Wikipedia:List of guidelines

  • because there are a large number of guideline pages (over 200), they are subcategorized (using the {{subcat guideline}} template) according to their purpose.

    • behavioral guidelines outline ways for editors to behave and interact with each other on talk pages and elsewhere at wikipedia.
    • content guidelines apply only to the article namespace (unless otherwise specified in the guideline), and offer advice on identifying and including encyclopedic information in articles.
    • deletion guidelines explain criteria and procedures for deleting unwanted pages.
    • editing guidelines usually provide non-content advice about categorization, navigation or other how-to-edit advice.
    • naming conventions detail the correct ways to name articles on particular topics.
    • notability guidelines outline the criteria that a subject must meet to merit a wikipedia article.
    • style guidelines contain extensive advice on writing style, formatting, grammar, and more.

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  • behavioral
  • content guide
  • deletion
  • editing
  • naming conventions
  • notability
  • style
  • other guideline categories
  • recent changes
  • see also

Because there are a large number of guideline pages (over 200), they are subcategorized (using the {{subcat guideline}} template) according to their purpose.

  • Behavioral guidelines outline ways for editors to behave and interact with each other on talk pages and elsewhere at Wikipedia.
  • Content guidelines apply only to the article namespace (unless otherwise specified in the guideline), and offer advice on identifying and including encyclopedic information in articles.
  • Deletion guidelines explain criteria and procedures for deleting unwanted pages.
  • Editing guidelines usually provide non-content advice about categorization, navigation or other how-to-edit advice.
  • Naming conventions detail the correct ways to name articles on particular topics.
  • Notability guidelines outline the criteria that a subject must meet to merit a Wikipedia article.
  • Style guidelines contain extensive advice on writing style, formatting, grammar, and more.

To search key words or terms on this page with your browser press Ctrl+F or F3, or ⌘ Command+F on a Mac.