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

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*Communicating with other wiki contributors  
 
*Communicating with other wiki contributors  
*Undo, archive, or delete?  
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*Undo, archive, or delete?   [[Help:Archiving a talk page|Archiving]]  [[Help:Deleting a page|Delete/Undo]]
 
*How to Lock and Unlock Articles  
 
*How to Lock and Unlock Articles  
 
*Know where to start  
 
*Know where to start  
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*Quickly find guidelines for article merging  
 
*Quickly find guidelines for article merging  
 
*Explain permanent link  
 
*Explain permanent link  
*Create a subpage       [[Help:Subpages|Subpages]]
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*Create a subpage       [[Help:Subpages|Subpages]]  
 
*Define terms used on pages (''see the discussion tab'')  
 
*Define terms used on pages (''see the discussion tab'')  
 
*The Navigation Box; Toolbox; and Personal tools options  
 
*The Navigation Box; Toolbox; and Personal tools options  

Revision as of 19:32, 29 September 2011

See the discussion tab for the ongoing discussion about the need to have how-to articles written for each of the topics and features listed below:

Proposed How-to Articles

  • Communicating with other wiki contributors
  • Undo, archive, or delete?   Archiving  Delete/Undo
  • How to Lock and Unlock Articles
  • Know where to start
  • Recategorize an article
  • Disambiguation of titles
  • Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
  • How non-image files are reviewed (see the discussion tab)
  • Redundancy: Finding and Merging Duplicate Articles
  • Merge pages
  • Quickly find guidelines for article merging
  • Explain permanent link
  • Create a subpage       Subpages
  • Define terms used on pages (see the discussion tab)
  • The Navigation Box; Toolbox; and Personal tools options
  • Communicate new issues (give feedback)
  • Join a discussion group
  • Add everything vs. highlight best sources: help contributors choose as well as inform users how to find additional sources.AdkinsWH 16:25, 27 September 2011 (UTC)
  • Simplify the Help:Adding Links page AdkinsWH 16:27, 27 September 2011 (UTC)

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