FamilySearch Wiki:Be Kind to Newcomers
|This page documents a guideline. It is a generally accepted standard that contributors should attempt to follow, though it is best treated with common sense and the occasional exception.|
Any substantive edit to this page should reflect consensus. When in doubt, discuss first on the talk page.
Most newcomers are not familiar with the policies or FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles of the Research Wiki. Be respectful when stating policy or guidelines. Refer them to the policy or guideline pages in a kind manner. Treat them with the respect you would hope to receive if you were new to the Research Wiki as a user or contributor.