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.
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's some useful links to off-site pages: