WikiConference India 2016/Submissions/How to Conduct a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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Title of the submission

How to Conduct a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon - Sharing the Experience of different edit-a-thons in Malayalam Wikipedia

Your Username (For the submission author)

User:Ranjithsiji , User:Manojk [[User:User:Ranjithsiji , User:Manojk|(Link)]]

Type of presentation

Panel Discussion

Abstract (in about 300 words)

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons defenitly help wikipedia to reach into more people. It will create a refresh in a local wikipedia community. It also help to bring more new users and great content into wikipedia. In malayalam wiki community we have Oneday Wikiworkshops and Edit-a-thon programs which last nearly one month or more. Here I am trying to share how to conduct one day wiki edit workshop to attract more new users into wikipedia. Also how to conduct Edit-a-thons which last for a month or more. How involve more people to create articles. How to maintain a good Edit-a-thon Event page in wikipedia. How to create special barnstar pages and templates for the edit-a-thon etc. Also in Malayalam wikipedia we are participating on different local events like exhibitions to reach more people. I will try to share my experience of how to create a wikipedia stall and how to manage it.




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Sumita Roy Dutta (talk) 19:10, 24 July 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]