Commons:About the Sandbox

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Image of the sandbox in the Wikipedia showing the page title and sandbox header

The sandboxes are pages designed for testing and experimenting with wiki syntax and the VisualEditor.

They were created as a place with fewer rules and policies than other pages on Wikipedia. For example, you don't have to follow the Policies and guidelines before making a major change. However, they must not be used for malicious purposes, and policies such as no personal attacks, civility, and copyrights still apply.

If you have a username, you can create your own sandbox in your userspace. You can find your user sandbox here. (And if it doesn't exist yet, feel free to create it!) For easy access, there is a link labeled "sandbox" at the top right of every page between the "talk" and "preferences" links. You can also put {{My sandbox}} on your userpage.

If you want more sandboxes then make a page in your userspace and designate it as your sandbox.

To create a new sandbox (call it anything, such as 'sandbox2') enter this in the search box, using your actual username:
Then click on the reply you may create the page "User:Yourname/sandbox"

List of sandboxes[edit]