Wikipedia:Editor's index to Wikipedia

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Editor's index


This index for editors is intended to help find anything not in the encyclopedia itself, including administration pages such as, guidelines, policies, essays, informative, discussion and process pages. See about this index for tips on how to use this, and for instructions on maintaining consistency when editing it. See also Editor's index to Commons.

For a smaller listing of "help" and "how to" pages, see the Help directory. For other useful directories and indexes, see Wikipedia:Directory.




A

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Access 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Ability 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Admin 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Advert 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Arb 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Archive 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Ambox 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Article 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Assist 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Audio 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Award 

B

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Backlog 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Behave 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Bias 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Bio 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Books 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Bot 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Browser 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Bugs 
  • Bugs:
    • Wikipedia:Bug reports and feature requests
    • mediazilla: – MediaZilla Main Page
    • How to Report Bugs Effectively – general advice on reporting bugs, recommended by MediaZilla, not specific to any particular system
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Bureau 

C

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#CAPTCHA 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Cat 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Cen   WP:EIW#Censor 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Chapters 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#China 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Cite 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Collaboration 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Collapsing 
  • Collapsing:
    • m:Help:Collapsing
    • Wikipedia:NavFrame – dynamic navigation (series) boxes (collapsible – hide/show)
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Collect 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Comic 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Comments 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Common 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Commons 
  • Commons (Wikimedia Commons):
    • Wikipedia:Wikimedia Commons – as of September 2013, has over 18 million media files (photographs, diagrams, animations, music, spoken text, video clips, etc.) available for use in any Wikimedia (community) project, as well as for free downloading by anyone. Anything other than non-free content should be uploaded to the Commons, not to the English Wikipedia.
    • Commons:Welcome
    • A guide to getting started on Wikimedia Commons
    • Wikimedia Commons - manual that provides the essential information for people interested in contributing their own work to Wikimedia Commons
    • Mayflower – searching the Commons (at the toolserver)
    • Commons:Commons:Tools
    • Manual for new Commons users (at en.flossmanuals.net)
    • Uploading:
      • Default/standard process: Commons:Commons:Upload Wizard
      • Commons:Commons:GLAMToolset project - a set of tools to make easier the batch uploads of GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) material
      • Other processes: see Commons:Commons:Upload tools (includes tools for Flickr, Android, and iPhone)
    • Moving images to Commons (from Wikipedia):
       Shortcut:   WP:EIW#MoveToCommons 
    • RSS feeds:
    • Other:
  • Communications (communicating with other editors): see Messages
  • Community: see Wikipedia as community
  • Community portal: Wikipedia:Community portal - a place to find collaborations, tasks, and news about English Wikipedia (see also Wikipedia as a community)
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Company 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Compete 
  • Competitors, forks, and mirrors:
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#COI 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Congress 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Consensus 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Dispute 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Contests 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Contro 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Conver 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Copy 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Count 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Cred 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Current 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Custom 

D

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Dates 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Delete   WP:EIW#Del 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#AfD-etc 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Dict 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Directory 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Disambig 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Disclaim 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Disrup 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Download 
  • Downloading all of Wikipedia: (see also Mobile access, Queries (database); for downloading individual pages, see Exporting (a page))
    • Pre-packaged:
      • June 2006 ("official" version)
      • Wikipedia:TomeRaider database
        • Most recent version – £3.00 requested payment; includes £1 donation to the Wikipedia Foundation [sic]
        • Slightly older English version (free)
      • Wikipedia-iphone – complete download for iPhone or iPod Touch
      • Infodisiac downloads (for Windows Mobile/Pocket PC, regular Windows O/S, and Palm)
      • Webaroo – download of all Wikipedia articles as a set of web pages, for off-line reading (horribly out-of-date)
    • Do-it-yourself:
      • Wikipedia:Database download
      • Wikimedia Downloads – four types of downloads (was known as "Wikimedia dump service")
      • Wikipedia Static HTML Dumps
      • Wikipedia:FAQ/Forking – downloading all of Wikipedia plus the WikimMedia software to run it
      • Freebase Wikipedia Extraction (WEX) – processed dump of Wikipedia, with machine-readable XML and tabular extracts of relational features
      • Building a (fast) Wikipedia offline reader
      • Screencast: "How to install Wikipedia on your iPod Touch or iPhone!", YouTube, February 8, 2008

