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Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report

Key Findings from the Editors teamEdit

To be filled in by the Editors/Contributors team

Which were your team's most important research questions?
To what extent were these questions answered?
What additional analyses does your team need?
Which questions surprised your team?
How does your team you plan to use the data?
What survey questions would your team like to ask next time?

Communications team reportEdit

EditorsEdit

Question 201 (ED16)Edit

This question has a known error

this question has an issue with the counts of participants in the graph which needs to be fixed; the proportions are correct.

In which country do you currently reside? (Optional)


Median = 15

1% selected "Prefer not to say" [?]


1 – Central America (2%)
2 – Caribbean (Less than 0.5%)
3 – Central Asia (Less than 0.5%)
4 – Eastern Africa (Less than 0.5%)
5 – Eastern Asia (6%)
6 – Eastern Europe (15%)
7 – Middle Africa (Less than 0.5%)
8 – Northern Africa (1%)
9 – North America (6%)
10 – Oceania (Less than 0.5%)
11 – Southern Africa (Less than 0.5%)
12 – South America (11%)
13 – South-Eastern Asia (1%)
14 – Western Africa (0%)
15 – Western Asia (9%)
16 – Western Europe (44%)
44% of sampled editors who participated in the survey reside in Western Europe. NOTE: This question is heavily influenced by the sampling strategy that we used, which happened to target many western European languages, such as Spanish, Italian, French, and German.


Question 202 (ED15)Edit

This question has a known error

this question is using raw data which needs to be weighted based on the sampling strategy. This question will be updated at a later date. --EGalvez (WMF) (talk) 05:47, 8 July 2017 (UTC)

Which of the following best describes how you think of yourself? (optional)


Median = 0

5% selected "Prefer not to say" [?]


1 – Female (10%)
2 – Male (89%)
3 – Another way (1%)


Question 203 (ED17)Edit

What is your age range? (optional)


Mean = 4.03

1 – 0-15 (2%)
2 – 16-24 (18%)
3 – 25-34 (22%)
4 – 35-44 (20%)
5 – 45-54 (18%)
6 – 55-64 (12%)
7 – 65-74 (6%)
8 – 75-84 (1%)
9 – 85+ (0%)


Question 230 (ED03)Edit

How many languages do you know well enough that you would be comfortable contributing to Wikimedia projects in those language?


Mean = 2.18

1 – 1 (23%)
2 – 2 (48%)
3 – 3 (21%)
4 – 4 (5%)
5 – 5 or more (3%)
77% of sampled editors who participated in the survey know more than one language that they feel comfortable using when contributing to Wikimedia projects.


Question 231 (ED04)Edit

To what extent are you comfortable reading announcements in English, such as the following one about a software change?
"A team at the Wikimedia Foundation is planning to develop better tools for reviewing the edits of other users. This is because research suggests we often scare away newcomers who want to help. You can give the team suggestions by writing on their talk page."


Median = 4

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (9%)
2 – Slightly (10%)
3 – Moderately (17%)
4 – Mostly (23%)
5 – Completely (40%)
63% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel most or completely comfortable with reading announcements in English.


Question 232 (Q313)Edit

Over the last 12 months, how often did you contribute to Wikipedia or other Wikimedia projects?


Median = 5

1 – Less than once a month (9%)
2 – 1-3 times a month (15%)
3 – 4-5 times a month (about once a week) (13%)
4 – 2-3 times a week (11%)
5 – 4-5 times a week (9%)
6 – 6-7 times a week (about once a day) (13%)
7 – More than once a day (29%)
29% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they edit wikipedia at least once a day. Please note that this response is heavily influenced by the sampling strategy, which oversampled editors who edit approximately 100 times per month.


Question 233 (ED14)Edit

This question has few responses.

Be cautious with interpreting the results. Read more >>

(From CE09) You mentioned before that you sometimes consider retiring from Wikimedia. We would like to learn why to see how we might address major issues across the projects. Please check all may that apply:

Participants could select more than one option

0% did not select an option [?]


