Help:Naming new articles
Things to think about when creating a new article.
- The name should be as generic as possible for the content
- Use the singular form.
- Don’t use The, A or An as the first word
- Use the shortest meaningful title you can — like an encyclopedia entry, not a journal article.
- Use sentence case: [[Spectral decomposition]], not [[Spectral Decomposition]]. Upper case letters carry meaning (they signify proper nouns).
- The content should match the name — no surprises
- Don't use all caps, or attempt to use italics or bold.
- Avoid using Greek characters, symbols, and the following characters: /, &, %, #, @, !, $, ^, *, +, =. Hyphens and apostrophes are okay.
- Avoid using parentheses, except for disambiguation.
- If there are multiple names for something, then use #REDIRECT
When you create a new article, please ensure that some other pages link to it by adding double brackets, i.e., [[New article]]. Please also ensure that you add any useful redirects.
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