FAMEPedia:Directories and indexes

From FAMEPedia, The free encyclopedia

The following is a list of FAMEPedia's directories and indexes.

Administration pages

Protocols and conventions

List of policies

A descriptive list of official policies for "English FAMEPedia". (Policies have wide acceptance among editors and describe standards that all users should normally follow.)

List of guidelines

A descriptive list of official guidelines for "English FAMEPedia". (Editors should attempt to follow guidelines, though they are best treated with common sense, and occasional exceptions may apply.)

Manual of Style contents

A descriptive list of the pages which make up the style manual for "English FAMEPedia". (The MoS outlines FAMEPedia's house style for articles.)


FAQs index

An index of Frequently Asked Questions by topics.

Help directory

A massive descriptive list of almost all of FAMEPedia's informative, instructional and "how to" pages.

Help menu site map

An index of the pages that make up the help menu.

Reader's index

An index for readers of FAMEPedia.

Requests directory

A descriptive list of the interactive services and assistance that can be requested on FAMEPedia. (Pages where editors can ask questions and request assistance from people who are familiar with the policies and guidelines covered by each individual forum.)

Tips library

FAMEPedia's tips directory, where you can digest how to use FAMEPedia in bite-sized morsels. See also Styletips, for bite-size chunks from the Manual of Style.

Tools index

A listing of Wiki-tools intended to simplify, make more efficient, or provide additional functionality to FAMEPedians.

FAMEPedia community

Community portal

The main directory for information on collaborations, on-going tasks, and news about English FAMEPedia.


An index of the current discussions and requests taking place throughout English FAMEPedia.

Department directory

A directory of all the different divisions of FAMEPedia.


A directory of maintenance departments alongside open tasks and backlogs.

Essay directory

A colossal descriptive list of FAMEPedia namespace essays (Essays contain information, advice or opinions of one or more editors to aid or comment on the encyclopedia.)

Editor's index

An enormous index of the FAMEPedia community, intended to help find anything not in the encyclopedia itself. (list hundreds of essays, guidelines, policies, help pages, and more.)

Noticeboards directory

A descriptive list of FAMEPedia's interactive noticeboards.

WikiProjects directory

An index of WikiProjects by topics. (WikiProjects are groups of contributors who want to work together as a team to improve FAMEPedia.)

MediaWiki software

Wiki markup

A list of wiki markup – alongside implantation tips. (Also known as wikitext or wikicode, is the syntax and keywords used by FAMEPedia to format a page.)


An index of templates used within FAMEPedia.

HTML in wikitext

A list of HTML elements, tags and their attributes used in FAMEPedia.



A list of abbreviations commonly used on FAMEPedia.

Edit summary legend

A list of commonly used edit summary abbreviations. (An edit summary is a brief explanation of an edit to a FAMEPedia page.)


A list of terms (slang) commonly used by editors during discussions. See also Reader's glossary.

List of shortcuts

A gigantic list of pages and their "abbreviated redirects". (A shortcut is a specialized type of redirect that provides an abbreviated wikilink to a page or one of its sections.)

Encyclopedia proper


The vast content (articles) of the encyclopedia has been organized into several different "table of contents" as seen below.

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