1 – I need to devote time to other commitments or priorities. (37%)
2 – There are more interesting things to do with my free time. (34%)
3 – I’ve had too many disagreements with other editors. (45%)
4 – I’ve been harassed. (26%)
5 – I don’t have enough expertise to contribute. (3%)
6 – The rules and procedures for contributing are too complicated. (32%)
7 – I object to the direction of the project or related organizations. (24%)
8 – My work isn’t appreciated. (21%)
9 – I don’t believe my work is benefiting others. (5%)
10 – Other editors undo or veto my contributions. (32%)
11 – I don’t feel part of a community. (29%)
12 – I’m not benefiting personally from my work. (34%)
13 – The work will still get done even if I don’t do it. (13%)
14 – My goals have been accomplished. (5%)
15 – For other reasons: (45%)
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Question 234 (ED01)Edit

Which Wikimedia projects do you edit at least once a month? Select all that apply.

Participants could select more than one option

2% did not select an option [?]


1 – Wikipedia (90%)
2 – Wikimedia Commons (42%)
3 – Wikisource (7%)
4 – Wikinews (2%)
5 – Wikispecies (1%)
6 – Wikivoyage (3%)
7 – Wiktionary (9%)
8 – Wikiversity (1%)
9 – Wikidata (20%)
10 – Wikiquote (3%)
11 – Wikibooks (2%)
12 – Mediawiki wiki (3%)
13 – Wikimedia Meta (5%)
14 – Wikimedia Incubator (1%)
15 – Wikimedia Labs (1%)
16 – Other (please specify): (2%)
The majority of respondents (90%) contribute to Wikipedia at least once per month. Note that this question is heavily influence by the sampling strategy, since this survey oversampled Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata contributors.


Question 235 (ED19)Edit

In which languages do you edit Wikipedia at least once a month?

Participants could select more than one option

6% did not select an option [?]


1 – English Wikipedia (37%)
2 – German Wikipedia (13%)
3 – French Wikipedia (12%)
4 – Spanish Wikipedia (14%)
5 – Japanese Wikipedia (5%)
6 – Russian Wikipedia (9%)
7 – Italian Wikipedia (7%)
8 – Chinese Wikipedia (6%)
9 – Portuguese Wikipedia (6%)
10 – Polish Wikipedia (3%)
11 – Dutch Wikipedia (4%)
12 – Arabic Wikipedia (3%)
13 – Ukrainian Wikipedia (3%)
14 – Persian Wikipedia (1%)
15 – Korean Wikipedia (0%)
16 – Hebrew Wikipedia (1%)
17 – Turkish Wikipedia (1%)
37% of respondents edit English Wikipedia at least once per month.


Question 237 (ED05)Edit

In general, to what extent do you feel satisfied or dissatisfied with all the software you use to contribute to Wikimedia projects?


Mean = 3.8

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (1%)
2 – Dissatisfied (6%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (20%)
4 – Satisfied (56%)
5 – Very satisfied (16%)
72% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel satisfied or very satisfied with the software they use to contribute to Wikimedia.


Question 238.01 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Harassment

Median = 2

12% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (39%)
2 – Very mild (16%)
3 – Mild (13%)
4 – Moderate (14%)
5 – Severe (9%)
6 – Very severe (8%)
31% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated harassment as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute.


Question 238.02 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Incivility and rudeness

Median = 3

7% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (18%)
2 – Very mild (18%)
3 – Mild (16%)
4 – Moderate (24%)
5 – Severe (16%)
6 – Very severe (8%)
48% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated incivility and rudeness as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 7% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.03 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Vandalism

Mean = 3.54

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (13%)
2 – Very mild (14%)
3 – Mild (19%)
4 – Moderate (27%)
5 – Severe (18%)
6 – Very severe (11%)
56% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated vandalism as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 6% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.04 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Spam and promotional editing

Median = 3

9% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (27%)
2 – Very mild (20%)
3 – Mild (19%)
4 – Moderate (19%)
5 – Severe (9%)
6 – Very severe (6%)
34% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated spam and promotional editing as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 9% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.05 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Complicated policies and procedures.

Mean = 3.32

9% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (14%)
2 – Very mild (16%)
3 – Mild (22%)
4 – Moderate (27%)
5 – Severe (14%)
6 – Very severe (7%)
48% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated complicated policies and procedures as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 9% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.06 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Unwelcoming environment for new editors.

Mean = 3.29

9% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (17%)
2 – Very mild (16%)
3 – Mild (20%)
4 – Moderate (22%)
5 – Severe (15%)
6 – Very severe (9%)
46% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated unwelcoming environment for new editors as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 9% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.07 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - New editors unwilling to follow the rules.

