This is a glossary of terms commonly used on Wikipedia.
((delete))to it and an administrator will delete the page.
A standard message which can be added to an article using a template. For example, ((stub)) is expanded to the following:
See Boilerplate (text).
<!--at the start of the comment text and
-->at the end. These character strings are used to delimit comments in HTML code.
((hat))(Template:Hidden archive top) to close and collapse a discussion to discourage further editing, without removing it completely from the page.
[[Ireland|Irish]] [[Chess]] [[Championship]](Irish Chess Championship).
<s>...</s>) tags. This is very rarely used in articles, but is relatively common in votes and discussions when a contributor changes their opinion. As not to cause confusion, the outdated comments are struck out (
<ins>) tag is sometimes used with it to show a replacement for the struck material (). Generally, one should strike out only one's own comments. Some editors prefer to simply remove or alter their updated material, though this is discouraged if others have responded to it and their responses would no longer make sense after the change. Note: Neither
<s>will exist any longer in HTML 5/XHTML 2, so
'''boldfaced text'''instead of