FamilySearch Wiki talk:Manual of Style

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#[[Adding References or Links to Books for Sale|Adding References or Links to Books for Sale]]  
 
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#[[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Consensus|FamilySearch Wiki Talk:Consensus]]  
 
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Revision as of 20:27, 29 June 2009

Contents


Proposals being discussed

  1. Access Codes (how to designate whether a linked site is free or fee-based)
  2. Portal Page Solution - the Un-Portal
  3. Breadcrumb Trails
  4. Changing the Font Size or Color of Heading 1
  5. Adding References or Links to Books for Sale
  6. FamilySearch Wiki Talk:Consensus
  7. FamilySearch Wiki Talk:Source Citation Formats
  8. Linking to works in the Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) and Worldcat (OCLC)
  9. Naming Conventions for Geographic Names
  10. Disambiguation
  11. Interactive Maps and Lists of Sub-divisions
  12. Linking to Directory Sites Whose External Links to Paid Sites are Ambiguous

What to do with Help:Naming Conventions?

Help:Naming conventions was created before we had the Manual of Style. It was also created "back in the day" when we discussed stylistic items in User Group meeting (Community Meeting) to reach consensus. Since Help:Naming Conventions deals with style more than instructions, I'm thinking it should be added to the FamilySearch Wiki namespace. I also wonder which (if any) of the conventions on Help:Naming Conventions deserves to be added to the Manual of Style or this discussion page. Ritcheymt 04:34, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Guidelines for large projects

It would be helpful to have some guidelines established for large projects, such as the pages created for US state or county pages. I'm thinking specifically of the England probate registers project that includes a page for each of the 40 counties. It's user-friendly to have the same "look and feel", including the heading and subheading styles. Anne 18:12, 27 April 2009 (UTC)