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==Daily==
 
==Daily==
* Check the Waze blog for anything that needs to be put on the wiki
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* Check the Waze Facebook fan page for anything that needs to be put on the wiki, especially announcements
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* Check the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=276 Wiki update forum] for any questions or issues that should be addressed on the Wiki
* Check the forums for any questions or issues that should be addressed on the wiki
 
 
** If necessary, update the Wiki to record the issue or answer the questions
 
** If necessary, update the Wiki to record the issue or answer the questions
 
** If appropriate, post a reply in the forum with a link to the relevant wiki page
 
** If appropriate, post a reply in the forum with a link to the relevant wiki page
* [[Special:WantedPages|Provide pages that people want in the wiki]]
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* Review the [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=27120 Wiki forum on missing terms] and consider creating Redirects to them.
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:NeedInfo|NeedInfo template]] report to see where an editor believes more information is required.
  
 
==Weekly==
 
==Weekly==
* Check the [[Translate waze (client text) to your local language|Waze translation file]] for new phrases that indicate new or planned features
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* [[Special:WantedPages|Provide pages that people want in the wiki]]
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:NeedPage| NeedPage template]] report to see what pages have this special placeholder requiring an entire page be required. (This is similar to the Wanted Pages above, but does not show a red link to users due to it not existing.)
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:NeedImage| NeedImage template]] report to see what pages have this special placeholder requiring image updates.
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:UpdateForEditorChange| Update for Editor Change template]] report to see what pages require modifications for an editor UI change.
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:ToObsolete| ToObsolete template]] report to review the links to pages identified as needing to be obsoleted.
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* Check the [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Delete_page| Delete_page template]] report to review the links to pages identified as needing to be deleted.
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::<b>Note: Only Wiki moderators/admins can delete pages!</b>
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* Check the [[Translate waze (client text) to your local language|Waze translation file]] for new phrases that indicate new or planned features.
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* Check the [http://www.waze.com/blog/ Waze blog] for anything that needs to be put on the wiki.
  
 
==Monthly==
 
==Monthly==
* [[Special:BrokenRedirects|Fix any broken redirects]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 23:15, 13 October 2010 (UTC)
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* [[Special:BrokenRedirects|Fix any broken redirects]] --last check [[User:SolSash7|SolSash7]] 01:07, 11 August 2019 (UTC)
* [[Special:DoubleRedirects|Fix any double redirects]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 23:15, 13 October 2010 (UTC)
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* [[Special:DoubleRedirects|Fix any double redirects]] --last check [[User:SolSash7|SolSash7]] 01:12, 11 August 2019 (UTC)
* [[Special:LongPages|Review pages over 200,000 bytes in size]]
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* [[Special:LongPages|Review pages over 200,000 bytes in size]] - last check [[User:Kentsmith9|kentsmith9]] 03:24, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:AncientPages|Review pages more than a year old]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 00:03, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:AncientPages|Review pages more than a year old]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 00:03, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:LonelyPages|Resolve orphan pages]]
 
* [[Special:LonelyPages|Resolve orphan pages]]
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* [[Special:ShortPages|Review short pages]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:ShortPages|Review short pages]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:UnusedImages|Review unused images]] but be warned that while they may not be used on the Wiki, they may be used in other places such as user blogs and forums - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:UnusedImages|Review unused images]] but be warned that while they may not be used on the Wiki, they may be used in other places such as user blogs and forums - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
* [[Special:UnusedTemplates|Review listed of unused templates]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
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* [[Special:UnusedTemplates|Review list of unused templates]] - last check [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 01:02, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:ListRedirects|Review list of redirects]] - [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 04:58, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
 
* [[Special:ListRedirects|Review list of redirects]] - [[User:Waynemcdougall|Waynemcdougall]] 04:58, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
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==Update outdated links==
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* none at this time
  
