Guidelines, help & resources
Wikipedia has many help pages, policies, and departments. Here are some of the most general. For a comprehensive list of Wikipedia's departments, see the Wikipedia department directory.
Policies and guidelines
Wikipedia has many established policies, guidelines, conventions, and traditions. This is a very brief sampling of some of the most important; for more information, see the main policies and guidelines page. Policies and guidelines apply to both articles and how to work with fellow editors. For easy access, the shortcuts to the pages are also listed.
Working with others
New user information
Ways to communicate
Contact (overview) · Discussion pages · Mailing lists · IRC chat · Meetups · User pages · Requests for comment · Public watchlists · Regional notice boards · Administrators' noticeboard · Requests for article feedback · Local Embassy
Community support groups and programs
Featured content · Good articles · Requests for feedback · Deleting a page (full policy) · Moving a page (naming policies) · Protecting a page (full policy) · Reverting a page · Administrator nominations (summaries) · Category-based access
How to resolve conflicts
Tip of the day
Try to avoid using trademarks whenever possible. When trademarks do need to be used, remember to follow standard English text formatting and capitalization rules even if the trademark owner encourages special treatment. Do not use special symbols such as TM and ® unless they are important to the context, such as to distinguish between generic and brand names for drugs.
Read more: Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Trademarks