagged for deletion because the deletion left a bunch of broken redirects which should probably point to one of the two articles for subjects with this name. If you look at "What links here" for this page and correct the redirects to point to an appropriate target article, I'd be happy to re-delete this page for you. I'm not familiar enough with the athletes to know who should be the primary article target. Thank you. Liz Read! Talk! 19:45, 18 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ahh of course, no problem. I'll let you know when I've resolved it. Thanks for letting notifying me. echidnaLives - talk - edits 21:04, 18 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hello @Liz. I have fixed the redirects so they should be good when the move is complete. Could you please also delete D. J. Moore (disambiguation) as the DAB page will be replaced by D. J. Moore (wide receiver), and the (disambiguation) will be unnecessary?
If there any more issues, please let me know. Thanks, echidnaLives - talk - edits 10:17, 19 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The move has now been completed by Hadal. Thanks, echidnaLives - talk - edits 22:20, 19 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The Signpost: 20 March 2023Edit

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Hello we are trying to post some articles about our organizations founder any help would be appreciated! --NatureofSound (talk) 02:19, 21 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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I hope this message meets you well. Do review this page Oluwole Omofemi. Cheers Amaekuma (talk) 12:40, 21 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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