Featured Portals in BrWiki
A featured portal is a portal which is regarded by the community as being particularly good. This page is where featured portal candidates are considered by the community.
Please see "what is a featured portal?" for general standards and criteria.
Before nominating an article here, it is highly recommended you receive feedback from the community by listing it at portal peer review.
Nominators are expected to make an effort to address objections. A portal should not be a featured portal candidate and at the same time be listed at portal peer review. Users are asked not to add a second nomination here until the first has gained support and concerns have been substantially addressed. Do not split a nomination page into subsections, which will cause problems in its archiving (if necessary, use bolded headings). Please respond positively to constructive criticism.
For a nomination to be promoted to featured portal status, consensus must be reached that it meets the criteria. Consensus is built among the reviewers and nominators, as determined by the portal directors: Caulde, OhanaUnited and Qst. If, after sufficient time, objections considered actionable have not been resolved or consensus for promotion has not been reached, a nomination will be removed from the list and archived.
At present, there are [redirect]FPO number
featured portals, of a total of 1 portals on BrWiki.
[list][*][i]Featured content:[/b]

[*] Featured sounds
[*] Featured portals
[*] Featured topics [/noedit]
Featured portal tools:


Nomination procedure
  1. Before nominating a portal for featured portal status on this page, compare it against the [[BrWiki:Featured portal criteria|featured portal criteria[/wiki] and ensure that it meets all criteria before nominating.
    • It is strongly recommended that you use the portal peer review process before nominating the portal. Peer reviews help to identify and fix basic improvement needs before they might be used as the basis for opposing a nomination.
    • You may also wish to observe other featured portals in the same topic to get ideas on how to further improve your portal before nomination.

  2. Place Template:template fpoc fpoc template on the talk page of the nominated portal, and click the "initiate nomination" link – This will allow you to initiate the nomination in the correct format.
    • Note: If you are resubmitting the portal after a previously failed nomination, it is important that you follow the following instructions correctly:

  3. :# Use the
    tab to rename the previous nomination to a new title:
  4. :#: example: move BrWiki:Featured portal candidates/Portal:Example to BrWiki:Featured portal candidates/Portal:Example/Archive 1
  5. :#: Go back to the template you left on the talk page of the nominated portal, and replace the code Template:template fpoc fpoc template with [noedit][span] style="font-family:monospace;" |
    {{BrWiki:Featured portal candidates|action=edit&section=1[/var] Click this link][/b] and place the following code (replacing Example with the name of your portal) directly under the header, and above all previous nominations. This will transclude the nomination subpage you created for your nominated portal to be seen on the main candidacy page. Be sure to include an edit summary that clearly states which portal you are nominating: e.g., nominating Portal:Example.
  6. Nominator is strongly encouraged to watchlist the nomination page.

Supporting and objecting
Please read nominated portals fully before deciding to support or oppose a nomination.
  • To edit nominations in order to comment on them, you must click the "edit" link to the right of the portal nomination on which you wish to comment (not the overall page's "edit this page" link).
  • If you approve of a portal, write '''Support''' followed by your reasons.
  • If you oppose a nomination, write '''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. This includes objections to a portal's suitability for the BrWiki.
    • To withdraw an objection, strike it out (with <s>...</s>) rather than removing it.

  • Any registered user may vote. IP users will have their votes crossed out, but their comments on portal content should be considered. Users casting more than 1 vote by using alternate/different accounts will have all but their primary account's vote removed.

Consensus must be reached for a portal to be promoted to featured portal status. Consensus shall be determined by a nomination closer who is not materially involved in the portal's development or maintenance, or any related WikiProjects. If enough time passes without objections being resolved, nominations will be removed from the candidates list and archived.

To archive a nomination

Any editor in good standing is welcome to analyse consensus in a nomination, and close it accordingly. There is a [[BrWiki:Featured portal candidates/Co-directors|group of editors

  1. When NOT promoted, place the following at the bottom of the candidate subpage;
    • {{FPORTCresult|Not promoted.|[comment] Any further comments [/comment]}} ~~~~

  2. When promoted, place the following at the bottom of the candidate subpage;
    • {{FPORTCresult|Promoted.|[comment] Any further comments [/comment]}} ~~~~

  3. Remove the transcluded discussion from this page (click here). While removing it, mention the name of the portal in the edit summary.
  4. Transclude the nomination to the promoted or not promoted log, as appropriate.
  5. Update the Featured portal log tallies by clicking here.
  6. Update Featured portal candidates/List, which appears on FPcandidates, by clicking here.
  7. For successful nominations:
    1. Replace Template:template fpoc fpoc template on the portal's talk page with Template:template featuredportal featuredportal template
    2. Update FPO number by clicking here.
    3. Add the portal to Portal:Featured portals.
    4. Edit Portal:Featured content/Portals. Remember to update "max" value in the "#switch:" function.
    5. Place bold-italics around the portal at Portal:Contents/Portals.
    6. Update Goings-on by clicking here.
    7. Add Template:template fa fa template alongside the portal at Portal/Directory. Ensure the Maintainers/WikiProject information is up-to-date.
    8. Add Template:template featured portal featured portal template to the portal, directly above any interwiki links.

  8. For failed nominations:
    1. Replace Template:template fpoc fpoc template on the portal's talk page with Template:template portalnomfailed portalnomfailed template




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