Wikipedia:WikiProject Categories

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WikiProject Categories has been set up to help manage the categories of Wikipedia and improve them. The goal is to categorize all articles in a way that is consistent with the guidelines at Wikipedia:Categorization.

Discussions about categorization policy happen at Wikipedia talk:Categorization. That page is also the place for solving specific issues related to category organization.

To discuss deleting, merging, or renaming categories, see Wikipedia:Categories for discussion.

Please direct all talk to Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Categories if you would like to help or comment on the project.

There is a task force that puts uncategorized articles into categories.

You may wish to view all subpages of this page.

Participants[edit]

If you would like to take part then add your signature to the Wikipedia:WikiProject Categories/Participants page and a description of any areas in which you may be interested.

Userboxes[edit]

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WikiProject Categories
to improve article categorization.
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to improve article categorization.
{{User Catbox}}
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Resources[edit]

Resource Description
Category:Wikipedia categorization Category page listing our project pages.
Wikipedia:WikiProject Categories/Current subprojects WikiProject Categories subprojects.
{{WikiProject Categories}} Use this banner template on talk pages of interest to this WikiProject.
Wikipedia:Template messages/Category namespace a list of maintenance templates for category namespace.
/uncategorized Taskforce page for categorizing and patrolling for uncategorized articles.
Category:Uncategorized pages Category containing pages that need categorization.
Special:UncategorizedPages Special page for uncategorized pages.
Uncategorized Categories Special page for uncategorized categories.
Wikipedia:Database_reports#Categories Page containing generated reports about categories.
Wikimedia stats:Category Overview Index Dumps of the category tree.
Category:Underpopulated categories Categories that need more pages added to them

Current projects[edit]

Please list any categorization projects you are planning or are in the process of working on. Include your name and date and describe what you are/will be doing. See also: Category:Wikipedia categories in need of attention

Current discussions[edit]

Please list any pages where discussions about categorization are taking place. Please date the entry and add your name.

Policies and guidelines[edit]

Essays[edit]

See also[edit]