Can you delete a Wikipedia page about yourself?

No, you cannot delete a Wikipedia page about yourself. However, you can request that the page be deleted by contacting the Wikipedia help desk.

How do I delete a Wikipedia user?

Basically, click on the “More” dropdown at the top of the page (the delete option will only appear if you are an administrator logged in to your account), enter a reason (or edit the automatically supplied reason), and hit delete. That’s all there is to it.

Can anyone delete a Wikipedia page?

While anyone can edit articles, to keep things manageable, only administrators can delete them. Note that removing all text from a page does not delete it, it just leaves a blank page, which is discouraged as it is confusing to readers.

How do I permanently delete my Wikipedia account?

You cannot delete a Wikipedia account due to restrictions on the MediaWiki software, but you can have all of your user (and, in some cases, talk) pages deleted, your username changed, and your account locked.

What happens if you delete a Wikipedia page?

Deletion of a Wikipedia page removes the complete page (and all previous versions) from public view. Deletion happens when a page is unsuitable, unhelpful, or does not meet the required criteria.

How do I write a Wikipedia page about myself?

The First Step to Create a Wikipedia Page For Yourself

  1. Go to the link.
  2. On the top right corner click on the “Create Account” button.
  3. Fill it in with your basic credential and select an appropriate username.
  4. Turn on the notifications as well to stay updated.

Can you report a Wikipedia page?

To report errors on the Main Page, use Wikipedia:Main Page/Errors.

How do I change my Wikipedia username?

  1. Your username is a nickname that will identify your account and thereby all of your contributions to Wikipedia.
  2. Bear in mind that, once chosen, a username cannot be easily changed.
  3. You specify your username when creating an account, and subsequently use it (together with your password) to log in to that account.

Does Wikipedia delete inactive accounts?

Delete unused username after 90 days is a proposed Wikipedia policy to delete usernames with zero edits that have not logged in for 90 days. Registered usernames with emails will be warned after 60 days of inactivity. Usernames with at least one edit will be kept for the entire life of the database.

Can Wikipedia edits be traced?

Technically you can’t edit Wikipedia completely anonymously. Wikipedia tracks edits to the editor’s username, but if you don’t log in, Wikipedia still can track you by your IP address or by device fingerprinting.

Can you get in trouble for editing Wikipedia pages?

It is not a criminal act to vandalise Wikipedia. However, it is against the site’s terms of use to vandalise or otherwise cause disruption. Vandals are blocked from editing, and may also be further banned according to the terms of use.

How does a person get a Wikipedia page?

To create a new page, all you need to do is create an account on Wikipedia, and then add your new article. While only registered and signed-in users can create pages, anyone can modify a page, and the edits are simply attributed to their IP address.