This page is designed to introduce new Wikipedians to the basics of contributing to one of the largest open educational resources in the world. This very basic introduction to editing can be supplemented with this helpful tutorial from Wikipedia.
You can improve Wikimedia Commons most if you contribute what you can do best:
All of the content below is sourced from the Wikipedia help documentation, The Network of the National Library of Medicine Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Guide, Selena Bryant's Guide to Editing and Contributing to Wikipedia and Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam's Rewriting Wikipedia Project, especially their guide to How to Create Wikipedia Entries that Will Stick
Create an Account. You do not need to register a username to edit, but registration is strongly encouraged.
Where to start
Like to write?
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