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Wikipoll
The main idea is to have a platform where polls are voted with comments and discussions
countrySweden
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contact email• abde.aitali@live.com
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Abdeaitali
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created on20:23, 23 July 2018 (UTC)


Project idea[edit]

What Wikimedia project(s) and specific areas will you be evaluating?[edit]

Is this project measuring a specific space on a project (e.g. deletion discussions), or the project as a whole?
Wikimedia project

Describe your idea. How might it be implemented?[edit]

Provide details about the method or process of how you will evaluate your community or collect data. Does your idea involve private or personally identifying information? Take a look at the Privacy Policy for Wikimedia’s guidelines in this area.
A new wiki for polls

Are there experienced Wikimedians who can help implement this project?[edit]

If applicable, please list groups or usernames of individuals who you can work with on this project, and what kind of work they will do.
People dealing with surveys and polls

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

if it is adopted for important polls

How would your measurement idea help your community make better decisions?[edit]

After you are finished measuring or evaluating your Wikimedia project, how do you expect that information to be used to benefit the project?
it will allow people to vote comment why they choose or not a particular decision

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? If you can’t implement this project, can you scale down your project so it is doable?
I do not have the technical skills nor the experience but may help in refining the idea

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About the idea creator[edit]

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Endorsements[edit]

  • Polls are a common, and in many cases useful tool to enhance web content. To not only have data points, facts etc on a subject, but also a sampling of people's view on a subject.

Even if WP community chooses not to employ polls widely, it would still be a useful tool to have for some uses. Community policy related issues, hotly debated / controversial subjects, maybe more. A poll here & there could be just the tool needed to flesh out an otherwise difficult to obtain vision for "here we want to go as community". RetroTechie (talk) 21:19, 28 July 2018 (UTC)

Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling(_AT_)wikimedia.org for help!