A signature is something that we use to "sign" our messages, comments, talk pages, and article pages. We leave a signature so other users will know who's messaging them. If you forget to leave a signature users need to go into History to see who left the message, so your signature can help out a lot! It also leaves a time stamp and date so others know when you left the message.
Signatures are like addresses on a letter, without them, we wouldn't know who it's from.
How do I leave a signature?Edit
Leaving a signature is really simple. Type 4 tildes (~~~~) or click the signature button in the editor after you are done leaving your message or comment.
How can I customize my signature?Edit
Tips on customizing your signatureEdit
- Make a decent size signature, It shouldn't be any bigger than a regular signature.
- Make your signature readable..
- Always pick a color that's easy to read, using yellow on a white background isn't always a good idea.
- Make a subpage, so you can test out your new signature. This lets you see if any links are broken or if a color is too light or if the size needs to be changed.
- Always ask for help when needed.
- Always sign your messages!