StarfinderWiki:Use lower case

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This page is an official policy on StarfinderWiki.
It has wide acceptance among editors and is considered a standard that all users should follow.

In accordance with policy, this page has been protected. You can suggest changes by following the revision procedure or discussing it on the talk page.


This is how case is handled on the StarfinderWiki.

  • Use normal English capitalization rules. Read some examples if you are not familiar with them.
    Example: goblin dog
  • If the canon material capitalizes a word, so should StarfinderWiki.
    Example: Age of Darkness
  • When more than one page uses that name and the second page uses parentheses, the word in parentheses should be in lower case if following on (for instance, 'Starfinder Society (organized play)' instead of 'Starfinder Society (Organized Play)'). Otherwise, normal rules apply.

These policies apply to all article titles and text.


Because of the design of MediaWiki, the software used to run StarfinderWiki, case is a bigger issue than you might think it deserves. An article called 'Some Test Article' is different than the article 'Some test article'. However, 'Some test article' and 'some test article' are exactly the same thing! Using a consistent case for article titles is therefore pretty important.