New users are those users who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format, and generally have a low reputation score, which starts from 1 at the time of registration.

For questions and discussion regarding new users on the site. That is generally taken to be users with a reputation below 10.


Getting started as a new user can be hard, and possibly even frustrating. Here are some effective approaches to get you going, preferably also in the order specified:

  1. Take the tour and visit the Help Centre, which contain lots of valuable information.
  2. Become familiar with the Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms.
  3. Read the FAQ.