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! width="165" bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | Type of guideline
 
! width="165" bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | Type of guideline
 
! width="300" bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | <center>Article links</center>  
 
! width="300" bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | <center>Article links</center>  
! bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | <center>Description</center>  
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! bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" class="unsortable" | <center>Description</center>  
! width="80" bgcolor="#e0efff" align="center" scope="col" | start<br>order
 
 
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| General (Article)<br>  
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles|Guiding Principles]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles|Guiding Principles]]<br>  
 
| Free, Verifiable, Neutral, Spam free, Code of Conduct, and '''Be BOLD'''<br>  
 
| Free, Verifiable, Neutral, Spam free, Code of Conduct, and '''Be BOLD'''<br>  
| align="center" | 1<br>
 
 
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|-
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Consensus|Consensus]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Consensus|Consensus]]<br>  
 
| Defined as: first, general agreement, and second, group solidarity of belief <br>  
 
| Defined as: first, general agreement, and second, group solidarity of belief <br>  
| align="center" | 2<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Manual of Style|Manual of Style]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Manual of Style|Manual of Style]]<br>  
 
| A set of standards for the design and writing of wiki articles<br>  
 
| A set of standards for the design and writing of wiki articles<br>  
| align="center" | 3<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
| General (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Transforming a Style Idea to a Manual of Style Guideline|Transforming a Style Idea to a Manual of Style Guideline]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Transforming a Style Idea to a Manual of Style Guideline|Transforming a Style Idea to a Manual of Style Guideline]]<br>  
 
| Procedure to try to transform your idea into a site-wide guideline<br>  
 
| Procedure to try to transform your idea into a site-wide guideline<br>  
| align="center" | 4<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Assume good faith|Assume good faith]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Assume good faith|Assume good faith]]<br>  
 
| Be civil and follow dispute resolution processes, rather than attacking contributors or edit warring with them<br>  
 
| Be civil and follow dispute resolution processes, rather than attacking contributors or edit warring with them<br>  
| align="center" | 5<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines|Etiquette Guidelines]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Etiquette Guidelines|Etiquette Guidelines]]<br>  
 
| Principles of etiquette or "Wikiquette", on how to work with others on the Wiki<br>  
 
| Principles of etiquette or "Wikiquette", on how to work with others on the Wiki<br>  
| align="center" | 6<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Be kind to newcomers|Be kind to newcomers]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Be kind to newcomers|Be kind to newcomers]]<br>  
 
| Most newcomers are not familiar with the policies or guiding principles so respectfully instruct them<br>  
 
| Most newcomers are not familiar with the policies or guiding principles so respectfully instruct them<br>  
| align="center" | 7<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
| Behavioral guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Digital Coups|Digital Coups]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Digital Coups|Digital Coups]]<br>  
 
| Don’t try to win an edit war by bringing in allies or by enlisting friends to create the illusion of support.<br>  
 
| Don’t try to win an edit war by bringing in allies or by enlisting friends to create the illusion of support.<br>  
| align="center" | 8<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Tips to avoid disputes|Tips to avoid disputes]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Tips to avoid disputes|Tips to avoid disputes]]<br>  
 
| To prevent an edit war, both contributors should use civilized discussion<br>  
 
| To prevent an edit war, both contributors should use civilized discussion<br>  
| align="center" | 9<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Talk to each other|Talk to each other]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Talk to each other|Talk to each other]]<br>  
 
| The negotiation process will remain transparent by recording the entire conversation on the article "talk" page<br>  
 
| The negotiation process will remain transparent by recording the entire conversation on the article "talk" page<br>  
| align="center" | 10<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributor assistance|Contributor assistance]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Contributor assistance|Contributor assistance]]<br>  
 
| Contributor assistance can be sought by listing a dispute through an edit to this site<br>  
 
| Contributor assistance can be sought by listing a dispute through an edit to this site<br>  
| align="center" | 11<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
| Behavioral (Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Mediation Requests|Mediation Requests]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Mediation Requests|Mediation Requests]]<br>  
 
| If you are experiencing an editing conflict, you can submit the issue here so that it will be mediated<br>  
 
| If you are experiencing an editing conflict, you can submit the issue here so that it will be mediated<br>  
| align="center" | 12<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Proper Content|Proper Content]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Proper Content|Proper Content]]<br>  
 
| Just because you can publish something widely doesn’t mean you should if it is not relevant<br>  
 
| Just because you can publish something widely doesn’t mean you should if it is not relevant<br>  
| align="center" | 13<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Proven techniques|Proven techniques]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Proven techniques|Proven techniques]]<br>  
 
| When sharing research information avoid unproven techniques. If you have not tried it then do not share it<br>  
 
| When sharing research information avoid unproven techniques. If you have not tried it then do not share it<br>  
| align="center" | 14<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Source Citation Formats|Source Citation Formats]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Source Citation Formats|Source Citation Formats]]<br>  
 
| The first contributor to add a reference to an article sets the style for that article. <br>  
 
| The first contributor to add a reference to an article sets the style for that article. <br>  
| align="center" | 15<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Link, don’t copy|Link, don’t copy]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Link, don’t copy|Link, don’t copy]]<br>  
 
| It is far better to add a brief quote or summary and then link to the public domain source material<br>  
 
| It is far better to add a brief quote or summary and then link to the public domain source material<br>  
| align="center" | 16<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Biographies|Biographies]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Biographies|Biographies]]<br>  
 
| Biographies of individuals, whether living or deceased, are not allowed (except as an short example)<br>  
 
| Biographies of individuals, whether living or deceased, are not allowed (except as an short example)<br>  
| align="center" | 17<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
| Content guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Syllabuses|Syllabuses]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Syllabuses|Syllabuses]]<br>  
 
| An article that covers a syllabus should remain as given, a new article can be created with the latest information<br>  
 
| An article that covers a syllabus should remain as given, a new article can be created with the latest information<br>  
| align="center" | 18<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Content&nbsp;(Article)<br>  
 
| Content&nbsp;(Article)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Accuracy and collaboration|Accuracy and collaboration]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Accuracy and collaboration|Accuracy and collaboration]]<br>  
 
| Wiki content authoring isn’t about command and control; it’s about the merit of ideas. We are smarter than me<br>  
 
| Wiki content authoring isn’t about command and control; it’s about the merit of ideas. We are smarter than me<br>  
| align="center" | 19<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Organizational (Proposal)<br>  
 
| Organizational (Proposal)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Categorization|Categorization]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Categorization|Categorization]]<br>  
 
| '''Proposal''': The categories used should reflect where users are most likely to look if they can't remember the article name<br>  
 
| '''Proposal''': The categories used should reflect where users are most likely to look if they can't remember the article name<br>  
| align="center" | 20<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Organizational guideline<br>  
 
| Organizational guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Category deletion|Category deletion]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Category deletion|Category deletion]]<br>  
 
| Categories that do not follow naming conventions can be immediately renamed and deleted after moving articles<br>  
 
| Categories that do not follow naming conventions can be immediately renamed and deleted after moving articles<br>  
| align="center" | 21<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Organizational guideline<br>  
 
| Organizational guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Disambiguation|Disambiguation]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Disambiguation|Disambiguation]]<br>  
 
| Process of resolving conflicts when a single term can be associated with more than one topic<br>  
 
| Process of resolving conflicts when a single term can be associated with more than one topic<br>  
| align="center" | 22<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Signatures|Signatures]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Signatures|Signatures]]<br>  
 
| Talk pages should be signed to aid discussions: articles should not be signed because they are shared work<br>  
 
| Talk pages should be signed to aid discussions: articles should not be signed because they are shared work<br>  
| align="center" | 23<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:User ID|User ID]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:User ID|User ID]]<br>  
 
| It is best to choose a neutral, non-controversial name. No obscene or profane names are allowed. <br>  
 
| It is best to choose a neutral, non-controversial name. No obscene or profane names are allowed. <br>  
| align="center" | 24<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Talk page guidelines|Talk page guidelines]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Talk page guidelines|Talk page guidelines]]<br>  
 
| A space for editors to discuss improvements to articles and other pages using courtesy and consideration<br>  
 
| A space for editors to discuss improvements to articles and other pages using courtesy and consideration<br>  
| align="center" | 25<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Three-revert rule|Three-revert rule]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Three-revert rule|Three-revert rule]]<br>  
 
| Do not revert any page or any part of a page more than 3 times in 24 hours or involvement by an administrator may result<br>  
 
| Do not revert any page or any part of a page more than 3 times in 24 hours or involvement by an administrator may result<br>  
| align="center" | 26<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
| Editing guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:User page|User page]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:User page|User page]]<br>  
 
| Your user page is not a personal website and should only be used for Wiki related content<br>  
 
| Your user page is not a personal website and should only be used for Wiki related content<br>  
| align="center" | 27<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Style Guideline<br>  
 
| Style Guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Article or page size|Article or page size]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Article or page size|Article or page size]]<br>  
 
| Article size should be determined by readability and organization (100K byte maximum per Wikipedia)<br>  
 
| Article size should be determined by readability and organization (100K byte maximum per Wikipedia)<br>  
| align="center" | 28<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Style Guideline<br>  
 
| Style Guideline<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming conventions|Naming conventions]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming conventions|Naming conventions]]<br>  
 
| Best practices in naming articles, categories, images, files, and templates for this Wiki. <br>  
 
| Best practices in naming articles, categories, images, files, and templates for this Wiki. <br>  
| align="center" | 29<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Style (Proposal)<br>  
 
| Style (Proposal)<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Geographic Names|Naming Conventions for Geographic Names]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming Conventions for Geographic Names|Naming Conventions for Geographic Names]]<br>  
 
| '''Proposed '''policy provides that article names should be chosen for the general reader, not for specialists<br>  
 
| '''Proposed '''policy provides that article names should be chosen for the general reader, not for specialists<br>  
| align="center" | 30<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Category<br>  
 
| Category<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[:Category:Style guidelines]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[:Category:Style guidelines]]<br>  
 
| Category listing<br>  
 
| Category listing<br>  
| align="center" | 31<br>
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Template<br>  
 
| Template<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[Template:Policies and guidelines|Template:Policies and guidelines]]<br>  
 
! align="left" | [[Template:Policies and guidelines|Template:Policies and guidelines]]<br>  
 
| Template of policies and guidelines<br>  
 
| Template of policies and guidelines<br>  
| align="center" | 32<br>
 
 
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