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This page is a temporary staging area for testing changes to portal. Unlike the live portal page, it is unprotected. To use it:

  1. Edit portal/temp
  2. If people like your changes, an admin can cut and paste from portal/temp to portal. The new version will then be visible to the public at
  3. to get the attention of a Meta-sysop you can put a notice on Meta:Requests for help from a sysop

Discussion of the content of the portal should take place at portal.