[Mediawiki-l] new user welcome message

Robert Leverington lcarsdata at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 22 12:47:02 UTC 2006


On Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org they use a bot
(User:Orgullobot) to welcome new users. You could create your own
similar bot if you wanted to do this.

On 21/10/06, city wiki <citywikimail at gmail.com> wrote:
> I design a {{welcome}} template for new users.
>
> I used to paste it in "user talk" when someone new came round.
>
> Now the wiki has grown a little larger and it's quite annoying to do it by hand.
>
> Is there anyway to have it done automatically?
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