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* [[:wts:copyleft#How will I be attributed?|Credit for your contributions]] — at the bottom of any article you edit.
 
* [[:wts:copyleft#How will I be attributed?|Credit for your contributions]] — at the bottom of any article you edit.
 
* Build a reputation — allow other Wikitravellers to distinguish you from other anonymous users, and provide you with a greater level of trust.
 
* Build a reputation — allow other Wikitravellers to distinguish you from other anonymous users, and provide you with a greater level of trust.
* [[Wikitravel:Watchlist help|Watchlist]] — a list of pages for which you want to keep track of future changes -- including changes someone else makes in the future to the contributions you yourself made.
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* [[Wikitravel:Watchlist help|Watchlist]] — a list of pages for which you want to keep track of future changes -- including changes someone else makes in the future to the contributions you yourself made. You can even set an email alert for when this happens!
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* Upload photos to {http://wikitravel.org/shared/Special:Upload Wikitravel Shared] to be used in articles.
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* The ability to begin a brand new destination article page.
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* Edit without your IP address being visible, except to a few highly trusted administrators who do not release it publicly.
 
* Become a [[Wikitravel:Docent]] — if you know a destination(s) well and would like to share your knowledge.
 
* Become a [[Wikitravel:Docent]] — if you know a destination(s) well and would like to share your knowledge.
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* Be nominated for adminship, and the ability to gain permissions.
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* Edit semi-protected pages. IP address users are not allowed to edit pages of this security level, but registered Autoconfirmed users can.
 
* [[Wikitravel:User preferences help|Preferences menu]] — customize your Wikitravel experience, including turning off advertising.
 
* [[Wikitravel:User preferences help|Preferences menu]] — customize your Wikitravel experience, including turning off advertising.
  
  
 
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Benefits for creating an account

Creating an account at Wikitravel gives a bunch of benefits:

  • Easier communication — you will receive others' comments on your personal talk page, even if your future visits are from another IP.
  • Credit for your contributions — at the bottom of any article you edit.
  • Build a reputation — allow other Wikitravellers to distinguish you from other anonymous users, and provide you with a greater level of trust.
  • Watchlist — a list of pages for which you want to keep track of future changes -- including changes someone else makes in the future to the contributions you yourself made. You can even set an email alert for when this happens!
  • Upload photos to {http://wikitravel.org/shared/Special:Upload Wikitravel Shared] to be used in articles.
  • The ability to begin a brand new destination article page.
  • Edit without your IP address being visible, except to a few highly trusted administrators who do not release it publicly.
  • Become a Wikitravel:Docent — if you know a destination(s) well and would like to share your knowledge.
  • Be nominated for adminship, and the ability to gain permissions.
  • Edit semi-protected pages. IP address users are not allowed to edit pages of this security level, but registered Autoconfirmed users can.
  • Preferences menu — customize your Wikitravel experience, including turning off advertising.

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