Tip of the Day:Submitting a Tip

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It's easy to submit Tip of the Day for sasCommunity!

  • First, type a title in the box at right. Type after "Tips:" prefix. Be sure to pick a descriptive name for your Tip.
  • Click Submit a Tip to use the template.
  • Start writing. That's it!
Example, Tips:Your Tip and Tips:Your Other Tip

Tip: Avoid using punctuation characters, e.g., periods, question marks, and so on, as the last character of your article name. And please also review sasCommunity:Titles for some best practices on article titles.

Your Tip will be reviewed by the sasCommunity team and then scheduled for publishing.
*Note: you must log-in or create a sasCommunity UserID first

Attention All Tipsters

We've changed the Tip of the Day template to make it easier to use and so that it provides a direct link to your user page (where your points/status is shown). That new template works for tips submitted from this point forward. For previously submitted Tips, there is no way to automatically update them. But you can update your tips and earn 100 points by simply updating your Tip pages. Simply replace the following text:

{{SubmittedBy|....|........}}
   with   
<div style="float:right">Submitted By ~~~</div>

To access all of your tips:

  • click on my contributions in the upper right corner of the browser window
  • select the Tips namespace
  • select Search

to get a list of all of the tips you contributed to. But please only update those that you actually created.

More Details

See this Screen Shot as an Example:

Tips.jpg

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Important Tip of the Day Submission Guidelines:

  • Do a bit of searching. Start with the list of tips which have already been proposed. Even if there is no pre-existing tip, there may already be an article on the topic which can be cited or expanded upon.
  • Replace "INSERT YOUR TEXT HERE" in the template with your tip.
  • Replace other upper case text with the appropriate details for your tip.
  • Use plain text (no WIKI or HTML formatting).
  • Do not change or delete any other text in the template.
  • Keep Tips short (no more than a couple of sentences).
  • Link to another internal page or external Web site to provide more details if needed.
  • Remember to save your work by clicking the template's Save Page button!
  • Make sure to include any appropriate category tags. Take a look at the Sasopedia pages to get a sense for what categories might be appropriate.
  • Make sure you are watching the page and that your preferences are set to notify you when someone comments on your submitted tip.