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Robots help Wikipedia!

Bots are automated or semi-automated tools that carry out repetitive and mundane tasks in order to maintain the 18,365 articles of the English Wikipedia. Bots are able to make edits very rapidly and can disrupt Wikipedia if they are incorrectly designed or operated. For these reasons a bot policy has been developed.

There are currently 0 bot tasks approved for use on the English Wikipedia; however, they are not all actively carrying out edits. Bots will leave messages on user talk pages if the action the bot has carried out is of interest to that editor. Some bots can be excluded from leaving these messages by using the {{bots}} tags. Exclusion-compliant bots are listed at Category:Wikipedia bots which are exclusion compliant. There are exactly 29 bots flagged with the "bot" flag right now. There is also a range of tools that allow for semi-automated editing of large numbers of articles.

History of Wikipedia botsසංස්කරණය

Bots have been used in the past to create large numbers of articles that were uploaded to Wikipedia within a short timeframe. Some technical problems were experienced and this led to the formulation of a bot policy.

Wikipedia policy states the bots must be harmless and useful, have approval, use separate user accounts, and be operated responsibly.

Bot Approvals Groupසංස්කරණය

The Bot Approvals Group (BAG) supervises and approves all bot-related activity from a technical and quality-control perspective on behalf of the English Wikipedia community. Only bureaucrats are technically capable of flagging bots.

Running an automated bot on a separate account requires approval, which may be requested at Wikipedia:Bots/Requests for approval.

How to create a botසංස්කරණය

In order to create a bot, some programming experience is needed, and knowledge of regular expressions is useful for many editing tasks.

The Perl, PHP, Python, Microsoft .NET, Java, Ruby and Chicken Scheme programming languages all have libraries available for creating bots. Pywikipedia (Python Wikipediabot Framework) is a collection of tools developed specifically for creating bots.

Some examples of bots are:

Wikipedia space
"https://si.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=විකිපීඩියා:Bots&oldid=249115" වෙතින් සම්ප්‍රවේශනය කෙරිණි