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Editnotice about keeping this page simple/streamlining

Following the discussion at Wikipedia talk:Help Project#New editnotice to help fight WP:CREEP, an editnotice has been added to a bunch of help pages targeted specifically at newcomers. This notice, which appears above the editing box (not to people just reading the page normally), will hopefully help prevent WP:CREEP. This page is one of the more bloated pages on Wikipedia (it needs some TNT at this point, really), so I think it could benefit from the notice as well; would others agree? {{u|Sdkb}}talk 17:39, 12 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Seeing no replies, I'm going to go ahead and add the notice. {{u|Sdkb}}talk 08:22, 14 October 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Additional images available

The images

I tried adding three decorative images, which were removed by Moxy. I won't argue the reversion since I don't feel like having to explain why this page isn't Wikipedia and therefore doesn't need to go by MOS:IMAGEREL, but I do want to plop them here for the record, since we'll need to do a fundamental redesign of this page at some point and these files might be useful when we do. {{u|Sdkb}}talk 07:06, 23 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]

Renewing videos

Yes. I mean, its just old at first. The video contents should be remolded, as the main page is now COMPLETELY different from what was yeas back. So, please remake them.

Thank You!

Utkarsh555 (talk) 05:08, 3 September 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Opening sentence

"Wikipedia is an online free content encyclopedia project helping to create a world in which everyone can freely share in the sum of all knowledge."

Hmm, sounds like a load of marketing wank and not the introduction to a worthwhile encyclopedia article. MinorProphet (talk) 03:49, 26 January 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I've suggested this revision—which seems a bit more accurate, fixes a bit of punctuation ("free-content" is an adjective here), and may be sufficiently less vainglorious (😉) :
Wikipedia is an online free-content encyclopedia helping to create a world where everyone can freely share and access knowledge.
AndyFielding (talk) 02:29, 8 March 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Project links?

In the Exploration section (at " Related projects include..."), I've added embedded links to each described WF project except:

  • "manuals" (couldn't find—does it still exist?)
  • "scientific reference sources" (does it refer to Wikisource, which is much more general?)

AndyFielding (talk) 02:20, 8 March 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Redesigning the About page

Please see discussion at the idea lab at Wikipedia:Village_pump_(idea_lab)#Redesigning_the_About_page. Interstellarity (talk) 15:43, 6 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]