Wikidata:Tools/Array properties gadget

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Array properties gadget[edit]

Array Properties is a gadget designed specifically for use in association with Wikidata and each of the language Wikipedias. Its purpose is to request that for a selected list of articles at a language Wikipedia to have the same statements (properties and values) added to corresponding local item.

Gadget[edit]

Found on each individuals' preferences gadget section.

  • Properties tool: send a request for copy specific property to many items. It will send your request here, and a bot will process the request after review.

When the gadget is activated, the text "Array Properties" will be display in the toolbox in the left sidebar.

Usage[edit]

When the text "Array Properties" is clicked a form will appear which is to be completed and will be submitted to a page where it will be reviewed and actioned as appropriate to the request.

Note: This gadget only prepares and submits a request to be considered. It is not automatic, it is not immediate, and it will need to be reviewed prior to any undertaking of the request.

Fields[edit]

  • Language:
The language of the Wikipedia of interest (required)
"Array Properties form screenshot"
  • Source:
Choose to use either Category or Template, not both (one is required)
  • Category:
The category at the target wikipedia containing the pages for which the local data will be updated. Only pages from namespace 0 are used.
  • Template:
The template at the target wiki for which the article pages transclude the template. Only pages from namespace 0 are used.
  • Property:
The property to be added (required)
  • Value:
The item (Qnnnnnn) that should be applied to the property set (required)
  • Ignore prefix:
Adding a prefix word will cause the corresponding pages to be skipped (optional)
  • Ignore articles:
Provision is made for skipping three specific articles (optional)
  • Create:
If filled in with any value means true. Leave blank for false. If an article does not have a corresponding wikidata item should the wikidata item be created. (optional)
  • Recursion:
For the number of categories that this action should recurse. Default is zero (0). (optional)