Here's your quick overview of what has been happening around Wikidata over the last week.
This is the Wikidata summary of the week before 2023-09-18.
Events Next Linked Data for Libraries LD4 Wikidata Affinity Group Working Hour September 15, 2023. We will learn how to use Zotero, the reference management software, and its browser plugin to automatically extract metadata for articles and convert them to a Wikidata format that can be batch uploaded using QuickStatements. More information on the event page
Press, articles, blog posts, videos
Tool of the week
LowercaseDescription.js is a script that adds a link to automatically lower the first letter of an item's description in the user's language.
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property proposals to review:
External identifiers: British Pathé ID, ProductReview ID, BISAC Subject Heading, EDItEUR Thema id, ONIX Subject Scheme id, MiMoText ID, ADVN ID, National Register of Monumental Trees ID, Diktyon, Codeberg username, RAWG tag ID, National Library of Albania ID, DfE Group UID, AARoads Wiki article ID, Armasanicana person ID, FloraVeg.EU species ID, Vascular Plants of Iowa species ID Query examples:
We are planning the migration of some of our existing components from the Wikit to the Codex design system in Query Builder, Mismatch Finder and the Special:NewLexeme page.
Warnings about not being logged-in will now have a returnto= parameter attached to their links, so that you can don’t use your flow from logging in (
phab:T330550) We fixed an issue with the LanguageSwitcher in Query Builder where it would open out of the viewport on some tablet screen widths (
phab:T344231) Wikibase REST API: We finished the work on making it possible to remove a statement from a Property ( phab:T342976) and getting the labels of a Property ( phab:T342977)
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.