Help talk:MediaWiki Navigation Tools

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adding/highlighting categories as a nav element?

Per some of the discussion at kass's dw post, can we add something about the site's Categories being intended as a main navigation element? (I'd say that how they are supposed to work for navigating and finding things -- as opposed to how cats are supposed to work for filing a page an editor makes, which, sure, ought to be mentally connected for all but is not -- is absolutely not clear or obvious to the newer or more casual user.) --Sk 01:09, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

I added basic instructions for using categories in navigation, but I think the page is already overburdened and we should start a new page. Possibly Help:Browsing Fanlore, but it could also be called Help:Finding Stuff on Fanlore When You Don't Know What You're Looking For, or something snappier. I'm also pondering whether to rename the current page to Help:Mediawiki Navigation Tools and turn Help:Navigation into a disambiguation page.--æþel 02:06, 1 February 2012 (UTC)
I like the idea of a Help:Browsing Fanlore page that gives more of a broad-strokes overview. Maybe we can make "Finding Stuff on Fanlore When You Don't Know What You're Looking For" the subhead/first sentence on that page? :) The idea for more specific renaming and turning Help:Navigation into a disamb sounds like it has merit too. --Sk 02:54, 1 February 2012 (UTC)