User talk:Sianhunter

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Welcome![edit]

Hello, Sianhunter, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few links to pages you might find helpful:

Please remember to sign your messages on talk pages by typing four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or click here to ask for help here on your talk page and a volunteer will visit you here shortly. Again, welcome! Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 15:07, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Your submission at AfC Playdale Playgrounds was accepted[edit]

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Playdale Playgrounds, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.
The article has been assessed as Start-Class, which is recorded on the article's talk page. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. Note that because you are a logged-in user, you can create articles yourself, and don't have to post a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

Thank you for helping improve Wikipedia!

Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 14:03, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

Editing articles you have a connection to[edit]

Information icon Hello, Sianhunter. We welcome your contributions to Wikipedia, but if you are affiliated with some of the people, places or things you have written about on Wikipedia, you may have a conflict of interest or close connection to the subject.

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Please familiarize yourself with relevant content policies and guidelines, especially those pertaining to neutral point of view, verifiability of information, and autobiographies.

For information on how to contribute to Wikipedia when you have a conflict of interest, please see our frequently asked questions for organizations. Thank you.--McGeddon (talk) 08:31, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

Citing sources[edit]

WP:CITEFOOT explains how to add inline footnote citations to articles. --McGeddon (talk) 10:12, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

To make a numbered footnote, just put your reference inside <ref>...</ref> tags where you want the footnote to appear, instead of putting it with a bullet point in the references section. (Like this.) --McGeddon (talk) 10:52, 30 October 2014 (UTC)