Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual

May 27, 2008|
Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual by John Broughton
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You don''t have to understand how to edit Wikipedia in order to find the information you need and join the conversation. This booklet gives you just what you need to know in friendly, concise form so you can research any subject without getting lost in Wikipedia''s labyrinth. With it, you''ll be able to unlock the mysteries of the many links on every Wikipedia page and the sometimes cryptic buzzwords you see on Talk pages.<br<brAnd, while this booklet focuses on Wikipedia readers, it also includes a tutorial for first-time editors and explains Wikipedia''s editing tools. You''ll find valuable advice on how to alert editors to flaws in articles and how to contribute to Talk pages without getting caught up in pointless disputes.Wikipedia Reader''s Guide: The Missing Manual</em>has edited more than 15,000 Wikipedia articles, and has written a comprehensive index to Wikipedia for editors to use in their daily work. His knowledge of Wikipedia is limitless and his passion is contagious. With this guide, you''ll catch on quickly.

John Broughton has been a registered editor at Wikipedia since August 2005, with more than 15,000 edits by the time he wrote this book. His biggest Wikipedia endeavor was to build the Editor''s index to Wikipedia (just type that in the "search" box at the left of any Wikipedia page). This index lists every important reference p...
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Title:Wikipedia Reader's Guide: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:80 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.1 in
Shipping dimensions:80 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.1 in
Published:May 27, 2008
Publisher:O'Reilly Media
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780596521745

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