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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. (This page will be restored to it's original form, arbitrarily and unpredictably from time to time --RalphHansen 13:33, 28 March 2008 (EDT)) 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.
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 Section== ===For a New Subsection=== ====For a New Sub-Subsection====
|To insert a horizontal line,
To insert a horizontal line, ----
|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!|
|Insert a picture.|
[[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
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
Lists are pretty easy # all you need to do ## to make a list ## is use the number sign (#) # to make numbered points!
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:
Or four for name, date and time
Or five for just date/time
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)