Listen for edits with a hashtag in the edit summary. To do this, enter a hashtag below, then go make an edit and the same tag in the edit summary of your article.
You’ll find much more detailed information on Wikipedia’s Help pages as well in the articles and guides mentioned below. Learning the ins and outs of being a good Wikipedia citizen will help ensure your page won’t be deleted or challenged after you’ve submitted it for review. You must be a registered user to make changes to existing Wikipedia pages and articles, as well as to create your own. I updated it by adding some biographical information I found on the internet and added a link back to his fan club’s website.
I read a number of articles before creating my client’s page, including , very helpful. By making these small changes, I was able get more familiar with the site’s content management system and build my Wikipedia user profile.
When a major news event takes place, such as the Boston Marathon bombings, complex, widely sourced entries spring up within hours and evolve by the minute.
Because there is no other free information source like it, many online services rely on Wikipedia.
Bells indicate additions and string plucks indicate subtractions.
Pitch changes according to the size of the edit; the larger the edit, the deeper the note.
If you had a printed version of the whole of (say, the English) Wikipedia, how many printers would you need in order to keep up with the changes made to the live version?
Marein Könings This many: That's surprisingly few printers!
Of course, that's just a small slice of the best of Wikipedia; the entire encyclopedia would be a lot bigger. Keeping up The English Wikipedia currently receives about 125,000 to 150,000 edits each day, or 90-100 per minute.
Wikipedia user Tompw has set up a page for calculating the size of the whole English Wikipedia in printed volumes. We could try to define a way to measure the "word count" of the average edit, but that's hard bordering on impossible.
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