Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates

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Featured and Good topics in Wikipedia

This star symbolizes the featured topic candidates on Wikipedia.
GA icon symbolizing Good topic candidates on Wikipedia.
A featured topic is a collection of inter-related articles that are of a good quality (though are not necessarily featured articles).

A good topic is a collection of inter-related articles that are of a good quality (though are not necessarily featured articles) with a less stringent quality threshold than a featured topic.

This page is for the nomination of potential featured and good topics. See the good and featured topic criteria for criteria on both types of topic. If you would like to ask any questions about your topic and the featured topic process before submitting it, visit Wikipedia talk:Featured topic candidates.

Before nominating a topic, nominators may wish to receive feedback by listing it at Featured topic questions. Nominators must be sufficiently familiar with the subject matter and sources to deal with objections during the FTC/GTC process. If you nominate something you have worked on, note it as a self-nomination. Nominators who are not significant contributors to the articles of the topic should consult regular editors of the articles prior to nomination. Nominators are expected to respond positively to constructive criticism and to make an effort to address objections promptly.

The featured topic director, GamerPro64, or his delegate Juhachi, determine the timing of the process for each nomination. For a nomination to be promoted to FT or GT status, consensus must be reached for a group to be promoted to featured or good topic status. If enough time passes without objections being resolved, nominations will be removed from the candidates topic and archived.

You may want to check previous archived nominations first:
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Featured content:

Good content:

Good and featured topic tools:

Nomination procedure

To create a new nomination use the form below (e.g., Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates/Saffron/archive1) and click the "Create new nomination" button.

Once the nomination page is created, remember to transclude it in the appropriate section below, to leave nomination templates on the talk pages of the articles nominated for the topic, and to create appropriate books (see Book:Jupiter for a good example). For detailed instructions on how to nominate topics or add articles to existing topics, see Wikipedia:Featured topic candidates/Nomination procedure.


Supporting and objecting

Please review all the articles of the nominated topic with the featured topic criteria in mind before deciding to support or oppose a nomination. Following the creation of the book, Cyberbot I will create a book report (see example) containing details about cleanup issues (only those that have been flagged with cleanup templates, so it may not pick up everything), and various tools to inspect external links or resolve disambiguation pages. It can be a good idea to check the report and inspect links to see if certain articles need some cleanup (doing this before the nomination is even better).

  • To edit nominations in order to comment on them, you must click the "edit" link to the right of the article nomination on which you wish to comment (not the overall page's "edit this page" link).
  • If you approve of a nomination, write '''Support''' followed by your reasons.
  • If you oppose a nomination, write '''Oppose''' or '''Object''' followed by the reason for your objection. Each objection must provide a specific rationale that can be addressed. If nothing can be done in principle to fix the source of the objection, the objection may be ignored.
    • To withdraw an objection, strike it out (with <s>...</s>) rather than removing it.

For a topic to be promoted to featured topic status, consensus must be reached that it meets the criteria. If enough time passes without objections being resolved (at least one week), nominations will be removed from the candidates list and archived. Nominations will stay here for ten days if there is unanimous consent, or longer if warranted by debate.


Featured topic nominations

Overview of Tove Lo

Tove Lo is a pop Swedish singer and songwriter. She is best known for her hit single "Habits (Stay High)", which peaked at number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Lo has also written songs for artists like Ellie Goulding, Lorde and Hilary Duff.

3 articles
Good article Tove Lo
Tove Lo Melt! 2015 02.jpg
Featured article Discography
Featured article Songs
Contributor(s): Paparazzzi

I believe this topic meets the criteria at WP:FT since all of the articles included have been promoted to either FL or GA. --Paparazzzi (talk) 03:11, 16 August 2018 (UTC)

  • Support Aoba47 (talk) 03:44, 6 October 2018 (UTC)
  • Support — it's a shame such quality content has to wait that long to attract votes. Regards! Cartoon network freak (talk) 05:31, 6 October 2018 (UTC)


Good topic nominations

Cleopatra

4 articles
Featured article Cleopatra
Kleopatra-VII.-Altes-Museum-Berlin1.jpg

Good article Early life

Good article Reign

Good article Death

Camäleon-class gunboats

The Camäleon-class gunboats were built by the Prussian Navy in the 1860s to strengthen Prussia's coastal defense forces. Members of the class saw action during the Second Schleswig War in 1864, the Austro-Prussian War in 1866, and the Franco-Prussian War in 1870–1871. They also served abroad on long-range cruises, generally to the Mediterranean Sea. Obsolete by the 1870s, the ships served in a variety of subsidiary roles before being scrapped in the 1880s and 1890s.

9 articles
Good article Camäleon-class gunboat
SMS Meteor illustration.png
Good article SMS Camäleon
Good article SMS Comet
Good article SMS Cyclop
Good article SMS Delphin
Good article SMS Blitz
Good article SMS Basilisk
Good article SMS Meteor
Good article SMS Drache
Contributor(s): Parsecboy (talk)

The topic comprises the eight ships built to the design. --Parsecboy (talk) 19:23, 10 September 2018 (UTC)

  • Support includes all the ships of the class as well as the class article. I tweaked the book slightly. Cheers, Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 03:18, 11 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Support -Indy beetle (talk) 15:56, 3 October 2018 (UTC)
  • Support Aoba47 (talk) 01:48, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

Topic removal candidates

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