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You don’t need to pay for a Wikipedia article

Foundation Wikipedia

The benefits of having a Wikipedia article about yourself or your business seem obvious—they rank highly in search engine results, and having one can make your online presence more “professional”. However, Wikipedia works in a very different way than the rest of the internet. An article is by no means guaranteed; it can seem really….

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Introducing a resource kit to help organizers handle event safety incidents

Community Events Foundation From the archives

The Support and Safety team, in collaboration with several other Community Engagement teams at the Wikimedia Foundation, has developed a short kit providing event organizers with key actions, scripts, and steps to help them handle event safety issues as they arise at Wikimedia events.

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“It pays itself back in dividends”: NASA and MediaWiki, a natural pairing

Blog transition Communications From the archives MediaWiki

The wiki's importance to the team became clear when the unthinkable happened—the team’s server crashed. It was then that the group realised how fundamental this wiki project, launched by three engineers and grown by countless others, had become in their daily routines.

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