ListeriaBot

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ListeriaBot is a Wiki bot to automatically execute simple SPARQL queries to build Wikipedia tables on project pages to support e.g. edit-a-thons.

To prepare an edit-a-thon, it helps a lot to build a list of subjects related to the theme. You can automatically build a list of blue and red links. Red links are pages that do not exist. Blue links are articles that can be extended or enhanced. Participants can easily choose their page to write. Also, the number of existing Wikipedia pages in other languages can be easily indicated. As well as an image (P18). You can execute the same query on multiple language Wikipedia's, to get the list specific to the language. Then you can put the link to the Wikipedia project page on the Wikidata WikiProject item page.

Please also create a Campaign and Events activity, so you get automatic statistics about user activity.

Doing so you get an integrated project environment.

Technique[edit]

  • Analyse your theme, and search for example/target pages (title + a number of core properties)
  • Create a WikiProject in Wikidata
  • Using Excel and OpenRefine, link all the objects to the WikiProject using e.g. P6104
  • Build a Wikidata query
  • Copy the query to a project page
  • Save the page
  • Execute the query
  • Verify the results

Related functionality[edit]

  • Find images for Wikidata (FIST)
    • Click on the link to find and register images. The system is searching images that are used on Wikipedia pages, to propose them to add to Wikidata with P18

Examples[edit]

Troubleshooting[edit]

Known problems[edit]

Automatic execution does not work[edit]

  • Try to run the job manual

Delay in execution[edit]

It is not always clear why there is a delay in execution. Machine capacity? Technical reasons?

  • Try to run the job manual