Wikipedia : the missing manual / John Broughton.

Edition
  • First edition.
Published
  • Beijing : O'Reilly 2008
Physical description
1 online resource (512 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-306-81550-9
  • 0-596-52018-2
  • 0-596-55377-3
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Other format: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780596515164
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, Inc., ©2021. Available in HTML format. Description based on contents viewed 24 June 2021.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Editing for the first time -- Documenting your sources -- Setting up your account and personal workspace -- Creating a new article -- Who did what : page histories and reverting -- Monitoring changes -- Dealing with vandalism and spam -- Communicating with your fellow editors -- WikiProjects and other group efforts -- Resolving content disputes -- Handling incivility and personal attacks -- Lending other editors a hand -- Article sections and tables of contents -- Creating lists and tables -- Adding images -- Getting readers to the right article : naming, redirects, and disambiguation -- Categorizing articles -- Better articles : a systematic approach -- Deleting existing articles -- Customizing with preferences -- Easier editing with JavaScript.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Handbook
  • Handbooks and manuals.
  • Illustrated
  • Nonfiction.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Want to be part of the largest group-writing project in human history? Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia, the user-generated online reference for the 21st century. Considered more popular than eBay, Microsoft.com, and Amazon.com, Wikipedia servers respond to approximately 30,000 requests per second, or about 2.5 billion per day. It's become the first point of reference for people the world over who need a fact fast. If you want to jump on board and add to the content, Wikipedia: The Missing Manual is your first-class ticket. Wikipedia has more than 9 million entrie

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