[Wiki Loves Monuments] Follow up on meetup questions

Lodewijk lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Sat Aug 12 13:25:29 UTC 2017

Thanks a lot, Andre! This was a question that indeed came up yesterday, and
also has come up over the past years several times.

If someone uses this extensively, I would invite you to document it a bit
(including examples what are helpful WLM-related messages etc) - I think it
would be helpful to other countries too. Please let me know if you'd be
willing to do some documentation there.

Lovely, everyone!


On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 12:42 AM, André Costa <andre.costa at wikimedia.se>

> (This is a follow-up to some questions that were asked during hte Wiki
> Loves meetup at Wikimania)
> == Mass contacting participants (or a subset of participants) ==
> There are two methods I know for contacting the contributors to a
> competition:
> * MassMessage <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MassMessage> allows
> messages to be sent out to the talk pages of a list of users.
> * Massenmail
> <https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Technik/Skin/Benutzerskripte/massenmail/en>
> a short javascript by DerHexer to send mass messages using the "email this
> user" function. It adds a button to the sidebar Tools section which
> triggers an interface where you enter the list of users, a topic, content
> and if you want a copy.
> == Wikidata Migration ==
> For teams interesting in mapping their data to Wikidata the starting point
> is Wikidata:WikiProject_WLM/Status
> <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_WLM/Status>. Click on
> the link for your country in the "maping tables" column (@Deror that is
> il_(he)
> <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_WLM/Mapping_tables/il_(he)>
> for you) to start mapping. See e.g. the mapping for Iran
> <https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:WikiProject_WLM/Mapping_tables/ir_(fa)>
> as an example or give me a shout if you have any questions.
> If your data is already on Wikidata then please also take a look in the
> table to make sure we are aware of it.
> André Costa | Senior Developer, Wikimedia Sverige |
> Andre.Costa at wikimedia.se | +46 (0)733-964574
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