Wikipedia Sign Up: Wikipedia is a Online Encyclopedia where user can create account, search various topic on the website and take knowledge, write or edit article related to the post, and get detailed knowledge on the topic you searched.
Wikipedia website was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger and it is one of the best online encyclopedia website that can be accessed worldwide. The website is currently available in more than 250 different languages and it is getting more than 18 billion page view every month.
Our major aim of writing this article is to guide on the steps to sign up your profile on Wikipedia, but before that let quickly show you the features of Wikipedia account and the major reasons why we are addressed as the no 1 online social network in the world.
Features of Wikipedia
■ Customize your Explore feed
Explore” lets you see recommended Wikipedia content including current events, popular articles, captivating freely-licensed photos, events on this day in history, suggested articles based on your reading history, and more.
■ Find and search
Quickly find what you’re looking for by searching within articles or with the search bar at the top of the app. You can even search using your favorite emojis or voice-enabled search.
■ It’s free and open
Wikipedia is the encyclopedia that anyone can edit. Articles on Wikipedia are freely licensed and the app code is 100% open source. The heart and soul of Wikipedia is a community of people working to bring you unlimited access to free, reliable and neutral information.
■ No ads
Wikipedia is a place to learn, not a place for advertising. This app is made by the Wikimedia Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports and operates Wikipedia. We provide this service in the pursuit of open knowledge that’s always ad-free and never tracks your data.
■ Read in your language
Search 40 million articles in over 300 languages in the world’s largest source of information. Set your preferred languages in the app and easily switch between them when browsing or reading.
■ Use it offline
Save your favorite articles and read Wikipedia offline with “My lists“. Name lists as you like and collect articles across different languages. Saved articles and reading lists are synced across all your devices and are available even when you do not have internet connectivity.
■ Attention to detail and night mode
The app embraces Wikipedia’s simplicity and adds delight to it. A beautiful and distraction-free interface lets you focus on the essential: reading articles. With text size adjustment and themes in pure black, dark, sepia or light, you can choose the most pleasant reading experience for you.
How to Sign Up Wikipedia Account
■ Go to the following url wikipedia.com
■ Click the “Sign in/create account” link in the upper right corner on the Wikipedia website.
■ Click the link “Create One” above the boxes. This will take you to the account creation page (of course, if you are reading this on line, you could use this link directly instead of following step one and two).
■ Type the captcha. Wikipedia now presents people with a simple captcha to solve to prevent against computer activated programs signing up. Type it in the box below (refresh the image if you must) and move on to the next step.
■ Enter your desired user name in the “Username:” box. This will be the name of your account. For suggestions for usernames, see below.
- Scramble your real name. No one will know. Make it an anagram, meaning that they are words that can be rearranged to form, in this case, your real name.
- Look to social media. If you have a social media account, you can use the same username as your social media username (if it is not taken), but you may not want to do so if you are a famous user.
- Think creatively. Have any passions, including computers, languages, companies, etc.? Choose a username suitable for your interests.
- Don’t choose a username that promotes another business, flags you as a vandal, impersonates an admin, or is just plain annoying. Those get blocked quickly.
■ Enter a password in the “Password:” box. Make sure that you can remember your password, but for it to be hard for anyone else to guess.
■ Re-enter the same password as above in the “Confirm Password:” box.
■ Enter your e-mail address in the “E-mail” box if you want to. For more information about this, see below in the “Tips” section.
■ Click the big “Create account” button.
■ Congratulations! You are now a registered user in Wikipedia!
Wikipedia Login – Step By Step Tutorial
■ Go to the site’s sign in page located at the following url: Wikipedia.org
■ Enter your username on the space provided.
■ Enter your user password in the second field box.
■ Now simply click the green button located on the right side of the access form that says “Login” and that’s it, you are in!
How To Delete Wikipedia Account
Currently there is no option to delete your account from wikipedia but you can take retirement or change your user name password from preference menu so no one knows you or change your page to retirement so it will mark your account as deleted. To take change your page to retirement you can follow the below given steps :-
Delete Your Account through Website
■ Go to the following url wikipedia.com
■ Login to your account.
■ After you login to your account click your user name mention at top right side section navigation links.
■ After you click on your user name you will be redirected to your main page now click on USER PAGE to enter into editing mode.
■ When you enter into editing mode click on insert and then template.
■ Now search for template retired and then click add to template.
■ After you add the template then click on insert button given at top right.
■ Now you will see retire option then click on Save Page to make retirement from wikipedia.
Delete Your Account By Sending Email
■ Open Your Email Account That Is Registered With The Application Or Website.
■ Now Compose An Email And Enter The Email Address Email firstname.lastname@example.org
■ On Subject Type “REQUEST TO DELETE MY ACCOUNT”.
■ Now Write An Email Requesting Them To Delete Your Account From Their Database, And To Wipe All Your Information With Them, If Any.
Here is a SAMPLE on how to write such an email.
PS :- Email Sending Process may take of upto 24 to 72 hours so check your mailbox during this time for further clarification on deleting your account.
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