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This is a proposed plan for the development of new features on Appropedia. New features are tested first on the [http://whatissustainability.org/ development site].
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''If you can help, please leave a message on the {{talk page}}, or email chriswaterguy at appropedia dot  org.''
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''The following list is transcluded on the [[Appropedia:Site development/Desired features|Desired features]] page and [[Appropedia:How you can help]].''  
  
There are many features that would be nice to have (see [[Appropedia:Desired features]]). Our current priorities, in rough order, are:
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# WYSIWYG editor - FCKEditor looks very close. Is it ready to implement?
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# New [[Appropedia:Skin|skin]] - very important to make Appropedia an enjoyable and usable site for visitors.
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==OUTDATED==
# Social features: better integration with network sites such as [http://www.wiserearth.org/ WiserEarth] and [http://www.globalswadeshi.net/ GlobalSwadeshi], and better ways of monitoring activity and engaging with people in Appropedia. (Also: better display of RSS feeds, so people can display their blogs in their userspace; [[Appropedia:Desired features #Fan mail|Fan mail]])
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Most of this is antiquated. Maybe we should consolidate to Github where some of the newer stuff is. --[[User:Lonny|Lonny]] ([[User talk:Lonny|talk]]) 02:15, 22 March 2020 (UTC)
# Adding semantic features without some of the non-user-friendly aspects of Semantic MediaWiki. How does SMW work with FCKEditor? Which features of SMW should we turn on? (Off: Inline semantic information is probably confusing to newbies unless handled very cleverly in WYSIWYG. On: Allowing users to view the intersection of categories would be a very useful feature. On: Project tracking.)
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# Fix RecentChanges so it's possible to view more than 14 days.
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== High Priority ==
# A box on the navbar letting people easily email friends about the page they're viewing. "Tell a friend about this site. Email addresses will not be saved or used for any other purpose."
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# Map/geotagging features. (What do we want? Allow searching by distance from location...)
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See also:  
# Develop a plan for grading articles and flagging them according to accuracy, reliability, usefulness. This raises many issues, including the weighting given to ranking by regular users compared to "expert" users. The ''Flagged Revisions'' extension is likely to be important, and so is the voting extension used on http://usability.wikimedia.org/ .
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* [[Appropedia:Site development/dev site status]]
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=== Extensions ===
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* [[mw:Manual:wgForeignAPIRepo]] - allows us to specify another wiki to pull images from.
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* FCKeditor has a [[Appropedia talk:Village pump#How is the rich editor?|few problems]] - can you help us to identify the areas of problem code, or even solve any of them?
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==Fixed==
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# <s>newsletter with MailPress (I tried but couldn't get mail servers set up. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 21:25, 24 February 2010 (UTC))</s> getting close now. --[[User:Chriswaterguy|Chriswaterguy]] 06:19, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
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== Archive ==
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Old items (resolved or moved elsewhere):
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* [[Appropedia:Site development/archive (Admin tasks) #Misc old issues]]
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''Also search for the word ''high'' on the [[Appropedia:Site development/Desired features|Desired features]] page to see other items marked as possibly "high priority".''
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== See also ==
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* [[Appropedia:Site development]]
  
  
 
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[[Category:Appropedia site development]]

Latest revision as of 02:15, 22 March 2020


The following list is transcluded on the Desired features page and Appropedia:How you can help.


OUTDATED[edit]

Most of this is antiquated. Maybe we should consolidate to Github where some of the newer stuff is. --Lonny (talk) 02:15, 22 March 2020 (UTC)

High Priority[edit]

See also:

Extensions[edit]

  • mw:Manual:wgForeignAPIRepo - allows us to specify another wiki to pull images from.
  • FCKeditor has a few problems - can you help us to identify the areas of problem code, or even solve any of them?

Fixed[edit]

  1. newsletter with MailPress (I tried but couldn't get mail servers set up. --Chriswaterguy 21:25, 24 February 2010 (UTC)) getting close now. --Chriswaterguy 06:19, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

Archive[edit]

Old items (resolved or moved elsewhere):


Also search for the word high on the Desired features page to see other items marked as possibly "high priority".

See also[edit]