 
==Forum posts that still need addressing==
 
==Forum posts that still need addressing==
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=5887&p=44086#p44086
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* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5415&p=40088#p40088
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===Pending an editor to start===
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=42860#p42860
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=249&t=48389 Jughandles]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=42726#p42726
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=47737 New Segment Lock Process]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=42727#p42727
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=43207 Main page updates]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5338#p39343
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=47510 Parking lot roads - best situations to mark them]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=5351#p39347
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=47329 Add default road type is not alterable, but use "r" twice to make two-way]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5709#p42206
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=42998 Segment lengths]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5472&p=44513#p44513
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* [http://world.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=129&t=40245 Named bridges]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45716#p45716
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=47493 TTS pronunciation modifications] Link is no longer appropriate advice.
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45507#p45507
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=46430 To do lists in the Wiki]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45716#p45716
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=30351 Tunnels page] - Proposed text in thread already.
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45498#p45498
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=43335 Landmarks are searchable] - Not long ago they were not, so we need to review the Wiki for that information to update it.
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45600#p45600
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=47512&p=429747#p429290 Mapping Bulbs and Bumps]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45604#p45604
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&p=440627#p440627 Update section on un-dividing roads to preserve addresses]
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45613#p45613
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45627#p45627
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45644#p45644
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45662#p45662
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45676#p45676
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45707#p45707
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45702#p45702
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=45694#p45694
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=542
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=46932#p46932
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=46907#p46907
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6290&p=47050#p47050
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=48218#p48218
 
 
 
==House numbers==
 
This area needs major work:
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=4493&hilit=house+numbers&start=10
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/search.php?st=0&sk=t&sd=d&keywords=house+numbers&start=20
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5243#p38933
 
* http://www.waze.com/wiki/index.php/Cartouche_-_Update_map#House_numbers_layer
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=5019#p39374
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=42757#p42757
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=4184#p31096
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5576
 
* http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5374#p39480
 
 
 
==Speed cameras==
 
This area needs work
 
http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=27&start=60
 
 
 
==FAQ==
 
Check the FAQ is complete and correct. The wiki FAQ needs to support, and perhaps supplant.
 
 
 
* http://www.waze.com/faq/
 
  
==Incorporate videos==
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===Editor currently working on a topic===
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRlwwtAuMio
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* http://www.smartplanet.com/technology/video/tracking-and-analyzing-your-whereabouts-with-mobile-devices/410980/?tag=col1;video-load-river
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=47595 Removing obsolete Cartouche-based pages] - kentsmith9 is currently working on this topic.
 
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=46423 Gas stations] - AlanOfTheBerg is currently working on this page.
==Map Editing==
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* [http://www.waze.com/wiki/index.php/Tips_and_Tricks#How_to_disable_TTS How to disable TTS] - Kentsmith9 is working with the original author of this section. It seems to end with instructions for how to Enable TTS, not disable it.
This area needs ultra extreme major work
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=46767 Segments, nodes, and junctions] - Kentsmith9 completed the [[Glossary]] page and will review major sections like the Junction Style Guide for updates from this discussion. Also replacing Junction Node with Junction or Junction Point.
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* [http://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=276&t=36351 Area Manager 101 updates] - Xander271 is currently working on this page.
  
 
==User manual==
 
==User manual==
This area needs extreme major work
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* There is no information on the general settings for 3.5/3.6. Only bits and pieces appear under the user manual in [http://support.google.com/waze Waze Help Center].
 
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* The [http://world.waze.com/wiki/index.php/Map_Editor_Interface_and_Controls Map Editor Interface and Controls] page will need updating for the new quick links at the bottom of that page.
==Interactive word cloud==
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* Disambiguate word variations between the Waze app and WME, like has been done for [[Zoom]] and [[Level (disambiguation)|Level]].
Is that really a good idea? Waze staff seem keen on it
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* The [[Creating and Editing a roundabout]] page has two sections that need expanding (or removal) at the end.
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
 
* [http://www.iso.org/iso/english_country_names_and_code_elements Two letter country codes]
 
* [http://www.iso.org/iso/english_country_names_and_code_elements Two letter country codes]

Latest revision as of 01:13, 12 August 2019

This page is not part of the general Waze help documentation. It is for the management and maintenance of the Waze Wiki. If you reached this page in error, return to the Wiki search page to search again for your topic.


Daily

  • Check the Wiki update forum for any questions or issues that should be addressed on the Wiki
    • If necessary, update the Wiki to record the issue or answer the questions
    • If appropriate, post a reply in the forum with a link to the relevant wiki page
  • Review the Wiki forum on missing terms and consider creating Redirects to them.
  • Check the NeedInfo template report to see where an editor believes more information is required.

Weekly

Note: Only Wiki moderators/admins can delete pages!
  • Check the Waze translation file for new phrases that indicate new or planned features.
  • Check the Waze blog for anything that needs to be put on the wiki.

Monthly

Update outdated links

  • none at this time

Forum posts that still need addressing

Pending an editor to start

Editor currently working on a topic

User manual

Reference