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July 10Edit

How do I go about getting it live?Edit

  Courtesy link: Draft:Deanna Young

Hi there, I have written and edited my first article. It is a draft on the Canadian poet Deanna Young. How do I go about getting it live? Thanks --MichaelAdamsOttawa (talk) 02:27, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

@MichaelAdamsOttawa: I've added the template that has the submit button for you to press. I'd suggest putting the image inside the infobox first though. —Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 02:33, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@MichaelAdamsOttawa: Welcome to Wikipedia and thanks for wanting to add to it. Click the blue submit button near the top of the page Draft:Deanna_Young, and it will be added to the list for review. Reviews can take quite some time, so be patient, and continue to work on the draft in the meantime. Check out the tips at WP:YFA if you haven't already. RudolfRed (talk) 02:36, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@MichaelAdamsOttawa: I took a quick look at the draft. The sources you have used seem to be highly specialist publications, with possibly quite limited circulation  and I can't help wondering if they have real "arms-length" independence from the subjects of their articles. Try to find sources that are less esoteric, such as this report from CBS News or this article by the Ottowa Citizen. A substantial article or two by national or regional general newspapers or broadcasters can be worth far more than entire volumes by a "narrow interest" specialist periodical (unless it's a peer-reviewed academic journal of course). Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 19:56, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Image needs verificationEdit

Can any copyright expert verfiy if this is fan art or real? CLICK Kent Bargo (talk) 04:36, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Do you have a copyright question, or an authorship question? (If a copyright question, then you should assume that it's conventionally copyrighted, "all rights reserved", unless you can point to explicit evidence to the contrary.) -- Hoary (talk) 05:24, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
UFC Europe's twitter gives a different version: https://twitter.com/UFCEurope/status/1274001492358266882Cryptic 07:49, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
Where the license information? Kent Bargo (talk) 22:59, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Help edit company pageEdit

Hi there, I'm reaching out to you on behalf of Recruitee, with regard to our company page. We are looking into refreshing the content displayed on Wikipedia and in the meantime saw that there is a banner on the top mentioning 'undisclosed payments' in returns for the current article. Find our page here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recruitee

Could you please let us know what determined the use of that banner on the page and what we can do to remove it?

Thank you! --157.97.118.234 (talk) 08:14, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

It is not "your company page", it is a Wikipedia article about your company. While your input is welcome, you have no more rights to the article than any other editor. Please review the conflict of interest and paid editing policies for information on disclosures you are required to make. The tag that you refer to means that it is thought the article was created or edited by persons who did not comply with those policies, such as a company representative. Compliance with the paid editing policy is a Terms of Use requirement
If you have suggestions for changes to the article about your company, you should offer them as formal edit requests(click for instructions) on the article talk page. You should avoid editing the article directly. Please note that the article about your company should primarily summarize what independent reliable sources say about your company, not what the company wants to say about itself. Any up to the minute current information by your company is better suited for your company website. 331dot (talk) 08:30, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
The article was created by someone who has edited no other Wikipedia article. Its opening sentence, written by that editor, is in jargon, and does not make it clear whether the subject is a company, a software package, or something else. So it's very likely that the article was created by a PR person on behalf of Recruitee. The article certainly needs attention, but not by anyone with a conflict of interest. Maproom (talk) 08:52, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

alp joiningEdit

alp ki joining ckp kb de rha h — Preceding unsigned comment added by 157.47.194.184 (talk) 08:38, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Do you have a question about how to use or edit English Wikipedia? —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 09:10, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
हाय क्या आपके पास एक खाता बनाने के बारे में एक सवाल है या अंग्रेजी विकिपीडिया को कैसे संपादित किया जाए? REDMAN 2019 (talk) 14:18, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Link to Commonscat for imagesEdit

I have just started work on an article about Fleet Brook in Hampshire, England. I uploaded four pictures to Commons from the Geograph project, and put them in a [Fleet Brook, Hampshire] category, because there were Fleet Brooks in Canada and Nova Scotia. When I added a {Commonscat inline|Fleet Brook, Hampshire} to the article I got a "Warning: Commons category does not match the Commons sitelink on Wikidata - please check (this message is shown only in preview)". I am not sure I understand what the Commons sitelink on Wikidata is, and whether I need to do anything about this to resolve it. Bob1960evens (talk) 14:27, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Just ignore the warning. The article does not currently have a Wikidata item so there is no Commons sitelink on Wikidata. The warning was added by Mike Peel in [1] but is wrong or misleading in this case. PrimeHunter (talk) 15:02, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@Bob1960evens and PrimeHunter: In this case there wasn't yet a Wikidata item, I've created Fleet Brook (Q97130245) and added the sitelink to Commons. If it's a new article like this, you can either do the same as I just did, or you can ignore the message if you want as I check through them regularly - and feel free to ping me if you come across it elsewhere and want some help. Thanks. Mike Peel (talk) 17:23, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Temporarilly saved edit-windowEdit

I'm not going to explain myself very well, so apologies in advance. But when the aforementioned contents of an edit window is saved (cached?), is it saved server-side or by my machine? If the former, is it accessible, if the latter where would it have been saved to? If anyone happens to have any ideas :) all the best, ——Serial # 14:42, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

@Serial Number 54129: What do you mean by "Temporarilly saved edit-window"? Which steps have you made when you think this situation occurs? If you click "Publish changes" and the save goes through then it is on Wikimedia servers and can be seen in the page history. If you click "Show preview" or are still writing the edit then it is not saved anywhere but only stored in the memory used by your browser. If it's also stored in the memory of a Wikimedia server then it cannot be retrieved there. It will be lost if the browser window or tab is closed. If you click a link in the browser to leave the edit window then your work may still be there if you click the browser back button. It depends on the browser. PrimeHunter (talk) 15:17, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@PrimeHunter: thanks for this, and in the meantime, I've remembered the operative word: autosave, and I finally found the Meta wishlist discussion from a few years ago. You see wot I mean? ——Serial # 15:27, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
That's news to me. I don't know anything about an auto-save feature. I have a stable browser and computer and don't experience mid-edit crashes. PrimeHunter (talk) 15:45, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

commons.wikimedia.orgEdit

how do I add commons.wikimedia.org to my account?

