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Basic Wiki Markup

To get started, here are the basics in Wiki markup language. WikiMedia software (the same software that Wikipedia uses) supports some but not all HTML. Wiki language isn't hard either, just a bit different. To make a new page (after reading a bit below) ... type it's name enclosed in two brackets ex.

 [[My test page]]  test geography page

Try it here, then save the page and click on your link to create it.

My test page
Identity Management

To upload a picture use the Upload file dialog in the toolbox to the left. Small picture please, thx

What you want to do: How to do it:
To create sections, do the the following in order.

==For a New Section==
===For a New Subsection===
====For a New Sub-Subsection====
Don't go from two to four. A table of contents will automagically be generated on most pages that don't start with __NOTOC__.

==For a New Section==
===For a New Subsection===
====For a New Sub-Subsection====
To insert a horizontal line,
To insert a horizontal line,
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Link to a page within STNY LUG Wiki such as the main page.
[[page title|link text]] ex: [[Main_Page|main page]]
Link to a page outside of the STNY LUG Wiki such as Yahoo!
[http://www.yahoo.com/ Yahoo!]
Insert a picture.
STNY LUG Tux.png
[[Image:filename.type]] 
where "filename" is the file name
".type" is .jpg or .gif or whatever 
type of file it is
Make text bold!
Make text '''bold!'''
use three '
Make text italic!
Make text ''italic!''
use four '
Make text bold and italic!
Make text '''''bold and italic!'''''
use five '
Lists are pretty easy
  • all you need to do
    • to make a list
      • is use the asterik (*)
        • to make the bullet points!
Lists are pretty easy
* all you need to do
** to make a list
*** is use the asterik (*)
**** to make the bullet points!
Lists are pretty easy too
  1. all you need to do
    1. to make a list
    2. is use the number sign (#)
  2. to make the bullet points!
Lists are pretty easy
# all you need to do
## to make a list
## is use the number sign (#)
# to make numbered points!
To indent a line use a colon

To start a new paragraph, leave one blank line and start a new line.

:To indent a line use a colon.

To start a new paragraph, leave one blank line and start a new line.
When leaving a comment on a Talk page it is a good idea to sign it.

To sign with just your user name use three tildes:

Joe SUNY

Or four for name, date and time

Joe SUNY 01:28, 10 April 2006 (EST)

Or five for just date/time

01:28, 10 April 2006 (EST)
When leaving a comment on a Talk page 
it is a good idea to sign it.
To sign with just your user name use three tildes:
:~~~
Or four for name, date and time
:~~~~
Or five for just date/time
:~~~~~

For more information on editing, and for a more in depth editing guide, please visit Wikipedia:Help:Editing

(graciously made available(public and free to copy ... though it looks like they borrowed the text themselves from meta wiki) by wikipaltz)

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