Wikipage Tutorial

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This page will cover the basics of creating a wikipage.

Account Creation

Account creation has been turned off for this wiki. To create an account, please send an @mail to Trish on the MUSH with your preferred username. You will receive your password; once you log in, be certain to change your password and set your email.

Page Creation

There are two ways to create a wikipage. First, you can take the basic link of htt:// and toss in your page's name at the end after the equal sign (remember to capitalize both names if it's a character page, or if the page has more than one word as the title). You'll get back a notice that this page doesn't exist; click on 'edit this page' to start your page. You can also click on the 'Create' tab. Alternately, you can enter the title of your page into the search engine and click the red link that comes up.

Using Templates

We have a variety of templates for use on character pages. In most cases, simply copying and pasting the raw template code should be sufficient; for an example of a more complicated template in action, please look at Yosuke Hanamura's page. If you are having difficulties with any template, please contact a wiki administrator for assistance.

How Do I...

Rename a Page?

At the top of every page is a tab with an arrow pointing down (like a 'v'). Click on that, and you'll see a list of options, among them one called 'Move'. Click on that, and you'll be taken to a page where you will have the option to rename the page. The old page will automatically redirect to the new page.

Change My Username?

Usernames may be changed, but only by admin. Contact an admin on the MUSH or send a +request and state both your current username and the name you would like to change it to.

Create a Redirect?

A redirect means you create a page that you want to make redirect to your other page. For example, let's say you're the player of Dona Kimura and you'd like to make a redirect to your page from Daiya Kagami. What you do is create the Daiya Kagami page, and insert: #REDIRECT [[pagename]].

Pagename in this case would be Dona Kimura. Save the page, and you're done.

Create a Table?

To create a table, use and modify the following code (please put {| before this code):

 border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" 
 |'''Column A'''
 |'''Column B'''
 | Row 1, Cell 1
 | Row 1, Cell 2   
 | Row 2, Cell 1
 | Row 2, Cell 2 

Which looks like this:

Column A Column B
Row 1, Cell 1 Row 1, Cell 2
Row 2, Cell 1 Row 2, Cell 2

Each row is broken up by |-, and you can insert as many rows as you like. Similarly, to make new columns, simply add, for example, |'''Column C''' right under |'''Column B'''. Remember to make the row contents match the number of columns. Thus, to continue the above example, you would add | Row 1, Cell 3 and | Row 2, Cell 3 to the code.

Create Collapsing Tables?

Use the following code for a collapsing table:

class="mw-collapsible wikitable" style="border:0px solid #000000;background: #ffffff;vertical-align: top;" 
!style="text-align: left;background: #hhhhhh; width:1000pt"|I Am A Collapsing Table
I am table contents.

Remember to put {| right before class="mw-collapsible wikitable".

It will look like so:

I Am A Collapsing Table

I am table contents.

For a precollapsed table, replace: class="mw-collapsible wikitable" with: class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed wikitable". Remember to put {| right before class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed wikitable".

A collapsed table looks like:

I Am A Collapsing Table

I am table contents.

Create Sub-pages?

A sub-page is content that can be edited separate from a page, but which can also be fed into that or any other page. It's useful for separating out lengthy sections if you use a lot of code on your page.

We'll use examples for this. Miwa Saitou's player decides they want to create a subpage for their character's soundtrack. To do this, they create the following URL and with that create a new page. They put the content they want on that page. Then, they return to the main page for Miwa Saitou and insert into the page where they want that information to appear the code: {{:Miwa Saitou/Soundtrack}}

Delete a Page?

Unfortunately, page deletion can only be handled by wiki admin! If you can't contact an administrator directly, blank your page and add a summary along the lines of 'please delete, no longer needed'. We may contact you to confirm the deletion in some cases.

Remotely Link Images?

You are able to remotely link images from other websites on your pages. Syntax is, as cribbed from Mediawiki:

  • <img></img> for just the image as-is. Warning, this will not adjust the image's dimensions.
  • <img size=420x840></img> to constrain the image's dimensions; adjust proportions as needed for your image.

Mediawiki has additional details. As stated in Wiki Etiquette, please be mindful of other people's bandwidth when doing this.

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