Guild Wars 2 Wiki:About

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About the Guild Wars 2 Wiki
What is this website about?
The Guild Wars 2 Wiki is the official wiki for Guild Wars 2. It is hosted by ArenaNet for the Guild Wars 2 community to be managed and shaped by the community.
What is a wiki?
To quote Wikipedia, a "wiki" is software that allows users to create, edit and link web pages easily. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. Ward Cunningham, developer of the first wiki, WikiWikiWeb, originally described it as "the simplest online database that could possibly work".
Common mistakes
Copying content directly from other wikis
Other wikis for Guild Wars 2 generally use licenses that are incompatible with ours, and most of their content cannot be used here. See Guild Wars 2 Wiki:Copyrighted content for details.
Assuming that this wiki is all-inclusive of any Guild Wars 2 info, or that it follows the conventions of other wikis
This wiki has its own practices and processes and formatting guidelines.
Believing that this site directly represents ArenaNet
While ArenaNet owns and administers the servers that host Guild Wars 2 Wiki, the wiki itself is run by the volunteer community of Guild Wars 2 fans who edit here.
Assuming control of submitted content, or creating personal pages in the wrong place
Any submitted content can be modified by other contributors (through GFDL license or ArenaNet/NCsoft copyright).