E

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#EditCon 
  • Edit conflicts:
    • Help:Edit conflict – when two editors simultaneously edit the same page or section
    • Using an edit lock to prevent edit conflict:
      • Wikipedia:Edit lock (guideline) – asking other editors to let you do major edits undisturbed
      • Template:In use/doc
      • Bug# 1510 – provide "edit warning" for pages when someone else has just started editing (software change proposal)
    • Bug# 4745 – section edit conflict expands edit box to entire article – proposal to change MediaWiki software behavior when edit conflict involves only a section of a page
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#EditSumm 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#EditSoft   WP:EIW#Interface 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Edits 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Elect 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Email 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Enc 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Enforce 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Essay 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Ethiopia 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Expert 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Export 

F

  • FAQs – see Help pages, or specific topics in this index
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Feature 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Fiction 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Film 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Flag 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Format 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Fun 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Function 

G

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Gadget 
  • Gadgets: (new tab, as of December 2007, on the "Preferences" page) (see also User scripts)
    • mw:Extension:Gadgets- a way for editors to pick JavaScript or CSS based "gadgets" that other Wikipedia editors have created, via "Preferences" (implemented December 2007)
    • mw:Gadgets-definition
    • Special:Gadgets – shows underlying scripts and CSS code used for each gadget
    • Wikipedia:Gadget (WP:GADGET) – lists the available gadgets on Wikipedia
    • mw:Gadget kitchen
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Gallery 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Geo 
  • Geocoding (graphic coordinates and mapping): (see also Maps)
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Gloss 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#GLAM 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Good 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Google 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Gothic 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Graphic 

H

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Help 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#HelpPage 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#History 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Hoax 

I

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Image 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Import 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Index 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Indian 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Infobox 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Interlanguage 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#IRC 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Interwiki 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Ireland 

J

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Japan 

K

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Keyword 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Korea 

L

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Languages 
  • Languages: see also Wikipedia:Naming conventions (languages), individual countries/languages, Translations
    • mw:Universal Language Selector - MediaWiki extension that allows users to change (display) language settings and configurations, including fonts
    • mw:Universal Language Selector/FAQ
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#LDS 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#LaTex 
  • LaTex:
    • mw:Extension:WikiTeX (WikiTeX is a modular system for incorporating LaTeX objects with MediaWiki output)
    • m:Wikitex usability review
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Layout 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Lead 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Learning 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Legal 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Lists 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Lithuania 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Login 
  • Logging in: (see also User account and username)
    • Help:Logging in
    • Security:
    • Using a non-Wikipedia account and password:
      • In general: mw:Auth systems
      • mw:Extension:Facebook - not actively maintained
      • OAuth 1.0a:
        • mw:Auth systems/OAuth - work in 2013
        • mw:Extension:OAuth - beta
        • mw:Auth systems/OAuth/Design - “abandoned in favor of a different permissions model”
      • OpenID:
        • mw:Extension:OpenID
        • mw:Extension:GoogleLogin (OpenID 2.0, which is no longer supported by Google)
      • mw:Extension:Persona - Mozilla Persona (status of extension: "Experimental")
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Logo 

M

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Magic 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Main 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Maintain 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#MOS 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Map 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Math 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Media 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Mediation 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#MediaWiki 
  • MediaWiki: (see also specific topics pertaining to the software)
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Medical 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Merge 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Messages 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Messageboxes 
  • Messageboxes:
    • Via MediaWiki:
      • Wikipedia:Editnotice (how-to guide) - an editnotice appears above the edit window, in edit mode. Anyone can create editnotices for their user and talk pages; elsewhere, only administrators and template editors can do this.
    • Via templates:
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Meta 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Mirror 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Missing 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Mobile 
  • Mobile access:
    • "iPhone Gems: Wikipedia Apps" – review of 16 apps for the iPhone or iPod touch (November 2008)
    • Real-time version of Wikipedia:
      • Help:Mobile access
      • mw:Mobile Beta - experimental staging area for new features that may eventually be added to the official mobile site
      • "Accessing Wikipedia via mobile devices", Signpost article, January 2009
      • Semi-experimental mobile portal (as of February 2008)
      • Wapedia
      • m:Mobile subdomain
      • Wikipanion – Free iPhone/iPod app; searches using a fast, native interface; includes autosuggest, landscape mode, and large, readable text.
    • Downloaded version of Wikipedia:
      • Pocket Wikipedia – 24,000 images and 14 million words (for PocketPC, Windows and Linux machines)
      • Encyclopodia – complete download, for Apple iPod
      • Wikipedia-iphone – complete download for iPhone or iPod Touch
      • WikiPock
      • Screencast: "How to install Wikipedia on your iPod Touch or iPhone!", February 8, 2008
    • Other:
      • GeoPedia – provides iPhone owners with a Wikipedia feed customized to their current location
      • "Kiwi" client – for iPhone and iPod
  • Moderator: see Administrator
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Money 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Monitor   WP:EIW#Watch 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Moving 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Music 

