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List of all categories: [[Special:Categories]]
 
List of all categories: [[Special:Categories]]
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All pages should belong to at least one category
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There is a single top-level category [[:Category:Contents]] that you can descend through to find something appropriate
  
 
=== Adding a Category ===
 
=== Adding a Category ===
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Add to the bottom of a page:
 
Add to the bottom of a page:
 
<nowiki>[[Category:Foo]]</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>[[Category:Foo]]</nowiki>
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Or there's a blue square button with a C on the right in the wiki text editor
  
 
=== Creating a Category ===
 
=== Creating a Category ===
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Add to the page:
 
Add to the page:
 
<nowiki>{{Template:Foo}}</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>{{Template:Foo}}</nowiki>
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(This can be used to include the contents of any page, the `Template:` prefix is just a convention)
  
 
=== Creating a Template ===
 
=== Creating a Template ===
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Create a page named [[Template:Foo]]
 
Create a page named [[Template:Foo]]
  
The [[Template:Color_Box]] template can be used within another template to create a coloured box
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The [[Template:Color box]] template can be used within another template to create a coloured box
  
See template documentation at [[Help:Templates]]
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See template documentation at [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates]
  
 
== Watching Pages ==
 
== Watching Pages ==
  
 
There is a 'Watch this page' checkbox when you edit a page - does this do anything?
 
There is a 'Watch this page' checkbox when you edit a page - does this do anything?
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== Adding New Users ==
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[[Special:CreateAccount]]
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== Merging Pages ==
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Merging#How_to_merge
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[[Category: Admin]]

Latest revision as of 00:48, 28 November 2019

Categories

List of all categories: Special:Categories

All pages should belong to at least one category

There is a single top-level category Category:Contents that you can descend through to find something appropriate

Adding a Category

Add to the bottom of a page: [[Category:Foo]]

Or there's a blue square button with a C on the right in the wiki text editor

Creating a Category

Create a page named Category:Foo

Categories can be members of other categories, this will create a tree structure

Link to a Category with [[:Category:Foo]]

Templates

List of all templates: Special:PrefixIndex/Template:

Adding a Template

Add to the page: {{Template:Foo}}

(This can be used to include the contents of any page, the `Template:` prefix is just a convention)

Creating a Template

Create a page named Template:Foo

The Template:Color box template can be used within another template to create a coloured box

See template documentation at [1]

Watching Pages

There is a 'Watch this page' checkbox when you edit a page - does this do anything?

Adding New Users

Special:CreateAccount

Merging Pages

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Merging#How_to_merge