For the users who provided their username and wrote something in the "something to share with us" section, we have replied to you. Please also check your Spam/Junk folders.
Note: Whenever we refer to "people" or "users", we mean the users/people who participated in the survey. Also, if the number of responses is not mentioned, you can assume it is everyone that participated (122)
122 users in total participated in this survey.
- 1 What is your Miraheze username? (use 'Anonymous' if you want to remain anonymous)
- 2 What is the URL of your wiki? (if you have multiple wikis, please choose one)
- 3 Where are you located?
- 4 How many wikis have you had created at Miraheze?
- 5 Why did you choose Miraheze?
- 6 How did you find out about Miraheze?
- 7 Who mostly uses your wiki?
- 8 What is the main purpose of your wiki?
- 9 Scale 1-10 Questions
- 10 Which ways did you know about to contact Miraheze?
- 11 Bureaucrats: Until now, did you know that you can now use Special:ManageWiki to enable/disable extensions/skins and change your logo/favicon (as well as new upcoming settings)?
- 12 How often do you access Miraheze?
- 13 Where do you usually access Miraheze from?
- 14 From which devices do you access Miraheze?
- 15 What do you think should be improved at Miraheze?
- 16 What new services/features would you like to see available at Miraheze?
- 17 Would you recommend Miraheze to a friend?
- 18 Do you have anything else you would like to share with us?
What is your Miraheze username? (use 'Anonymous' if you want to remain anonymous)
103 users gave their username. Most users are regular wiki users, with a few volunteers.
What is the URL of your wiki? (if you have multiple wikis, please choose one)
122 (existing) wikis here.
Where are you located?
Most people who took the survey are located in Europe (43.3%) while next comes North America (28.3%) followed by Asia with 14.2%.
How many wikis have you had created at Miraheze?
The majority, 61.5% (75 people) have one wiki, 15.6% (19 people) have 2, 1.6% (3 people) have 3, 5.7% (7 people) have 4 or more and 15.6% (19 people) don't have any wiki of their own.
Why did you choose Miraheze?
As you can see, most people chose us because of free hosting (81.1%) as well as for no ads (73.8.8%).
Custom settings (46.7%) and being driven by the community (40.2%) also came up high.
How did you find out about Miraheze?
Note: There were a lot of "Other" responses since some users wrote different variations of the same thing. (Many of the answers are in reference to different "Wikia" wikis)
It seems like most users found us by "Google Search", the next source is the MediaWiki page with just 14.8%
Who mostly uses your wiki?
Some answers here were a bit too specific, as the question indicated *mostly* so there were also a lot of "Other" responses here.
What is the main purpose of your wiki?
Note: There were a lot of "Other" responses since some users wrote different variations of the same thing.
There is no clear majority here.
Scale 1-10 Questions
Wiki creation speed: Most people were satisfied with the time it took to create their wiki, but a few were not.
Speed of applying configuration changes: Most people were also satisfied with this, and this should also not be a concern anymore once ManageWiki is fully capable of changing settings.
Speed of installing new extensions: Many people were happy with this, but there were still a few negative reviews. We need to work on quicker extension reviewing.
Uptime (being able to access the site): Uptime is a very important factor, and some responses here were not very good, and uptime should be 10/10. We must also work on uptime.
Interaction with the community: Most people gave grades higher than 8, but some feel like the interaction with the community isn't that good
Interaction with staff: Most people think the interaction with staff is good, although some think it isn't that good, which should be improved.
Overall satisfaction with Miraheze: This one had generally great ratings, thank you everyone!
Which ways did you know about to contact Miraheze?
Most users knew at least one of the ways to contact us, some people knew several, or even all of them. There were still 15 users who chose the "I don't know" option, which is something that we need to fix.
Bureaucrats: Until now, did you know that you can now use Special:ManageWiki to enable/disable extensions/skins and change your logo/favicon (as well as new upcoming settings)?
It is not good to see that almost half of the users did not know about ManageWiki. ManageWiki should be announced better.
How often do you access Miraheze?
Mixed answers here, most users (32%) chose several times per day.
Where do you usually access Miraheze from?
The vast majority of users (66.4%) access Miraheze from their homes, while the other majority either from work, or both home and work.
From which devices do you access Miraheze?
Most access Miraheze from either a desktop (63.1%) or laptop (64.8%) device, next are smartphones (49.2%) and tablets (13.9%). One user also accesses Miraheze from a Smart TV, and another one from a gaming platform.
What do you think should be improved at Miraheze?
I will be listing the main points mentioned here:
- Uptime (most people said this)
- Links in ManageWiki ( Done)
- Continuity of services
- 503 errors
Uptime is something that we need to work on.
Note: Some things were moved to the next question, since they were more feature requests
What new services/features would you like to see available at Miraheze?
I will be listing the main points mentioned here:
- Statistics and analytics
- Better explanation of how MediaWiki is used
- A profit based option
- Allow bureaucrats to add interwiki links
- Ability to rename wikis
- Allow users to delete accounts
- Built-in templates
- Suggestion list when adding links to the edited article
Would you recommend Miraheze to a friend?
It is very nice to see that 92.6% of users would recommend Miraheze, and that 5.7% would maybe recommend it. It is however sad that two users would not recommend Miraheze to a friend.
These, as long as the other long-text questions have been answered by email. Please check your Spam/Junk folders as well