As you may all know that Pakistani digital publishers and bloggers are blacking-out their websites in protest against internet taxes.
Everyone is encouraged to join blackout in which home-pages are turned black for a certain duration. Below are the tools through which you can join this blackout-protest.
For WordPress Websites
This is how you can implement full-page black-out on your wordpress websites:
- Download this plugin (its free)
- Install and activate the plugin
- Plugin settings will be as following:
Please follow all settings as mentioned above and then save these settings and click on “All Ads” and then click on “Add new ad”
Here in the editor, simply upload a banner — exactly like you upload an image on usual posts. You can download Blackout Banners from here.
When banner is uploaded and displayed in the editor, save the ad and that’s it. Please make sure that you are following above displayed setting.
You can also download other web banners and Facebook post images from this link.
You can contact us (aamir at propakistani dot com) if you are facing any issue in implementing this.
Who is Currently Part of Digital Blackout?
We are in process of streamlining the process where websites are being identified that are blacking out.
Currently several dozen websites have joined the campaign, including UrduPoint.com and Hamariweb.com
You can also notify us by filling this form if you are blacking out in protest against internet taxes. Please make sure that you have implemented the black-out before filling this form.
Every participating website will be mentioned explicitly here on this page.
How Individuals Can Join
Download Facebook post images from here and share these on your wall. Everyone’s counted.