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For those users not familiar with '''editing''' a Wiki, this page lists some basic syntax. For a full list, see [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Cheatsheet|Wikipedia's Cheatsheet]] and [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page|"How to edit a Wiki page"]].  
 
For those users not familiar with '''editing''' a Wiki, this page lists some basic syntax. For a full list, see [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Cheatsheet|Wikipedia's Cheatsheet]] and [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page|"How to edit a Wiki page"]].  
  
[[Tolkien Gateway]] has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read ''[[Tolkien Gateway:Standards]]'' before contributing.
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[[Tolkien Gateway]] has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read ''[[Tolkien Gateway:Standards]]'' before contributing. You can try out at our [[Tolkien Gateway: Sandbox|Sandbox]].
  
 
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(within Tolkien Gateway)''</div>
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<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins]]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins]]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]</nowiki></tt>
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]</nowiki></tt>
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[[Bilbo Baggins]]<br />
 
[[Bilbo Baggins]]<br />
 
[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]
 
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(to other websites)''</div>
 
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<tt><nowiki>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]</nowiki></tt><br />  
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]</nowiki></tt><br />  
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[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]<br />
 
[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]<br />
 
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<nowiki>Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref></nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref></nowiki><br>
 
<nowiki>Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/></nowiki></tt>
 
<nowiki>Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/></nowiki></tt>
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(at the end of the article, create a section "References", and insert <nowiki><small><references/></small></nowiki>
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Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref><br>
 
Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref><br>
 
Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/>
 
Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/>
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<tt><nowiki>== Level 1 ==</nowiki></tt><br />
 
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<tt><nowiki>=== Level 2 ===</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>=== Level 2 ===</nowiki></tt><br />
 
<tt><nowiki>==== Level 3 ====</nowiki></tt><br />
 
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Empty lines between list items restarts numbering at 1.''</div>
 
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<tt># One</tt><br />
 
<tt># One</tt><br />
 
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''See also [[Help: Images]].''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''See also [[Help: Images]].''</div>
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<tt><nowiki>[[Image:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]</nowiki></tt>
 
<tt><nowiki>[[Image:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]</nowiki></tt>
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Revision as of 18:24, 31 December 2008

For those users not familiar with editing a Wiki, this page lists some basic syntax. For a full list, see Wikipedia's Cheatsheet and "How to edit a Wiki page".

Tolkien Gateway has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read Tolkien Gateway:Standards before contributing. You can try out at our Sandbox.

Cheatsheet

Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold and italic'''''

bold and italic

Internal link
(within Tolkien Gateway)

[[Bilbo Baggins]]
[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]

Bilbo Baggins
Bilbo

External link
(to other websites)

[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]
[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]

IMDb
[1]
Wikipedia

Referencing Simple: Fact<ref>Source</ref>

Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref>
Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/>

(at the end of the article, create a section "References", and insert <small><references/></small>
Simple: Fact[1]

Source used more than once:[2]
Reusing such a note: [2]

  1. Source
  2. 2.0 2.1 Source 2
Section headers

== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Adding bullets

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list
Empty lines between list items restarts numbering at 1.

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Thumbnail image
See also Help: Images.

[[Image:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]

The Tengwa Parma
Poem extension <poem style="font-style:italic; margin-left:20px;"> The text
Of the Poem
Goes here
</poem>

The text
Of the Poem
Goes here