Wikidata deployment

Deployment Check List

  • make sure all relevant repositories have been branched
  • make sure the branch to be deployed has been tested with the correct branch of core
  • update the relevant submodule pointers on the wmf deployment branch
  • find all mentioned of "DEPLOY" in commit messages of any changes that are new on the branch being deployed, and build a pre/post-deployment checklists from these.

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Phase Date Wikis
Phase 2 Thursday, December 8, 2016 Deploy to Wikipedias
Phase 1 Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Deploy to Wikidata, Wikivoyage, Commons, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikibooks
Phase 0 Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Deploy to testwikidata
Branchday Monday, December 6, 2016


  • SpecialListProperties, Special:EntityUsage and Special:PagesWithBadges to use OOUI
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