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Introduction
Navigating Wikipedia

Namespaces
The different types of pages

Searching and redirects
Tricks to find what you want

Useful pages
Handy pages for editors

Summary
Review of what you've learned


Summary

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  • Different types of pages are found in different namespaces. These can be identified by the prefix which appears before a colon in the page name.
  • Most pages also have an associated talk page for discussion related to that page.
  • You can perform a search using the box at the top right of the screen.
  • Redirects forward you from one page to another.

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