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Yet another Articles for creation helper script ("AFCH") is a Wikipedia gadget designed to help when reviewing Articles for creation article, redirect, and file submissions. It is currently the only script officially recognized and supported by WikiProject Articles for creation. In early 2014, the helper script was completely rewritten and redesigned from the ground up, with a number of new features. This rewritten script is now the default; you can read about what changed at /Rewrite. The source is located at MediaWiki:Gadget-afchelper.js.
To install the script, navigate to Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-gadgets, click on the check box next to "Yet Another AfC Helper Script", and hit "Save". Then you may need to clear your browser's cache. After that, you should be ready to go!
How do I launch AFCH?
To launch AFCH, click on
More ▼ in the toolbar on an AFC-applicable page and then on the
Review (AFCH) link. In the Monobook skin
review (afch) appears as an extra tab in the page's toolbar.
Tip: You can also launch AFCH using the keyboard access key 1. For instructions on how to use access keys in your browser, see this table (typically, Mac: Ctrl + Opt + 1; Windows: Alt + Shift + 1).
Extended documentation for the helper script can found on GitHub in the AFCH wiki.
Welcome to AFCH, a powerful tool for reviewing Articles for creation submissions. The tool aims to be largely intuitive; if you find elements of the software unclear, do let us know!
Where does AFCH run?
AFCH can be launched on AfC-applicable pages that begin with any of the following strings:
What can I do using AFCH?
AFCH has many features. When reviewing a submission, a subset of the following options will be available depending on the automatically parsed submission status.
- Comment (always available)
- Tag for G13 speedy deletion
- Postpone G13 speedy deletion
Additionally, clicking on the
<< to the right of the main buttons reveals the following additional options:
- Clean submission (small Wikicode and Manual of Style fixes)
- Mark/unmark as under review (context-sensitive)
After performing any of these actions, the page will reload in place, allowing you to inspect your changes. Diff links are available for each edit the script made automatically.
When AFCH is open on a draft or userpage, click the "(preferences)" link, which will open up a menu for customisation:
- Set where to see the AFCH option (in the "More" dropdown or as an option in the side toolbar)
- Logging speedy deletion nominations
- Log accepts, declines, and rejects
- The WikiProject list used by the script is Wikipedia:WikiProject Articles for creation/WikiProject templates.json.
A number of developers have contributed to make AFCH a reality. The current rewrite was completed by Theopolisme. The current maintainer is Enterprisey, whom you should contact with urgent issues. We'd love your help! For instructions on how to contribute, see /Contributing.