Wikipedia:Community portal

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Welcome!

The Community portal is a place to find collaborations, tasks, and news about English Wikipedia.
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News and other community areas

The Signpost
25 February 2013
  • Dashboard - coordinating the various discussions taking place throughout Wikipedia
  • Meetups - regional gatherings of people
  • News - many sources of news about the internal workings of Wikipedia
    • The Signpost, the community-written newspaper about Wikipedia, its sister projects, and the Wikimedia Foundation; you may connect with them via RSS, Twitter, and Facebook.

Collaborations

Today's article for improvement

Every week, Wikipedians choose a new article to improve at Today's article for improvement. Feel free to jump in and edit, or join the project to find a new article for a later week.

Impenetrable jungle lining a river bank in a rainforest

Impenetrable jungle lining a
river bank in a rainforest


Please help to improve these articles!



The links below lead to the main community pages of the projects.
All of these projects are multilingual and open-content.
Meta-Wiki – Coordination of all Wikimedia projects.
Wiktionary – A collaborative multilingual dictionary.
Wikinews – News stories written by readers.
Wikibooks – A collection of collaborative non-fiction books.
Wikiquote – A compendium of referenced quotations.
Wikisource – A repository for free source texts.
Wikispecies – A directory of species.
Wikiversity – Where teachers learn, and learners teach.
Wikivoyage – A world-wide travel guide.
Wikidata – A free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike.
Commons – Repository for free images and other media files.


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