Celtic Knot Conference 2020/Submissions/Help your community grow

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Submission no.
C6
Title
Help your community Grow
Authors
Language of presentation
English
E-mail address
bevellin@wikimedia.org, mmiller@wikimedia.org
Country of origin
France & USA
Affiliation
Wikimedia foundation, Growth team
Abstract

The Growth team is working on new tools that would help communities to welcome newcomers and grow:

  • Newcomer tasks: a feed of task suggestions that help newcomers learn to edit. Newcomers have been making productive edits through this feed!
  • Newcomer homepage: a special page that hosts the "newcomer tasks" and is a good place for a newcomer to get started.
  • Help panel: a platform to provide resources to newcomers while they are editing.

All this requires existing community involvement (have some mentors, get maintenance templates ready) but it worth the case!

What will attendees take away from this session?

Discover the new tools, know their benefits and how to implement the tools.

Theme of session
  • Empowering wiki communities
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