Wikipedia : the missing manual / John Broughton.

  • 1st ed.
  • Beijing ; Cambridge : O'Reilly ©2008
Physical description
xxi, 477 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • 9780596515164
  • 0596515162
  • Includes index.
  • 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.
  • Handbook
  • Handbooks and manuals.
  • Illustrated
  • Nonfiction.
  • text
  • English
  • Scope and content: "Wikipedia may be the biggest group writing project ever, but the one thing you won't find in this amazingly comprehensive encyclopedia is easy-to-follow guidance on how to contribute. This Missing Manual helps you avoid beginners' blunders and get you sounding like a pro from your first edit"--Page 4 of cover.
  • Provides information on editing, creating, and maintaining Wikipedia articles, collaborating with other editors, formatting and illustrating articles, and building a stronger encyclopedia.

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