AboutUs Guidelines

At AboutUs.org we believe that by working together we can create an amazing wiki resource and guide to websites.

On this page you can find some basic nuts and bolts about our tools and policies around editing, frequently asked questions, copyright, and legal polices.

If you're new to wikis and curious about what they are and how they work, check out our Wiki Anatomy tours and definition of wiki.


AboutUs.org pages have editable sections. We assume good faith and give everyone the ability to make constructive edits to help build this website directory. We invite the public to edit pages about websites that they operate or know something about. Here at AboutUs.org we hand-review every edit made to make sure that each is constructive. We remove the few that are not. Anyone can also sign up to be notified when a page that they care about it is edited.


AboutUs has policies for types of content on our site and how pages are flagged. You can read about these on the AboutUs Policies page.

Frequently Asked Questions

This section addresses some of the most frequently asked questions regarding AboutUs guidelines:

We hope we've answered all of your questions about guidelines, but if you have a question not covered here please check our full list of FAQs (Concerns FAQ and Editing FAQ). Or contact us - we're always happy to help.


Editable content on AboutUs.org content is available under the terms of the GFDL and/or the CC By-SA License. For more of our thoughts on this see Collaborating to Build the Commons.

Non-editable content and all material in the Learn section are copyrighted by AboutUs Inc. Learn articles may be republished with prior permission - email Editor@AboutUs.org. Publishers must include attribution and a link back to the original article.


The policies that help us navigate the legal waters include our general disclaimer, the terms & conditions of use, the intellectual property policy, and our privacy policy.

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