[Wiki Loves Monuments] Good practice: thank you for your uploads message

Johnattan Rupire jarjacha at riseup.net
Wed Sep 21 13:09:26 UTC 2016

Hi Lodewijk!
this is a very good idea. How we can implement this automatic response 
in WLMPerú Project?.



El 21/09/16 a las 07:29, Lodewijk escribió:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to quickly point to the good practice of thanking 
> contributors for their photos, and using that opportunity to give them 
> some more information on how else they can contribute to Wikipedia. 
> This might increase the number of people that stick around for longer 
> than just the competition. After submitting a (rather poor) few photos 
> to the US competition myself, I received this message: 
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Effeietsanders#Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2016_in_the_United_States_-_Thank_You.21 
> <https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Effeietsanders#Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2016_in_the_United_States_-_Thank_You.21> 
> This kind of message can probably be sent automatically. The text I 
> pasted below for your convenience.
> Best,
> Lodewijk
> ----
> Hi there! Thank you for contributing to Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in 
> the United States. We're excited to see people uploading thousands of 
> photos from all over the country! You and others have collectively 
> uploaded 4,929 photos so far, all of which are viewable at 
> Category:Wiki Loves Monuments 2016 in the United States (sorted by state).
> We encourage you to continue contributing through the rest of the 
> month. Uploading your photos of monuments isn't the only way to 
> contribute, however. If you're interested, we have compiled a list of 
> auxiliary ways to contribute - which include improving Wikipedia's 
> coverage of historic and cultural sites, as well as finding existing 
> free photos that can be shared on the Commons. While these 
> contributions don't count towards the contest, we are still keeping 
> track of them and they are great ways to contribute to the spirit of 
> the project.
> If you are interesting in contributing to Wikipedia, WikiProject 
> National Register of Historic Places is also great place to start. The 
> WikiProject showcases the work that has been done so far in covering 
> NRHP sites, and can also help you find articles that need improving.
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> If you have any questions between now or the end of the month, feel 
> free to leave a message on my talk page. Thank you! ~Kevin Payravi 
> (talk) 09:28, 21 September 2016 (UTC)
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