Why use citations?
Citing sources adds verifiability and credibility to Golden articles while providing easy access for the reader to find additional information. Properly formatted and placed citations are an important component of any quality Golden page.
This guide will help you add a manual citation, which can be used as a backup to the quicker, more efficient magic-citation tool.
Go into edit mode on a Golden page and find the content you wish to cite.
Adding a citation
Add a citation by placing the cursor in the desired location and clicking the cite button.
Golden citations have a special feature which allows contributors to highlight specific text which is supported by the reference used.
Fill out the fields in order to create the citation and then click the add button.
Readers will now be able to hover over your citation to view which text the citation applies to.
Publish your draft to complete the edit and make your citation visible to everyone. Remember to publish early and often to avoid merge conflicts!