N

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Namespace 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Naming 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Naviga 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#NPOV 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#NewA 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#NewE 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#New_page 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#News 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Not 
  • Not:
    • Wikipedia:What Wikipedia is not (WP:NOT) (policy) – it's not a paper encyclopedia, a dictionary, a publisher of original thought, a soapbox, a mirror or a repository of links, images, or media, a blog, webspace provider, or social networking site, a directory, an indiscriminate collection of information, a crystal ball, censored, a battleground, an anarchy, a democracy, a bureaucracy
    • Wikipedia:Victim lists (essay)
    • Wikis and similar sites which do allow various types of content that Wikipedia does not:
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Notable 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Notes 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Number 

O

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Outlines 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Oversight 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Own 

P

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Page revision 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Page_v 
  • Page views: (see also Counts)
    • Most viewed (English Wikipedia):
      • Wikipedia:Popular pages
      • Most accessed pages per day (Wikistics)
      • Wikipedia article traffic statistics – the 1000 pages with the most views (for April 2013) [last checked: November 2013]
    • For any specific article or other page:
      • Monthly chart for any specified page ("Wikipedia article traffic statistics") (for pages that are not articles, include the namespace as a prefix) ("Hendrik's tool")
      • tools:~emw/wikistats/ - Wikipedia article traffic statistics (alpha, as of November 2013)
      • Raw counts – beginning (24 hourly snapshots per day) December 10, 2007 (announcement)
    • Different language Wikipedias:
      • Comparison of page views for the various language Wikipedias (March 2008)
      • Wikipedia Page Views – page views per language per month
  • Paper: see Wikipedia:What Wikipedia is not#Wikipedia is not a paper encyclopedia
  • Parser function: see Magic words
  • Password: see Logging in
  • People (as subjects of articles, or discussed in articles): see Biographies
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Per 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Person 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Piped 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Poker 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Policy 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Portal 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Preview 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Privacy 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Process 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Promotional 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Pronounce 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Proposal 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Protec 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Punctuate 

Q

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Quality 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Query 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Question 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Quickbar 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Quote 

R

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Random 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Recent 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Red   WP:EIW#Red_links 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Redirect 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Redistribution 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Region 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Resource   WP:EIW-Resource 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Revert 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Roads 

S

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Sandbox 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#School 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Search 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Series 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Shortcuts 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Sign 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Sock 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Source 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Spam 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#SpecialChar 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Special 
  • Special pages:
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Spell 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Stable 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Statistic 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Stub 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Style 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Subpage 
 Shortcut:   WP:SYNTH 

T

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#TOC 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Table 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Talk 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Technical 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Template 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Terms 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#ToDo 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Threat 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Timeline 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Tip 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Tools 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Transclude 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Translate 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Transwiki 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Trivia 

U

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Unit 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Anon   WP:EIW#Unreg 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#URL 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Usable 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Username 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#UserPage 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#UserRights 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Script   WP:EIW#UserScript 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Userbox 

V

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Valued 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Vandal 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Vid 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Vital 

W

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Warn 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Break   WP:EIW#Wikibreak 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Wikilink 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#WMF   WP:EIW#Foundation 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#WP1.0   WP:EIW#Version1.0 
 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#Community 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#WP   WP:EIW#Basic_Info 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#WikiProject   WP:EIW#Project 
 Shortcuts:   WP:EIW#Words   WP:EIW#Wording 

X

 Shortcut:   WP:EIW#XML 
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