On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Fabrice Florin <fflorin(a)wikimedia.org>wrote;wrote:
When the dust settles, I would recommend that you consider a notification
inviting new users to take tours like these.
I wish I had had a tool like this when I was just getting started, and
would have welcomed a notification a week or two after I registered to
invite me to check it out.
Yes notifications are definitely part of the game plan to encourage return
visits. In the short term, users will be invited to take such a tour
immediately after they register, if the page they return to post-signup is
I personally would be have enjoyed a few extra steps
showing me other
editing features on a page, besides the two you have in this tour.
The current tour is far from complete I think, but it's a start. Perhaps
telling users about the formatting toolbar and what the Review changes
button is for? The balance is not overwhelming people who are making their
very first edit, which is the primary audience of this tour.
1. See page one of