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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'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.

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 Bilbo was the son of Belladonna Took{{ref|1}}
(at the end of the article, create a section "References" with the following:)

# {{note|1}} ''[[The Hobbit]]'', [[An Unexpected Party]]

TookTemplate:Ref

  1. Template:Note The Hobbit
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

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

To change the location add |left or |right, and to change the size, add |{number}px.
The Tengwa Parma