Help:Editing

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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.

Contents

About this Wiki software (MediaWiki)

MediaWiki Wikitext Reference
MediaWiki FAQ

Basic Editing

Editing Pages
Formatting
Links
Categories

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

Advanced Editing

Images
Tables
Templates
Variables
Managing Files
Editing Examples

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

See also

Personal tools

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.

About this Wiki software (MediaWiki)

MediaWiki Wikitext Reference
MediaWiki FAQ

Basic Editing

Editing Pages
Formatting
Links
Categories

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

Advanced Editing

Images
Tables
Templates
Variables
Managing Files
Editing Examples

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

See also