How To Create A Wikipedia Page : Step by Step
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How To Create A Wikipedia Page : Step by Step

While surfing on the Internet you must have encountered Wikipedia for a number of articles, for some sort of information, any company’s profile and a lot more.

There exists a special type of websites designed to make collaboration, collaboratively written by people who use it called wiki. Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia, one of the most popular wiki today. Anyone can edit almost any page and improve it for better; many people are constantly improving Wikipedia and making thousands of changes per hour. Wikipedia is one of the best information sources of Internet.

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Anyone can create Wikipedia page, if you have made any website and looking for its Wikipedia page creation or just want to create a page about yourself, Wikipedia welcomes you for everything. You can check for spelling, grammar, rewriting for readability, add content, remove non-constructive edits and more.    tro

Wikipedia is allowed to be imperfect so don’t need to worry about anything. If you want to add a new page and want to share information with the world around, Wikipedia is the right place for you. But there is one need you must keep in mind that all the edits can be reversed fixed or can be improved later and you need to provide references so that the information that you have provided must be verified.     wiki

So, toady I am sharing you how you can create new page on Wikipedia, if you were looking for the information and didn’t get the right place, here is the right one. Let’s have a look.

How to Create Wikipedia Page

1. Choose the language of your article

Land on the main page of Wikipedia and choose the language in which you want to put an article on. If you want to write article in other than English language, visit the international page and choose any language that you want to. lang

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2. Check if your topic already exist

Wikipedia contains a lot of information, so whatever page you are about to create make sure it already doesn’t exist. As Wikipedia pages are created only if a particular title page doesn’t exist yet.

On the page of Wikipedia you will get the option of Search where you can search for any topic or nay information. So, first you need to know if your article already exists, if you want to write about any well-known article, there are more chances it already exists. Write the topic name and hit enter. It will show you all the related and exact results, whatever exists on Wikipedia.search

Check out the list, it might possible article is written under slightly different heading.

3. If your article already exist

It is true articles that are not verifiable or notable are deleted, so if your article already exist by other users you need to rethink about it. Ask yourself if your article is notable or worthwhile subject for being an encyclopedia article.

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4. Register an account

Wikipedia allows you to edit articles without any account but if you want to create Wikipedia new page from the scratch you need to have an account on Wikipedia first. Click on the Create an Account link on the top right corner of Wikipedia main page.create

If you don’t want to create an account then you can also submit an article anonymously through Articles for creation system but it will not appear unless approved by Wikipedia page creator.

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5. Find space in user space

Wikipedia provides you space for writing an article before you actually publish it which is called userpage. To access this, go to User:( whatever your username is)/ (name of your article), where you can edit your post. Click on create tab and you will get the option to start writing.cr

You will get whole empty space to write-up, start writing whatever you want about your relevant topic. First write with short introduction followed by the main body of your article. Make it informative and of reasonable length. Keep on saving it so that you must not lost anything. Don’t forget to give references to make sure whatever you have written is relevant and correct.   edit

Wikipedia also provides the option of Proofreading to have good read, to look out all the spelling or grammatical mistakes. Once you are satisfied with your article, click on Publish.

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