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New guidelines require approval


If you're writing a new guideline, or substantially revising one, please remember to give the community significant time to consider your proposal. See WP:PROPOSAL for the current best practice on advertising proposals.

For a short introduction on how to go from a proposal to a Wikipedia style guideline, see: Category:Wikipedia proposals and How to contribute to Wikipedia guidance.

  1. <guideline category>: one of the following should be used:
    • behavioral guideline
    • content guideline
    • deletion guideline
    • editing guideline
    • naming convention
    • notability guideline
    • style guideline
  2. <category sort key>: for e.g. notability or naming conventions guidelines, sort by what is in the parentical disambiguator, examples:
  3. <shortcut>: optional, shortcut like for instance WP:SHORT
  4. <shortcut>: Optional second shortcut. Five shortcuts can be passed in total, each as a separate parameter.