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Date: Mar 14, 2023
How can I create a biography page for someone on Wikipedia?

reating a biography page for someone on Wikipedia can be a rewarding way to share their life story with a wider audience. Here are the general steps to follow to create a Wikipedia biography page:

  1. Do your research: Gather information about the person you want to write about. This could include biographical information, achievements, career milestones, and any notable events or controversies.

  2. Check Wikipedia's notability guidelines: Wikipedia has specific criteria for what makes a person "notable" enough to have a dedicated page. Make sure the person you want to write about meets these guidelines before you begin writing.

  3. Create a Wikipedia account: To create a new page, you'll need to have a Wikipedia account. You can create an account by clicking the "Create account" link at the top right-hand corner of the Wikipedia homepage.

  4. Draft your page: Create a draft of your page in a word processor or on a sandbox page within Wikipedia. Follow the Wikipedia Manual of Style to ensure that your content meets Wikipedia's editorial guidelines.

  5. Submit your page for review: Once you have written your page, you can submit it for review by the Wikipedia community. Click on the "Submit your draft for review" button, which can be found on the page creation screen.

  6. Engage with the Wikipedia community: Once your page is under review, other editors may make suggestions or request changes to your content. Be open to feedback and willing to work collaboratively to create a high-quality page.

  7. Publish your page: Once your page has been reviewed and approved, you can publish it by clicking on the "Publish changes" button.

Creating a Wikipedia biography page can be a complex process, but it can also be a rewarding way to share someone's life story with the world. By following the above steps, you can create a well-written, well-researched page that meets Wikipedia's editorial standards.

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