Are you interested in category use on WikiTree? Join the Categorization Project! [closed]

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The Categorization Project on WikiTree is the place where discussion happens to help develop categories for use across the site. Because so many people use them, it is important that structure of categories is discussed before major implementation and the Categorization Project helps facilitate that, as well as set up new categories, fix erroneous categories, and apply them. If you would like to join us, post an "answer" below and we'll get you a badge.

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in Requests for Project Volunteers by Abby Glann G2G6 Pilot (399k points)
closed by Natalie Trott
Hi - I'd love to participate in the Categorization project!.  :)
Great! Welcome, Katie.
I would like to help with this project and become better at categorization myself!
Welcome, Theresa!
Not sure if I can help much with the project right now but I'd really like to see Australian localities added to Categories. Really only the six states needed: South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.
I'm interesting in being a part of the Categorization Project. I have a special interest in establishing additional Volga German Colony categories as the need arises. I have made fine use of the [[Cateogy:Grimm]] tag, but have recently been working with Volga Germans from other colonies.
I am interested in different categories, ie. Crowan, Cornwall migration to Australia and the United States, I need to categorize some of my ancestors who were convicts that were transported to New South Wales, Australia as early as 1822.

37 Answers

+12 votes
Sign me up!
by Douglas Beezley G2G6 Mach 2 (25.6k points)
Welcome, Doug!
+12 votes
I'd like to help with categorization.
by Erik Oosterwal G2G6 Mach 4 (48.6k points)
Welcome, Erik!
+11 votes
I wanna help!
by Jacqueline Simmons G2G2 (2.4k points)
Welcome, Jacqueline!
+11 votes
I'd like to join, Abby.
by Nan Starjak G2G6 Pilot (241k points)
Welcome, Nan!
+12 votes
Abby, please add me to the categorization project.
by Mary Jensen G2G6 Mach 9 (90.1k points)
Welcome, Mary!
+11 votes
I would like to join this project.
by E. Compton G2G6 Pilot (134k points)
Welcome!
+11 votes
Hi, I would like to join the categorization project!!! :)
by Katie Martindale G2G5 (5.9k points)
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Hi! I'd like to promote the Detroit Chene Street History Project! cf. https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/detroitchenestreet/about/project-staff/ by Lynne-40

by Greg Lynne G2G1 (1.5k points)
+11 votes
Hello! I'd like to participate in this project. I know there has been discussions about category errors and I would like to help in correcting them. Thanks! :D
by Andréa Boudreau G2G6 Mach 2 (24k points)
Welcome, Andrea!
+10 votes
Hi! I just checked "Wanted Categories" and found some located/related to Sweden. Checked with Lena Svensson, leader of Swedish Project (which I'm also a member of) on how to add parishes and will be starting adding categories for the wanted Swedish parishes that I can find in the list.

Will also make a list of the other requests of categories related to Sweden and check with Lena how to proceed. Will also contnue to keep an eye on the list and catch the Swedish ones.

Would these tasks be enough to be part of the Categorization project?
by Maggie Andersson G2G6 Pilot (106k points)
Those are great, Maggie. Welcome!
+8 votes
Not sure how involved I can be but would love to help & create when I can.
by Charlotte Shockey G2G6 Pilot (940k points)
Welcome, Charlotte!
+8 votes
I would like to learn and join.
by Peggy McMath G2G6 Mach 2 (26.2k points)
Welcome, Peggy!
+8 votes
I'd like to join, as I look to develop my profiles I'm finding categories and their potential very interesting.
by John Kilcar G2G3 (3.6k points)
Welcome, John!
+9 votes
Sign me up! I'd like to help with the categorization project.
by Zachary Smith G2G6 Mach 2 (20.8k points)
Welcome, Zachary!
+9 votes

I'm in! (You had me with the pic of file cabinets...I love organization!)

by anonymous G2G6 Mach 3 (32k points)
Welcome, Amy!
+9 votes
I have already added a few cemetery categories. I would like to help.
by Richard Ryker G2G6 Mach 3 (36.9k points)
Welcome, Richard!
+9 votes
I'd like to learn more about how to use categorization effectively.
by Angela Grassi G2G6 (6.1k points)
Welcome, Angela!
+10 votes

Are you interested in category use on WikiTree? yes!

 

by Veni Joyner G2G6 Mach 1 (15.2k points)
Welcome, Veni!
+8 votes
I'd love to join the Categorization project!

I've been working a lot in the Lambton County, Ontario area with my ancestors and the categories in this section seem like they need some TLC, as it's confusing and difficult to find the correct categories. Hopefully I can help in that area.
by Kristen Louca G2G6 Mach 2 (28.2k points)
Welcome, Kristen!
+8 votes
Hello, I'd like to help with categorization.
by Deborah Pate G2G6 Mach 4 (41.4k points)
Welcome, Deborah!

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