[LGM] [CREATE] Pledgie badge on http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2014/ ?

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 20:05:22 PST 2014

2014/1/23 Michael Schumacher <schumaml at gmx.de>

> Hi,
> I noticed that the Pledgie badge for the LGM 2014 travels fund is not
> shown at a prominent place on http://libregraphicsmeeting.org/2014/
> It would fit in the blue navigation bar - but I tend to put pragmatics
> before aesthetics.
> I've added it to a news item at http://www.gimp.org, and there have been
> three more pledges since then - I can't and won't claim that they were
> lured there due to this post, of course.
> What I can claim that having two popular micro-donations options, Flattr
> and Bitcoin, prominently shown on each and every of the pages on our
> site has an effect, and reordering the standard donations page to have
> the most popular options at the top had a similar, ablit smaller (in
> comparison) effect as well.
> Adding and reordering them didn't happen fast - there were the doubts
> whether Flattr, with its focus on *micro*donating, was worth the effort
> (oh yes, it is), whether Bitcoin would become anything useful at all (it
> is at the "and then they fight you" stage now) and whether supporting
> Paypal so obviously as a primary choice is appropriate (this is sort of
> a "it is what Gnome uses, and works").
> More exposure to the Pledgie badge can't don any harm, in my opinion.


Let’s shake that campaign!

Thanks Michael for sharing this.

Folks, who’s able to update the website?


> Adding the following code is all that's needed:
> <a href='https://pledgie.com/campaigns/22927'><img alt='Click here to
> lend your support to:  Libre Graphics Meeting 2014 and make a donation
> at pledgie.com !'
> src='https://pledgie.com/campaigns/22927.png?skin_name=chrome'
> border='0' ></a>
> IIRC the badge's skin can be adjusted, I think you have to log in to see
> the available options..
> --
> Regards,
> Michael
> GPG: 96A8 B38A 728A 577D 724D 60E5 F855 53EC B36D 4CDD
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