[Qgis-developer] Commercial ads on qgis.org

Tim Sutton tim at kartoza.com
Tue Jul 29 14:05:51 PDT 2014

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On 29/07/2014 12:40, Paolo Cavallini wrote:
> Hi all. We include some feeds on our HP. As a result, it
> occasionally happens that we display some commercial ads (right now
> we have the announcement of Faunalia courses). I think this is not
> appropriate, and should generally be avoided: thoughts?

If the courses are about QGIS I dont see this as a problem.

> In case we agree it is not, how to implement this? I think it is 
> difficult or impossible to do it automatically; perhaps we should
> ask feed authors to avoid posting commercials, but this would cause
> the removal of several potentially interesting entries.

I think we could do something to consume only feed articles that have
QGIS as their category. I found a wordpress plugin for that [1] which
I will set up for Kartoza - I guess there must be similar plugins for
other CMS platforms.

[1] https://wordpress.org/plugins/category-specific-rss-feed-menu/



> Ideas and opinions welcome. All the best. 
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