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Wiki Loves Monuments 2016

In 2016 Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) has been a top ranking project community initiative in terms of attention raised. Here are further stats on that contest. The charts follow the layout used in this blog in earlier years, but the … Continue reading

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Wikistats upgraded to new page view definition

tl;dr New and upgraded Wikistats data files, reports and charts, with cleaner metrics. Recently Wikimedia Foundation has upgraded its data feeds for hourly page view counts, using a new definition which excludes crawler traffic. These new data are now available from … Continue reading

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2014

Here are results of Wiki Loves Monument (WLM) 2014 contest. Some charts are about image uploads. Some about image uploaders, also known as contributors. Countries With 41 participating countries, 11 less than in 2013, that is again an awesome achievement. … Continue reading

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2013

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ere are some charts on the breakdown by country of contributions and contributors to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013. Better late than never. I meant to publish this together with retention stats, but those are still in the pipeline, and may … Continue reading

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Total editors on Wikipedia compared with same on all Wikimedia wikis

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2010-2012 – Retention / Stats per Country

A few weeks ago, at the Amsterdam Hackaton, Lodewijk Gelauff (aka Effeietsanders) asked me to look into the Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) data and provide a list of images, who uploaded them, when, and for which country. Primary goal: to … Continue reading

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Monthly edits on Wikimedia wikis still on the rise

This chart shows that the overall volume of manual edits by registered users on all Wikimedia wikis combined is still increasing, slowly but steadily. When we substract rookie edits (arbitrarily set to first 100) the rise of highly effective edits … Continue reading

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Wikipedia page reads, breakdown by region

As we know in some regions of the world people have more easily access to Wikipedia than in others. The majority of reads come from the so called Global North (*). Now is this unbalance between North and South diminishing? Not … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Readers

Two years ago Wikimedia board member Stu West published the first version of the map above. I was asked to produce an updated version for presentations. Countries are colored by monthly Wikipedia page views per internet user (2011 Q4). Overlayed on … Continue reading

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Some SOPA blackout stats

Here are a few plots and data I collected for the SOPA blackout from 18 January. Wikimedia Foundation is working on a wider coverage of the event. Note that on the second day hourly hits to Special:CongressLookup page exceeded hits … Continue reading

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