Contribute

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Contribute
Edit, improve and create content on Wikimedia projects.
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Content on Wikimedia projects is created, edited and managed by thousands of volunteer editors like you. This page aims at collecting resources to help you contribute to them. You can improve existing content and create new content. There are many ways to contribute.

Wikipedia[edit]

Wikipedia is the most known of the Wikimedia projects. It aims at building a free encyclopedia about the sum of all human knowledge. You can become a Wikipedia editor. No previous experience is needed to start editing.

Guides to contribute to Wikipedia:

Thematic suggestions[edit]

See below for thematic suggestions about articles to improve or to create on Wikipedia, as well as useful references to do so.

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

Another great and easy way to start contributing to Wikimedia projects is to contribute to Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons is a collection of freely usable media files, such as photographs, drawings, videos and sound files, to which anyone can contribute. You can upload your own media content as long as you accept to put the files under a free licence and ensure that they can have an educational purpose. Note that Wikimedia Commons serves as a common repository for all Wikimedia projects, including Wikipedia. Wikimedia Commons uses the same wiki-technology as Wikipedia and everyone can edit it.

Guides to contribute to Wikimedia Commons:

Wikidata[edit]

Wikidata is a free database developed collaboratively that is more and more popular.

We have compiled a few videos published that can help you to understand, to use and to contribute to Wikidata.

In English:

In French:

Futhermore the video series developed as part of the WikiCite Discussion Series organised by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is exploring different topics around Wikidata: