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This page is for helping you use the MediaWiki software and markup. The MediaWiki software is used on many other wikis as well, including Wikipedia. For guidelines that are specific to this wiki please see the [[Openmoko Wiki Editing Guidelines]].
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==About this Wiki software (MediaWiki) ==
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:[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Wikitext_reference MediaWiki Wikitext Reference]
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:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
  
 
==Basic Editing==
 
==Basic Editing==
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:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages  Editing Pages]
 
:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages  Editing Pages]
 
:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting#Text_formatting_markup      Formatting]
 
:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting#Text_formatting_markup      Formatting]
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:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Categories        Categories]
 
:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Categories        Categories]
  
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=== Adding a new page ===
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To start a new page you can either create a link to it first on another page, like this:
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<nowiki>[[My new page]]</nowiki>
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then click the resulting link and start editing the new page, or you can add your new page name to the URL in your browser's address-bar, like this:
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<nowiki>http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/My_new_page</nowiki>
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and create the page first, before linking to it, or allow the wiki nannies to do the linking for you... they will see your page show up here:
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http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Special:Recentchanges
  
 
==Advanced Editing==
 
==Advanced Editing==
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:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Managing_files Managing Files]
 
:[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Managing_files Managing Files]
 
:[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Wikitext_examples  Editing Examples]
 
:[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Wikitext_examples  Editing Examples]
 
  
 
==Detailed Editing Help==
 
==Detailed Editing Help==
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*[[OpenMoko Wiki Editing Guidelines]]
 
*[[OpenMoko Wiki Editing Guidelines]]
 
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card  WikiMedia One page summary of important editing commands]
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card  WikiMedia One page summary of important editing commands]
 
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents  WikiMedia List of Help Guides]
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents  WikiMedia List of Help Guides]
 
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Editor_handbook  WikiMedia Editor Handbook]
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Editor_handbook  WikiMedia Editor Handbook]
 
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing_FAQ  WikiMedia Editing FAQ]
 
*[http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing_FAQ  WikiMedia Editing FAQ]
 
 
*[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing  MediaWiki Editing Help].
 
*[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing  MediaWiki Editing Help].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:34, 2 December 2009


This page is for helping you use the MediaWiki software and markup. The MediaWiki software is used on many other wikis as well, including Wikipedia. For guidelines that are specific to this wiki please see the Openmoko Wiki Editing Guidelines.

Contents

[edit] About this Wiki software (MediaWiki)

MediaWiki Wikitext Reference
MediaWiki FAQ

[edit] Basic Editing

Editing Pages
Formatting
Links
Categories

[edit] Adding a new page

To start a new page you can either create a link to it first on another page, like this:

[[My new page]]

then click the resulting link and start editing the new page, or you can add your new page name to the URL in your browser's address-bar, like this:

http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/My_new_page

and create the page first, before linking to it, or allow the wiki nannies to do the linking for you... they will see your page show up here:

http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Special:Recentchanges

[edit] Advanced Editing

Images
Tables
Templates
Variables
Managing Files
Editing Examples

[edit] Detailed Editing Help

Starting a New Page
Sections & Table of Contents
Lists
HTML
Links
URLs
Categories
Images & Uploads
Tables
Templates
Redirects
Magic Words
Minor vs Major Edits
Editing Conflicts

[edit] See also

Personal tools