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Tool I've created and maintained for the Wikipedia community. They're used every month to make 15,000-20,000 edits[1]; as a comparison 15,000 cumulative edit is enough to be a top 5,000 Wikipedian.


  • Transcluded Changes
    Reimplementation of recent change for WikiProject to track edits made to their pages. See Ticket T117122 for the community feature request.
  • User activity
    Dashboard for user lists displaying Email status, Gender, Last edit, Blocks, and User groups
  • contribslist
    Quick tool made for an edit-a-thon for tracking a list new users.
  • Recent changes
    Internal tool for tracking edits made and performance.


Smith may be a profession, or a common last name, or an element of many place names, and probably other possible Wikipedia article titles. The common solution is to create a 'disambiguation' page, which helps readers find the article best related to what they are looking for.

  • Dablinks
    Tool to check multiple pages for links to disambiguation pages
  • Dab solver
    A simple point and click interface for quickly fixing disambiguation and includes many unique features.
  • Dabfix
    A program to help automate cleanup of a disambiguation page
  • Checklinks
    produces detailed reports on external links in Wikipedia articles. Editors then can repair dead links with the Wayback Machine or WebCite with a few clicks. It also features an autonomous mode where it builds web page history while preventively archiving using WebCite for WikiProjects.
  • Reflinks
    well known by many Wikipedians. It can significantly reduce the amount of time spent converting a URL-only reference into a full citation.


  • Altviewer [accessibility]
    designed for image reviewers to check that the alternative text is an appropriate substitute for the images in audio renderings of Wikipedia articles.
  • AltEdit Beta


Third-party tools

Stuff I like to use: