In November 2014, wiki How was announced to be a participant in Google Contributor, a service that allows website users to make a monthly donation in support of their favorite websites in order to not be shown advertising.A PBS journalist reported that the "wiki How app has an excellent set of articles to help you in just about any situation, from helping someone who is choking to handling vehicle emergencies, to natural disasters." and The New York Times reported: "Type in a few key words about the problem into the app’s Search page and the guide will return some advice. They begin with an introductory description, then offer a list of steps to follow. If you don't, your skin produces more oil because there's no moisture.
Like many other wikis, registration is optional and privileges such as creating and editing articles are still available to those without an account.Spend some time preparing for your upcoming interaction by learning some relaxation techniques to calm your nerves, or by visualizing a successful encounter with the person you are about to meet. This article was co-authored by Trudi Griffin, LPC.As of August 2017, wiki How contains more than 190,000 free how-to articles and over 1.6 million registered users.On April 11, 2010, a wiki How article titled "How to Lose Weight Fast" reached 5 million page views, a first for the site.
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