Wikipedia:Tip of the day

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Tip of the day...


How to create a link to another article

When you are editing an article in Wikipedia, and you want to create a link to another Wikipedia article, place double square brackets around the topic you want to link to. For example:

[[pear]]

produces this link:

pear

For the plural write this:

[[pear]]s

which will look like this:

pears
Read more: Links

Prior tip - Next tip

To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use {{totd}}.

Become a Wikipedia tipster


This is the tip of the day project, providing useful advice daily on how to use or develop Wikipedia more effectively. It is responsible for maintaining the tip of the day templates, and the collection of tips that are displayed by those templates.

For the complete schedule of tips, see below. See also Wikipedia:tips, the complete library of tips arranged by subject.

Displaying tips on your user pages[edit]

To add one of the many versions of the tip of the day template to your user page, Click here.

Participating...[edit]

To participate in developing, proofreading, and scheduling new tips, see the instructions on the talk page.

Tip of the day scheduling queue[edit]

List of tips

This is the tip scheduling queue. The TOTD system operates on the "yearless year" approach, in which each tip's page is automatically displayed year after year.

Each tip needs to be proofread before its upcoming presentation date arrives, to ensure that it hasn't grown out of date or obsolete! Please help.

Now, without further ado, here are Wikipedia's daily tips, by presentation date:

More templates[edit]

The following template {{Totd-random}} is for Wikipedians who can't wait until tomorrow for their next tip! It presents a random tip each time you load the page it is presented on:

Another Tip of the moment...


Preview Tomorrow's Featured Article

To monitor the upcoming featured article so that you can make last minute improvements to it, place {{FA-tomorrow}} on your user page.

Prior tip - Next tip

To add this template to your user page, use {{Totd-random}}.

Become a Wikipedia tipster


This template {{Totd-tomorrow}} is for monitoring the tip queue one day in advance for any editing needs:

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Please proofread the daily tip...

It's displayed below one day early.

Some tips are obsolete. So we need new tips too. Please share your best tips and tip ideas at Wikipedia Talk:Tip of the day.


Tomorrow's tip of the day...

Use the Article Wizard to easily create new articles

The Wikipedia Article Wizard helps you through the process of submitting a new article to Wikipedia, in six easy steps. Check it out now!

Note: you need to have a user account to use the Wizard. If you don't have one you can

Prior tip - Next tip

To add this auto-updating template to your user page, use {{totd-tomorrow}}.

Become a Wikipedia tipster

See also[edit]