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There's not much to help with, all you do is type what you're looking for in the search box on the left, and go. So, maybe you can help me. If you see any typos or some information that's clearly incorrect, please feel free to request and account and edit it. If you really need help doing something contact me, and I'll see what I can do.

See this page if you wish to format your page to look nicer or have more features: MediaWiki Help: Editing Pages Thanks.

Seeing that this is such a short page, go look at some pictures of cute puppies to pass the time a bit and then come back.

Links to MediaWiki Helpful Topics

See this for Basic Formatting.
See this for help on images
See this for help on tables like the one below.
See this for advanced formatting

The following is excerpted directly from MediaWiki Help:Linking, since I often forget how to do this...

How to link

Description You type You get
Internal link [[Main Page]] Main Page
Category link [[:Category:Help]] Category:Help
Piped link [[Main Page|different text]] different text
Anchor link [[#External links|Anchor link]] Anchor link
External link http://mediawiki.org http://mediawiki.org
External link,

different title

[http://mediawiki.org MediaWiki] MediaWiki
External link,

unnamed

[http://mediawiki.org] [1]
External link,

same host unnamed

[http://{{SERVERNAME}}/pagename] [2]
Interwiki link [[Wikipedia:MediaWiki]] Wikipedia:MediaWiki
mailto mailto:info@example.org mailto:info@example.org
mailto unnamed [mailto:info@example.org] [3]
mailto named [mailto:info@example.org info] info
redirect #REDIRECT [[Main Page]] Main Page

Miscellaneous Stuff

  • Include a TOC use:
    • __TOC__
  • Make the TOC float right use:
    • {{tocright}}
  • Turn off the TOC use:
    • __NOTOC__
  • Stop reformatting (e.g. for code) use:
    • <pre> with your text in between </pre>
  • Escape html codes use:
    • <nowiki> for beginning
    • < /nowiki> for end (sans space)
  • Insert a tab use:
    • Enter a :: before the text.