0mtwb9gd5wx (talk) 16:26, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
login with wikipedia.org name & password & cookies....0mtwb9gd5wx (talk) 16:33, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@0mtwb9gd5wx: Yes, you can just view any page at https://commons.wikimedia.org while you are logged in. I see you have already done it now. PrimeHunter (talk) 16:37, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Edit to "Pandemic"Edit

I take exception to an edit to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandemic, specifically the last sentence of the top summary: "Current pandemics include COVID-19, HIV/AIDS, and racism[10]." This should be corrected to "Current pandemics include COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infection establishes that the technical specificity of disease in medical terminology is an organism invading body tissues. While totally reprehensible - I'm all in there - the mention of racism is a pollution of this medical definition. Furthermore the YouTube link provided in the bottom citations leads to a link that starts with an ad.

I created a user account to edit this but yet I am a neophyte as an editor.

  • Can I simply remove that part of the top statement and the bottom citation?
  • Do I need to log some justification somewhere? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jseeman (talkcontribs) 17:43, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
The place to discuss an article is on its talk page, but the edit concerned has been reverted. --David Biddulph (talk) 18:04, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
@Jseeman: Thanks for your interest. "racism" was added 30 minutes before your post and has been reverted as unconstructive. You could simply have removed it and explained why in the edit summary box below the edit area. You could also have checked the page history and reverted the edit which added it. Inappropriate content like that is often recent vandalism and frequently (not in this case) part of other bad changes to the page. See Help:Reverting for how to revert edits with a few clicks. PrimeHunter (talk) 18:10, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Sending messages to project pages?Edit

I am curious about a recent post to Wikipedia:Village_pump_(miscellaneous). Apparently the announcement about the new Abstract Wikipedia project was delived to the VP via the mass message sender process. Is this normal? Can any page be the recipient of a mass message? I thought messages could only be sent to users. RudolfRed (talk) 18:12, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

See mw:Extension:MassMessage#Configuration parameters. Talk namespaces are allowed by default. Wikimedia wikis add NS_PROJECT (the project namespace) to wgNamespacesToPostIn in https://noc.wikimedia.org/conf/highlight.php?file=InitialiseSettings.php. It also adds mainspace at meta:. The message at Wikipedia:Village pump (miscellaneous)#Announcing a new wiki project! Welcome, Abstract Wikipedia has a source comment saying: "Message sent by User:Elitre (WMF)@metawiki using the list at https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Elitre_(WMF)/All_wikis_June_2020&oldid=20265889". PrimeHunter (talk) 18:56, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for the detailed explanation. RudolfRed (talk) 19:23, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Green + in Contributions TabEdit

When opening the contribution tab, all my contributions have a green plus sign followed by a green number after it. What does this mean?

Thanks, UsaforPennies — Preceding unsigned comment added by UsaforPennies (talkcontribs) 18:20, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

It tells you how many bytes were added in each edit, see Help:User contributions and Wikipedia:Added or removed characters. --David Biddulph (talk) 18:22, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

VideosEdit

I'm I able to play videos — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mphotheo shoko (talkcontribs) 19:36, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

@Mphotheo shoko: Hello, please can you clarify exactly what aspect of Wikipedia you need help with.(Please remember to sign your posts on talk pages by typing four keyboard tildes like this: ~~~~.) Thank you. Eagleash (talk) 20:29, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

REPLACING MY PHOTOEdit

I wish to change the photo on my Wikipedia page.

I am Terry Carter, I have a photo that I want to use. The photographer has already sent you written permission for my use of the photo.

Please tell me what I must do next. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 1jonnydee1 (talkcontribs) 20:14, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

1jonnydee1, Please upload the photograph to wikimedia commons and post a link to it over here. We would then be able to freely use that image for your article. You also shoud consider declaring that you have a conflict of interest over your article (Terry Carter). If you want, we can do that for you too. Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 20:32, 10 July 2020 (UTC)
This is the link for my new replacement photo:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Moi_meme.jpg
1jonnydee1 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 1jonnydee1 (talkcontribs) 00:57, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
1jonnydee1 - On top of the help that you're receiving from Field Marshal Aryan, you should also contact the volunteer response team by visiting this page and following the instructions there. They have the tools and training in order to verify your identity and assist you with your request. Please understand that, no matter what you say, show us, or "prove" here - in the end, we cannot truly verify or prove who you claim to be. Full stop. We will always assume good faith of course, but the assumption of good faith does not mean that we "take one's word for it" and believe that someone is telling the truth regarding their identity. It's not that we don't believe you or that we don't trust you, it's simply because we can't. What worries me is that you may not understand Wikipedia's policies on copyright, and may find yourself in trouble if you repeatedly violate it by uploading photos that are copyrighted and where we don't have permission to possess or use it. Make sure that the photo you're uploading is not copyrighted and that the image is licensed in a manner that allows for its use on Wikipedia. If it's copyrighted or does not have a compatible license allowing for free sharing or use, do not upload it. If it ends up deleted, do not re-upload it again. Instead, you'll want to follow the instructions provided to you on Wikimedia Commons, and read through any policy and help pages that are given to you there by the deleting administrator. I'll leave you to Field Marshal Aryan to continue assisting you; I was just asked to step in and provide some assistance in order to help make your experience here a positive and smooth one. Welcome to Wikipedia. :-) ~Oshwah~(talk) (contribs) 06:46, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Adding Books to Wikipedia Sites?Edit

I think you should add the new book Betrayal in Berlin by Stephen Vogel to the Wikipedia site for Operation Gold regarding the tunnel discovered by the American and British groups SIS and CIA. Very detailed book on the creation and make up the title and on George Blake’s involvement in it as a spy2601:154:4001:3B00:E5AB:6CBD:15B:CF23 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 21:34, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Two Articles Linking to Same Talk PageEdit

Due to some recent page moves and redirects, two different articles are linking to the same Talk page: Paixão and Paixão (film). The Talk page that comes up for both of them truly belongs to the second of those (the film). The Talk page that should appear for the first article (a TV show) was redirected a few months ago and I cannot figure out how to undo it. Thanks. ---DOOMSDAYER520 (Talk|Contribs) 22:59, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

The first article never had a talk page, so there's nothing to undo. I've removed the redirect. * Pppery * it has begun... 23:03, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

Ilkay Altintas: cite errorsEdit

Having a H:CERMK issue on Ilkay Altintas, can't make heads or tails on it. Can someone take a look at Ilkay Altintas#References and see what can be done? Thank you. Donna Spencertalk-to-me 23:25, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

@DonSpencer1: There are 26 references that are defined in the ref section but not used in the article. The first is named ref5. If the content from the ref isn't being used, it should be deleted. I usually put the refs inline so this problem doesn't occur. TimTempleton (talk) (cont) 00:04, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
It was fixed – thank you! Donna Spencertalk-to-me 02:51, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Interlanguage links in random orderEdit

I've noticed today that the interlanguage links are suddenly in a completely random order, whereas previously they were alphabetized according to native name of the language. I can't make out any rhyme or reason in the new ordering, which is completely different from one page to another. Sometimes Chinese comes first, or Welsh, or Walloon, or German. The order doesn't correspond to the English name of the language, or the native name, or the size of the speakership, or the size of the corresponding Wikipedia, or anything else I can imagine. It's just a totally random list. This is inconvenient, to say the least. Does anyone know why the interlanguage links are showing up this way, and if there is some setting I can change to restore an alphabetized order? Thanks. LANTZYTALK 23:48, 10 July 2020 (UTC)

@Lantzy: According to a post at WP:VPT this is a bug. It is supposed to be alphabetical. RudolfRed (talk) 01:06, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

July 11Edit

Using bgcolorEdit

How to add a background color to the cells in Series overview of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi#Series overview?? - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 06:39, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Hi Pritam Shaw. Thanks for reaching out to to the help desk. The table that you are trying to edit on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi#Series overview is not actually a fully customisable table. It's a template called {{Series overview}} which is used on many articles regarding television series. The template doesn't support adding background colour to individual cells at the moment so I'm afraid you are out of luck. You might want to read more about it at the template documentation. Regards, Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 10:16, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Pritam Shaw: There is another way to do so, using the {{TBA}} template, however, I would advice against using it as the table is pretty neat the way it is and doesn't need to be really fancy. Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 10:28, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Logo transparencyEdit

How to make the background of a company logo transparent? - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 06:44, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

The same way as you make the background of any other image transparent. If the image is a PNG, any reasonable image-editing software should be able to set a colour to transparent. If it's a JPG, I don't think it can be done, you'll need to convert it to PNG first. If it's an SVG, It should also be easy. If you've already uploaded the logo, and let me know where it is, I can do the conversion for you. Maproom (talk) 08:12, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
thumb, Thankyou - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 09:14, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
  Done. The anti-aliasing in white (and a bit of pink) isn't good, but it's not too noticeable – it'll look worse if it's ever used on a dark background. If you want to avoid this problem, sent me the original image, and I'll change the background to transparent before the reduction in resolution. Maproom (talk) 14:32, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Moving pageEdit

Please move Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 to "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 5)". The Infobox has a fault due to name, it displays "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5" and again "Season 5". I tried it, but a page named "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 5)" already exists. Thankyou - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 09:25, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

@Pritam Shaw: None of the seasons in Category:Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi have a name of that form. It seems either all or none should do it. You can remove "Season 5" from the infobox by removing "season_number = 5" in the code. PrimeHunter (talk) 09:46, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
I want to do it with every season, to make it look as it is supposed to be "PERFECT". - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 12:12, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Could anyone please help⬆️. - Pritam Shaw (talkcontribs) 14:32, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
@Pritam Shaw: Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 has a lot of sources with "Khatron Ke Khiladi 5" in the title. That appears to be the common name so I don't think the article should be moved. It's the same for sources in the other seasons. PrimeHunter (talk) 15:04, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
PrimeHunter, A lot of the sources are also saying 'khatron ke khiladi season 5'. I did a quick google search and and both of he terms are being used equally by the media. Most of the online streaming services refer to it as "khatron ke khiladi season 5/6 etc". The best bet for Pritam Shaw would be a move request or get input at Noticeboard for India-related topics. Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 16:58, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Faulty linksEdit

The list of shark attacks in Australia page goes to a page with a list of states.

You expect to click in to the state and have a list of attacks for that state, but it just goes to a general info page about that state.

Nothing about a list of shark attacks for each state.

It needs fixing.

Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2001:8004:CC4:4A9F:A9D2:6121:160A:94D4 (talk) 12:00, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

You're asking about List of fatal shark attacks in Australia. It has a list of contents at the top. If you click on "Queensland", for example, then you're taken to the section about attacks in Queensland. This is indeed titled "Queensland" with what seems to me an unnecessary link to the article about Queensland; but I don't expect to see a list of fatal shark attacks by clicking that link, because the (chronological) list of fatal shark attacks is already on the screen in front of me, within the article I'm looking at. (Am I misunderstanding something?) -- Hoary (talk) 12:13, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Hoary, I guess you are right. OP just though that there are state-specific article which he would be lead to if he clicked on the links. The headings shouldn't be having links, though. Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 12:33, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
I've removed them. -- Hoary (talk) 12:51, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Creating a page without a redlinkEdit

Hello! I'm having trouble with creating a page and I need help. I want to create and set up a page for Beyoncé's new upcoming film, "Black Is King" - I was hoping to do this by creating a redlink on her page and using that. However, someone seems to have redirected the link, so when you search for "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Is_King" it redirects you to "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lion_King:_The_Gift#Black_Is_King" instead. I don't know how I am meant to create this page without using a redlink to set it up, and I don't know how to change the redirect link to a redlink. Please inform me if you can help and thank you to anyone who knows how I can fix this! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Timeheist (talkcontribs) 14:37, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Timeheist I would advise you to use Articles for Creation to create and submit a draft; if accepted, the reviewer will handle moving it to the main encyclopedia. This is a good idea especially if you have not created many articles, as it is more difficult than many people realize. 331dot (talk) 14:42, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Help with a Newspapers.com subscriptionEdit

I'm not sure how actively monitored the talk page is for newspapers.com questions, so I wanted to ask if anybody may be able to answer my question over at Wikipedia talk:Newspapers.com#Help - newspapers.com is telling me I need a "Publisher Extra Subscription" to view any pages? Thank you. SportsGuy789 (talk) 17:16, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Hello, SportsGuy789. I'm afraid that's really not the right place to ask: the talk page is for the purpose of discussing improvements to that article, nothing else. I suggest you try at the resource exchange. --ColinFine (talk) 18:39, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Thanks! I'll leave a note at their talk page. SportsGuy789 (talk) 02:13, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu articleEdit

You wrote that his father late kinjarapu Yerrannaidu was M.L.A of Tekkali instead of Harischandrapuram M. L. A — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anjaneyulu Bollineni (talkcontribs) 17:41, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

@Anjaneyulu Bollineni:, please bring your concerns, including reliable sources that support your proposed changes, to the talk page of the article in question. Eggishorn (talk) (contrib) 18:49, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Fabricated information about world leadersEdit

I continue to want to donate when I see or receive your solicitations and notices but until you correct or allow to be corrected the erroneous information you provide on notorious political figures, I will not. You can start by reviewing and updated Mao Tse Tung. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.114.250.244 (talk) 18:07, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Anonymous editor, please bring your concerns, including reliable sources that support your proposed changes, to the talk page of the article in question. We aren't psychic and can't guess at what changes you want. Eggishorn (talk) (contrib) 18:50, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for your donations. Nobody who edits Wikipedia has any knowledge of who has donated or how much: that is handled by the Mediawiki Foundation, which is a separate. There is no editorial board for Wikipedia: everything is done, and decided, by editors like you and me. If you think that there is something that could be improved in an article, you are welcome to bring it up for discussion on the article's talk page. --ColinFine (talk) 19:05, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
For example, if there is something specific that is wrong in the Mao Zedong article, go to Talk:Mao Zedong. If you don't see your issue already being discussed, start a new section. In the Summary/headline box, write a concise headline that describes your message. Then, in the edit box below, describe what you feel is wrong and provide a reliable source that can be used to cite and verify the information. Be as specific as possible. A general "this article is totally wrong" is not likely to result in any changes. Leave out anything about donations or how bad we volunteers are – none of that will help get the job done. Thanks. —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 07:12, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

someone named Rosguill keeps deleting my wikipedia pageEdit

I'm the actor Saverio Guerra and Someone named Rosguill keeps deleting my page, saying it's not confirmable. A simple google search can show you that it is. I've hade a page as an actor since 2002 and all of a sudden he's deleting my info. I'm on Curb your enthusiasm as Mocha Joe and was on Becker with Ted Danson. that show has a page and all my credits and who I am are verifiable.this is being done for some no valid reason and that's why I'm writing. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Saverio Guerra (talkcontribs) 19:43, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

Hello, Saverio Guerra: Rosguill is a trusted wikipedian who has been granted the right to review newly created articles to filter out the ones that meet Wikipedia guidelines from the ones that don't. If he deleted your page there must be some notability issue. I would advise that you contact him directly on his talk page regarding the matter. You should also consider disclosing that you have a conflict of interest regarding your article. Do reach out to me or the help desk for any more assistance. Regards, Field Marshal Aryan (talk) 19:56, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
Hello, Saverio Guerra. I'm afraid that, like many people, you have a misunderstanding of the purpose of Wikipedia. Not one pesron in the world "has a page" on Wikipedia: Wikipedia has articles on many notable people (and other subjects). Those articles do not belong to their subjects, their subjects have no control over their contents, and they should be based almost 100% on what people who have no connection with the subject have chosen to publish about them. If an article happens to help the person who is its subject in some way, that is a fortunate accident, but Wikipedia articles are absolutely not for the benefit of their subject. The word "notable" that I used above has a special meaning in Wikipedia - see where I linked it (and Field Marshal Aryan also did). If you do not meet Wikipedia's criteria for notability, no article about you will be accepted, whoever writes it. If suitable independent sources exist to establish that you are notable, then it is possible for an article about you to be written. You are strongly discouraged from writing it yourself, because it is likely to be difficult for you to write in a sufficiently neutral way: basically, you will have to forget everything you know about yourself, and write an article based entirely on the published material about you by people who have no connection with you. --ColinFine (talk) 21:51, 11 July 2020 (UTC)
@Saverio Guerra: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Saverio Guerra is where discussion regarding the article's deletion (or not) are being held. Keep in mind that it's highly unlikely that editors involved, especially those with long and respected tenure here, have something personal against you. Casting aspersions like that will not help you. As far as the article's history, Wikipedia has a lot of articles that do not meet its standards. As time goes by, editors find them and either bring them up to code or propose their deletion if that cannot be done, as in the case of lack of notability – if the sources don't exist, there's nothing that can be done other than wait for people to write about the subject. The issue up for discussion is whether you are notable, as Wikipedia uses the term. That means we need (typically) three reliable sources that discuss you and your career in significant detail (not just passing mentions), independent of prompting by you or your representatives (i.e., interviews, PR, etc. are out). If you (or any editor) can provide that, the article can be retained (and hopefully expanded, summarizing what those good sources have said). I hope this helps. —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 07:38, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

May I propose a new move?Edit

My proposed move of pantsdrunk to kalsarikännit was just closed as "do not move". May I now propose a new move to kalsarikänni (note the singular instead of plural form, by the absence of the ending "t") instead, as suggested by User:Urjanhai in the original discussion? JIP | Talk 23:04, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

@JIP: the closing comment says "Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review after discussing it on the closer's talk page." You could ask the closer to consider reopening the discussion as there were only two opposes on principle and one based on grammar, which you can resolve. TSventon (talk) 23:40, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

New categoriesEdit

Hi, I'm not sure if this is where to ask, but I'm sure I'll be pointed in the right direction if not. I wanted to make a new category "1963 in snooker". I made a draft but then got a message that "You do not have permission to move a page to a category page." If possible, could somebody create categories for 1961 in snooker, 1962 in snooker and 1963 in snooker? They should be like Category:1964 in snooker. If it's not appropriate to do this due to the current lack of articles for these, let me know and I can re-request at some later point. Thanks. BennyOnTheLoose (talk) 23:58, 11 July 2020 (UTC)

I've moved your draft. Categories, like files, aren't usually created in draft first - just create them in place. If you really think you need to save an intermediate version before making it live, it's ok to copy-paste from a draft or sandbox page if you're the only editor there. —Cryptic 01:57, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

July 12Edit

how to uploads PDFs to an articleEdit

Hi, I've edited an article on Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Met_Foods and would like to upload three PDFS as supporting documentation so the PDFS are visible in the article and can be opened/viewed through the article. I managed to upload the PDFS into what seems to be a Wikipedia repository after going through the vetting process to ensure the content is legally uploadable. Now, how do I find those uploads and move them on to the page I worked on? Thanks for your assistance.

Editor12603 (talk) 02:44, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

What is the content of those pdfs? Unless they are photographs, they may not be suitable for use here. Sometimes folks get the mistaken impression that they can upload newspaper clippings, for example, which in addition to (often) being copyright violations, are not reliable sources because in this era of Photoshop, anybody can alter a "scan of a clipping" to say anything they want. --Orange Mike | Talk 02:55, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Help on RedirectEdit

Hi, i completely forgot how do Redirect a page since I haven’t been around since COVID-19. Can somebody please remind me on how to redirect a page? Thanks. The person who should not be named (talk) 03:04, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Never mind, I remembered how. The person who should not be named (talk) 03:30, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

I think I made a big mistake on changing a name of an articleEdit

Hi. I tried to change the name of an article, List of unrecovered flight recorders to List of unrecovered and unusable flight recorders but I believe I did it wrong, it deleted every single contribution on the original name. Is that what was suppose to happen? Let me know. Thanks. The person who should not be named (talk) 03:11, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

The person who should not be named, the history is preserved on the new page. Is that what you mean? —Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 03:20, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
@Tenryuu: Oh, now I see those contributions. Thanks The person who should not be named (talk) 03:28, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Did I do this right....Edit

I wrote a brand new article. It shows up in my User Page. I meant to try and publish it for the public wikipedia page. What did I do wrong? — Preceding unsigned comment added by BanFakeNews (talkcontribs) 03:23, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

BanFakeNews, you may want to try following the procedures over at WP:YFA to learn how to get an article started. You may also want to take a look at existing articles to understand what the formatting should look like. —Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 03:57, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
Hello, BanFakeNews. Bear in mind that, since promotion of any kind is not permitted in Wikipedia, Wikipedia basically has no interest in what the subject of an article says or wishes to say about itself: it is only interested in what people unconnected with the subject have chosen to publish about it, unprompted by information from the subject. (Note that in Wikipedia "promotion" is not restricted to commercial endeavours). If as you say "news about the ATRF is scant", then it is very unlikely that it meets the criteria for notability, and no article about it will be accepted however written. It may merit a section in the existing article Americans for Tax Reform. --ColinFine (talk) 09:49, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Don Lemon is not a real journalistEdit

OFF-TOPIC
WP:NOTFORUM. If you have any questions about using or accessing Wikipedia we can answer them. —Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 03:59, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.


He spreads pure propaganda. He doesn't even get the facts right at all! Maybe if CNN was banned from the references on the grounds of "misinformation", then maybe things would be reconsidered. But I digress. There's too many leftists running the site. And that's a bad thing, because anyone who supports Antifa or BLM is a dunce. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 120.154.48.248 (talk) 03:56, 12 July 2020 (UTC)


The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

Thomas Michael GreenhowEdit

Please make the file of Dr John Snow (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Snow.jpg) much smaller (shrink) than the photo of Thomas Michael Greenhow - whom the article is about. Maybe crop off his legs ???? Please help, I cannot do this myself. Thanks in a advance. 175.32.11.165 (talk) 01:48, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

I've cropped it so it is about the same size. I see no reason to make it "much smaller". MB 05:58, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

How can I create and edit maps on articles?Edit

I'd like to help improve some election articles by contributing maps with the election results shown by location on a map (like this)

