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Hello, W-basic, and welcome to FamilySearch Wiki! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like this place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. If you need help, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there.  Again, welcome! ~~~~

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  • To greet a user with this template just as it appears above (your signature will automatically replace the ~~~~), place the following wikicode on the user's talk page:
  • To add a message in an additional paragraph before the last sentence, use:
Replace message with your desired message. It will be inserted into the greeting before "Again, welcome!"
  • To add an additional message specific to anonymous users which recommends creating an account, use:
  • To add an additional message about FamilySearch Wiki's NPOV policy, use:
  • To link to a specific article in regards to the NPOV problem, use:
  • To add a border, use:
Replace color with the name or code of the color you'd like to use. This can be in either named (e.g., DarkOrchid) or hexadecimal (e.g., #9932CC) format. For a list of colors, see web colors.
  • To add a heading to the greeting (changes "Welcome..." to a level-2 heading), use:
  • To change the wording of the heading, use:
{{subst:w-basic|headtext=your text}}
Replace your text with type in the text you want to replace "Welcome..." with.
  • To follow this template with another message, use:
This option takes out "Again, welcome!" and your signature.
  • The above options can be combined:
{{subst:w-basic|Wikipedia is cool.|border=DarkOrchid|heading=true|headtext=Bienvenido}}