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Wikipedia : the missing manual

Author: John Broughton
Publisher: Beijing ; Cambridge : O'Reilly, ©2008.
Series: Missing manual.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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"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.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Broughton
ISBN: 9780596515164 0596515162
OCLC Number: 191883897
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 477 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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.
Series Title: Missing manual.
Responsibility: John Broughton.

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Helps learn how to contribute to Wikipedia, the user-generated online reference for the 21st century. This title gives you practical advice on creating articles and collaborating with fellow editors,  Read more...

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