DocBase:Guidelines

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This page is an early entry, placed here to open the discussion on a DocBase Naming Convention
and to plan a strategy for a document hierarchy. This page is modelled on Wikipedia

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Guidelines, help, and resources

DocBase has a few help pages, policies, and guidelines. Here are some of the most general. For a comprehensive list of DocBase sections, see the DocBase section directory.

Contents

Help

Editing

Policies and guidelines

DocBase is establishing policies, guidelines, and conventions. This is an initial plan for the Document Naming Conventions. Policies and guidelines apply both to documents and how to work with fellow editors.

Document standards

Be bold! WP:BB • WP:BOLD
Citing sources WP:CITE • WP:REF
Copyrights WP:C
Editing WP:EP
External links WP:EL
Image use WP:IUP
Include only verifiable information WP:V
Manual of Style WP:MOS • WP:STYLE
Neutral point of view WP:NPOV
What DocBase is not WP:WWIN • WP:NOT

Working with others

Assume good faith WP:AGF • WP:FAITH
Avoid instruction creep WP:CREEP
Civility and etiquette WP:CIV • WP:EQ
Consensus WP:CON
Don't bite the newcomers WP:BITE
Don't disrupt DocBase to illustrate a point WP:POINT
No personal attacks WP:NPA • WP:ATTACK
Resolving disputes WP:DR
Vandalism WP:VAND

Resources

New user information

Introduction · Sandbox · Help · New user log · What DocBase is not · Glossary · Account benefits

Ways to communicate

Contact (overview) · Discussion pages · Mailing lists · IRC chat · Meetups · User pages · Requests for comment · Public watchlists · Regional notice boards · Administrators' noticeboard · Requests for article feedback · Local Embassy

Community support groups and programs

Welcoming committee · Editor assistance · Wiki-adoption · Birthday Committee · Harmonious editing club · Kindness Campaign · Reach out · Stress alerts · DocBase awards program · Dept. of Fun · One featured article per quarter · Missing encyclopedic articles

Common procedures

Featured content · Good articles · Requests for feedback · Deleting a page (full policy) · Moving a page (naming policies) · Protecting a page (full policy) · Reverting a page · Administrator nominations (summaries) · Category-based access

How to resolve conflicts

Stay cool! · Be nice to newcomers · Alert others · Dispute resolution · Arbitration policy

Community information

About DocBase · Goings-on · About Wikimedia · Wikipedians · Wiki-adoption · Donations · Administrators · Babel · Culture · Games · Humor · Mottoes

Related communities

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