Help:Growth/How to create help contents/Examples/Edit a page


Edit a page

Edit a Wikipedia page is the basic actions made to improve the quality of the encyclopedia.


Wikipedia offers various tools to edit pages.

How to[edit]

Visual edit[edit]

The visual editor is a rich-text editor. To open a page using the visual editor, click "Edit".

The experience using it is similar to using a text processor.

Some pages are not editable using the visual mode. You have to use the source code instead.

The content of the page you edit is saved as Source code.

Source edit[edit]

The source code of Wikipedia is called "wikitext". To open a page using the source editor, click on "Edit source".

Any page is editable using the source code.

Protected pages[edit]

Some pages can't be edited, because they are protected. Read more about protections.

What to do when you edit a page[edit]

Add contents[edit]

Edit contents[edit]