Features and admins

Features and admins


Three users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Bedford (nom), Davidgothberg (nom), and EyeSerene (nom).


Eight bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: IainadamsBot (task request), MagnusA.Bot (task request), John Bot III (task request), SpillingBot (task request), FairuseBot (task request), DyceBot (task request), DOI bot (task request), and SQLBot-Hello (task request).

Featured pages

Fifteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Cyclone Elita (nom), Nguyen Ngoc Tho (nom), Priestley Riots (nom), Red-billed Chough (nom), Maximian (nom), El Señor Presidente (nom), Lord of the Universe (nom), Walter de Coventre (nom), Peterloo Massacre (nom), The Mummy (1999 film) (nom), Oort cloud (nom), USS Siboney (ID-2999) (nom), Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (nom), Bezhin Meadow (nom), and Catherine de' Medici (nom).

Nine lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of universities in Bangladesh (nom), List of Governors of New York (nom), List of tallest buildings in Charlotte (nom), List of North Carolina hurricanes (1900-1949) (nom), Bibliography of Edgar Allan Poe (nom), 30 Rock (season 1) (nom), SPFA Players' Player of the Year (nom), List of tallest buildings in Minneapolis (nom), and List of tributaries of Larrys Creek (nom).

One topic was promoted to featured status last week: Meerkat Manor (nom).

Two portals were promoted to featured status last week: Portal:Norway (nom), Portal:American Civil War (nom).

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Rotavirus, Suleiman the Magnificent, Victoria Cross, Chrono Trigger, J. K. Rowling, Kansas Turnpike and Lisa del Giocondo.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted recently: Golden plates (nom) and Btrieve (nom).

No lists were delisted recently.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Map of Ancient Egypt, Blackface transformation of Billy Van, Notre Dame de Paris, Common lilac, Pair of rice grasshoppers, Jaguar and Saturn.

No sounds were featured last week.

One featured picture was demoted recently: Image:Challenger (STS-51-L) Explosion.ogg (nom).

Three pictures were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.

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  • Technology report
  • Arbitration report

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