Archive:Explainers and recipes

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This is an explanation document, written by the Web team.

If you want to learn more about world from the perspective of the web team, read other Web team explainers.


What's up with explainers and recipes?

Sometimes you're curious about how something works, or why it is the way it is.

And sometimes you just want to figure out how to do something.

So the web team keeps two sorts of documents:

  • Explainers provide background information and generally explain something. A good example is this document. These are good if you've seen something before, but don't quite know how it works.
  • Recipes just provide the steps to do a task.

Where can I find them?

We store the recipes and explainers each in their own category on this wiki. So: