Editing Guide

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Before creating or editing a page in the wiki, PLEASE READ THIS PAGE!

To start: If you happen to be as bad at finding things at I am, to edit a page, at the top, there are tabs. One of them is called edit.


Veneficus' Helpful Tips

  • Feel free to test things out in the sandbox or in your User: page.
  • If you are writing something new, try to make the style similar to that of other pages to help maintain consistency among the articles.
  • Use the "show preview" option before saving a page. This will reduce clutter in the "recent changes" page.
  • Always fill the summary text box, and clearly state what you changed. Also, if you only made a minor change, check the "this is a minor edit" check box.
  • Whenever you update a value of an item or spell that isn't stated in the item/spell description in the game, double check your value, and make sure you aren't using something that may affect that value (a potion, a follower, a magic item ect.)
  • You are encouraged to register as a user in the wiki. This will help you, and me track your changes, and will allow you to take credit if you find something new!
  • When posting in talk pages, always use the time stamp signature option (or simply finish your posts with --~~~~ This will translate to a time stamp with your name).
  • Do not redirect a page to a page which redirects to another page.
  • If you feel a page needs further work, mark it so (with the expand/needs research/wikify templates), and add a comment (state what needs work).
  • Many types of articles (items especially) have special templates made to be used for new things of that type. Before making a new page, check to see if there are any templates that you should use on it. The templates save time and help keep everything the same throughout the wiki, as well as saving time when editing.
  • Use the links in the "toolbox" section of the left-hand navigation to help maintain the wiki.


Reference pages

There are reference pages available to help with editing. Most notably:


Syntax Quick Reference

This section is a summary of the the formatting guide from the Wikipedia Help Section [1]

Description You type You get
Summary of Wikitext syntax
Italicise text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Internal link

(within this wiki)

[[name of page]]
[[name of page|display text]]

name of page
display text

Redirect to another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Target page

External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.org]
[http://www.example.org display text]
http://www.example.org

[2]
display text
http://www.example.org

Listing an article in a category

[[Category:Items]]

(a link to the category will appear at the bottom of the page and the article will be listed in the category)

Liking an article to a category page

(note the difference from the above)

[[:Category:Items]]
[[:Category:Weapons|Table of Weapons]]

Category:Items
Table of Weapons

Sign your posts
on talk pages

~~~~

Your username 05:15,
19 December 2018 (UTC)

Headings

A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====
===== Level 4 =====
====== Level 5 ======

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Level 5
Bullet list

* one
* two
** two point one
* three

  • one
  • two
    • two point one
  • three
Numbered list

# one
# two
## two point one
# three

  1. one
  2. two
    1. two point one
  3. three
Indented definition

Item name

: Indented definition

Item name

Indented definition
 
Image with no frame or caption

[[Image:RatmanChampionPortrait.gif]]

RatmanChampionPortrait.gif

 
Image with no frame and caption
(aligned left in example)

[[Image:RatmanChampionPortrait.gif|frame|left|Caption text]]

Caption text
 
Table

{|
| Row 1, Column 1 || Row 1, Column 2
|-
| Row 2, Column 1 || Row 2, Column 2
|}

Row 1, Column 1 Row 1, Column 2
Row 2, Column 1 Row 2, Column 2
 
Table, Advanced

{| border="1" cellpadding="2" style="font-size: 11px;"
! Column Name 1 !! Column Name 2
|-
| bgcolor="#F4F4F4" | Formatted Cell || ''Row 1, Column 2''
|-
| Row 2, Column 1 || Row 2, Column 2
|}

Column Name 1 Column Name 2
Formatted Cell Row 1, Column 2
Row 2, Column 1 Row 2, Column 2