[Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 10 15:01:33 UTC 2013

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 9:24 PM, Marc A. Pelletier <marc at 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 results in an increase in
> donations of roughly 15%, one of the biggest improvements we have found
> so far this year."  So clearly, while it annoys some people and inspires
> tumblrs, the practice is clearly beneficial and not universally reviled.
> Mind you, you are comparing apples (a small floaty reminder that /can/
> overlap with part of the sidebar when scrolling) with oranges (a modal
> dialog that hides contents).

The techs might want to reply to these:



On the flipside, maybe this will help:


This looks like a complaint, but it is hard to tell


And a request for bitcoins


John Vandenberg

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