Projet:Aide et accueil/English summary
The Projet:Aide et accueil (Help and welcome project) works on several ideas in order to improve the new users experience.
- 1 New welcome message
- 2 Information campaign for IPs
- 3 Windrose project : the new index for Help pages
- 4 Newbies’ forum
- 5 New warning messages
- 6 Tutoring project
- 7 WikiPermanences
- 8 Article Feedback Tool
- 9 Help pages rewriting
- 10 Welcome to Wikipédia booklet
- 11 Also working on…
- 12 More informations ?
New welcome message[modifier]
This message, posted by a bot, is a personal message signed by a volunteer, who is available to answer any question from the beginner. This message now active, distributed every half-hours by a bot (volunteer’s signature is picked from a list), and also by the vadalism-fighter bot and volunteers.
Information campaign for IPs[modifier]
Designed to be on the site notice, this campaign is designed in order to inform people about Wikipedia : how it works, how to contribute, what are the different rules… This campaign is displayed on the anonnotice during summer 2013.
Windrose project : the new index for Help pages[modifier]
The boussole project (windrose) is a new help page index, designed in order to make easier the research of information on Help pages. The boussole is launched on November, 2
We have created a special page where newbies can post their questions. Globally, an answer is made in less than 5 minutes. Newbies have a direct link to this forum on the welcome message.
New warning messages[modifier]
We are refreshing a select of warning messages in order to make them more personnal, warmer and to make easier the contact with the contributor who send the message. By this way, we increase our chances to help new users.
Before, new users wait for a tutor. In August 2012, we have redesigned the tutoring system, by recycling the Third Age Online project. New users can choose a tutor in a list and eaisly send him a message about tutoring.
The WikiPermanences are IRL workshops. Regularly, we meet people in order to answer their questions and help them to contribute. Some WikiPermanences has been held in Paris, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, Grenoble...
Article Feedback Tool[modifier]
A workshop works on the evaluation of the pertinence of the AFT on French Wikipedia.
Help pages rewriting[modifier]
A major rewrite operation of the help pages is under way: each page is separated : the basics for beginners, simplified, illustrated and major informations are highlighted, and a subpage for advanced users.
Welcome to Wikipédia booklet[modifier]
Translated and adapted to French Wikipedia usages, this booklet helps new contributors in their first steps on Wikipedia. IT is updated regulary, it integrates all new features made by the Aide et accueil project.
Also working on…[modifier]
- How-to contribute on editing projects
- A short video introduction to Wikipedia
- An IRL meeting in December in Paris
More informations ?[modifier]
You can leave a message (in English or French) on the project talk page.