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  • Title Wikipedia: The Missing Manual
  • Author(s) John Broughton
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (2008); eBook (Creative Commons Edition)
  • License(s): CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Paperback: 536 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0596515162
  • ISBN-13: 978-0596515164
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Book Description

This book gives you practical advice on creating articles and collaborating with fellow editors, improving existing articles, and working with the Wikipedia community to review new articles, mediate disputes, and maintain the site. Up to the challenge? This one-of-a-kind book includes:

  • Basic editing techniques, including the right and wrong ways to edit
  • Pinpoint advice about which types of articles do and do not belong on Wikipedia
  • Tips on using Wikipedia page histories and reversing inaccurate edits
  • Ways to learn from other editors and communicate with them via the site's talk pages
  • Tricks for using templates and timesaving automated editing tools
  • Tools for fighting spam and vandalism
  • Guidance on adding citations, links, and images to your articless
About the Authors
  • John Broughton has been a registered editor at Wikipedia since August 2005, with more than 15,000 edits by the time he wrote this book. His biggest Wikipedia endeavor was to build the Editor's index to Wikipedia (just type that in the "search" box at the left of any Wikipedia page).
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