Mean = 3.13

12% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (13%)
2 – Very mild (20%)
3 – Mild (26%)
4 – Moderate (26%)
5 – Severe (11%)
6 – Very severe (4%)
41% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated new editors unwilling to follow the rules as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 12% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.08 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Too difficult to gain consensus on changes.

Mean = 3.56

10% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (10%)
2 – Very mild (13%)
3 – Mild (22%)
4 – Moderate (28%)
5 – Severe (17%)
6 – Very severe (9%)
51% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated that it is too difficult to gain consensus on changes as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 10% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.09 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Too much work that goes undone.

Mean = 3.44

11% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (13%)
2 – Very mild (17%)
3 – Mild (20%)
4 – Moderate (24%)
5 – Severe (15%)
6 – Very severe (11%)
50% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated that there is too much work that goes undone as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 11% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.1 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Lack of diversity among contributors.

Mean = 3.17

17% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (20%)
2 – Very mild (15%)
3 – Mild (21%)
4 – Moderate (23%)
5 – Severe (13%)
6 – Very severe (8%)
44% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated lack of diversity among contributors as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 17% of respondents selected "no opinion".


Question 238.11 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Ineffective block and ban processes.

Mean = 2.92

21% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (24%)
2 – Very mild (19%)
3 – Mild (21%)
4 – Moderate (20%)
5 – Severe (10%)
6 – Very severe (7%)
37% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated ineffective block and ban processes as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 21% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.12 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Copyright infringement on Wikimedia projects.

Median = 3

17% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (19%)
2 – Very mild (24%)
3 – Mild (24%)
4 – Moderate (20%)
5 – Severe (8%)
6 – Very severe (4%)
32% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated copyright infringement on Wikimedia projects as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 17% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Question 238.13 (ED11)Edit

Below, we have listed different social problems that some Wikimedians are concerned about.

Please rate the severity of each issue within the Wikimedia project(s) where you contribute: - Top-down control by the Wikimedia Foundation.

Median = 2

28% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – None (36%)
2 – Very mild (21%)
3 – Mild (20%)
4 – Moderate (14%)
5 – Severe (5%)
6 – Very severe (4%)
23% of sampled editors who participated in the survey rated top-down control by the Wikimedia Foundation as a moderate, severe, or very severe social problem in the Wikimedia projects in which they contribute. 28% of respondents who answered the question selected "No opinion".


Editing activitiesEdit

Question 239 (ED06)Edit

Activity 1 of 11:

Editing pages using the standard wikitext and visual editors (e.g. adding or removing text; inserting headings, citations, and images)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 5

4% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (4%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (7%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (13%)
4 – 3 Quite important (20%)
5 – 4 Essential (57%)
77% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that editing pages using the standard wikitext and visual editors is quite important or essential.


Question 241 (ED06)Edit

Activity 2 of 11:

Editing pages using specialized editing software (e.g. on Wikisource or Wikidata)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 3

21% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (24%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (20%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (21%)
4 – 3 Quite important (20%)
5 – 4 Essential (15%)
35% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that editing pages using specialized editing software is quite important or essential.


Question 242 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Editing pages using specialized editing software (e.g. on Wikisource or Wikidata)]

Mean = 3.54

7% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (2%)
2 – Dissatisfied (10%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (33%)
4 – Satisfied (43%)
5 – Very satisfied (12%)
55% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied and very satisfied with editing pages using specialized editing software (e.g. on Wikisource or Wikidata)]


Question 243 (ED06)Edit

Activity 3 of 11:

Communicating with one or two other contributors (e.g. using the thank button; welcoming a new user; writing on another user’s talk page)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Mean = 3.36

4% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (6%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (20%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (26%)
4 – 3 Quite important (27%)
5 – 4 Essential (20%)
47% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that Communicating with one or two other contributors (e.g. using the thank button; welcoming a new user; writing on another user’s talk page) is quite important or essential.


