A b January 2020 RfC March 2016 RfC April 2016 RFC There is no consensus holding time. See TfM The message notification as it would appear for registered users You will be notified when someone else edits your user talk page. If you click "last change" it will show you the last edit done to your talk page. You may also wish to create a global user page that will display on all Wikimedia projects where you have not created a local user page. However, redirects from userspace subpages to mainspace are common and acceptable. User pages that look like project pages Userspace is also not a substitute for project space ( Wikipedia.
Categories, templates that add categories, and redirects Further information: WP:Categorisation Categorizing user pages Do not put your userpage or subpages, including draft articles, into content categories. Userboxes Userboxes are fun little boxes you can put in your user page to express yourself. If you wish to delete your own page, tag the top of the page with db-u1, and an administrator will delete it for you. It is good for all maps and particularly for maps with more than 256 colours. This enables readers to click through to find maps of the surrounding area on external web sites like Google Maps. Privacy-breaching non-public material, whether added by yourself or others, may be removed from any page upon request, either by administrators or (unless impractical) by purging from the page history and any logs by oversighters (see requests for oversight ). When a userspace page reaches a point where it can be included as an article consider moving it into mainspace or using its content appropriately in other relevant articles.
(Some content may not be kept indefinitely in userspace if unused.) Matters that are long enough, or active enough, to allocate them a page of their own Personal writings suitable within the Wikipedia community Non-article Wikipedia material such as reasonable Wikipedia. The page is forum-based, to enable cross-teaching conversations to take place. The, resources page provides advice to both beginners (in the form of tutorials) and experienced map-makers. Personal information See TfM Personal information of other persons without their consent. Also pages that may be of value to the wider community or whose deletion is opposed by other users might be undeleted during a deletion discussion. For general use, the following is a gallery of maps that have been approved by Wikiproject Maps as exemplars: Gallery of Exemplars, topographic map in SVG format. Ownership and editing of user pages See TfM This section applies to all pages within your user space. Material that can be viewed as attacking other editors, including the recording of perceived flaws. So how do you navigate to your subpage? Coordinate-referenced map templates edit The process of supplying freely licensed maps for direct use in Wikipedia articles is important to make the articles complete, especially for offline versions.
Text must be either freely licensed or out of copyright; otherwise only a short" can be used. You are cautioned to think carefully before adding non-public information to your user page because you are unlikely to be able to retract it later, even if you change your mind. If an editor asks you not to edit their user pages, such requests should, within reason, be respected. These must be listed at Articles for deletion if they originated as articles, or Miscellany for deletion for anything else. User pages or user space All of these pages are your user pages or user space. Some uploaders prefer to work with SVG and then upload a PNG version. (For instance, create User:Example User as User:Example User/s.) This method will completely prevent further vandalism by limiting user page editing to yourself, and interface administrators since ".js" and ".css" pages in userspace can only be edited by them. (orange not up to date) Florida Political Map Ancient Greek Colonies of North Black Sea Example of inset A historic map example featuring the Holy Roman Empire. Two digits are usually enough. Wikipedia, as well as facilitating interaction and sharing between users.
Removal of comments, notices, and warnings "WP:blanking" redirects here. User pages are administration pages in the User and User talk namespaces that are useful for organizing and aiding the work users. 6 Drafts deemed fit to be articles can be moved across namespaces or submitted for AfC without the author's explicit permission if and only if the draft creator is reasonably inactive. User pages may be mirrored by other sites. Blanking of user subpages is not interpreted as a deletion request, see criteria for speedy deletion. Subpages edit A list of all all subpages of this page. Icons can be found at Commons:Category:Map icons. Contents, the aim of WikiProject Maps is to improve the quality of maps across the Wikimedia Foundation. For deletions of copyrighted material from the edit history of a user page, see WP:revdelrequest. Satisfactory edits should be promptly incorporated into the mainspace article and the userspace copy deleted (use db-u1 as content forking represents an attribution hazard.
It is still used for unregistered users and for registered users who have manually enabled. In some cases a more experienced editor may make substantive edits to another user's user space, in which case that editor should leave a note explaining why this was done. You are also welcome to include a simple link to your personal home page, although you should not surround it with any promotional language. User pages are also used for administrative purposes, to make users aware of blocks, warnings, or other sanctions if they happen, and to notify of matters that may affect articles you have worked on or editorial issues you have been involved with. (orange not up to date) File formats to use edit Demonstration of how to create a map using layers: lley ; ain ;.Hills ;.Rivers ; oops ; ves ;.Text ; umbnail map ;.Legend. Sometimes a non-administrator's user page may be targeted for vandalism. Extensive self-promotional material, especially when not directly relevant to Wikipedia. Work in progress or material that you may come back to in future (usually on subpages) Drafts, especially where you want discussion or other users' opinions first, for example because of conflict of interest or major proposed changes. Speedy deletion tags and requests for uninvolved administrator help (an administrator will quickly determine if these are valid or not; use the link embedded in the notice to object and post a comment, do not just remove the tag). The quality of GIF images is better than jpeg.
In practice, user and user talk pages are mostly visited by clicking on user signatures in discussions, and links shown in page histories and diffs. Pages that egregiously present false information may be tagged with db-hoax. Any editor who intends to improve old userspace drafts can move them provided the creator of said draft is "reasonably" inactive. See TfM See also: Wikipedia:Don't restore removed comments, Deleting your user page or subpages, and Deletion of user talk pages Policy does not prohibit users, whether registered or unregistered, from removing comments from their own talk pages, although archiving is preferred. Courtesy vanishing Wikipedia's community traditionally offers a courtesy vanishing to users who are permanently departing Wikipedia and will sever all ties with the site. A small and proportionate amount of suitable unrelated material A number of users have Wikipedia and sister project content such as (free use) pictures from Wikimedia Commons, favorite Wikipedia articles, or"tions that they like. Blatant misuse of Wikipedia as a web host.