Commons:Backlog

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There is a huge backlog on Wikimedia Commons that needs work. To manage it we need to establish a baseline of work needed to be done, prioritise the work, and then monitor ongoing progress.

Tasks[edit]

These a just a few of the tasks in the backlog that need attention:


Status as of 4 December 2014[edit]

  • Al Jazeera files with bad file names‎ (74 F)
  • Categories by date to be classified‎ (102 C)
  • Categories for discussion by month‎ (39 C)
  • Creator templates without home category‎ (188 P)
  • Creator templates without key information‎ (empty)
  • Files moved from en.wikipedia to Commons requiring review‎ (782 C)
  • Files moved from fr.oldwikivoyage to Commons requiring review‎ (344 F)
  • Files moved from sv.oldwikivoyage to Commons requiring review‎ (empty)
  • Files moved from wts.oldwikivoyage to Commons requiring review‎ (8791 F)
  • Files moved from wts.wikivoyage to Commons requiring review‎ (533 F)
  • Files moved to Commons requiring review‎ (118 C)
  • Files moved to Commons requiring review by date‎ (1136 C)
  • GFDL-en (check disclaimers)‎ (2560 F)
  • Images affected by the September 2008 image loss bug‎ (71 F)
  • Images from the Veikkos Archive – needing category checks‎ (264 F)
  • Images from the Veikkos Archive – needing transcription‎ (292 F)
  • Images with a TeX equivalent‎ (249 F)
  • Institution templates without home category‎ (1 C, 19 P)
  • Items with disputed copyright information‎ (3 P, 1112 F)
  • License migration needs review‎ (5626 F)
  • License review needed‎ (19 C, 1039 F)
  • Media files containing front sheets or watermarking.‎ (132 F)
  • Media lacking a description‎ (2 C, 244814 F)
  • Media needing category review with 1 suggested category‎ (47440 F)
  • Media needing category review with 10 or more suggested categories‎ (1952 F)
  • Media renaming requests needing target‎ (6 C, 3 F)
  • Non-empty disambiguation categories‎ (375 C)
  • Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls‎ (24691 C, 940 P, 90385 F)
  • PD tag needs updating‎ (15 C, 33 F)
  • PD tag needs updating (de.wp)‎ (3 F)
  • PD tag needs updating (fr.wp)‎ (18 F)
  • Requested merges‎ (70 P)
  • Requested moves (21+ days)‎ (3 C)
  • Requested moves (50+ days)‎ (3 C)
  • Self-parent category due to template problem‎ (11 C)
  • Uncategorized categories‎ (32 C)
  • Uploaded with Open Access Media Importer and needing category review‎ (188 C, 17616 F)
  • URAA‎ (7 C, 17 P, 2 F)

See also[edit]