Kelvin Smith Library
So you want to add an article to Wikipedia? Great! Let's get started.
First, we recommend creating an account. This gives you access to a sandbox where you can draft your articles before submitting them for approval. We suggest using the Visual Editor to begin with unless you're already familiar with the markup language Wikipedia uses.
We suggest looking at popular articles of a similar type to see how to structure and format your article. For example, if you're doing a biography look up a person and see how their entry is formatted. Same for organizations, movements, concepts, etc.
First time writing an article? No problem. Use the resources below and the Wikipedia Article Wizard to get going.
Sometimes particular IP addresses or ranges will be blocked due to suspicious activity. Schools often have this issue, which makes it more difficult for users to register accounts. If when signing up for an account you see a message like this:
there are still things you can to to get an account.