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Wikidata item creation progress

Current news

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  • 2015-07-07: Wikibase Quality Extensions have launched. Now we can view the constraint report of an item.
  • 2015-06-01: Arbitrary access for Italian Wikipedia and all remaining Wikisource projects has launched.
  • 2015-05-28: The twenty-millionth item, about an encyclopedia article of archery, is created.
  • 2015-05-11: Arbitrary access for Dutch Wikipedia and French Wikisource has launched.
  • 2015-05-06: Arbitrary access for Dutch Wikipedia and French Wikisource is planned to start May 11th.
  • 2015-02-28: Wikidata reached 200,000,000 edits.


Older entries

2015

February

2014

December

November

October

September

August

  • 2014-08-19: Sitelink to Wikinews and Wikidata, badges, redirects between items, and monolingual text datatype have launched.

July

June

  • 2014-06-10: Phase 2 of Wikiquote has launched.

May

April

  • 2014-04-08: Phase 1 of Wikiquote has launched. Now you can link Wikiquote pages with every item.
  • 2014-04-01: The sixteen-millionth item, about Bernard van Cutsem, an English horsebreeder and racehorse trainer, is created.

March

February

  • 2014-02-25: Phase 2 of Wikisource has launched to allow data access, and performance improvements were deployed.

January

2013

December

  • December 31, 2013: User:Dexbot became the first bot to reach 10,000,000 edits in one Wikimedia project.
  • December 30, 2013: Wikidata reached 100,000,000 edits.
  • December 10, 2013: Ordering, ranks and a table of content have launched.

November

October

September

August

July

  • July 23, 2013: Phase 1 of Wikidata has gone live on Wikivoyage. In addition, when you move a page on Wikivoyage, Wikidata will automatically update. (This long-awaited feature will be available on Wikipedia as well on the 25th.)
  • July 17, 2013: The fourteen-millionth item, about Huangjue, a village in Jiuxian Township, China, is created.
  • July 5, 2013: Wikivoyage deployment planned to start July 23rd, check out the coordination page.

June

May

April

March

February

January

2012

December

  • December 29, 2012: Item ID two million, Stasina americana, is created within sixty days of Wikidata's launch.
  • December 23, 2012: MYD88, a protein that exists in humans, is created as item ID Q1500000.
  • December 15, 2012: Finnish television series Matkaoppaat is added as item ID one million.
  • December 10, 2012: English town Newton-le-Willows is added to Wikidata, as the subject of Item ID Q750000.
  • December 7, 2012: American alpine skier Tim Jitloff becomes the subject of Item ID Q500000, within 55 hours of Q400000's creation.
  • December 5, 2012: Wikidata has been updated with lots of bugfixes and a new Special:EntitiesWithoutLabel. For all changes see https://gerrit.wikimedia.org.
  • December 5, 2012: Item ID Q400000 is reached with a South Korean TV drama.
  • December 2, 2012: Human and bot collaboration helps Wikidata reach item ID Q300000, three days after Q200000. The subject is Ars-en-Ré, a commune on the French Atlantic coast.
  • December 1, 2012: Item ID Q250000 is created. It is a disambiguation page.

November

  • November 29, 2012: Human and bot collaboration helps Wikidata reach item ID Q200000 with an entry about a Danish rockband, five days after Q100000.
  • November 24, 2012: Item ID Q100000 is created. The subject is Cadier en Keer, a Dutch town.
  • November 14, 2012: Victory becomes item ID Q50000, fifteen days after Wikidata's launch.
  • November 10, 2012: Item ID Q20000 is created. This is about the song "Crawling" by the American rock band Linkin Park.
  • November 8, 2012: The first set of local temporary administrators are elected.
  • November 3, 2012: Item ID Q10000 is created, four days after opening the wiki. The item is "Dutch Wikipedia."

October

  • October 30, 2012: Wikidata is launched. Several bugs have been fixed and the Wikidata repository should be functional. Please report errors!
  • October 29, 2012: Item Q1 ("Universe") is created.
  • October 26, 2012: The Wikidata database is created but is not available for editing yet.