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In order to make sure our wiki stays as clean and as nice as possible there are a few guidelines to ensure consistence on all pages. This will also help your page look prettier as well.
- A red link means the page does not exist yet. Click on it in order to make a page on that topic.
- Do not create links to pages that do not exist unless you plan on immediately making that page.
- Do not create pages that are not linked from any page. A good way to make a page is first create the link from another page, then create the page.
- The syntax for headings is shown below
==Section 1== ===Subsection=== ====Subsubsection==== ==Section 2==
- Use * before each line to use bullets in your article and use # for automatic numbering (starting from 1). Use multiple symbols for sublists, for example ** and ##.
- To make a word on your page link to an article with its name, write [[word being linked]] i.e. if I mentioned Pikachu on this page, i could write [[Pikachu]] to make it a link to the Pikachu page. Links are case sensitive.
- Some examples of links are show below:
- To have a line end and the next line start, type <br> To have that happen multiple times, resulting in skipped lines, just type <br> multiple times.
- To upload an image, click the "Upload File" link on the left side of the screen
- To show an image, use the code [[Image:Imagename.extension|thumb|right|Description of Image]].
There are 10 categories on the Slugwiki:
- Slugfest Culture
- Slugfest Government
- Slugfest Places
- Hall Feeds
- MIT Culture
- MIT Places
- MIT Slang
- Class Material
When you create a page, it will probably somewhat fit into one of those topics. Add the article to that group by typing [[Category: CategoryName]] on the bottom of the page. To make this article in the Slugfest Culture group, I would type [[Category: Slugfest Culture]].