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Template:Welcome-anon

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Welcome!

Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions so far. I hope you like the place and decide to stay.

Here are some links to pages you may find useful:

You don't have to log in to read or edit articles on Wikipedia, but if you wish to acquire additional privileges, you can simply create a named account. It's free, requires no personal information, and lets you:

If you edit without using a named account, your IP address (Welcome-anon) is used to identify you instead.

I hope that you, as a new Wikipedian, decide to continue contributing to our project: an encyclopedia of human knowledge that anyone can edit. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, or you can click here to ask for help on your talk page, and a volunteer should respond shortly. We also have an intuitive guide on editing if you're interested. By the way, please make sure to sign and date your talk page comments with four tildes (~~~~).

Happy editing!

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To use this template, add

{{subst:welcome-anon}} ~~~~

to the user's talk page.

Parameters

All of these parameters are optional:

  • |1= for a custom additional message to replace "Happy editing!":
    {{subst:welcome-anon|1=I enjoy your work. Keep it up!}} ~~~~
  • |ipname= for the name of the IP's collective audience:
    {{subst:welcome-anon|ipname=Australians}} ~~~~
  • |art= name an article to which the anon user contributed in a positive way:
    {{subst:welcome-anon|art=Radar detector}} ~~~~

See also

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for Welcome-anon

A generic welcome template for anonymous users (IP addresses). Must be substituted.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Type Status
Additional message 1

Additional message that replaces the default test

Default
Happy editing!
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Name of IP user ipname

The name of the person/audience behind the IP address, if known.

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String optional
Linked article art

Article at which the user has made positive contributions

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Page suggested