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This page contains the Editing guideline of Kekkaishi Wiki.

Writing

General

  • The contents of the articles should be unbiased. Editors are not supposed to write their own opinions. Only the things mentioned in the anime or manga should be written.
  • Do not be over specific, or write a large description about a small event. Be as specific as necessary.
  • Do not add unnecessary information to the articles.
  • In general, content should be written in a style appropriate for an encyclopedia. Descriptions should be clear and precise; speculations or uncertain facts should be avoided.
  • Articles should be written in present tense. Exceptions are the events related to past, like flashbacks.
  • No attribution or date should be mentioned in the articles.

Perspective

  • Articles should be written in second or third person.
  • First person articles should not be included in articles. If editors want to discuss, they can visit the discussion pages.

Language

  • American English is preferred for articles.
  • Rōmaji or Kanji is used for the translation of names etc.
  • Lyrics for Opening or Ending song can be in English, Rōmaji and kanji as well.

Linking

  • Articles shouldn't be heavily linked.
  • A page should be linked only once, on its first occurrence.
  • Exceptions may be infoboxes, or list/tables of characters.

Capitalizing

  • Article's names and links should not be overcapitalized.
  • When used in a sentence, links should follow normal grammatical sentence structure, so unless it's a proper noun don't capitalize it.
  • Common words shouldn't be capitalized unnecessarily only because its a link.

Formatting

General

  • New users should read Wiki Help.
  • Any article is supposed to be formatted in a constructive manner. No unnecessary text or information should be added.

Bold

  • Editors are supposed to bold the name of an article the first time it appears in the article itself. The same applies to any alternative name of that article.
  • Some important or newly introduced terms maybe be in bold.
  • Text shouldn't be in bold for general emphasis. Editors can use double inverted commas (") or italics in some places.

Italics

  • Italics can be used for general emphasis, but in a controlled manner.
  • Articles shouldn't be spammed with text in Italic.

Underlined

  • Underlined text should be avoided. Articles are not supposed to contain underlined text.

Emphasis

  • Avoid using ALL CAPS.
  • Avoid using bold and italic together.
  • Avoid bold for general emphasis.
  • Only important words should be emphasized. Use emphasis only when necessary.

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