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Introduction to Wikipedia
Welcome to Wikipedia! Anyone can edit almost every page, and millions already have.This page takes you through a set of tutorials aimed at complete newcomers interested in contributing. It covers all the basics needed to navigate, comment on, and contribute to Wikipedia articles. Each tutorial takes only about 10 minutes, so you could become a proficient Wikipedian in under an hour! To get started, click on Introduction to Contributing below.
Wiki markup source editor shows the underlying page source code, and works like a plain text file. Links and other items are indicated using simple code like this: [[Earth]].
VisualEditor works more like a word processor and hides the underlying source code. Links and other items are edited using toolbar and pop-up interfaces.
For more training information, see also: