Difference between revisions of "Project:Talk Page Guidelines"

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* Be polite, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Assume_good_faith '''assume good faith'''].
* Be polite, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Assume_good_faith '''assume good faith'''].

Revision as of 10:30, 22 March 2009

Most pages should follow the policy set out in the Editing Guidelines. Talk pages are different in nature; they are intended to be a place for discussion of the associated topic page.

Guidelines for talk pages:

  • Sign your comment at the end, using four tildes (~~~~), as below:
I think those corn-starch packing peanuts are the bees knees -- ~~~~
...which will be transformed into:
I think those corn-starch packing peanuts are the bees knees -- Rob Linden 00:04, 24 March 2007 (PDT)
  • If you are starting a new thread, use the "+" button to add it, or manually add a subject line within == signs
  • If you are replying to a comment, indent it by prepending your comment with a colon. If the comment you are replying to is already indented, you can add indent levels by adding more colons.
  • Place {{Talk}} on the top of pages where these guidelines aren't being followed. This will display as the following:
Essay.png This is a talk page. Please sign comments you leave here by putting four tildes (~~~~) at the end of your comment. For more guidelines, see Talk Page Guidelines.