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Hello, W-screen, and Welcome to Wikipedia!New-Bouncywikilogo.gif

Welcome to Wikipedia! I hope you enjoy the encyclopedia and want to stay. As a first step, you may wish to read the Introduction.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask me at my talk page – I'm happy to help. Or, you can ask your question at the New contributors' help page.

Here are some more resources to help you as you explore and contribute to the world's largest encyclopedia...

Finding your way around:

Need help?

How you can help:

Additional tips...

W-screen, good luck, and have fun. ~~~~
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  • To greet a user with this template just as it appears above (your signature will automatically replace the ~~~~), place the following wikicode on the user's talk page:
  • If your signature already includes a dash of any sort, you should use:
  • To add a message before the last sentence, use:
Replace message with your desired message. It will be inserted into the greeting before "Good luck, and have fun."
  • To add a (level-2) heading above the box, use:
The heading will be titled as what you replace text with.
  • To hide the bouncy Wikipedia logo, use:
  • To make the template transparent, for use on custom-designed talk pages with built-in formatting, use:
  • The above options can be combined:
{{subst:w-screen|Wikipedia is far better than Britannica.||heading=Welcome to Wikipedia}}

See also