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Spotting Quality Issues


Where can you look to see if there might be problems with a Wikipedia article?

Template Messages

Template messages (the boxes at the top of a page or section) inform you of any concerns about the quality of a Wikipedia article or section, such as a lack of references and sources, the presence of unverified or unreliable information, or if the article requires clean-up to meet Wikipedia's standards.

"The neutrality of this article is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page." "This article needs additional citations for verification. Please improve the article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and moved."

Talk Page

A Wikipedia article's Talk Page is where editors can discuss concerns, improvements, or other changes to the article. 

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