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Please help Zelda Dungeon Wiki maintain a consistently professional appearance by following these style guidelines for all of your written contributions.
- Main article: Titles
All article titles should follow standard title conventions: all words are capitalized with certain exceptions such as articles and short prepositions that don't appear as the first or last word.
Most article titles should be singular. The only exception is if it doesn't make any sense to refer to the subject in singular. For example, the Interlopers are only ever referred to or shown as a group, never individually.
Articles should focus on the subject at hand and not deal at length with peripheral subjects. These should instead be summarized with respect to the main subject, with a link to the main article for more information about the peripheral subject itself. For example, the article about Faron Province might mention Lake Floria, but it should focus its description of the lake to where it's located, how it's connected to other areas, and other such topics that pertain to the Province as a whole. It should not go into detail about things specific to Lake Floria, such as its layout and what items can be found there.
Second-person perspective (referring to the reader as "you") is appropriate for walkthroughs, but is unprofessional for informational articles. Wiki articles should be written in third-person perspective, describing things and events on their own merits and not through how they relate to any specific reader. When referring to the player, use third-person nouns or pronouns such as "the player", "Link", "one", or "he or she", or use the passive voice (e.g. "after you complete the dungeon" is active voice, second-person; "after the dungeon is completed" is passive voice, third-person).
While using past tense is appropriate in some cases, such as describing historical occurrences in a "development" section, games, game elements, and game events, should generally be described in present tense. The games still exist, even those which were released before others. In the literary world, it's convention to describe works in present tense.