Alfino:Community Portal

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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 [] [1]
Website link with text label [[ 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

Inserting a blank line will end the first list and start another.

  • one
  • two
  • three
Numbered list
# one
# two
# three
  1. one
  2. two
    spanning more lines
    doesn't break numbering
  3. three

Creating Pages

You create a new wiki page by first creating a link to the new page and then clicking on that link to create content. In steps, that's:

1. Edit a page, place the name of the new page in brackets and then save that page.

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

3. Add content and save the new page.