What is the best way to do this? Do editors usually just do this in a third-party application and then upload it or is there a way to create and edit these map within Wikipedia somehow? Basil the Bat Lord (talk) 06:25, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@Basil the Bat Lord: Use a third-party application and then upload. See Wikipedia:Graphics Lab and commons:Commons:Graphic Lab. They both have map workshops. Most maps are hosted at Wikimedia Commons where they can also be used in other wikis. PrimeHunter (talk) 07:54, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Page For Brooklyn JadeEdit

Why has this page been flaged for deletion ?. Editers get off your high horse. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Realsarahhopkins (talkcontribs) 07:22, 12 July 2020 (UTC) Brooklyn Jade — Preceding unsigned comment added by Realsarahhopkins (talkcontribs) 07:17, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Realsarahhopkins Your article(not just a page) was deleted by me as a copyright violation. You can't just copy content from elsewhere to Wikipedia; you need to write in your own words. Please see Your First Article for more information. 331dot (talk) 07:22, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

LMAO. It is in my own words, I wrote it all with Open office document. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Realsarahhopkins (talkcontribs) 07:49, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@Realsarahhopkins: You restored a long text by Brooklyn Jade. If it's not you then you didn't write that part. A draft biography should also have sources to satisfy Wikipedia:Notability (people). Social media links by the subject and mention of works where they were an extra do not contribute to that. PrimeHunter (talk) 08:16, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Wikipedia you have deleted so much content of shri yantra and so many websites pEdit

Shri Yantra (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views)

Please help me Wikipedia You have deleted all my edits and all interface which is important in such or shri yantra Wikipedia,and so many changes like you have deleted main and Rare Information Regarding all .

Please return all information regarding in shri yanta you have removed In temples page and many more and so ,much important information deleted and removed ,.

Please return those valuable information Wikipedia. Please please please please please 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jagruti Soman (talkcontribs) 07:23, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@Jagruti Soman: user Noq removed the content with the comment "unsourced or unreliably sourced list without related articles removed." Please discuss this with that user at Talk:Shri Yantra to see how to proceed. -Arch dude (talk) 14:50, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Talk page resolution at Talk:Statue of Robert Baden-Powell, LondonEdit

I'm usually quite a non-confrontational guy, so pardon my ignorance. I've been involved in a discussion at Talk:Statue of Robert Baden-Powell, London that doesn't seem to be stuck in a gridlock. Where do I go from here? It doesn't seem to warrant a DRN. Is it an RfC? ANI? 3O even though there's already 3 users involved?   Ganbaruby!  (Say hi!) 09:36, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

group pageEdit

Please amend the page below is the original singer and details This is the original singer Carol Jiani this information on this page is wrong below if the correct information Michelle is not the original singer .

Not the place for article content




Suzy Q (group) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Suzy-Q Also known as Suzy Q Origin Montréal, Canada Genres Post-disco, Hi-NRG Years active 1981–1989 Labels J.C. Records (Canada) Atlantic (US) Suzy Q was a Canadian studio project created by Jerry Cucuzzella. Female vocalists include Michelle Mills and Angie Vileno.[1] The group is best known for their song "Get on Up and Do It Again" which entered two Billboard charts.[2]


Contents 1 Career 2 Discography 2.1 Studio albums 2.2 Singles 3 References and notes Career Originally, "Get on Up and Do It Again" was recorded in 1981 with Michelle Mills as the main vocalist and reached number 4 on the Billboard at the end of June Club chart and number 64 on the R&B chart.[2][3] [4] In December 1981, "With Your Love"/"Tonight" peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Club chart.[5]

In 1985, Suzy Q covered a song "Harmony" which was written by Geoff Bastow and Giorgio Moroder.

In 1986, Suzy Q recorded an Italo-disco/Hi-NRG song and club hit called "Can't Live Without Your Love", peaking at number 19 on the Billboard Club chart, which was written by Giovanni D'Orazio and Antonio Bentivegna.[2]

Between years 1987 and 1989, Suzy Q recorded a couple of eurobeat/hi-NRG songs for J.C. Records, then the group split up.

Discography Studio albums Year Album US CA 1981 Get On Up And Do It Again — — 1982 Don't You Stop That Feeling — — "—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that region. Singles Year Song U.S.[2] U.S. R&B[2] U.S. Dance[2] U.S. Dance Sales[2] 1981 "Get on Up Do It Again" — #64 #4 — 1982 "Get on Up" — — #12 — "I Can't Give You More" — — — — "Come Let's Have A Party " — — — — "Tonight" (Remix) — — — — 1983 "Don't You Stop The Feeling" — — — — 1985 "Harmony" — — — — "Computer Music" — — — — 1986 "Can't Live Without Your Love" — — #10 #19 1987 "Don't Come Crying To Me" — — — — 1989 "Fun Fun" — — — — "Shake, Shake, Shake" — — — — "—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that region. References and notes

"Discogs: Suzy Q". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
"Billboard: Suzy Q". Billboard, Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
Suzie Q album cover photos and credits-RFC\Atlantic Records Jerry Cuccazella; producer
"Joel Withburn's Hot Dance Disco 1974-2003"
"Joel Withburn's Hot Dance Disco 1974-2003"

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This is Carol Jiani this is the correct information i was the original female vocalist on the original that charted below thank you Team.




Get on Up and Do It Again From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search "Get on Up and Do It Again" Single by Suzy Q from the album Get On Up and Do It Again Released 1981, 1982 Format 12", 7" Genre Post-disco, dance-pop Length 6:09 (Album version) 5:45 (1982 version) Label Atlantic Songwriter(s) Jerry Cucuzzella, Giovanni D'Orazio, Sergio Panzera Suzy Q singles chronology "Get on Up and Do It Again" (1981) "Get on Up" (1982) "Get on Up and Do It Again" is a song by Canadian studio project Suzy Q. The song was written by Jerry Cucuzzella, Giovanni D'Orazio, Sergio Panzera and was produced by the J.C. Records owner Jerry Cucuzzella. The song is also included on their album Get On Up And Do It Again.

The original 1981 version has peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Dance chart and the second 1982 version at 12 on the same chart.[1]


Contents 1 Composition 2 Track listing 2.1 Promotional 12" singles 3 Personnel 4 Chart positions 5 Legacy 6 References Composition "Get On Up and Do It Again" is a post-disco and dance-pop with a length of five minutes and 54 seconds (original 12" version). It is set in common time and has a moderate tempo of 112 beats per minute.[2]

Track listing Promotional 12" singles US single[3] "Get On Up Do It Again" (Vocal) (Long Version) – 5:54 "Get On Up Do It Again Pt. II" (Vocal) (Short Version)– 3:28 Canadian single[3] "Get On Up Do It Again" (Vocal) – 5:54 "Get On Up Do It Again" (instrumental) – 3:17 Personnel Jerry Cucuzzella – producer Carol Jiani – vocals (uncredited)[3] Michelle Mills – vocals (second version) Chart positions Chart (1981) Peak position[1] U.S. Billboard Hot 100 – U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 4 U.S. Billboard Black Singles 65 Chart (1982) Peak position U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 12 Legacy The song was featured on the Grand Theft Auto IV in-game radio station called K109 The Studio. The song was heard in Further Tales of the City. References

"Billboard: Suzy Q". Billboard, Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
Brusca, Donny (2006). BPM List 2006: Main Edition. Lulu.com, 2006. p. 571. ISBN 978-1-84728-860-8.
"Get On Up - at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved August 26, 2011.

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— Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.30.5.63 (talk) 09:54, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

This isn't the place for article content so I have collapsed its display. If you wish to discuss improvements to an article, the place to do it is the article's talk page, supported by published reliable sources. - David Biddulph (talk) 10:07, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
Since this is apparently about Suzy Q (group), the talk page is Talk:Suzy Q (group). —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 17:42, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Yorkshire football league cup final 1958/59Edit

The cup final was Sheffield United versus Ossett Albion not Ossett Town. I know that that was the final 2 clubs because I played for Ossett Albion in that final — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2.97.233.149 (talk) 10:28, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

I don't know which article this is about, so I can't give you a link, but for each article, there is a talk page. There is a link somewhere on the page (usually near the top) that says soething like "Talk" or "Discussion". Click on that link and add a new section with your suggested change to the article, just like you did here. You will need to provide an independent, published, reliable source, like a newspaper article, that can be cited in the article to verify your assertion, as personal knowledge is not useful here for other editors and readers to verify statements. Thanks. —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 17:48, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Creating a new articleEdit

Hello, I'm new in Wikipedia and don't know how it works properly!

I've just sent a request for an article I've made and don't know if it worked...

If it's accepted, how long does it take to be accepted by Wikipedia?

Thanks for your help! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Umma123 (talkcontribs) 10:46, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@Umma123: please add some citation to the reliable sources before submitting it Majun e Baqi (talk) 10:48, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
I presume that you're asking about Draft:Kim Foon. It says "Draft article not currently submitted for review." So you haven't requested a review. You can do so; but if you do so for the article while it's in anything like its current state, your draft will be declined. Every assertion in the article must be referenced; currently, not a single assertion in the article is referenced. (You give the reader no reason to believe anything that you say.) -- Hoary (talk) 12:38, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
@Umma123: Please read WP:YFA if you haven't already. Note that everything that is not common knowledge needs to be CITEd, especially in a biography. See WP:ERB for a quick tutorial on how to insert those cites once you've found them. This is an important issue and will keep the article from being accepted.
There are also a couple of Manual of Style issues. Please also take note of WP:BOLDMOS:BOLD – all the bold markup needs to be removed, except for the Kim Foon at the beginning of the first sentence (the "lead"). Also, MOS:DASH says that number ranges should be separated by an en dash (1992–1993) instead of a hyphen (1992-1993). (see the link for how to create the character if you're not familiar). Thanks. —[AlanM1 (talk)]— 18:08, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
@Umma123:, you have now made some fixes that were easy to make, and added a short list of references. I clicked on one of them, to "Yale University Art Gallery". It's a good reference for a claim that this one work by Kim is at the YUAG -- and that's all. So immediately after the sentence or list item that makes this claim, you should add something like <ref>"[https://artgallery.yale.edu/collections/objects/90006 Artist: Kim Foon, Korean, born 1924: Wingo]". Yale University Art Gallery. Accessed 13 July 2020.</ref>, which, as it is evidence for nothing else, shouldn't appear in any list of references. -- Hoary (talk) 04:39, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Liverpool Sound and Vision/ Ian D. HallEdit

To whom it may concern,

I am writing in regards to am enquiry. I run and own a web site called Liverpool Sound and Vision which deals with arts reviews, and which I so pleased to see quoted on many occasions on Wikipedia. I was wondering how one goes about having a page written. I also enquire as being a writer, as well as a reviewer, I have had two novels released, The Death Of Poetry and Dark Chrysalis, with two more novels to come in the next 15 months, as well as three books of poetry.

I am aware I cannot do this myself but wondered how to put the information up on line.

My apologies for such a silly question. Yours sincerely, Ian D. Hall. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2A02:C7D:6360:7200:DB5:1490:B2D9:693F (talk) 12:10, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Thank you for asking. When there numerous reviews or articles about your works are published, it's likely that somebody will want to create an article about you. There's really no way to encourage article creation (other than by paying some company to do it -- not a good idea, because even if the company delivers, the resulting article will invite deletion, ridicule or both). There is a way to suggest creation of an article: in Wikipedia:Requested articles/Biography/By profession. However, I have no reason to believe that anyone goes through the many suggestions there and acts on any of them. -- Hoary (talk) 12:32, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
Hello, Ian. It's not a silly question: thank you for asking rather than plunging in and trying to write about yourself. Wikipedia is an encyclopaedia, not a place for telling the world about things (that's called promotion, and is forbidden. If there is ever an article about you or your website, the article will not belong to you, you will have no control over the contents, and it should be based almost 100% on what people unconnected with you have chosen to publish about you, in edited, reliable places, not on what you have said or published, or what you want said. If you can find several sources which will establish that you or the website meet Wikipedia's criteria for notability, then an article could be written: you are discouraged from writing it yourself because you are likely to find it hard to meet the standard for neutrality; but you are not forbidden. If you can find them, it might be worth seeing if anybody in WikiProject Arts or WikiProject Merseyside would be interested in writing an article; if you cannot find such sources, then any further time and effort that you or anybody else put in will be wasted. --ColinFine (talk) 13:10, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
An article about Liverpool Sound and Vision would require that the subject itself, Liverpool Sound and Vision, is notable by our definition, which means you would need to find reliable sources that discuss it, while avoiding Wikipedia:Common sourcing mistakes (notability). I have often thought that we need articles, perhaps in a dedicated namespace, for sources that are used in multiple articles but that do not meet our notability guidelines, but that is not currently the case. -Arch dude (talk) 15:00, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Named referencesEdit

In COVID-19 pandemic in Tamil Nadu, there are bunch of named refs added at the bottom. There was a big table before(as a template), which used most of them. Now the table is moved out of the article. Most(about half) of those refs are not used anywhere in article as inline citations. Once I remove everything, is there a BOT that rescues only the used named refs from previous revisions? (I vaguely know there is a BOT for this.) - Timbaaa -> ping me 12:22, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

How can I change my username?Edit

How can I change my username? Thanks. --J. Wiwat (talk) 14:52, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@J. Wiwat: See Wikipedia:Changing username. PrimeHunter (talk) 14:58, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Word Counter for GOCEEdit

Hello! I recently joined the GOCE and I recently made my first edit for the Backlog elimination drive. One of the instructions for the Backlog elimination drive is to download a word counter and then enter the number of words before you edited the article. I followed the instructions to install the word counter and I can’t find “Page size” on the toolbar on the left. Did I download the word counter correctly? Fellowtorontonian (talk) 16:25, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Not familiar with what needs doing, but see Wikipedia:Prosesize Best Wishes, Lee Vilenski (talkcontribs) 16:27, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

How to use one source multiple timesEdit

In the Meowth article, I noticed the citation needed at the articles beginning, I found that the sources needed were already on the article, as they were referenced later on. How do I bring these sources to the beginning of the article without creating a new source? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (Oinkers42) (talkcontribs) 21:01, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@(Oinkers42): see Help:Footnotes#Footnotes: using a source more than once (Please remember to sign your posts on talk pages by typing four keyboard tildes like this: ~~~~.) TimTempleton (talk) (cont) 21:12, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

ProfileEdit

Hello there ..

My question , how i can make a profile about my self ? Is it possible to do it ?

Regards . — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dr.Yaqoub Aleinzi (talkcontribs) 22:28, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

Please don't. See WP:AUTOBIO. JIP | Talk 22:32, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
(edit conflict) @Dr.Yaqoub Aleinzi: If you meant an article, such as the one we have on Lee Hsien Loong, you don't. Writing about yourself is highly discouraged and faces all kinds of problems. If you want to try anyway, see "How to write articles that won't be rejected or deleted" in this guide I wrote. We're not a social media network, we're not a resume hosting site, we're not a place to promote your career.
If you mean your user page, look over the instructions at WP:UP and fill out User:Dr.Yaqoub Aleinzi. Note that your user page is for information about how you will help Wikipedia, not a place to try to hide an article about yourself or your practice. Ian.thomson (talk) 22:35, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

July 13Edit

Christopher Biggins Date of BirthEdit

Hi there Wikipedia has him born in 1900. Can you please update, per IMDB, 1948? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.14.125.120 (talk) 03:05, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

This was vandalism of the article that occurred about eight hours ago. The change has been reverted. <bstyle="color:#00FF00">MB 03:24, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
As a small aside, IMDb should not be used as a reliable source for Wikipedia as much of its content is user-generated. Consider WP:IMDB/BLP.Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 05:02, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Lupton familyEdit

Ref numbers 75 and 71 are the same and I cannot do the technical alterations to have them "double up". Can you please help. Sorry. Please help.175.32.11.165 (talk) 04:36, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Lupton editor, hello! Yes you can. Just try harder. Incidentally, did you notice what's written at the top of this page? It says: "If you have comments about a specific article, use that article's talk page." -- Hoary (talk) 04:41, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
Incidentally, the "technical alterations" are explained here. -- Hoary (talk) 04:55, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
(edit conflict) I'm going to help here because this is not an issue that is specific to the page in question. IP editor, for more help in using the same reference please refer to WP:REFBEGIN (or WP:EASYREFBEGIN). Are you using the source or visual editor? If you're using the visual editor:
  1. Find reference 71 and note its details.
  2. Find reference 75 and delete it.
  3. Where reference 75 was, click on Cite in the toolbar.
  4. Where the Cite dialogue box shows up, click on "Re-use".
  5. Start typing reference 71's details and it should autocomplete. The reference number should also appear in square brackets at the beginning of each result
  6. Click on the result that remains. Voila! Reference 71 should appear a second time.
Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 04:59, 13 July 2020 (UTC)