Re: [Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia app

2018-07-26 Thread Jan Ainali
Well, the alt attribute is usually set in an img tag in HTML. So if you are sharing to any place that does not render HTML (like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc) this is not of much help even if the app would try to set it.. But for these places, there should be an option for easily getting the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia app

2018-07-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 25 July 2018 at 14:14, John Lubbock wrote: > Just wanted to make you all aware of a useful new feature of the Wikipedia > mobile app. You can share text from any Wikipedia page as a nice image Unless there is also a mechanism for including the text /as text/, usually by using the "alt"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia app

2018-07-26 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Hey John, I have been using that feature from a very long time, earlier it was known as Share a fact but now it's share an image option on Wikipedia mobile app. I have also shared this feature with a lot of Indian Wikipedians and here you can find a learning pattern about how this works and how

[Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia app

2018-07-26 Thread John Lubbock
Just wanted to make you all aware of a useful new feature of the Wikipedia mobile app. You can share text from any Wikipedia page as a nice image by highlighting it, pressing share, and then choosing the app you want to share it to, like Twitter. See the images attached. Hope you all find this