Help:Directory

This is a directory of Wikipedia's how-to and information pages, alongside other related administrative pages in the Wikipedia and Help namespaces. New to Wikipedia? See our introduction for aspiring contributors. If you require interactive assistance, see asking for help. For other useful directories and indexes, see directories.

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About Wikipedia

Contributor information

Frequently asked questions

How to pages

Technical help

Special pages
Links and diffs
Media files: images, videos and sounds

* Media help

Other graphics
Namespaces
Customisation and tools

*Customisation

Automating ing
Navigation

Coding (Wiki markup)

HTML and CSS

Templates and Lua

Tutorials

Introductions

Wiki Markup

Visual or

Training modules

Built-in tours

The Missing Manual

Part I – Editing and Creating Articles

Part II – Collaborating with Other Editors

Part III – Formatting and Illustrating Articles

Part IV – Building a Stronger Encyclopedia

Part V – Customizing Wikipedia

Part VI – Appendices

Interactive assistance (help forums)

Questions about Wikipedia

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Replying to help requests – contains guidelines for users who respond to questions about how to use or posed by other users.

General knowledge questions

Replying to general knowledge questions – contains guidelines for users who respond to general knowledge questions posed by other users.

Note: legal or medical responses are prohibited. See Wikipedia's Legal disclaimer and Medical disclaimer.

Specific help and mediation

Technical issues

Other ways to get help

Community standards and advice

Directories

Help contents by topic


Further reading (external links)

Note – publications below may contain out of dated information or images.
  • Phoebe Ayers; Charles Matthews; Ben Yates (2008). How Wikipedia Works:. No Starch Press. ISBN 978-1-59327-176-3.
  • John Broughton (2008). Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual. O'Reilly Media, Inc. ISBN 978-0-596-55387-6.
  • John Broughton (2008). Wikipedia: The Missing Manual. O'Reilly Media, Inc. ISBN 978-0-596-55377-7.
  • Dan O'Sullivan (2009). Wikipedia: A New Community of Practice?. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. ISBN 978-1-4094-8606-0.
  • Andrew Lih (2009). The Wikipedia revolution: how a bunch of nobodies created the world's greatest encyclopedia. Hyperion. ISBN 978-1-4013-0371-6.
  • Joseph Michael Reagle, Jr.; Lawrence Lessig (2010). Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia. MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-01447-2.

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