Question 244 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Communicating with one or two other contributors (e.g. using the thank button; welcoming a new user; writing on another user’s talk page)]

Mean = 3.81

4% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (2%)
2 – Dissatisfied (6%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (22%)
4 – Satisfied (50%)
5 – Very satisfied (20%)
70% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports communicating with one or two other contributors (e.g. using the thank button; welcoming a new user; writing on another user’s talk page)


Question 245 (ED06)Edit

Activity 4 of 11:

Holding large, structured discussions with multiple contributors (e.g. discussing a page’s deletion; voting on a new policy)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Mean = 3.27

7% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (10%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (20%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (23%)
4 – 3 Quite important (26%)
5 – 4 Essential (21%)
47% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that holding large, structured discussions with multiple contributors (e.g. discussing a page’s deletion; voting on a new policy) is quite important or essential.



Question 246 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Holding large, structured discussions with multiple contributors (e.g. discussing a page’s deletion; voting on a new policy)]

Mean = 3.37

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (4%)
2 – Dissatisfied (14%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (32%)
4 – Satisfied (39%)
5 – Very satisfied (10%)
49% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports holding large, structured discussions with multiple contributors (e.g. discussing a page’s deletion; voting on a new policy)'


Question 247 (ED06)Edit

Activity 5 of 11:

Keeping track of new events and discussions (e.g. getting notifications about reverts and mentions; watching noticeboard pages)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Mean = 3.46

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (7%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (15%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (25%)
4 – 3 Quite important (29%)
5 – 4 Essential (23%)
52% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that keeping track of new events and discussions (e.g. getting notifications about reverts and mentions; watching noticeboard pages) is quite important or essential.


Question 248 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Keeping track of new events and discussions (e.g. getting notifications about reverts and mentions; watching noticeboard pages)]

Mean = 3.65

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (1%)
2 – Dissatisfied (9%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (28%)
4 – Satisfied (47%)
5 – Very satisfied (15%)
62% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports keeping track of new events and discussions (e.g. getting notifications about reverts and mentions; watching noticeboard pages)


Question 249 (ED06)Edit

Activity 6 of 11:

Organizing and curating existing pages (e.g categorizing; tagging pages by quality or status; merging or renaming pages)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Mean = 3.41

12% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (7%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (17%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (25%)
4 – 3 Quite important (30%)
5 – 4 Essential (21%)
51% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that organizing and curating existing pages (e.g categorizing; tagging pages by quality or status; merging or renaming pages) is quite important or essential.



Question 250 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Organizing and curating existing pages (e.g categorizing; tagging pages by quality or status; merging or renaming pages)]

Mean = 3.58

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (1%)
2 – Dissatisfied (10%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (31%)
4 – Satisfied (45%)
5 – Very satisfied (13%)
58% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports organizing and curating existing pages (e.g categorizing; tagging pages by quality or status; merging or renaming pages


Question 251 (ED06)Edit

Activity 7 of 11:

Uploading and editing media items (e.g. uploading photos, sound recordings, and videos; adding subtitles to videos; using copyright templates; writing file descriptions)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 4

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (9%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (14%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (17%)
4 – 3 Quite important (27%)
5 – 4 Essential (32%)
59% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that uploading and editing media items (e.g. uploading photos, sound recordings, and videos; adding subtitles to videos; using copyright templates; writing file descriptions) is quite important or essential.


Question 252 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Uploading and editing media items (e.g. uploading photos, sound recordings, and videos; adding subtitles to videos; using copyright templates; writing file description)]

Mean = 3.46

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (4%)
2 – Dissatisfied (15%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (26%)
4 – Satisfied (43%)
5 – Very satisfied (13%)
56% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports uploading and editing media items (e.g. uploading photos, sound recordings, and videos; adding subtitles to videos; using copyright templates; writing file descriptions).


Question 253 (ED06)Edit

Activity 8 of 11:

Patrolling the contributions of other users (e.g. checking recent changes and watchlists; reverting edits)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 4

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (8%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (15%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (21%)
4 – 3 Quite important (27%)
5 – 4 Essential (30%)
57% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that patrolling the contributions of other users (e.g. checking recent changes and watchlists; reverting edits) is quite important or essential.


Question 254 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Patrolling the contributions of other users (e.g. checking recent changes and watchlists; reverting edits)]

Mean = 3.73

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (1%)
2 – Dissatisfied (8%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (24%)
4 – Satisfied (50%)
5 – Very satisfied (17%)
67% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports patrolling the contributions of other users (e.g. checking recent changes and watchlists; reverting edits.


