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How do I edit my userpage? What can I add?

asked 2017-07-22 23:22:35 -0600

updated 2017-07-28 08:38:32 -0600

I want to edit my userpage and add or create something to make it more unique. Where should I do this? Where is my user page? Is there anything I can or cannot add?

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answered 2017-07-22 23:22:42 -0600

updated 2017-11-03 19:36:58 -0600

In general, your userpage should only have content about yourself as it pertains to Wikipedia, however some information about your interests is fine.

Things to add

  • Student tag: One of the most important things to have on your page is the tag that identifies you as a student enrolled in an educational class, as it helps other editors know who you are.

Things you should not add (Find the full list here.)

  • Personal information: Anyone can see your userpage, so do not list where you live, go to school, or your contact information.
  • Copyrighted content: Just as with articles, your userpage should not contain anything taken from another source unless they are in the public domain or were licensed with a Creative Commons license.
  • Content that harasses another person.

  • A note of caution: you should never edit another person's userpage without permission.

How to find and edit your userpage

  • Enter your username in the search bar (User:Shalor (Wiki Ed)).
  • OR click your username at the top right hand portion of the page. Make sure you're logged in or you won't see it!
  • Once at your userpage, click "edit" to begin editing as you would any other type of page on Wikipedia.

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