Archiving a talk page cleans up and shortens an excessively long talk page and provides easily accessible references for past discussions. Archives can be added to any talk pages on Guild Wars Wiki. This help article will explain how to archive and offer some tips on what to avoid.
When to archive
A talk page should be archived when it is generally too large or cluttered for comments to be easily added and read. It is recommended that you leave active discussions on the talk page and only archive the stale ones.
How do I archive a talk page?
There are two simple ways in which a talk page can be archived:
The new archive page should be suitably named and in the correct namespace. For example, User talk:Example/Archive X (archive for User:Example's talk page) or Talk:Article/Archive X (archive for article named "Article"), where X can either be a numerical count or date.
See Help:Editing on how to create or move a page.
Please read and understand the talk page archiving guidelines. To reiterate the important points: