How to Create a Page in Wikipedia


Wikipedia already has several articles. Before you create an article on Wikipedia, you might need to search first to check that there is no existing article similar. If the article that you want to create is there, and you think people will like to look at it under a different name or spelling, you can do create one.

Step#1 Decide on your article subject

The first step is to decide what you want write about. In this video we are going to write about ‘‘Howtech studio’

Decide on your article subject

Step#2 Search for the topic on Wikipedia

After you have decided on the topic to write about, go to Wikipedia and type your topic on the search box. For this case, we are going to type ‘Howtech studio’ and click go.

Search for the topic on Wikipedia

Step#3 Scroll down and see a list of articles

From the search a results, scroll down and see a list of articles with similar topic. For our case in this tutorial, there is no page with similar results.

Scroll down and see a list of articles

Step#4 Ask for the page to be created

Click on the link that says ‘ask for the page to be created.’ You will be taken to a new page.

Ask for the page to be created

Step#5 Create a new article

On the new page, it has linkage that says ‘create a new article.’ Click on the link.

Create a new article

Step#6 Choose the kind of article you intend to create

Choose the kind of article that you intend to create. Choose ‘create an article now (for new users) or ‘create something else (for advanced users)’

Choose the kind of article you intend to create

Step#7 Confirm your subject that it does not exist

Confirm your subject is fresh. If it’s new, choose the second option that says ‘No, my proposed article doesn’t already exist.’

Confirm your subject that it does not exist

Step#8 Choose what your topic is all about

Choose what your proposed topic is all about from the list.

Choose what your topic is all about

Step#9 Confirm your article meets requirements

Confirm if the article you intend to write meets the requirements.

Confirm your article meets requirements

Step#10 Confirm your article has reliable sources

Confirm that your article have good sources.

Confirm your article has reliable sources

Step#11 Confirm your submission is neutral

Confirm that your submission is neutral, establishes notability, and is not copy pasted anywhere else.

Confirm your submission is neutral

Step#12 You are ready to go

And here you are ready to go. Choose between the three options. You can submit the article for review; begin writing your draft article or if you are a registered member you can choose to have the article go live. Remember, if your article isn’t ready to go live, it will be deleted immediately.

You are ready to go

Step#13 Click ‘live help’ for support in the process

If you need further help with the article, choose ‘live help chat’ on top left of your window.

Click ‘live help’ for support in the process

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