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Categories Team

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Welcome to the Australia Project Categories Team page.

If you would like a category added or renamed for you, go to Categories Waiting to be Added or Renamed and, in "Edit" mode, post a link to the profile, to which you want the category added, plus any information you have for the category, under the heading, "Categories to be Added", and the category to be renamed under "Categories to be Renamed"

Team Leader: Margaret Haining Working on Cemetery CIBs

Team Members:

1. Correcting all category errors in the Australia structure, including adding content to categories that have none, removing headings, lines and ref tags, as well as renaming any duplicate categories, or categories that have spelling or punctuation errors.
2. Providing information and assistance to members about category usage and creation.
3. Maintenance tasks, including adding the Category Info Box (CIB) to relevant categories, and moving profiles to lower level categories, if relevant.
4. Assist with reviewing the existing structure, proposing changes and preparing a proposal for approval by the Australia project and presenting it to Categorization project; implementing the approved structure and name format.
5. Monitor newly created categories to ensure they follow agreed formats, especially in parts of the structure where major changes have been or are being implemented.


Help Pages

Maintenance Categories

Current Projects

Maintenance Tasks

Movement of Profiles
These categories contain profiles that could be moved to a lower level if possible.
Convicts from England to Australia
Convicts from Ireland to Australia
Unassisted English Immigrants to Australia
Assisted English Immigrants to Australia
Australia, Unsourced Profiles

Category Info Boxes

  • A Category Info Box (CIB) is designed to contain all necessary content for the category page. Any additional unique content about the category should go on a free space page, and be linked to the category by both the spacepage= parameter in the CIB, and the category added to the free space page.

Schools, Hospitals (Structure CIB)
Schools, Universities, Hospitals and Hotels can all have a Structure CIB added. See Category: Macquarie University, Macquarie Park, New South Wales for an example Structure CIB.

Location (Place Name) Categories
See Australia, Project Guidelines - Australian Location Categories.

  • Check for new categories added incorrectly to main state category and/or needing location CIB added. see the CIB template on an existing category as an example, to use the applicable state flag image.
  • Victoria, Places has many categories requiring a CIB added. See Category: Altona, Victoria for example CIB template.

Cemetery Categories
These categories have sub categories that need a Cemetery CIB added, (the CIB is indicated on the first column on the left):
New South Wales
South Australia
Any content not included by parameters of the CIB goes on a free space page. See Maryborough Cemetery, Maryborough, Queensland for CIB format.

Shipping Categories
Add CIB and/or FSP to any categories requiring them. Check categories for new voyage categories named incorrectly, or less than 3 parent categories.

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