How to Be a Useful wikiHowian

Want to contribute as a useful member of the wikiHow community? Here's a few fun and interesting ways to be helpful:

Steps

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    Welcome new users. Offer your direction to your new fellow editors. Newbies need your patience and advice to get a full understanding.
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    Offer thanks and praise. Strengthen our community and spur further inspiration by thanking other editors for their dedication.
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    Expand wikiHow. Create new articles to help solve everyday problems. Everyone is an expert at something.
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    Edit existing articles. All wikiHow articles remain in progress.
    • Copyedit (proofread) for errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar.
    • Remove extraneous, redundant or biased concepts.
    • Make corrections with researched information.
    • Organize articles into a cohesive flow.
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    Weave links. Circulate our articles with links to other articles within wikiHow.
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    Add images. Spend an afternoon enhancing the presentation of several articles. Certain concepts need visual references.
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    Patrol Recent Changes. Monitor new edits and coach others to keep things running smoothly. Patrolling can be a fun competition.
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    Volunteer for a project. There's always something to be done. Help wikiHow to reach its full potential.
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    Guard quality on wikiHow. It isn't as important as others but it can make wikiHow have just right images and videos.

Tips

  • Be kind and courteous.

Warnings

  • Don't be mean. You can get blocked on wikiHow.

Article Info

Categories: What You Can Do to Help