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To pull the Editing Tip of the Day into a page, use {{editingtip}}.

1 You can get RSS feeds of changes to pages. While viewing the page history, select "RSS" from the toolbox in the left-hand menu! [edit]
2 Not finding the Help you're looking for? Try Category:Help! [edit]
3 There's lots of pre-made templates ready for use to help you design your pages! [edit]
4 Deleting a page only takes a few tag inserts. See Help:Deleting pages! [edit]
5 Categorize your pages to make them even easier to find, and for finding pages relating to yours! [edit]

6 Want the Tip of the Day in your page? Just insert {{editingtip}}! [edit]
7 The other contributors value your input! You can help out by voting! [edit]
8 Want to help out but don't know with what? Check out the Community portal! [edit]
9 There's plenty of Boilerplates to help you get your pages right, right from the start! [edit]
10 Can't find the template you're looking for? Try navigating Category:Templates! [edit]

11 Use ~~~~ and it will be replaced with [[User:<yourname>|<yourname>]] and the date on save! [edit]
12 Bookmark the editing quickref!   It has all those pesky tags you can't quite remember. [edit]
13 You no longer need to use {{catredirect|category name}} when redirecting a regular article to a category page. [edit]
14 Do you want to get your page just right? The WoWWiki Guidelines might be of help! [edit]
15 Want to draw attention to your vote? Link to it from the Community Portal votes section! [edit]

16 Use {{tocright}} to position the Table of Contents to the right. Use extremely sparingly! [edit]
17 If you make a page, do not try to drum up support for it. Let the people come to you. [edit]
18 The Show Preview button is your friend. Always use it before saving the final version of the page. [edit]
19 Don't want a Table of Contents on your page? Add __NOTOC__ at the top of the page. [edit]
20 Do you believe you have a question about editing which you want to be answered as soon as possible? Don't be shy and ask it in our IRC channel! [edit]

21 Making a controversial or large edit to a page? Check the discussion page and tell people about it! [edit]
22 When making an item or NPC page, you can use {{tooltip}} to create an in-game styled tooltip for them. [edit]
23 Want to use a template for things, but don't know how they work or what they do? See WoWWiki:Templates. [edit]
24 You can use interlanguage links to link to WoW wikis in other languages! [edit]
25 Creating an item article but you don't know what icon is used? Use {{Icon needed}}! [edit]

26 Personalize your signature on WoWWiki! Check out WoWWiki:Signature for help and ideas. [edit]
27 Linking an item in an article? Use {{loot|<Commonality>|<Item Name>}}! [edit]
28 Fan fiction is welcome on WoWWiki. Remember to use the proper template to differentiate fan-created work from official lore pages! [edit]
29 The Community portal is chock full of editing resources. It's a great help to editors! [edit]
30 Templates don't have to live in "Template:". Using local templates makes your life easier! [edit]

31 Typoed your page's name? Don't delete and create a new one - rename it! [edit]

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