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Standard footer suggestion for articles Edit

The bottom section of Help:Standard help page is unclear.

  • The section "Next pages" should have the three next pages and nothing else. Currently, there's a fourth line saying "* Ask other users on the Wikia Forum", which is not a next page.
  • Directing users to further help, should be done using a template: to add/alter/remove something in future, we avoid the need to edit all pages.
  • Help:Getting help on Wikia should be the only place in the whole wiki where we define where to go for help. Spreading directions all over the wiki, calling the sames things by different names in different articles, directing users to different places is confusing. Users should only be directed to Help:Getting help on Wikia.
  • So, I propose:
    • renaming section "Feedback" to "Further help and Feedback"
    • the content of the section should be {{help and feedback}}, a new template
    • we create this template, stating that for further help users should visit Help:Getting help on Wikia and to report errors or unclear steps visit Help:Contacting Wikia, which exists for this purpose.
    • note that the section header should not be part of the template

I can perform these changes myself, if there is a general agreement. Just let me know. 019mgq 13:48, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

Hi, I am happy for the next pages to be separated from the further help/feedback, and for a template to be made that directs users to the Help:Getting help on Wikia. If you want to start it and then let me know, we can work together to tweak it. Thanks for your help here! --Sarah@Wikia (Help Forum) (blog) 20:54, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Updated to reflect what I had in mind. Additional bullets can be added, in the individual pages right below the template call if very specific to that page, or to the template and will appear in every page. Similarly, changes to where to go for further help or how to report a problem, can be done in a single page. Feel free to change/delete at will. 019mgq 01:18, October 8, 2010 (UTC)

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