[Portal] List dos and don'ts

Lists are sometimes the best way to present information.
When working with lists:
Green check.png Make sure a list is the best way to organize the data.
Green check.png Adhere to the core content policies.
Green check.png Provide context and criteria in a lead section.
Green check.png Organize entries as appropriate.
Green check.png Tag with template messages as appropriate.
Red x.svg Don't use a list where prose would work better.
Red x.svg Don't create lists based on trivial criteria.
Red x.svg Don't leave blank lines between list items.
Red x.svg Don't use a numbered list unless the numbering is significant.
Red x.svg Don't mix different grammatical forms among list items.


Do consider joining WikiProject Lists.

See also

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