FamilySearch Wiki:Editing

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Don’t wait for perfection to enter content. Community monitoring and involvement have been proven to improve content quality. Explain major changes you make using the summary window after each edit.


The Inuse Template

The Inuse template can be used by authors who are currently editing a page. See the Inuse Category page instructions on how to add the template to a page. By adding the Inuse template authors will help avoid edit wars. The Inuse template should only be left on a page for a 24 hour time period. Authors should avoid editing pages when another author has added the Inuse template to the page. Understanding the Civility and Polite Discourse policy and also the Etiquette guidelines will benefit all authors and users of the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Use Discussion Pages

All contributions are appreciated. If any Wiki user feels a contributor's efforts are not up to speed, it is best to handle it through Discussion pages in a civil way. Also see the Civility and Polite Discourse policy and also the [[Policy:Etiquette}Etiquette]] guidelines for suggestions about working in an online community environment.