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What do Tech ambassadors do?

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Help other users Watch technical discussions on your home wiki, and help your fellow Wikimedians by answering their questions about the software, templates, etc.

If you're able, help them diagnose their issues, and solve the technical problems they encounter.


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Relay tech news Get a summary of Tech News delivered on your talk page (or a community discussion page) each week, and inform the rest of your community about what is going to impact them.

Invite other people to subscribe, and if you can, help write the newsletter.


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Report bugs If it's too difficult or impossible to solve the problem on your wiki, report issues and feature requests on our bug tracker ("bugzilla").

Follow the discussion on Bugzilla and, if necessary, help the developers. When the problem is solved, inform your fellow Wikimedians on your home wiki.


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Communicate with developers If you can't use bugzilla, there are other tools at your disposal:

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Recruit other Tech ambassadors If you know users who would be interested in becoming a tech ambassador, you can invite them to join.

You can also display this user box on your user page, and copy it to your home wiki:

{{User tech ambassador}}

TA This Tech Ambassador monitors changes that may affect Wikimedia Meta-Wiki. Wikimedia Meta-Wiki

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Get more involved If you want to go beyond ambassador-type activities, there are many ways in which you can help.

You can help guide the work of our developers, or start designing, coding, translating or testing software yourself.


Resources for Tech ambassadors