FamilySearch Wiki:Improving the Help content/Needed How To Articles

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== Search<br> ==
 
== Search<br> ==
  
Suggestions for search-related articles are included below:
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Suggestions for search-related articles are included below:  
 
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== Authoring<br> ==
 
== Authoring<br> ==
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== Categories ==
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== Categories ==
  
# How to Create categories<br>
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#How to Create categories<br>
# How to remove a category from a page
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== Images<br> ==
 
== Images<br> ==
  
# When does an image qualify to be added to a page?<br>
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#When does an image qualify to be added to a page?<br>
# How to add sufficient metadata to images and submit for review
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#How to add sufficient metadata to images and submit for review  
# How do I know when review of an image is complete?
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#How do I know when review of an image is complete?
  
 
== Miscellaneous<br> ==
 
== Miscellaneous<br> ==
  
# How to add boxes to a portal page
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#How to add boxes to a portal page  
# How to write "Did you know?" and "News Items" articles<br>
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#How to write "Did you know?" and "News Items" articles<br>
# [[How to write a News and Events article for the Main Page|How to write a&nbsp;News and Events article for the Main Page]]
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#[[How to write a News and Events article for the Main Page|How to write a&nbsp;News and Events article for the Main Page]]
  
= How-to Articles Already Written =
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= How-to Articles Already Written =
  
<span style="text-decoration: underline;"></span> Please visit "[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Getting_Started Getting Started]" to view existing articles.
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= Proposed How-to Articles =
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= Proposed How-to Articles =
  
 
== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages<br> ==
 
== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages<br> ==
  
# Edit a portal page
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#Edit a portal page  
# Add to the directory of portals
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#Add to the directory of portals
  
== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Flagging ==
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== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Flagging ==
  
Flagging is a feature not yet added to FamilySearch Wiki. When various flagging features are added, instructional articles that may be needed include the following:
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Flagging is a feature not yet added to FamilySearch Wiki. When various flagging features are added, instructional articles that may be needed include the following:  
# Flag duplicates
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# Build list of articles flagged as duplicates
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#Flag duplicates  
# Merge the articles flagged as duplicates
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#Build list of articles flagged as duplicates  
# Flag a page needing expert attention
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#Merge the articles flagged as duplicates  
# Flag bias
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#Flag a page needing expert attention  
# Flag for verification
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#Flag bias  
# Discuss merger of flagged articles
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#Flag for verification  
# Edit flagged titles
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#Discuss merger of flagged articles  
# Adjudicate flagged articles based on policy
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#Edit flagged titles  
# Flag for libel or copyright infringement
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#Adjudicate flagged articles based on policy  
# Flag for Speedy Deletion: Regular users can’t delete an article. (Only Administrators can.) Regular users need to be able to flag articles for speedy deletion.
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#Flag for libel or copyright infringement  
# Discuss articles flagged for Speedy Deletion. (It may not be obvious whether the article should be deleted; discussion is sometimes necessary.)
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#Flag for Speedy Deletion: Regular users can’t delete an article. (Only Administrators can.) Regular users need to be able to flag articles for speedy deletion.  
# Delete articles flagged for Speedy Deletion.
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#Discuss articles flagged for Speedy Deletion. (It may not be obvious whether the article should be deleted; discussion is sometimes necessary.)  
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#Delete articles flagged for Speedy Deletion.
  
 
== Additional Proposed How-to Articles<br> ==
 
== Additional Proposed How-to Articles<br> ==
  
# Register ... and why.
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#Register ... and why.  
# Undo archive or delete
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#Undo archive or delete  
# How non-image files are reviewed
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#How non-image files are reviewed  
# Redundancy: Finding &amp; Merging Duplicate Articles
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#Redundancy: Finding &amp; Merging Duplicate Articles  
# Recategorize an article
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#Recategorize an article  
# Quickly find guidelines for article merging
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#Quickly find guidelines for article merging  
# Print or copy an article or screen
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#Print or copy an article or screen  
# Disambiguation of titles
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#Disambiguation of titles  
# Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
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#Quickly find disambiguation guidelines  
# Page Blanking
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#Page Blanking  
# Lock Pages
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#Lock Pages  
# Know where to start
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#Know where to start  
# Communicate new issues (give feedback)
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#Communicate new issues (give feedback)  
# Define terms used on pages
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#Define terms used on pages  
# Define tabs and what they are used for
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#Define tabs and what they are used for  
# Toolbox selections
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#Toolbox selections  
# Join a discussion group
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#Join a discussion group  
# Explain permanent link
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#Explain permanent link  
# Create a subpage
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#Create a subpage  
# Communicate new issues (give feedback)
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#Communicate new issues (give feedback)  
# Nominate a good article
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#Nominate a good article  
# Apply for featured article status
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#Apply for featured article status  
# Add a section
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#Add a section  
# Merge pages
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#Merge pages  
# Move a page <br>
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#Move a page <br>
  
 
Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org.<br>
 
Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org.<br>
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Revision as of 00:01, 7 August 2008

For a list of all current help documents, click on the category Help link at the bottom of this page.

Contents

Suggested How-to Articles

Search

Suggestions for search-related articles are included below:


Authoring

How to author is currently a requested page. This subject may be answered in part by the following articles:

Articles being considered for inclusion in this topic of discussion are:

  • How to Format an article
  • How to Cite sources
  • What you need to know before authoring

Categories

  1. How to Create categories
  2. How to remove a category from a page
  3. When should a category be removed from a page

Images

  1. When does an image qualify to be added to a page?
  2. How to add sufficient metadata to images and submit for review
  3. How do I know when review of an image is complete?

Miscellaneous

  1. How to add boxes to a portal page
  2. How to write "Did you know?" and "News Items" articles
  3. How to write a News and Events article for the Main Page

How-to Articles Already Written

Please visit "Getting Started" to view existing articles.


Proposed How-to Articles

Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages

  1. Edit a portal page
  2. Add to the directory of portals

Proposed How-to Articles Related to Flagging

Flagging is a feature not yet added to FamilySearch Wiki. When various flagging features are added, instructional articles that may be needed include the following:

  1. Flag duplicates
  2. Build list of articles flagged as duplicates
  3. Merge the articles flagged as duplicates
  4. Flag a page needing expert attention
  5. Flag bias
  6. Flag for verification
  7. Discuss merger of flagged articles
  8. Edit flagged titles
  9. Adjudicate flagged articles based on policy
  10. Flag for libel or copyright infringement
  11. Flag for Speedy Deletion: Regular users can’t delete an article. (Only Administrators can.) Regular users need to be able to flag articles for speedy deletion.
  12. Discuss articles flagged for Speedy Deletion. (It may not be obvious whether the article should be deleted; discussion is sometimes necessary.)
  13. Delete articles flagged for Speedy Deletion.

Additional Proposed How-to Articles

  1. Register ... and why.
  2. Undo archive or delete
  3. How non-image files are reviewed
  4. Redundancy: Finding & Merging Duplicate Articles
  5. Recategorize an article
  6. Quickly find guidelines for article merging
  7. Print or copy an article or screen
  8. Disambiguation of titles
  9. Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
  10. Page Blanking
  11. Lock Pages
  12. Know where to start
  13. Communicate new issues (give feedback)
  14. Define terms used on pages
  15. Define tabs and what they are used for
  16. Toolbox selections
  17. Join a discussion group
  18. Explain permanent link
  19. Create a subpage
  20. Communicate new issues (give feedback)
  21. Nominate a good article
  22. Apply for featured article status
  23. Add a section
  24. Merge pages
  25. Move a page

Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org.