Every time I post a link to the following useful question I cringe a bit.
I don't think everyone is familiar with the idiomacity in English of this phrase "X for idiots" or "X for dummies", and for those people we stand to sound rather patronizing, by implicitly calling them an idiot.
I suggest we change this title to be:
- Biblatex for absolute beginners
(I'm raising it in meta first rather than changing it directly, because not everyone might agree.)