Question 255 (ED06)Edit

Activity 9 of 11:

Translating or moving content between wikis (e.g moving entries from Wikipedia to Wiktionary; translating an article from one language to another)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 3

12% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (20%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (18%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (19%)
4 – 3 Quite important (24%)
5 – 4 Essential (19%)
43% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that translating or moving content between wikis (e.g moving entries from Wikipedia to Wiktionary; translating an article from one language to another) is quite important or essential.


Question 256 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Translating or moving content between wikis (e.g moving entries from Wikipedia to Wiktionary; translating an article from one language to another)]

Mean = 3.33

11% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (5%)
2 – Dissatisfied (16%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (34%)
4 – Satisfied (34%)
5 – Very satisfied (12%)
46% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports translating or moving content between wikis (e.g moving entries from Wikipedia to Wiktionary; translating an article from one language to another).


Question 257 (ED06)Edit

Activity 10 of 11:

Using advanced user rights (e.g. protecting pages, blocking users, and deleting revisions)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 3

17% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (30%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (13%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (16%)
4 – 3 Quite important (22%)
5 – 4 Essential (20%)
44% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that using advanced user rights (e.g. protecting pages, blocking users, and deleting revisions) is quite important or essential.


Question 258 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Using advanced user rights (e.g. protecting pages, blocking users, and deleting revisions)]

Mean = 3.57

15% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (3%)
2 – Dissatisfied (8%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (32%)
4 – Satisfied (44%)
5 – Very satisfied (14%)
58% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports using advanced user rights (e.g. protecting pages, blocking users, and deleting revisions).


Question 259 (ED06)Edit

Activity 11 of 11:

Learning information about the past activity on a wiki (e.g. viewing history pages, move logs, and talk page archives)


How important is this activity in your contributions to Wikimedia projects?

Median = 4

5% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – 0 Not at all important (4%)
2 – 1 Slightly important (11%)
3 – 2 Fairly important (22%)
4 – 3 Quite important (31%)
5 – 4 Essential (32%)
63% of sampled editors who participated in the survey feel that learning information about the past activity on a wiki (e.g. viewing history pages, move logs, and talk page archives) is quite important or essential.


Question 260 (ED07)Edit

How satisfied are you with the software that supports this activity?

[Learning information about the past activity on a wiki (e.g. viewing history pages, move logs, and talk page archives)]

Mean = 3.77

4% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Very dissatisfied (2%)
2 – Dissatisfied (7%)
3 – Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied (22%)
4 – Satisfied (50%)
5 – Very satisfied (19%)
69% of sampled editors who participated in the survey are satisfied or very satisfied with software that supports learning information about the past activity on a wiki (e.g. viewing history pages, move logs, and talk page archives).


Question 267.01 (ED08)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - The Wikimedia Foundation's software development has benefited the communities I’m part of.


Median = 4

13% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (1%)
2 – Disagree (4%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (11%)
4 – Agree (49%)
5 – Strongly agree (35%)
84% of sampled editors who participated in the survey agree or strongly agree with the statement "The Wikimedia Foundation's software development has benefited the communities I’m part of."


Question 267.02 (ED08)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - The Wikimedia Foundation's software development focuses on the right priorities.


Mean = 3.53

28% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (3%)
2 – Disagree (6%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (38%)
4 – Agree (40%)
5 – Strongly agree (13%)
53% of sampled editors who participated in the survey agree or strongly agree with the statement "The Wikimedia Foundation's software development focuses on the right priorities." 28% of participants selected no opinion.


Question 267.03 (ED08)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - When the Wikimedia Foundation introduces new software, it is reliable and ready to be used.


Mean = 3.38

24% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (2%)
2 – Disagree (15%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (35%)
4 – Agree (37%)
5 – Strongly agree (11%)
48% of sampled editors who participated in the survey agree and strongly agree with the statement "When the Wikimedia Foundation introduces new software, it is reliable and ready to be used." 24% of participants who answered the question selected "no opinion).


Question 267.04 (ED08)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements: - I have enough opportunities to participate in the Wikimedia Foundation’s software development.


Mean = 2.78

44% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (15%)
2 – Disagree (25%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (34%)
4 – Agree (19%)
5 – Strongly agree (7%)
26% of sampled editors who participated in the survey agree or strongly agree with the statement "I have enough opportunities to participate in the Wikimedia Foundation’s software development. 44% of respondents of all the respondents who selected an option chose "No opinion"."

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