Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread David Gerard
There's a whole site full of possible inspirations: http://tabcloseddidntread.com/ https://medium.com/i-m-h-o/a30bbe8b54a5 Perhaps next year? - d. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 12/10/2013 03:07 AM, David Gerard wrote: There's a whole site full of possible inspirations: And yet: Our donor services team haven't seen any negative emails about this banner. Moreover adding the floating tab results in an increase in donations of roughly 15%, one of the biggest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread David Gerard
On 10 December 2013 14:24, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 12/10/2013 03:07 AM, David Gerard wrote: There's a whole site full of possible inspirations: Mind you, you are comparing apples (a small floaty reminder that /can/ overlap with part of the sidebar when scrolling) with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread John Vandenberg
On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 9:24 PM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 12/10/2013 03:07 AM, David Gerard wrote: There's a whole site full of possible inspirations: And yet: Our donor services team haven't seen any negative emails about this banner. Moreover adding the floating tab

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 12/10/2013 10:01 AM, John Vandenberg wrote: https://twitter.com/nyatagarasu/status/405134111796240384 It's hard to know for sure, of course, but I'm pretty sure huge couldn't possibly refer to the minuscule floaty div MZMcBride refered to. :-) -- Marc

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread MZMcBride
John Vandenberg wrote: And a request for bitcoins https://twitter.com/DrWeidinger/status/407656789274947584 For reference: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Bitcoin. MZMcBride ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-10 Thread Isarra Yos
On 10/12/13 14:57, David Gerard wrote: True. However, do read the blog post on the need for caution in answering such concerns with metrics. - d. And it's an excellent point to bring up. While I'm sure the fundraising team tries to keep in mind the balance between analytics results and and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread Peter Coombe
I'm not aware that there ever was such an agreement. Annoyance to users is certainly something that we do try to minimise, and we've actually rejected a number of designs so far this year for that reason. However we thought carefully about this banner before testing it and considered it okay for a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread Peter Coombe
Love it! Looks like there's more than one banner too: http://imgs.xkcd.com/store_news/store_gd_g1_QG5Z.png -- Peter Coombe Fundraising Production Coordinator Wikimedia Foundation On 8 December 2013 19:52, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Largely unrelated: it looks like xkcd

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread MZMcBride
Peter Coombe wrote: I'm not aware that there ever was such an agreement. Annoyance to users is certainly something that we do try to minimise, and we've actually rejected a number of designs so far this year for that reason. However we thought carefully about this banner before testing it and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread User Mono
10px #aaa;). See http://awesomescreenshot.com/01022k566a. I highly suggest you adopt these changes. Thanks,User:Mono Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:09:59 -0800 From: pcoo...@wikimedia.org To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread User Mono
Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface Related: There are some issues with the design of these banners, especially the floaty thing.Why are you using a table element? It's really wrong for this kind of thing. Also, please commit to just one color

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-08 Thread MZMcBride
Largely unrelated: it looks like xkcd (http://xkcd.com) has spoofed the DEAR WIKIPEDIA READERS donation banner as part of its store campaign: http://imgs.xkcd.com/store_news/store_gd_d5_FyaR.png. :-) MZMcBride ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list