Template:Welcome-comment

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Welcome

Hello and welcome to Wikipedia! We appreciate encyclopedic contributions, but some of your recent edits do not conform to our policies. In particular, please don't put comments on articles; use their talk pages instead. For more information on this, see limits on acceptable additions. If you'd like to experiment with the wiki's syntax, please do so in the "sandbox" rather than in articles.

If you still have questions, there is a new contributor's help page, or you can write {{helpme}} below this message along with a question and someone will be along to answer it shortly. You may also find the following pages useful for a general introduction to Wikipedia.

I hope you enjoy editing and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. Feel free to write a note on the bottom of my talk page if you want to get in touch with me. Again, welcome! ~~~~

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Usage
To use this template, add {{subst:Welcome-comment}} to the user's talk page.

Please refer to the index of test templates before using any template on user talk pages to warn a user. Applying the best template available for your purpose may help reduce confusion from the message you are sending.

Parameters:

  • The relevant page: {{subst:Welcome-comment|Article}}
  • Your name: {{subst:Welcome-comment|Article|Username}}

See Wikipedia:Welcome templates for alternative welcome templates.