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For a list of all current help documents, click on the category '''Help''' link at the bottom of this page.<br>
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== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages ==
  
= Suggested How-to Articles<br> =
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*Edit a portal page
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*Add to the directory of portals
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*Add a section
  
== Search<br> ==
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== Additional Proposed How-to Articles ==
  
Suggestions for search-related articles are included below:
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*Undo archive or delete
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*Lock Pages
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*Page Blanking
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*Apply for featured article status
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*Nominate a good article
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*How to lock and unlock an article
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*Blanking out article content
  
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*Register ... and why
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*Know where to start
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*Recategorize an article
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*Disambiguation of titles
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*Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
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*How non-image files are reviewed
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*Redundancy: Finding and Merging Duplicate Articles
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*Merge pages
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*Quickly find guidelines for article merging
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*Print or copy an article or screen
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*Explain permanent link
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*Create a subpage
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*Move a page
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*Define terms used on pages
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*Define tabs and what they are used for
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*Toolbox selections
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*Communicate new issues (give feedback)
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*Join a discussion group
  
== Authoring<br> ==
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Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org
  
How to author is currently a requested page. This subject may be answered in part by the following articles:
 
 
<span>Articles being considered for inclusion in this topic of discussion are:</span>
 
 
*<span>How to Format an article</span><br>
 
*<span>How to </span>Cite sources
 
*What you need to kno<span id="1200435972275E"></span>w before authoring<br>
 
 
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== Categories  ==
 
 
#How to Create categories<br>
 
#How to remove a category from a page
 
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== Images<br> ==
 
 
#When does an image qualify to be added to a page?<br>
 
#How to add sufficient metadata to images and submit for review
 
#How do I know when review of an image is complete?
 
 
== Miscellaneous<br> ==
 
 
#How to add boxes to a portal page
 
#How to write "Did you know?" and "News Items" articles<br>
 
#[[How to write a News and Events article for the Main Page|How to write a&nbsp;News and Events article for the Main Page]]
 
 
= How-to Articles Already Written  =
 
 
<span style="text-decoration: underline"></span>Please visit "[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Getting_Started Getting Started]" to view existing articles. <!--{12076047989370} -->
 
 
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= Proposed How-to Articles  =
 
 
== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages<br> ==
 
 
#Edit a portal page
 
#Add to the directory of portals
 
 
== Proposed How-to Articles Related to Flagging  ==
 
 
Flagging is a feature not yet added to FamilySearch Wiki. When various flagging features are added, instructional articles that may be needed include the following:
 
 
#Flag duplicates
 
#Build list of articles flagged as duplicates
 
#Merge the articles flagged as duplicates
 
#Flag a page needing expert attention
 
#Flag bias
 
#Flag for verification
 
#Discuss merger of flagged articles
 
#Edit flagged titles
 
#Adjudicate flagged articles based on policy
 
#Flag for libel or copyright infringement
 
#Flag for Speedy Deletion: Regular users can’t delete an article. (Only Administrators can.) Regular users need to be able to flag articles for speedy deletion.
 
#Discuss articles flagged for Speedy Deletion. (It may not be obvious whether the article should be deleted; discussion is sometimes necessary.)
 
#Delete articles flagged for Speedy Deletion.
 
 
== Additional Proposed How-to Articles<br> ==
 
 
#Register ... and why.
 
#Undo archive or delete
 
#How non-image files are reviewed
 
#Redundancy: Finding &amp; Merging Duplicate Articles
 
#Recategorize an article
 
#Quickly find guidelines for article merging
 
#Print or copy an article or screen
 
#Disambiguation of titles
 
#Quickly find disambiguation guidelines
 
#Page Blanking
 
#Lock Pages
 
#Know where to start
 
#Communicate new issues (give feedback)
 
#Define terms used on pages
 
#Define tabs and what they are used for
 
#Toolbox selections
 
#Join a discussion group
 
#Explain permanent link
 
#Create a subpage
 
#Communicate new issues (give feedback)
 
#Nominate a good article
 
#Apply for featured article status
 
#Add a section
 
#Merge pages
 
#Move a page <br>
 
 
Note: For definitions of any of these functions, see Wikipedia.org.<br>
 
 
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[[Category:Help]]
 
[[Category:Help]]

Revision as of 19:55, 7 August 2008

Proposed How-to Articles Related to Portal Pages

  • Edit a portal page
  • Add to the directory of portals
  • Add a section

Additional Proposed How-to Articles

  • Undo archive or delete
  • Lock Pages
  • Page Blanking
  • Apply for featured article status
  • Nominate a good article
  • How to lock and unlock an article
  • Blanking out article content
  • Register ... and why
  • Know where to start
  • Recategorize an article
  • Disambiguation of titles
  • 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

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