Help:Editing

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Wikipedia Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text
Description You type You get
Italic textTemplate:Anchor

''italic''

italic

Bold textTemplate:Anchor

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic textTemplate:Anchor

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

bold & italic

Link to another Wikipedia pageTemplate:Anchor

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Add an imageTemplate:Anchor

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|alt=Alt text|Caption]]

Add a page to a categoryTemplate:Anchor [[Category:Category name]] Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
SignatureTemplate:Anchor
Sign your contributions when posting to a Talk Page.
Do not sign when contributing to an article.

~~~~

Username (talk) 07:51, 23 July 2014 (UTC)

Works only at the beginning of lines
Description You type You get
Redirect to another pageTemplate:Anchor
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Redirect arrow without text.svg Target page

Section headingsTemplate:Anchor
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.
=Level 1= should not be used.

== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted listTemplate:Anchor

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered listTemplate:Anchor

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting textTemplate:Anchor
This is generally used when replying on a Talk Page, as it keeps conversations easy to browse.

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
Adding references

Cheatsheet for citing a website or publication
Referencing for beginners

See also

File:Wiki markup cheatsheet EN.pdf

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