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Featured and good topics in Wikipedia

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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 Spy-cicle, 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

Ipswich Town F.C. (1st supplementary nomination)

This topic is already featured. It is being re-nominated to add additional items. See Wikipedia talk:Featured topics/Ipswich Town F.C. for discussions of the topic's previous nominations. The additional items are:

9 articles
Featured article Ipswich Town F.C.
2002-07-16 Portman Road.jpg
Featured article History
Featured article Portman Road
Featured list List of seasons
Featured list Hall of Fame
Featured list List of players
Featured list List of records and statistics
Featured list Player of the Year
Featured list List of managers
Good article European competition
  1. Good article Ipswich Town F.C. in European football

I am nominating the article "Ipswich Town F.C. in European football" to be part of the larger Ipswich Town topic. European competition is very important in the history of many football clubs, including Ipswich Town, who won the UEFA Cup back in 1981. Just recently, the article was promoted to GA status. Seeing as how the Liverpool topic includes the article for their history in Europe, I believe that this article should be added to the topic. KingSkyLord (talk | contribs) 00:00, 18 March 2020 (UTC)

  • Contingent support: Seems a reasonable expansion of the scope. It looks to me like this new article is not currently linked from the main article's text (only in the navbox at the bottom), and that should really be corrected if it's an important enough facet of the topic to belong here. I give my support contingent on the new article being better incorporated into the main article. -Bryan Rutherford (talk) 03:31, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support would have been nice to have been notified, but whatever. The Rambling Man (Staying alive since 2005!) 10:38, 27 March 2020 (UTC)
    @The Rambling Man, sorry about that but thanks for the support.
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