One of the most common errors found on new wiki articles is a misunderstanding of the usage of the word it's. This guide will help you avoid the error. This is taken into consideration when Staff are Reviewing Submissions.
The reasons some people make the “it's/its” error is because 's can be added to most objects to show possession (Example: “Hanako's uniform”); however, its is a pronoun so its has no apostrophe. Other possessive pronouns do not have an apostrophe either:
The best way to avoid the error is to learn the rules above. If you're having trouble, try one of the following:
The substitution method:
Avoid using “it's” in wiki articles. There are two good reasons for this:
Here are some useful links to off-site pages: