How to Submit a Question to WikiAnswers

Looking to write questions to add to WikiAnswers, the wiki-site of Answers.com? Although it looks hard, and although the site seems to find applicable links (and routes it there instead), the process is easy. Use this article as a guide, to help you submit that proper question to WikiAnswers.

Steps

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    Visit and sign into the wikiAnswers website in your web browser so you are able to save your questions to your account, so you can go back to them later, for faster access..
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    Type your question in the blue box at the top of the screen.
    • Start your question with either 'why', 'where', 'would', 'should', 'is', 'are', 'how' or any of the major question words.
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    Click the "Go" button to begin to ask the question.
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    Make sure there are no other questions that ALSO answer your question. If there are other exact questions, click the question.
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    Scroll down a little bit until you see the box that contains your previously-asked question that hasn't been submitted just yet.
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    Check for spelling and grammar errors, along with capitalization errors from your questions and click the "Submit Question" button.
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    Categorize your question. It won't let you go and save it without a category.
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    Click the new "Submit Question" button.
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    Wait a little while for your question to be answered. Some questions take longer to answer than others, and you may be waiting months or even years to see them before they are answered, but much like any wiki, if you find the answer, be sure to share the answer on the question page.

Tips

  • If the bar is blue instead of green when loading, you're in the "Answer a Question". Click "Ask" to begin your question-asking spree.

Warnings

  • Don't use curse and swear words.
  • Don't use any abusive words as they may be banned.

Things You'll Need

  • Internet access
  • WikiAnswers (answers.com) account
  • computer mouse and keyboard

Article Info

Categories: Wikis