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Add new person, new category and update Wisconsin portal

Greetings! Hope you are all doing well.

I'm writing because I'd like to add information to wikipedia.org

I am new to adding content so am starting by asking you for guidance before starting in with changes.

1) I'd like to add a new person, Martin Lynch (fur trader) in Oneida county, Wisconsin 2) I'd like to add a new category, Wisconsin fur traders [I see an existing "Canadian fur traders" group so want to make new one specifically for Wisconsin] 3) I'd like to add the new "Wisconsin fur traders" category to the 'People from Wisconsin by occupation' group in the Wisconsin portal.

Questions

- I'm assuming the best way to do all 3 things is in the order they are listed 1), 2), then 3). Correct?
- Do you have instructions/guidance of any sort for adding a new page (for 'Martin Lynch')? [I've tried adding pages before and they were deleted so I must have missed some steps]
- Do you have a 'person' template that I can use? [I like the format of this person https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Baptiste_DuBay where it has the personal stats and pic on the right-hand-side of the page]. Or should I just go in and take a copy of that source for that page and then modify it for Martin Lynch?
- Do you have instructions of any sort for adding a new category (Wisconsin fur traders)?
- Add Martin Lynch to 'People by county' on the portal page 
- Add Martin Lynch (fur trader) to the 'People from Wisconsin by occupation' on the portal page

Thank you for your time!!

Regards, Ann --Royalal (talk) 18:19, 25 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Yes
  • This page provides an overview of the basics of creating an article.
  • There is a template here that you can copy.
  • This page has some information about categories, although you might need more.
  • The Wisconsin WikiProject seems to be largely dormant; you could propose those changes on the portal talk page, or just make the changes yourself. Nikkimaria (talk) 01:49, 26 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

--197.231.239.60 (talk) 19:43, 7 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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