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A WikiGnome is a term borrowed from Wikipedia for a wiki user who makes small and useful edits without clamouring for attention. WikiGnomes work behind the scenes of a wiki, tying up little loose ends and making things run more smoothly. Examples of WikiGnome-like behavior include fixing typos, poor grammar, and broken links.

Many highly active wiki contributors exhibit WikiGnome-like behavior as part of their work, while others may limit themselves to only actual WikiGnome activity.

WikiGnomes are considered to be friendly and tend to know their way around the Wiki forest.

WikiGnomes love to work in the shadows (making what are called minor edits) in various nooks and corners of DP Wiki. Look at recent changes and you may even spot one (or you can cheat and look at the identified gnomes at Category:WikiGnomes).