Help:Why create an account?
From The DoY Wiki
Creating a ShoutWiki account is simple, easy and free. It also offers a lot of additional features that are available only to registered users.
What features are available to registered users?
- A username of your choice - it's much easier to remember the name "Peter" than the IP address 2188.8.131.52
- Your very own userpage
- Ability to change the display language from the site's default
- Personal watchlist - track changes of your favorite articles
- Single sign-on to all public wikis
- Ability to upload media onto the wiki
- User subpages
- Ability to customize the appearance of the site - you can change background color, text color and such things with CSS
- Many different skins (layouts/themes) to choose from
- An account hides your IP address from other users of the wiki
How can I get started?
Your account will be created immediately, no further confirmations needed!