Wikipedia:Help Project/Templates

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Project templates[edit]

For talk pages related to the project add {{Wikipedia Help Project}} to the top of the talk page.

Wikipedia Help Project  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of the Wikipedia Help Project, a collaborative effort to improve Wikipedia's help documentation for readers and contributors. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. To browse help related resources see the Help Menu or Help Directory. Or ask for help on your talk page and a volunteer will visit you there.
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There is also a simple talk page header intended for initially used help pages: {{Talkpage of help}}}.

Templates for the top of administration help pages (not-articles) when appropriate (see WP:INFOPAGES for details). This usually means pages in the "Wikipedia:" and "Help:" namespaces, but sometimes information pages also exist as user subpages.

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{Information page}}
links talk edit
Information pages

{{Wikipedia how to}}
links talk edit
How-to pages

{{supplement|pages=[[Wikipedia:Policy]] page}} no Supplemental pages


Templates for the bottom of related help pages {{Help navigation}} or {{Wikipedia technical help}} or {{Basic information}}

Templates for Wikipedia books

Template code Result
{{Wikipedia-Books|Wikipedia Help pages}}
{{Wikipedia-Books|Wikipedia FAQ}}
{{Wikipedia-Books|Wikipedia Manual of Style}}
{{Wikipedia-Books|Wikipedia: The Missing Manual}}
{{Wikipedia-Books|Key Wikipedia Policies & Guidelines}}

Template for help categories: {{Help category}}

Default editnotice for Help talk namespace: {{Editnotices/Namespace/Help talk}}

For your user page you can add {{User wikipedia/Help Project}} to show participation.

Question book magnify2.svg This user is a member of
Wikipedia's Help Project.


Barnstar-abc.png The Helping Hand Barnstar
Reason for award
{{The Helping Hand Barnstar}} is to be awarded to editors who frequently help new users.
Compass barnstar.png The Guidance Barnstar
Reason for award
The {{Guidance Barnstar}} is awarded to editors who help others locate valuable resources, information, or assistance.
Instructor's Barnstar hi-res.png The Instructor's Barnstar
This Barnstar is awarded to Wikipedians who have performed stellar work in the area of instruction & help for other editors.
Reason for award
The {{Instructor's Barnstar}} is awarded to editors who perform stellar work in the area of instruction & help pages.