Wikipedia:Tip of the day/December 15

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Sign your messages with ~~~~

To prevent readers from getting your posts on talk pages mixed up with those of other users, be sure to sign your posts! When you edit a message, there is a row of square buttons at the top of the edit box. One of them looks like a signature: Button sig.png. Click on it, and four tildes (~~~~) are inserted where the blinking cursor is. When you save the page, those are automatically converted into a link to your user page followed by a date stamp. You can also type in the 4 tildes manually. To sign without a date stamp, type in three tildes (~~~) instead.

Bonus tip: you can customize your signature in your preferences menu.

Read more: Wikipedia:Sign your posts on talk pages

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