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== General help ==
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* [[w:Wiki|What is a wiki?]]
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  | __NOTOC__
* [[Wikipmediawiki]] - confused about the difference between Wikipedia, Wikimedia, MediaWiki and wiki? Read this article.
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=The Short Short Quick Reference for Wikis=
  
== MediaWiki Software ==
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*To add text to a section of a wiki page, click on the "edit" link for that section, type your text, click "Save"
{{Hubs|none}}
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*Some the things you may want to share will include links to outside resources, so read the next section on creating links.
Please check the following locations for help installing/running/using the MediaWiki software.
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* {{meta|Help:Contents|'''The MediaWiki Handbook'''}}
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==Wiki Links==
* [[Manual:FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]] (FAQ)
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* [[Manual:Contents|Technical Reference]]
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* [[Help:Contents|Public Domain User Manual]] (under development)
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* [[Communication]] - Other sources of help.
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* [http://www.mwusers.com MediaWiki Users] - Unofficial MediaWiki forum for MediaWiki user to user support.
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If you have checked the above pages and still need further help, then you can try asking a question at [[Project:Support desk|the support desk]].
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{| style="color:black; background-color:#ffffcc;" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="1"
  
== www.MediaWiki.org ==
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|-
{{community news|right}}
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|'''Link Type'''
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|'''You type this:'''
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|'''You get this:'''
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|Basic website link
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|<nowiki>[http://alfino.org]</nowiki> 
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|  [http://alfino.org]
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|-
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|Website link with text label
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|<nowiki>[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]</nowiki>
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|[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]
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|-
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|Link to an uploaded file
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|<nowiki>[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]</nowiki>
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|[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]
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|}
  
=== Basic information ===
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==Text Formating==
* [[Project:About]]
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* [[Project:Copyrights]]
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* [[Project:Language policy]]
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* [[Project:Deletion]]
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* [[Project:Namespaces]]
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=== Current projects ===
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Here are some of the main text formats that are useful:
* [[Project:PD help]] - For discussing the public-domain help pages.
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* [[Project:Manual]] - For discussing the Manual: namespace.
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* {{meta|Meta:MetaProject to transfer content to MediaWiki.org|Meta:MetaProject to transfer content to MediaWiki.org| - For co-ordinating the move of pages from meta.}}
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* [[Project:Tasks]] - Ongoing site tasks.  Get involved!
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=== Questions and discussion: ===
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{| style=cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="1"
* [[Project:Forum]] - For questions and comments about the site.
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* [[Project:Current issues]] - For discussing large-scale project-wide issues.
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|'''Format Type'''
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|'''You type this:'''
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|'''You get this:'''
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|-
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|Headings of different levels
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| <pre>=level 1=
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==level 2==
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===level 3===
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====level 4====
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=====level 5=====
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======level 6======</pre>
  
{{Languages}}
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|<!-- hack to prevent TOC viewing for h1 - h6 elements: their style is hardcopied here -->
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<div style="font-size: 150%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 1</div>
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<div style="font-size: 132%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 2</div>
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<div style="font-size: 86%; font-weight: bold">Level 3</div><!--
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--><b>Level 4</b><!--
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--><div style="font-size: 80%; font-weight: bold">Level 5</div><!--
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--><b style="font-size: 60%">Level 6</b>
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|-
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|User name and date stamp
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|<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>
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|[[User:WikiSysop|Alfino]] 05:26, 7 August 2010 (UTC)
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|-
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|Horizontal rule
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| <code>----</code>
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----
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|-
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|Bullet list
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<pre>
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* one
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* two
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* three
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</pre>
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* one
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* two
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* three
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|-
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|Numbered list
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<pre>
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# one
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# two
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# three
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</pre>
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# one
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# two
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# three
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|}
  
[[Category:MediaWiki.org website|Help]]
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==Creating Pages== 
__NOTOC__ __NOEDITSECTION__
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1.  In an edit screen, type the name of the new page in double brakets (e.g. [[test new page]]). 
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2.  The new page link will appear in red.  Click on it and you will go to the editor for the new page.  Edit and save.

Latest revision as of 11:44, 9 January 2014

The Short Short Quick Reference for Wikis

  • To add text to a section of a wiki page, click on the "edit" link for that section, type your text, click "Save"
  • Some the things you may want to share will include links to outside resources, so read the next section on creating links.

Wiki Links

Link Type You type this: You get this:
Basic website link [http://alfino.org] [1]
Website link with text label [[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]] [Alfino's Website]
Link to an uploaded file [[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]] My uploaded file

Text Formating

Here are some of the main text formats that are useful:

Format Type You type this: You get this:
Headings of different levels
=level 1=
==level 2==
===level 3===
====level 4====
=====level 5=====
======level 6======
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
User name and date stamp ~~~~ Alfino 05:26, 7 August 2010 (UTC)
Horizontal rule ----
Bullet list
* one
* two
* three
  • one
  • two
  • three
Numbered list
# one
# two
# three
  1. one
  2. two
  3. three

Creating Pages

1. In an edit screen, type the name of the new page in double brakets (e.g. test new page).

2. The new page link will appear in red. Click on it and you will go to the editor for the new page. Edit and save.