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Please suggest pages on [[Appropedia]] that are worth highlighting. These may be nicely presented pages with excellent info, or any page that you find very useful and clear.
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Pages are "highlighted" on Appropedia in several ways:
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* Bookmarked on [http://www.delicious.com/appropedia Appropedia's Delicious account] - this provides a searchable set of "good" pages on Appropedia.
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* [[#Excellent pages]], below - meeting a very high standard
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* [[#Highlighted stubs]] - interesting enough to get someone started on a subject, but in need of work.
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* [[Appropedia:Highlighted Projects]]  
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* [[Special:PopularPages]] - this is simply a list of pages with the most views - a rough and unreliable indicator of page quality.
  
It's acceptable to list pages you've made yourself, but please only if it's a significant and useful page, and add other people's pages as well.
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It is planned to add voting features and other mechanisms for finding and highlighting the very best content, as part of Appropedia's [[Appropedia:Site development|site development].
* [[Composting toilets]]
 
* [[The Rainbow Hostel rainwater catchment system]]
 
  
 
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== Add suggestions ==
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Please suggest more pages on [[Appropedia]] that are worth highlighting, to the list below - that's any page that you find very useful and clear. It's acceptable to list pages you've made yourself. These will be checked and adding to the Delicious account:
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* [[Arcata Marsh]] (and many of its sub-pages)
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* [[International Development Design Summit]]
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* [[Kiva's straw bale greenhouse]]
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Candidates, to be checked:
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* [[:Category:PATB]] - many are not properly formatted yet, and there are many page moves to be done, and notice templates to be changed, but the content is excellent.
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== Excellent pages ==
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Nicely presented pages with excellent info - a more selective set of highlighted pages.
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== Highlighted service learning pages ==  
 
== Highlighted service learning pages ==  
  
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* [[Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades]]
 
* [[Recycling of Wind Turbine Blades]]
 
* [[Solar resource measurement for PV applications]]
 
* [[Solar resource measurement for PV applications]]
* [[The_solar_resource]]
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* [[The solar resource]]
 
* [[Zeer pot refrigeration (design)]]
 
* [[Zeer pot refrigeration (design)]]
 
* [[Cloth versus disposable diapers]]
 
* [[Cloth versus disposable diapers]]
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* [[Paper versus plastic bags]]
 
* [[Paper versus plastic bags]]
  
== Highlighted stubs==
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== Highlighted stubs ==
  
 
These are important topics that are highlighted because they need work. Ideally at least a couple of paragraphs of information are there to start with, that would be new, interesting or helpful to the average visitor.
 
These are important topics that are highlighted because they need work. Ideally at least a couple of paragraphs of information are there to start with, that would be new, interesting or helpful to the average visitor.
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Pages here may be highlighted on the main page, on [[portals]], in blogs, and in all of Appropedia's [[Appropedia:Social media|social media]] and publicity efforts.
 
Pages here may be highlighted on the main page, on [[portals]], in blogs, and in all of Appropedia's [[Appropedia:Social media|social media]] and publicity efforts.
 
  
 
We may later develop classes of highlighted content meeting stricter criteria - perhaps in conjunction with the "Flagged Revisions" MediaWiki extension.
 
We may later develop classes of highlighted content meeting stricter criteria - perhaps in conjunction with the "Flagged Revisions" MediaWiki extension.
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
  
* [[Appropedia:Highlighted Projects]]  
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* [[Special:PopularPages]]
 
* [[:Category:Highlighted content]]  
 
* [[:Category:Highlighted content]]  
 
* [[:Category:Offline content bundle]]
 
* [[:Category:Offline content bundle]]

Latest revision as of 18:02, 14 December 2010

Pages are "highlighted" on Appropedia in several ways:

It is planned to add voting features and other mechanisms for finding and highlighting the very best content, as part of Appropedia's [[Appropedia:Site development|site development].

Add suggestions[edit]

Please suggest more pages on Appropedia that are worth highlighting, to the list below - that's any page that you find very useful and clear. It's acceptable to list pages you've made yourself. These will be checked and adding to the Delicious account:

Candidates, to be checked:

  • Category:PATB - many are not properly formatted yet, and there are many page moves to be done, and notice templates to be changed, but the content is excellent.

Excellent pages[edit]

Nicely presented pages with excellent info - a more selective set of highlighted pages.

Highlighted service learning pages[edit]

Teachers: Please put pages from Appropedia:Service learning programs here, so we can use them to share the good work by students.

Highlighted stubs[edit]

These are important topics that are highlighted because they need work. Ideally at least a couple of paragraphs of information are there to start with, that would be new, interesting or helpful to the average visitor.

Check Category:Stubs for more.

About this page[edit]

Pages here may be highlighted on the main page, on portals, in blogs, and in all of Appropedia's social media and publicity efforts.

We may later develop classes of highlighted content meeting stricter criteria - perhaps in conjunction with the "Flagged Revisions" MediaWiki extension.

See also[edit]