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If you copy a page from Wikipedia[edit | edit source]

or any other source under CC-BY-SA license, add the template {{Source Wikipedia}} (in wikicode) at the bottom of the article. This will display a link to the corresponding article un Wikipedia. Please do that in order to respect the license CC-BY-SA.

This rule doesn't apply to modules and templates for which a link is automatically displayed.

When cleaning a page[edit | edit source]

Don't remove

  • categories even if the page is the only one which belong to this category. These categories will be use to show pages of the same category in the future and a page rely to this category could be imported or created some day.
  • The template {{Source Wikipedia}}
  • Portal bar if any

External links[edit | edit source]

Don't put too much external links especially to the same source. Anyway external links are "nofollow" it means search engine don't follow them and your SEO won't be improved.

Blanking a page[edit | edit source]

You can blank a page (removing all its content) only if it contains bad or illegal content. Anyway you have to explain the reason, in case of copyright violation, please put the link to the original source.

Removing some part of an article[edit | edit source]

You can remove some parts of an article if the content is irrelevant, outdated or illegal, but please describe your changes in the Summary field after clicking "Save changes" button or your edits could be reverted.

Don't...[edit | edit source]

...edit your page every 10 seconds[edit | edit source]

Find a balance between...

  • ...too much revisions of your page (You add a word, you save, you add a word you save...) to avoid a too long history. Please use the preview button to see flagrant mistakes you don't want to save.
  • ...wait too long before saving your page, if your computer/device get off or offline or everybodywiki get off lien you could loose all of your work not saved.

Tip : save your work (on wikicode) on a text file on your desktop and save it on the wiki only when finished.

...create duplicates of the same page[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]