Wiki Life: Article Tips


Earlier this year I wrote a series of posts about writing good articles. It's been a while since I wrote them, so I thought I'd summarise them here, all in one post!

1. Wiki Life: Planning a Great Article

Pointers for planning a great article.

2. Wiki Life: Cut'N'Paste

Tips on formatting articles when you copy and paste from other sources.

3. Wiki Life: A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words

Using pictures in your wiki articles.

4. Wiki Life: Get to the point, keep it short!

Writing articles that are concise and to the point!

5. Wiki Life: Code.Format()

Tips on formatting your code examples.

6. Wiki Life: Attention to Detail 

Making an "ok" wiki article and great wiki article!

7. Wiki Life: Speling an gamma, it is umpotant? 

A short list of tools you can use to improve the spelling and grammar of a wiki article.

8. Wiki Life: YOU edited MY article??! 

A few ways you can edit other peoples articles (you can also apply these tips to your own articles!)

9. Wiki Life: Getting too Personal! 

Because wiki articles belong to a community, they shouldn't include personal information or commentary.

Comments (14)

  1. 9 already? That’s awesome! Thanks, Matthew!

  2. Davut EREN says:

    Great blog post. Thank you Matthew

  3. Recep YUKSEL says:

    Very good blog post. Thank you Mr. Matthew.

  4. pituach says:

    Highly recommended to every TechNet Wiki Ninjas!!!
    Read more on how to write the best articles ­čÖé

  5. Ed (DareDevil57) says:

    thanks

  6. Durval Ramos says:

    Thanks Matthew!!! Great collection.

  7. Saeid Hasani says:

    Great! Thanks Matthew!

  8. Thanks for sharing Matthew!

  9. Hey Matthew,
    All 9 articles brought some important topics to be aware of. Thanks for combining them all into one article, that really helps!

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  11. Anonymous says:

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