User Guide

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Adding and Editing Articles

Before adding an article, conduct a search to make sure you are not duplicating work. To discuss information on an article, use its talk page. If you need to test editing, you can use the Sandbox to practice.

Formatting Style

The content on the Siglerpedia should follow these formatting style guidelines:

  • The first word on an article is to be bold. (unless it's not the subject; eg: The)
  • Book titles are to be italicized.
  • There can be more than one wiki link to the same article on a page.
  • There are to be no links in headings ( == Heading == ).

Content is most important...formatting can come later.

Categories

Categories are used to group related articles and images together. A few that are on the Siglerpedia are Novels, Characters, and Nocturnal. A full list categories can be found here.

To see the how to use categories, please read the Category Help page.

Templates

Templates are used to show the same stuff on multiple pages. Some templates are static, like Template:Novels, but some have parameters, like Template:Book. A full list templates can be found here.

Tables

Tables are used to arrange data in visual way.

To see the how to use tables, please read the Tables Help page.

Images

To use images on Siglerpedia, they must be uploaded. To see the how to use images, please read the Images Help page.

Cheat Sheet

Siglerpedia Cheatsheet

Description You type You get
Applies anywhere
Italicise text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Internal link

(within Siglerpedia)

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|display text]]

Name of page
display text

Redirect to another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Target page

External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.org]
[http://www.example.org display text]
http://www.example.org

[1]
display text
http://www.example.org

Sign your posts
on talk pages

~~~~

Your username 21:43,
16 January 2017 (UTC)

Applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Level 5
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
 
Thumbnail image

[[Image:Wiki.png|thumb|Caption text]]

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So now that you've read the the User Guide...

Do you till need further help? Are there topics you need that are not covered here?
Please inquire on the talk page to receive help.