DJBWiki:Tutorial (Keep in mind)

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There are some things to keep in mind when editing DJBWiki.

Editorial policies

Subject matter

DJBWiki is a Star Wars fanon encyclopedia. Hence, articles should consist of encyclopedic information about Star Wars (and Dark Brotherhood) related subjects. This does not mean everything related to Star Wars warrants a separate article; this includes both fanon and Star Wars merchandise.

Neutral point of view

DJBWiki articles should be of a neutral point of view. This means that we accept all the significant viewpoints on an issue. Instead of simply stating one perspective, we try to present all relevant viewpoints without judging them. Our aim is to be informative, not persuasive. Our policy does not mean that our articles are expected to be 100% objective, since in any dispute all sides believe their view to be "true."

You might hear DJBWikipedians referring to an article as "POV." This is DJBWiki slang for a biased article, or one obviously written from a single perspective.

Copyrights

Do not submit copyrighted material without permission. When adding information to articles, make sure it is written in your own words. Remember that all information found on the Internet is copyrighted unless the website specifically states otherwise.

For more information, see DJBWiki:Copyrights.

Conduct

DJBWiki encourages an atmosphere of friendliness and openness. Of course, in practice there are sometimes disagreements and even an occasional heated-argument, but members of the community are expected to behave in a generally civil manner.

The most important thing to keep in mind is that you should always assume good faith on the part of other editors. Don't assume that someone is acting out of spite or malice. If someone does something that upsets you, leave a polite message on the relevant article's talk page or on the user's talk page, and ask why. You may find that you've avoided a misunderstanding and saved yourself some embarrassment.

Renaming articles

If you find an article that you believe is mis-named, please do not copy and paste the contents of the old article into a new article—among other things, it separates the previous contributions from their edit history (which we need to keep track of for copyright reasons). The preferred method is to move the page to the new name. If it's your first move, please read the warnings on the move page carefully, as there are a number of issues to consider before moving a page. For a more detailed discussion, see Help:Moving a page.