User talk:Sivaira Chen

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Making very large number of small edits on pages makes the history on them quite cluttered. When you know you are going to do lots of small edits it is usually good idea to do the edits on a personal page and then push the final result on the actual page.
You can use your personal page for that at User:Sivaira Chen. It is also possible to make subpages like User:Sivaira Chen/sandbox to keep the personal page clean and to have multiple personal sandboxes (Tip: Link them on your personal page so they don't get lost).
Just copy the whole already existing page into the sandbox (or just start the creation in sandbox). Once the final thing is ready in sandbox copy it to the actual page. Hirmuolio Pine (talk) 22:32, 2 April 2020 (UTC)

To chime in, when I work on big edits, I make extensive use of MediaWiki's "Show preview", which offers a WYSIWYG view of the page with your changes, without having to save the changes to the live wiki. Lets you play around with things you are just prototyping, or lets you catch any mistakes in your in-progress edit without it becoming a permanent record. Sandboxes are also cool if you want to prototype some changes and just leave it somewhere, or to share with other people (as Hirmuolio and I did with a table in Natural resistances in a couple of our sandboxes). As you can probably tell, the wiki could use a lot of work to keep it up to date, so thank you for your contributions, and hope that they may continue! Drebin 679 (talk) 17:47, 3 April 2020 (UTC)