Thanks for the quick response
You can’t lift the IP cap on account creation, but you can have “account
creators” create accounts for other users with their
desired username and
an email address. All administrators are account creators; additional
account creators can also be appointed (let me know if anyone needs to be
Thanks I'll follow up, I may request to have my username (shameran81)
appointed for the event dates.
That said, how have bigger events managed this? The rooms reserved hold 60.
One way I’ve gotten around this issue is by encouraging people to sign up
ahead of time. This is good if you’re working with a specific audience
known ahead of time, but can be harder if you’re working with the general
In principle, that's idea. I'll discuss with organizers.
Geonotice is good for advertising in watchlists; if you want to advertise
through a banner that loads on other pages, I recommend CentralNotice:
On January 10, 2017 at 3:35:30 PM, Monika Sengul-Jones (
I would like to get the word out about Editing as Activism: Black
WikiHistory Workshop and Edit-a-thon at UW Bothell to invite more
Wikipedians to participate and guide new editors.
Has anyone ever used Geonotice to automate talk page invitations? I am
puzzled by it. Is this is old news?
Would love a quick chat if anyone has advice on this or another useful
Also -- any know-how here on how to lift the IP cap for user account
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