Showcase items on Wikidata are items that fully represent what Wikidata is capable of and displays in full detail the data that can be stored on Wikidata and then eventually used in every Wikimedia project and outside of Wikimedia.
A showcase item should show the full capabilities of Wikidata. Therefore, a basic guideline criteria is suggested below, which each showcase item should preferably follow:
- At least 10 statements
- Sources for non-trivial statements (sources other than Wikimedia projects)
- A completed sitelink section for all known entries
- A reasonable set (~4) of completed translations
- An image associated with it (a plus)
- Qualifiers where applicable
- Aliases when appropriate
- Statements in a reasonable order
- Appropriate ranks for statements
You can suggest a future showcase item below on any topic of your interest.
- Douglas Adams (Q42)
- Barack Obama (Q76)
- ethanol (Q153)
- Hubble Space Telescope (Q2513)
- Cactaceae (Q14560)
- Vesta (Q3030)
- Nelson Mandela (Q8023)
- Mahatma Gandhi (Q1001)
- Cambridge (Q350)
- Komodo dragon (Q4504)
- atheism (Q7066)
Approved for Showcase
Proposed for Showcase
- Fishing Creek (Q5455008)
- Gaia (Q767805)
- Kleinmachnow (Q104192)
- Hessian Broadcasting Corporation (Q23565)
Items listed here are not to showcase standard because they are missing certain points in the criteria. Why not improve one to become showcase standard?
- Book: The Diary of a Young Girl (Q6911)
- Olympia (Q737062)
- City: Moscow (Q649)
- Sharm el-Sheikh (Q644)
- Animal: lion (Q140)
- Newspaper: The Times (Q50008)
- Wikipedia (Q52)
- David Duchovny (Q484365)
- Large Hadron Collider (Q40605)
- QGIS (Q1329181)
- University: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Q309988)
- Biodiversity Assessment of the Fishes of Saba Bank Atoll, Netherlands Antilles (Q15625490)
- Chelyabinsk meteor (Q4661508)
- Library: Jagiellonian Library (Q24101)
- Band: Arctic Monkeys (Q170599)
- Album: ?
- Single: ?
- Film: ?