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Help:Introduction to navigating Wikipedia
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At the top
If you are logged in, you'll also see some useful links at the top right of your screen:
takes you to your userpage, where you can add information about yourself.
is your user talk page, where people can leave messages for you.
is a page in your user space where you can experiment with editing without worrying that you will cause problems on an actual Wikipedia page.
allows you to change your password and customize your email and wiki software settings.
shows recent changes to pages you're watching (click the star at the top right of a page to watch it).
has a list of all the edits you have made.
logs you out of your account.
On the left
There's an additional set of useful links on the left side of each page:
is the entry point for Wikipedia's help pages.
is the hub for editors, with news, discussions, and ways to help out.
What links here
shows you what other pages are linking to an article.
lists any edits that have been made to pages that an article links to.
There are a few other pages on Wikipedia that are really handy to know about:
You can ask questions at either the
(using or editing Wikipedia) or the
(help for newcomers).
is a set of central discussion forums.
lists various tasks you can help out with.
is Wikipedia's community-written newspaper, a good way to keep up with goings-on.
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