Help:Contents/Editing the Encyclopedia

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Experiment with editing pages in the sandbox. You can also carry out editing experiments "in situ" by editing the page itself and using the Show preview button. Be careful not to accidentally save the page though! If you do, then revert your changes.

How to edit a page
Extended wiki markup details
Bite sized tips for the most common tasks.
Create links and change the title of a link (pipe a link)
Use sections in an article
Use categories
Insert a picture or video
Use redirect pages
Create infoboxes
Create templates, using a quick guide and a list of available templates
Create lists
Use footnotes and references
Use tables
Use mathematical formulae
Use special characters. The display of fonts and other character sets in your browser.
Use easy timeline syntax
Valid HTML codes in wikitext
Use "magic words" and variables. These allow you to change default behaviour or automate text. For example, you can disable a Table of Contents, move its position or insert constants and timestamps.
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