Help:Tutorials

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Registration

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to choose a user name
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How to register for an account
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Tutorial
How to log in
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User account

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to edit your user page
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(Forthcoming)
How to add a project badge

to your user page

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How to use your "my talk" page
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How to use History of your

contributions

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How to start a Watchlist
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Basic editing

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to preview your edits
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How to save your edits

to your user page

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How to fill in the

"edit summary" field

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How to make a minor edit
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How to italicize and bold a word
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How to create bulleted,

numbered, and indented lists

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How to Work with your article's

Table of Contents

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How to Add new sections

and subsections to an article

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How to start an article or page

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to start an article
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How to find information (search)

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to use the "search" boxes
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How to cite references
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Templates

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tutorials

Watch the Video tutorial
How to find and install templates
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(Forthcoming)


How to tell if an article

has a template on it

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(Forthcoming)


See also