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This page needs to be updated![edit]

Hello, I am here to ask anyone who has been continuously updating this page to update the South Asian information provided because there is a lot of inaccurate information about the main countries. Afghanistan needs to be taken off due to the fact studies in recent and historic times have told us the Afghanistan does not belong here. Afghans have always considered themselves Middle Easterners and from Central Asia and rightfully so. So whoever that is touching base with this page please do edit the information and correct it. I am a Ph.D. professor myself from Standford in History and with rigorous research have come to the obvious answer which is all around the world but Wikepidia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheIntellectualMind (talkcontribs) 10:07, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

@TheIntellectualMind: This page is for discussing the contents of Wikipedia:Tutorial. If your post is about an article then you can discuss it on the talk page of the article, e.g. Talk:South Asia. See Help:Using talk pages. I noticed that in [1] you removed Afghanistan from a list of South Asian countries but the list had an inline reference [2] to many sources which include Afghanistan in South Asia, e.g. "CIA "The World Factbook"". . The purpose of inline references is to give sources which support the given content. There may be other sources which exclude Afghnaistan but if an article statement contradicts its own inline references then the article is effectively lying about what those sources say. Articles should never do that. PrimeHunter (talk) 11:29, 1 August 2017 (UTC)

Sir, I am not updating .. Please help me Manuj gogoi (talk) 19:02, 3 September 2017 (UTC)

Although, ironically, the tutorial pages themselves do need to be updated. What do people think about replacing some or all of it with the newer Help:Introduction series? It more logically splits VisualEditor and Markup. The current tutorial contents here prioritise explaining details of markup that beginners will rarely use (e.g. manually formatting references from scratch rather than using the "cite" button). I suspect these tutorials make it harder on newcomers than necessary. T.Shafee(Evo&Evo)talk 04:38, 28 November 2017 (UTC)

Urgent need to update all Tutorial pages ("Save changes" is now "Publish changes")[edit]

The wiki-wide change implemented by WMF on 11 December 2017, which saw the renaming of the blue "Save changes" button to "Publish changes" in both source and visual editors, means that many text pages and some graphics in many of our Help and Tutorial pages are now out of date. I hope anyone who maintains these instructions will update these guidance pages as soon as possible. Regards from the UK, Nick Moyes (talk) 12:30, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Link to other Wikipedias[edit]

You are in the Wikipedia of country A. What is the code to link to a page of the Wikipedia of country B?

Answer: [ [ write Wikipedia in the language you want : write the name of the page in the same language with the translated word for Wikipedia ] ] — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2a02:2149:8752:6b00:6d21:65f3:7c97:95af (talk)
Wikipedia uses language codes and not country codes. See Help:Interlanguage links. PrimeHunter (talk) 01:35, 20 December 2017 (UTC)

Proposal to overhaul WP:I and WP:T[edit]

I've put up a proposal at the Village Pump to replace the old WP:I and WP:T with the superior Help:Intro. Any opinions welcomed there. T.Shafee(Evo&Evo)talk 02:41, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 14 March 2018[edit]

Add a ")" at the end of the second paragraph. There is a "(', but no ")". TheZestyEel (talk) 18:37, 14 March 2018 (UTC)

 Done qwerty6811 :-) Chat Ping me 19:46, 14 March 2018 (UTC)