related topics
{work, book, publish}
{style, bgcolor, rowspan}
{language, word, form}
{system, computer, user}
{math, number, function}
{law, state, case}
{theory, work, human}
{film, series, show}
{government, party, election}
{service, military, aircraft}
{line, north, south}

Help index: Ask questions · Learn wikicode · View FAQ · Read Glossary · Live help via web chat · Help desk · Reference desk · Tutorial


Note: while the definitions below may be useful for understanding and communicating on project and discussion pages, and with edit summaries, remember to explain jargon in encyclopedic articles, and write them in language which is readily understandable without specific knowledge of the Wikipedia project.

This is a glossary of terms commonly used on Wikipedia. For more help, see Wikipedia:Help, Wikipedia:FAQ, or Wikipedia:Contributing FAQ. For abbreviations often used in edit summaries, see Wikipedia:Edit summary legend. For common shorthands used in Articles for Deletion (AfD), see the Wikipedia:Guide to deletion. For a list of common abbreviations used within Wikipedia see Wikipedia abbreviations. For common abbreviations and slang phrases outside Wikipedia, see List of Internet slang phrases. See also Wikipedia:Manual of Style (abbreviations), Wikipedia:WikiProject Glossaries, and List of acronyms and initialisms.





A standard message which can be added to an article using a template. For example, {{stub}} is expanded to the following:

See Wikipedia:Boilerplate text, and Boilerplate (text).

Full article ▸

related documents
Wikipedia:WikiProject History
Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
Galaxy Science Fiction
The New York Sun
The Irish Times
Wikipedia:1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica
Project Gutenberg
Wikipedia:Public domain resources
Wikipedia:WikiProject Mathematics
The Inquirer
Sports Illustrated
List of bridges in the United States
Cosmopolitan (magazine)
Toronto Star
Libbie Hyman
Web directory
Le Monde
The Washington Post
David Suzuki
Joseph Nathan Kane
Encyclopedia Americana