How to Edit and Create Pages on the NAPwiki

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== Creating a New Page ==
 
== Creating a New Page ==
  
Search for title of the new page that you would like to create in the search bar on the left side of the screen.  The following message will pop up on the screen...
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1. Search for title of the new page that you would like to create in the search bar on the left side of the screen.  The following message will pop up on the screen...
  
 
'''There is no page titled "Miscellaneous Ship".''' You can <span style="color: red">create this page</span>
 
'''There is no page titled "Miscellaneous Ship".''' You can <span style="color: red">create this page</span>
  
Click on the red "create this page"Before editing your page, be sure to add a tag at the top of the page that will link your page to the appropriate category (Ships, Treatises, Documents, etc.)  If you are creating a new ship page, it should look like the following...
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Click on the red <span style="color: red">create this page</span>.   
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== Editing a Page ==
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To edit an existing page, click on the edit tab at the top of the page.  Use the buttons at the top row to format or create internal and external links.  If you prefer, you can memorize the simple code for different commands in order to change formating, or you can use the buttons to make things faster.
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== Linking a New Page to a Category ==
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New pages should be linked to a category, such as Ships, Treatises, Documents, etc., so that they appear on that category's page and are easy to find. Create an internal link at the top of your page with the following text...
  
 
category: Ships
 
category: Ships
  
The word "Ships" can be replaced with Treatises, Documents, etc.
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The word "Ships" can be replaced with Treatises, Documents, etc. in order to link to the correct page.
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== Deleting a Page ==
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Deleting a page can only be done by administrators.  If you have made a mistake on the page title, it cannot be changed.  If you would like that page to be deleted, contact and administrator (emails are listed on the home page) and they will delete the page for you.
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== Changing the Title of a Page ==
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It is not possible to change the title of a page.  Simply create a new page with the proper title and ask an administrator to delete the old page.

Revision as of 17:27, 14 December 2010

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Creating a New Page

1. Search for title of the new page that you would like to create in the search bar on the left side of the screen. The following message will pop up on the screen...

There is no page titled "Miscellaneous Ship". You can create this page

Click on the red create this page.


Editing a Page

To edit an existing page, click on the edit tab at the top of the page. Use the buttons at the top row to format or create internal and external links. If you prefer, you can memorize the simple code for different commands in order to change formating, or you can use the buttons to make things faster.


Linking a New Page to a Category

New pages should be linked to a category, such as Ships, Treatises, Documents, etc., so that they appear on that category's page and are easy to find. Create an internal link at the top of your page with the following text...

category: Ships

The word "Ships" can be replaced with Treatises, Documents, etc. in order to link to the correct page.

Deleting a Page

Deleting a page can only be done by administrators. If you have made a mistake on the page title, it cannot be changed. If you would like that page to be deleted, contact and administrator (emails are listed on the home page) and they will delete the page for you.

Changing the Title of a Page

It is not possible to change the title of a page. Simply create a new page with the proper title and ask an administrator to delete the old page.

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