Fwd: [Foundation-l] Promote Wikipedia in China using blog it/email it/etc links
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Chad <[hidden email]> Date: 2008-4-1 0:34
Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] Promote Wikipedia in China using blog it/email it/etc links To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List <[hidden email]>
There's already several MediaWiki extensions that do this exactly.
Both come to mind off the top of my head. It's just a matter of getting local community approval and filing the request in Bugzilla for a sysadmin to activate the extension for you.
On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 5:47 PM, Jesse Martin (Pathoschild)
<[hidden email]> wrote: > Hello, > > This is a forwarded suggestion from a user in China, who preferred to > remain anonymous. > > Wikipedia could be promoted in China by placing a promotion toolbar at
> the bottom of articles, with links like "Copy to clipboard", "blog > it", or "email it". This visual cue would actively remind the visitor > further disseminate the Wikipedia content he's seen to his friends,
> via his blog (one-to-many outlet) or email (one-to-one outlet). > > -- > Yours cordially, > Jesse Plamondon-Willard (Pathoschild) > > _______________________________________________
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