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This page will offer a quick start guide to editing the Wiki.'' '''Under construction!'''''
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Here's a quick start guide to contribute to the Wiki.
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== How to edit an existing page ==
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# Log in.
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# Click on the Edit tab.
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# Edit the text.
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# Click on Save page.
  
 
== How to create a new page ==
 
== How to create a new page ==
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# In the address bar type a new name after "title=". Names can have spaces but avoid things like brackets etc.
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# Click on Edit or Create.
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# Add text.
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# Add categories.
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# Click on Save page after previewing.
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Make sure to choose a good page title to make sure it's displayed correctly in the alphabetical list of pages.
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==How to add categories to a page==
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To make a page show up in category pages, one or more categories must be added.
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# Edit the page.
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# At the bottom of the page add <nowiki>[[category=...]]</nowiki>.
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You can see the available categories [[Special:Categories |here]].
  
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== How to edit an existing page ==
 
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== How to categorize a page ==
 
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== How to link to another Wiki page ==
 
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== How to link to an external page==
 
== How to link to an external page==
 
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== How to create a numbered or bullet list ==
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== How to create a numbered list or bullet list ==
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== How to edit the Sidebar ==
 
 
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== How to change the title of a page==
 
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== How to delete a page ==
 
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== How to display an image ==
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== How to embed an image ==
 
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== How to create a redirect page ==
 
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==How to learn more==
 
==How to learn more==
Go here:
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* [http://wiki.fractalaudio.com/index.php?title=How_to_Contribute Original Wiki: how to contribute]
 
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Links
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* http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Embed_page
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* http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates

Revision as of 08:38, 12 July 2011

Here's a quick start guide to contribute to the Wiki.

How to edit an existing page

  1. Log in.
  2. Click on the Edit tab.
  3. Edit the text.
  4. Click on Save page.

How to create a new page

  1. In the address bar type a new name after "title=". Names can have spaces but avoid things like brackets etc.
  2. Click on Edit or Create.
  3. Add text.
  4. Add categories.
  5. Click on Save page after previewing.

Make sure to choose a good page title to make sure it's displayed correctly in the alphabetical list of pages.

How to add categories to a page

To make a page show up in category pages, one or more categories must be added.

  1. Edit the page.
  2. At the bottom of the page add [[category=...]].

You can see the available categories here.

How to link to another Wiki page

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How to link to an external page

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How to create a numbered list or bullet list

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How to change the title of a page

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How to delete a page

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How to embed an image

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How to create a redirect page

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How to learn more