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Semi-protected edit request on 4 November 2015[edit]

AmberShank (talk) 20:29, 4 November 2015 (UTC) I had sent in a request for edit and received a nasty email stating I was "soapboxing." It I sent in a company history. Not sure what I did wrong.

@AmberShank: You put your submission in the wrong place. This is the page for suggesting improvements to the page Wikipedia:Contributing to Wikipedia, not for submitting new articles. I took a look at what you wrote here before, and I think you need to read the information at WP:PROMO and WP:PSCOI as what you wrote looks very promotional and you probably have a conflict of interest with regard to the article you're trying to submit. If you feel that you would like to try and write that article and you can back it up with reliable third-party sources, then check out the information at WP:YFA. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly on my talk page, or check out the Teahouse. Thanks, ‑‑ElHef (Meep?) 20:45, 4 November 2015 (UTC)


How do i put my history in so it will show on google web page Trentonjpilkington (talk) 00:09, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

I'm sorry but if you are thinking of creating an article about yourself, the advice is probably "don't". See this page. The only people to have articles about them on Wikipedia are those who have achieved enough prominence for others to have written about them in a number of reputable publications. The full guideline is here.
The other thing is that we discourage editors from writing about themselves here, as we regard this as a "conflict of interest".
You are very welcome to improve articles about "notable" topics or create new ones. Reading How to edit and Your first article may help you get started: Noyster (talk), 09:18, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 27 April 2016[edit]

Syed Shukur a common man born in Karnataka Syed shukur (talk) 16:11, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done as this page is only to discuss improvements to Wikipedia:Contributing to Wikipedia - Arjayay (talk) 16:15, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 17 May 2016[edit]

Drjacobthomasips (talk) 13:54, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

This does not look relevant to this page. — Andy W. (talk ·ctb) 19:20, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

Photo uploading problem[edit]

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See large notice at top of page. --Elektrik Fanne 15:58, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 2 July 2016[edit]

I'm pretty sure the Visual Editor is no longer in beta, but under "How to Edit," it states in parentheses that it is in beta. Please consider removing this, unless I am mistaken. LatinAddict (talk) 20:12, 2 July 2016 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done — Andy W. (talk ·ctb) 22:29, 4 July 2016 (UTC)

Navigation confusion and direction Tia[edit]

I would like to write a page on a living person however do not know where to write it, who to submit it to for proof reading, research and acceptance of said page. Sorry if I come across as a complete newbie! MarianneJL (talk) 22:46, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

Replied on editor's talk page: Noyster (talk), 23:37, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

Vlogpreneur is defined as a Vlogger turned entrepreneur, who turns their influence into an income generating business.[edit]

Vlogpreneur is neologism defined by April L Butcher, as a Vlogger turned entrepreneur, who turns their influence into an income generating business. April L Butcher, Vlogpreneur 18:54, 12 October 2016 (UTC)

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. - Mlpearc (open channel) 18:57, 12 October 2016 (UTC)