How to Post a Comment on wikiHow Talk Pages

One of the most effective ways to communicate with another wikiHow editor is through their Talk page. Just follow these instructions:

Steps

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    Use any of the following methods to find an editor's Talk page:
    • Click on a Talk link, next to a Username, on the History page of an article.
    • Click on a Talk link, next to a Username, in Recent Changes.
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    Use any of the following methods to find a User page:
    • Click on a Username at the bottom of an article.
    • Click on a Username on the History page of an article.
    • Click on a Username in Recent Changes.
    • Enter "http://wikihow.com/User_talk:Username" in the Search box at the upper right of any page. Replace "Username" with the name of an editor.
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    Once on the User page, click on their Talk tab.
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    Scroll to the bottom of their Talk page to leave a message.
    • Limit discussion to information about wikiHow.
    • Discuss projects or provide feedback and encouragement.
    • Be civil, kind and respectful. Be constructive rather than critical.
    • Assume good faith. Everyone makes mistakes.
    • Keep in mind that every message is patrolled and read by the general public.
    • Use wiki syntax, templates or images within your message.
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    Click on Post to send your message.

Tips

  • If you're angry or upset, please wait to reply to a message.
  • Reply to an editor by clicking on "Reply to (Editor's Username)" at the bottom of their message.
  • Use IRC or the Forums for other interactive discussions.
  • Check your spelling.
  • For your own safety, do not reveal personal information, such as your real name, age, birthday, home address, email address, city of residence, phone number, social security number, credit card information, etc.

Warnings

  • Trolls will be blocked.
  • Excessive chatters may be warned or temporarily blocked.

Article Info

Categories: Help | Talk Pages