Wikiversity:Categories/2007/Week21

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Category cleanup worksheet Wikiversity:Categories/2007/Week21

Category cleanup 2007: Week20 | Week21 | Week22

Evaluating the category tree[edit]

Category:Categories is the top level category.

As of this week it contains:

  1. Activities
  2. Computer
  3. Content
  4. Courses
  5. Disciplines
  6. Fields
  7. Information
  8. Knowledge recognition
  9. Obsolete categories
  10. Occupations
  11. Portals
  12. Professional development
  13. Projects
  14. Protected pages
  15. Uncategorized
  16. Wikiversity

MediaWiki category tools[edit]

A few category-specific tools looking at Special:Specialpages:

  1. Special:Categories - very large (2007/Week20 - one page version)
  2. Special:CategoryTree - useful if you have a modern browser - hundreds
  3. Special:Uncategorizedcategories - the root of all evil - 53
  4. Special:Uncategorizedimages - the "back burner" thing - 336
  5. Special:Uncategorizedpages - an evil nightmare - 91
  6. Special:Unusedcategories - how did these get here? - 78
  7. Special:Wantedcategories - Dead or alive? - 481

The number at the right of each special page above is the number of items rendered for each. Obviously, Wanted categories is in the most dire need of attention. For those who like the top-down approach, you can dive straight in:

This week our barnstar goes to Remi for these achievements

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