Community Insights/2016-17 Report/Audience 1/Goal7

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Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report

Across audiences Editors Affiliates Program Leaders Developers
Goal 1 - "Improving new editor engagement" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 2 - "Improving community health" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 3 - "Improving collaboration and communications between the Foundation and communities" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 4 - "Improving collaboration and communications around software development" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 5 - "Improving collaboration with affiliates related to partnerships" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 6 - "Improving software for contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 7 - "Increasing software awareness and use"


Question 150 (CS14)Edit

When you have something you want to share related to your Wikimedia projects (e.g. editing, software, contests), where are you most likely to share it? Select all that apply

Participants could select more than one option

18% did not select an option [?]


1 – Social media (e.g. facebook, twitter) (28%)
2 – A Wikimedia project page (e.g. wikipedia, wikisource) (57%)
3 – A Wikimedia mailing list (9%)
4 – Other websites (specify) (3%)
5 – Other mailing list (specify) (1%)
6 – Other (specify) (8%)
57% of participants share anything related to their Wikimedia projects on a Wikimedia project page and 28% share on social media.


Question 153 (CS05)Edit

Which of the following do you use for editing Wikipedia? (select all that apply)

Participants could select more than one option

2% did not select an option [?]


1 – Traditional wikitext mark up (92%)
2 – Visual editor (19%)
3 – Something else (5%)
92% of survey participants use traditional wiki mark up while 19% use visual editor.


Question 155 (CS06)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement:

I believe that the visual editor is useful for new editors to contribute

Median = 4

15% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (6%)
2 – Disagree (11%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (25%)
4 – Agree (37%)
5 – Strongly agree (20%)
Fifty-seven percent of participants agree or strongly agree that the visual editor is useful for new editors to contribute.

Question listEdit

Goal 8 - "Growing the Wikimedia technical community" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 9 - "Improving information sharing for program leaders and affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 10 - "Developing the capacity of affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 11 - "Developing the capacity of program leaders" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 12 - "Improving access to research materials by contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 13 - "Improving understanding of movement fundraising and fundraising needs" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 14 - "Increasing awareness of GLAM and Libraries" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 15 - "Increasing knowledge and capacity related to policy issues" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg