Wikipedia:List of policies and guidelines

This page lists Wikipedia policies and guidelines. Every Wikipedia page with policy status is included. They are shown in bold type; those that take precedence within a given category are italicized, as well. All Wikipedia pages with guideline status that are general in scope are included. Where applicable, they are organized in tree fashion to clarify their relationships. Most of the many subject-specific guidelines are not listed here; directions for locating them are provided. For lists of key pages with summaries of their content, see List of policies and List of guidelines.

General edit

Article maintenance edit

Article naming edit

There are many additional naming convention guidelines that deal with specific topics. See Category:Wikipedia naming conventions.

Article style edit

There are many additional style guidelines that deal with specific topics. See Category:Style guidelines of WikiProjects, Category:Wikipedia Manual of Style (arts), Category:Wikipedia Manual of Style (legal), Category:Wikipedia Manual of Style (regional), Category:Wikipedia Manual of Style (religion), and Category:Wikipedia Manual of Style (science).

Categories, lists, and tables edit

There are additional guidelines that deal with lists or tables concerning specific topics, including record charts and road junction lists.

Content standards edit

There are additional content guidelines that deal with specific topics, including anarchism, medicine, science, and video games.

Copyright and licensing edit

Deletion edit

Disambiguation edit

Editing practices edit

Editor behavior edit

Handling disputes and disruption edit

Images and other media edit

Notability edit

Project activities edit

Project roles edit

Redirects, shortcuts, and subpages edit

Tools and templates edit

User names and pages edit

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