CentralNotice/Request/Wikipedia Day US 2019

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Wikipedia Day US 2019[edit]

Central Notice Settings

What is the campaign duration?
  • 1st January 2019 → 15th January 2019 --->
Which projects will you be targeting?
  • all
What languages will you be targeting?
  • English, perhaps others
Do you wish to show banners to Logged In users, Anonymous Users or Both? Do you want to target users with a specific number of edits or average monthly?
  • Both, Logged-in perhaps for longer period

What countries will your campaign target?

  • US, several state-based subnational banners for local events in New York, California, etc

Banner/Campaign Diet:

  • To be determined by Central Notice admin

What is the purpose of the campaign? How will you measure the success of the campaign?[edit]

Description - To attract greater participation at regional Wikipedia Day events in the US. These are usually the largest non-editathon meetups of the calendar year, often take the form of a one-day miniconference, are suitable for newbies looking to become more engaged, and have been held annually in New York City since 2010, in Los Angeles since 2017, and sometimes elsewhere. This request is unusual because we are asking for subnational banners for local events in particular US states.

Metrics - Will be measured by participation at the meetups.

What banner(s) will you use? What will be your landing page?[edit]

Banners -

Landing Page -

Is this project grant funded? Please provide a link[edit]

Type of grant - Simple Annual Plan Grant for New York City, Rapid Grants for Los Angeles and elsewhere.

Link to grant - New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Stanford, Cambridge, Colorado, Chicago, North Carolina, without grants for Minnesota, Cascadia, Tennessee

Discussion[edit]

  • Oppose Oppose. CentralNotices are being heavily overused. Advertising a meetup is not an appropriate use of a CentralNotice. Use a watchlist notice, or post on the village pump. --Yair rand (talk) 23:31, 10 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Central Notice admin comments[edit]

  • I am not sure we can geotarget to specific US States. The geotargetting feature of this extension only contains the United States as a whole.. @Seddon (WMF) for advice (I am really sorry for three pings in a row already, but I don't know who else to ask). —MarcoAurelio (talk) 23:27, 3 December 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]