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What is Wikipedia?
Wikipedia is more than just an encyclopedia. It is a world-wide community of people who volunteer their time and share knowledge in order to make the world a better place. You are welcome to join us in this important mission...
Getting an account
Just go for it! — the easiest and fastest way to get involved is to click on the edit tab at the top of an article that interests you, and improve the article in the editor that appears.
Where to next?
Saving your edits
How to write an article
Style and formatting
Policy and guidelines
Tracking with the Wikipedia interface
The principles which the policies and guidelines are based on
Tutorials on policies
Content policies and guidelines
Behavioural policies and guidelines
Editing policies and guidelines
Style and formatting conventions
First check these lists of frequently asked questions
Where to ask questions
Voting and consensus
Feedback by editors, to editors.
Keeping informed: News
More about Wikipedia
The wider community
Wikiprojects & article series
Shortcuts & "magic words"
New user greetings