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WJHpedia Content Protocol

Editors and site contributors are required to reference the following WJHpedia Content Protocol and to ensure that all content contributed or reviewed abides by the following:

  • All content is accurate and has been acquired from a reliable source.
  • In accordance to our policy, one may not contribute ‘original research’ (such as facts, allegations, and ideas—for which no reliable, published sources exist). This means that all statements are verifiable.
  • Despite the need to attribute content to reliable sources, one must not plagiarize them or violate their copyrights. Articles must be written in the editor’s own words while substantially retaining the meaning of the source material.
  • All facts included in the content must be sourced according to our WJHpedia Citation Protocol.
  • Articles must be written using a neutral point of view (NPOV). Editing from a NPOV means that all significant views published about the site/event are represented fairly and without bias.
  • Source material should be carefully summarized (or paraphrased) without changing its intentional meaning.
  • All spelling and grammar must be correct, including proper capitalization of titles.
  • An article should use spelling and grammar variants consistently; for example, color and colour are not to be used in the same article, since they represent American and British English, respectively.
  • An article must remain in its original national variant.
  • Use U.S. spellings for primarily American topics, British spellings for primarily British topics, etc.
  • Site names in other languages are to be transliterated, not translated (for example, מסעדת הניצחון should be ‘Misadat Ha’Nitzachon’, not ‘Victory Restaurant’)
  • Specific spelling transliterations:
  1. Beit is written as Beit and not bet
  2. Bnai must be written B’nai
  3. ‘צ - ch
  4. ה - Ha’ (when at the beginning of a word)
  5. ח - ch
  6. ע - a’a
  7. צ - tz (or Z depending on how it is commonly known)
  8. ו - v’ (when at the beginning of a word)
  • Must be capital letter after apostrophe (V’X/H’X/B’X)
  • For disputed spelling of City/Country names, consult Google Maps.