Forum:Requesting articles without actually creating them

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Hi guys, I am a brand new user so I am unfamiliar with a lot of the procedures for many things, so please be nice. :)

I was wondering how to request subjects for articles to be written, without actually creating a new article and having it be empty/populated with nothing substantial. Basically, how do I add topics to the "To Do" list?


If I was to create a new article on the subject I wanted, is it possible to not "publish" it for the world wide web just yet, and keep it as a hidden article until it contains a good amount of content, and then "publish" it for everyone?

Thanks in advance for any help.

dEcib3L — Unsigned, by: DEcib3L / talk / contribs

You can add titles to the to do list... by clicking "edit" next to "Recent suggestions." Blue (pester) 03:00, 1 May 2012 (UTC)
You can create an article in your sandbox by creating page user:DEcib3L/foo where foo is your articles name. ТyTalk 03:27, 1 May 2012 (UTC)
Thanks very much for the help, I will put this info to good use in the coming days, and if I get adventurous enough I may even try my hand at contributing content. Thanks again. dEcib3L 05:49, 1 May 2012 (UTC)
Note that pages created in your userspace are still publicly visible, though harder to find in the usual way. If you want a page to be completely private while you are working on it, the only way to do it is to keep the code in a plain text file on your computer. You can copy/paste the code in an edit box at the wiki, edit it, use "show preview" to see if the formatting is correct, and then copy/paste it back to the file.--ZooGuard (talk) 08:05, 1 May 2012 (UTC)