Last edited 19 Jul 2022

Create a new article

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This article explains how to create a new article.

Set up your article:

  • First log in or register (registering only takes 2 mins).
  • Then click the orange 'Create an article' button.

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  • Type in the title of the article you want to create.
  • If an article with that name doesn't already exist, you'll be asked if you want to create it. Click on the link and your new article will open.

Write your article:

  • You can write your article from scratch, or you can paste it from another application.
  • At the end of your article, click the 'insert signature' button, and your profile will appear at the top of the article when you save it. Find out more.

Top tips

  • Keep your formatting simple. Plain text, bulleted lists, numbered lists and headings.
  • Save your article regularly just in case you have a problem.
  • Stay impartial, ask yourself what someone else would write about the subject.
  • For guidance about what sort of subject and style is acceptable see our quick style guide.

More information


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