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Community portal

Welcome to the community portal. This is the place to find out what is happening on AllCarWiki. Learn what tasks need to be done and what groups there are to join, and share news about recent events or current activities taking place on AllCarWiki.
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Community bulletin board

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Help out

AllCarWiki is, by number of articles, the largest encyclopedia ever to exist. However, many articles are stubs, or otherwise need attention. If you like, go ahead, be bold, and jump right in. If you are not ready to fly solo, you can participate in a Collaboration.

Things to do

General tasks
Commenting
Special skills

Fix-up projects

Open tasks

AllCarWiki:Community portal/Opentask Not sure where to report a certain type of problem with article content? If it exists, it is probably listed at AllCarWiki:Maintenance.

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Collaborations

To improve the quality of articles that are short or lacking in detail, AllCarWiki's community organizes collaborations to expand articles.

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Other collaborations

Active improvement teams

WikiProjects

WikiProjects are ongoing team efforts to improve articles having to do with a particular subject, and to manage the logistics of that topic. Hundreds exist — examine the master list to find one that interests you.

Language translation

AllCarWiki is not just in English. Versions exist in many different languages. To fill in some of the English AllCarWiki's gaps, we translate articles from other languages into English. You can view a list of articles that need translation, organized by language.

Guidelines, help & resources

AllCarWiki has many help pages, policies, and departments. Here are some of the most general. For a comprehensive list of AllCarWiki's departments, see the AllCarWiki department directory.

Help

Editing

Policies and guidelines

AllCarWiki has many established policies, guidelines, conventions, and traditions. This is a very brief sampling of some of the most important; for more information, see the main policies and guidelines page. Policies and guidelines apply to both articles and how to work with fellow editors. For easy access, the shortcuts to the pages are also listed.

Article standards

Be bold! WP:BOLD
Citing sources WP:CITE • WP:REF
Copyrights WP:C
Editing WP:EP
External links WP:EL
Image use WP:IUP
Include only verifiable information WP:V
Manual of Style WP:MOS • WP:STYLE
Neutral point of view WP:NPOV
What AllCarWiki is not WP:NOT

Working with others

Assume good faith WP:AGF
Avoid instruction creep WP:CREEP
Civility and etiquette WP:CIV • WP:EQ
Consensus WP:CON
IPs are human too WP:HUMAN
Do not bite the newcomers WP:BITE
Do not disrupt AllCarWiki to illustrate a point WP:POINT
No personal attacks WP:NPA • WP:ATTACK
Resolving disputes WP:DR
Vandalism WP:VAND

Resources

New user information

Introduction · Tutorial · Sandbox · Help · Adoption · What AllCarWiki is not · Glossary · Account benefits · Planning school assignments · New contributors' help page · FAQ

Ways to communicate

Contact (overview) · Discussion pages · Mailing lists · IRC chat · Meetups · User pages · Requests for comment · Public watchlists · Regional notice boards · Administrators' noticeboard · Requests for article feedback · Local Embassy

Community support groups and programs

Welcoming committee · Editor assistance · Wiki-adoption · Birthday Committee · Harmonious editing club · AllCarWiki awards program · Dept. of Fun · Missing encyclopedic articles

Common procedures

Featured content · Good articles · Requests for feedback · Deleting a page (full policy) · Moving a page (naming policies) · Protecting a page (full policy) · Reverting a page · Administrator nominations (summaries) · Category-based access

How to resolve conflicts

Stay cool! · Be nice to newcomers · Alert others · Dispute resolution · Arbitration policy

Community information

About AllCarWiki · Goings-on · About Wikimedia · AllCarWikins · Wiki-adoption · Donations · Merchandise · Administrators · Babel · Culture · Games · Humor · Mottoes

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