Talk:Education/News/October 2018/What to write for Wikipedia about? Monuments!

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Hi @Martin Urbanec:, thanks for sharing the information about the maps of monuments. I am wondering if Misaochan would like to make use of the maps that you generate in the Wikimedia Commons app so that users of the app can see the maps. Also, may I suggest a revision to the title of this article? I think that in English it would be better titled "What to write about for Wikipedia? Monuments!". I realize that English is not everyone's first language and I have asked that future issues of the Education newsletter be copyedited before they are published. Thanks again for the information about maps of monuments. --Pine 06:17, 26 November 2018 (UTC)

Now that I think about this more, perhaps Martin's maps would be better suited for the Wikipedia apps for Android and Apple, as well as mobile and non-mobile web browser Wikipedia editions. I think that there are already some geotagging and navigation features in at least one of the apps. For the Commons app, are there any maps already included, Misaochan? --Pine 06:39, 26 November 2018 (UTC)
Hi Pine, feel free to boldly move the article to better title if you want to. I'm wondering if it is easy to include my maps in any other app. I can probably open an API for it, so it'll be easy for anyone to consume it if interested. --Martin Urbanec (talk) 09:15, 26 November 2018 (UTC)
Hi guys, thanks for pinging me. That map is super cool! However, if the map is for monuments without Wikipedia articles, it is probably a better idea to have it in the Wikipedia app instead, as users cannot create or edit Wikipedia articles in the Commons app. Once the article has been created however, if it is lacking in images (and has a geolocated Wikidata entity associated with it), it will automatically show up in our map of "Nearby places that need pictures". Misaochan (talk) 15:14, 26 November 2018 (UTC)