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Following are ongoing projects of WikiProject Extensions. All (that includes you) are invited to participate in each of our ongoing projects.

Documentation[edit]

Update extension development related documentation on MediaWiki.org.

Current priorities[edit]

  1. Manual:Extensions
  2. Extensions FAQ
    1. Archive FAQs unrelated to supported releases.
    2. Improve use of MW version tags.
  3. Manual:Developing extensions
  4. Developer hub

Templates[edit]

Develop and maintain templates related to extensions.

Current tasks[edit]

  • Identify extensions needing Template:Incompatible
  • Begin moving extensions from wiki code posting to repository commits
  • Templates to assist with merging extensions
  • Template:Extensions updating
    • Optional donate to developer button? (feedback from finlay)
      • Integration with w:Wikipedia:Bounty board
        • Duplicate on MW.org - link to/from enWP page (feedback from aude)
      • Check on WMF policy/stance, post-Holiday

Current ideas[edit]

  • Encourage developers to "pledge" to update an extension for a current or upcoming release.
  • "Archive related" templates for extensions using defunct services unrelated to MediaWiki
  • Model page or complete page template for extensions
    • Release notes you can subscribe to
    • Consistency amongst sections
  • Coordinate volunteers to sweep extensions for updates/improvements?

Review[edit]

Assist developers in reviewing their extensions for use on production sites.

Current ideas[edit]

Recovery[edit]

Identify and recover obsolete, incompatible or abandoned extensions still in demand or being requested.

Current candidates[edit]

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