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'''If you can help with any of these tasks, please add your name next to the one you can work on (if you can commit to working on it). Or leave a message on the {{talk page}} here, or on the talk page of one of the active admins ([[User talk:Lonny|Lonny]], [[User talk:Chriswaterguy|Chris]] or [[User talk:Curtbeckmann|Curt]]).'''
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''The following list is transcluded on the [[Appropedia:Site development/Desired features|Desired features]] page and [[Appropedia:How you can help]].''  
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Note: New features are tested first on the [http://whatissustainability.org/ development site], so don't worry - you won't risk crashing Appropedia.
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[[Site development/Desired features]] The following list is transcluded on and some other pages, to draw attention to these requests.
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==OUTDATED==
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Most of this is antiquated. Maybe we should consolidate to Github where some of the newer stuff is. --[[User:Lonny|Lonny]] ([[User talk:Lonny|talk]]) 02:15, 22 March 2020 (UTC)
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== High Priority ==
These are the very highest priorities for new features and fixes on Appropedia, in rough order. Can you find a concrete task (big or small) to help with?
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See also:
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* [[Appropedia:Site development/dev site status]]
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''Out of date'' - working on this now. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 05:01, 13 February 2010 (UTC)
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=== Extensions ===
There are many features that would be nice to have (see [[Appropedia:Desired features]]). Our current priorities are:
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# New [[Appropedia:Skin|skin]] - very important to make Appropedia an enjoyable and usable site for visitors.
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* [[mw:Manual:wgForeignAPIRepo]] - allows us to specify another wiki to pull images from.
# Social & forum features within our MediaWiki or Wordpress sites?
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* FCKeditor has a [[Appropedia talk:Village pump#How is the rich editor?|few problems]] - can you help us to identify the areas of problem code, or even solve any of them?
# Adding semantic features without some of the non-user-friendly aspects of [http://semantic-mediawiki.org/ Semantic MediaWiki]. How does SMW work with FCKEditor? Which features of SMW should we turn on? (Off: Inline semantic information is probably confusing to newbies unless handled very cleverly in WYSIWYG. On: Allowing users to view the intersection of categories would be a very useful feature. On: Project tracking.)
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# Fix RecentChanges cache (?) so it's possible to view more than 7 days.
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# A box on the navbar letting people easily email friends about the page they're viewing. "Tell a friend about this site. Email addresses will not be saved or used for any other purpose."
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# Map/geotagging features. (What do we want? Allow searching by distance from location...)
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# Develop a plan for grading articles and flagging them according to accuracy, reliability, usefulness. This raises many issues, including the weighting given to ranking by regular users compared to "expert" users. The ''Flagged Revisions'' extension is likely to be important, and so is the voting extension used on http://usability.wikimedia.org/ .
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# [[mw:Manual:wgForeignAPIRepo]] - allows us to specify another wiki to pull images from.
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# [[mw:Extension:MultiUpload]] - speed file upload.
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# ParserFunctions - the extension, or whatever gives Wikipedia the logical functions in templates, that we don't have.
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# [[Appropedia:Desired features#Banner for visitors from partner sites|Banner for visitors from partner sites]]
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==Fixed==
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# <s>newsletter with MailPress (I tried but couldn't get mail servers set up. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 21:25, 24 February 2010 (UTC))</s> getting close now. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 06:19, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
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== Archive ==
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There are ''many'' priorities - these are a select few. Only add or remove items here by consensus or after discussion with an admin.
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Old items (resolved or moved elsewhere):
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* [[Appropedia:Site development/archive (Admin tasks) #Misc old issues]]
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Please add other priorities to [[Appropedia:Desired Features]] in the appropriate section, using the standard template there.
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== Archive ==
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''Also search for the word ''high'' on the [[Appropedia:Site development/Desired features|Desired features]] page to see other items marked as possibly "high priority".''
Old priority items (resolved or no longer a priority):
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* [[Appropedia:Site development/priorities/archive]]
      
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