Wikipedia / John Broughton.

Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • Beijing ; Cambridge : O'Reilly c2008
Physical description
xxi, 477 p. ill. 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780596515164
  • 0596515162
Notes
  • "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."--Back cover.
  • Includes index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boston, Mass. : Safari Books Online 2008 Mode of access: World Wide Web. Available to subscribing institutions.
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.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
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