Help:Introduction to policies and guidelines/Summary

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Policies and guidelines
Why they exist

Content
Rules for writing articles

Conduct
Getting along with others

Summary
Review what you've learned


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Summary

Yes check.svg Policies/guidelines. Policies define Wikipedia's fundamental principles. Guidelines say how to apply them or provide general consistency.


Yes check.svg Content. Articles should be neutral and only contain information and opinions that already exist from a reliable source.


Yes check.svg Conduct. Be bold, but don't be rude. In a disagreement, assume good faith and civilly talk things out on the talk pages until a consensus can be reached.


More information

You should now have enough idea of the spirit of the guidelines and policies to begin editing with some confidence! For more information check out Wikipedia:Policies and guidelines.