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== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages ==
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:'''''*Please add any new requests to the table below'''''
  
*Edit a portal page
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<br> See the [[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|Talk tab]] for the ongoing discussion about the need to have how-to articles written for each of the topics and features listed below:
*Add to the directory of portals
 
*Add a section
 
  
== Additional Proposed How-to Articles ==
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== Old Requests  ==
  
*Undo archive or delete  
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*Communicating with other wiki contributors
*Lock Pages
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*Undo, archive, or delete? [[Help:Archiving a talk page|Archiving]] [[Help:Deleting a page|Delete/Undo]]
*Page Blanking
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*How to Lock and Unlock Articles
*Apply for featured article status
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*Know where to start [[Help:Wiki Basics|Wiki Basics]] <font color="red">Edited</font>
*Nominate a good article
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*Recategorize an article [[Help:Advanced categorization#Fixing_categories|Fixing Categories]]
*How to lock and unlock an article
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*Disambiguation of titles [[FamilySearch Wiki:Disambiguation|FSW Disambiguation]]
*Blanking out article content
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*Quickly find disambiguation guidelines [[FamilySearch Wiki:Disambiguation|Disambiguation Guidelines]]
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*How non-image files are reviewed (''see the talk tab'')
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*Redundancy: Finding and Merging Duplicate Articles [[FamilySearch Wiki:Merging|FamilySearch Wiki:Merging]]
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*Merge pages [[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup|FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup]]
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*Quickly find guidelines for article merging [[FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup|FamilySearch Wiki:Maintenance/General Cleanup]]
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*Explain permanent link [[Help:Archiving a talk page#Permanent_link_archives_method|Permanent Link Archiving Method]] &amp; [[Help:Navigation|Navigation]]
  
*Register ... and why
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*Create a subpage [[Help:Subpages|Subpages]] <font color="red">Edited</font>
*Know where to start
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*Define terms used on pages (''see the talk tab'') [[Help:Wiki Terminology|Wiki Terminology]]
*Recategorize an article
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*The Navigation Box; Toolbox; and Personal tools options [[Help:Navigation|Navigation]] <font color="red">Edited</font>
*Disambiguation of titles
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*Communicate new issues (give feedback) <span style="white-space:pre" class="Apple-tab-span"> </span>[[Help:Questions|Questions]] <font color="red">Edited</font>
*Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
 
*How non-image files are reviewed
 
*Redundancy: Finding and Merging Duplicate Articles
 
*Merge pages
 
*Quickly find guidelines for article merging
 
*Print or copy an article or screen
 
*Explain permanent link
 
*Create a subpage  
 
*Move a page
 
*Define terms used on pages  
 
*Define tabs and what they are used for
 
*Toolbox selections
 
*Communicate new issues (give feedback)  
 
 
*Join a discussion group  
 
*Join a discussion group  
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*Add everything vs. highlight best sources: help contributors choose as well as inform users how to find additional sources.[[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]] 16:25, 27 September 2011 (UTC) [[Citation Baby Steps|Citation Baby Steps]]
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*Simplify the [[Help:Adding Links]] page [[User:AdkinsWH|AdkinsWH]] 16:27, 27 September 2011 (UTC) <font color="red">Edited</font>
  
Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org
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Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org  
  
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Revision as of 06:15, 2 September 2013

*Please add any new requests to the table below


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

Old Requests

  • Create a subpage Subpages Edited
  • Define terms used on pages (see the talk tab) Wiki Terminology
  • The Navigation Box; Toolbox; and Personal tools options Navigation Edited
  • Communicate new issues (give feedback) Questions Edited
  • 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) Citation Baby Steps
  • Simplify the Help:Adding Links page AdkinsWH 16:27, 27 September 2011 (UTC) Edited

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


Requested Help Articles

Username Requested Article Status