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Errors in the summary of the featured article[edit]

Today's TFA[edit]

  • Gallipoli Campaign links to a redirect. — RAVENPVFF · talk · 00:47, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
    • Got it, thanks. - Dank (push to talk) 00:51, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Tomorrow's TFA[edit]

Errors with In the news[edit]

Errors in On this day[edit]

Today's OTD[edit]

Tomorrow's OTD[edit]

Errors in Did you know...[edit]

Current DYK[edit]

Next DYK[edit]

Next-but-one DYK[edit]

Errors in the featured picture[edit]

Today's POTD[edit]

  • Henry VIII links to a redirect; also needs to be nowrapped. — RAVENPVFF · talk · 16:12, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
    • {{nowrap}} fixed. I have never been given a good explanation for why we avoid redirects - that's the whole point of redirects, IMHO - but I know other admins do avoid them, and one of them will no doubt be along to fix the two instances reported on this page. --Floquenbeam (talk) 19:29, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
      • @Floquenbeam: Outdated now, but a reason to avoid redirects from the main page is that they are often little watched, so one could redirect Henry VIII to any page one chose with little chance of it being swiftly reverted. Espresso Addict (talk) 02:15, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
        @Espresso Addict: According to the article, Royal Mail doesn't seem to take a definite article before it. This should also be the case in the POTD blurb. — RAVENPVFF · talk · 04:57, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
In the UK, the Royal Mail is usually referred to thus; see for example the body of the article, under history. I will add "the" to the article lead in a mo. ETA having done that, I think "the Royal Mail" is usual when referring to the service in abstract or to the pre-privatisation entity; however "Royal Mail" is acceptable when referring specifically to the privatised company, essentially as a shorthand for "Royal Mail Group plc". As an aside, I think it's a very odd blurb for the painting, which seems more closely related to mail coach. Espresso Addict (talk) 05:03, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Tomorrow's POTD[edit]

Errors in the summary of the featured list[edit]

Friday's FL[edit]

Monday's FL[edit]

General discussion[edit]

RfC: Apollo 11 anniversary and the Main Page[edit]

Please comment on the discussion at WT:TFA about the Main Page for 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Coffeeandcrumbs (talkcontribs) 13:50, 9 June 2019 (UTC)

Radarsat Constellation Launch[edit]

Maybe add a page for the F9 launch on the 12th of June :) JayJay Aviation (talk) 19:41, 15 June 2019 (UTC)

The article RADARSAT Constellation already exists. Regardless, this has nothing to do with the Main Page. Modest Genius talk 12:52, 20 June 2019 (UTC)
Perhaps JayJay Aviation actually meant an entry in In the news. -- (talk) 00:40, 21 June 2019 (UTC)