How to Edit and Create Pages on the NAPwiki
Adding to a wiki is easy. Use the following hints to help you create and edit pages. If you ever run into trouble, look at other pages that have already been created to help troubleshoot. In some cases, these directions will only be clear if you enter the editing view of this page. This allows you to see how the code is written, and to copy/paste it for yourself. Please be careful when you enter the editing view so as not to mistakenly delete anything. It is safest to enter the editing view only for the topic that you are interested in. This can be done by clicking  in the upper right corner of the section you are reading.
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. Begin to edit!
Editing a Page
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...
The word "Ships" can be replaced with Treatises, Documents, etc. in order to link to the correct page.
Deleting a Page
Changing the Title of a Page
Giving a Title to an External Link
If you do not give a title to an external link, it will appear as . To add a title, leave a space after the web address and then type the title that you would like. Be sure that the title is contained within the external link brackets, which look like [ ].
An example... (view it in the editing format if you are still unclear)
Or, click the Upload file link on the left side of the page. Click the "Choose file" button to browse for the image. It will load into the Destination filename: box. Add a description which will appear on the image's page.
Adding a Table
|Column Title||Column Title||Column Title|
|Row Title 1||example data||example data|
|Row Title 2|
|Row Title 3|
|Row Title 4|
|Row Title 5|
|Row Title 6|
How to Add a Picture Gallery
Below is an example of a gallery. There are several ways to make galleries, the easiest may be to enter this page in editing format and copy/paste the code for the gallery below. You can change the gallery title, the number of images per row, the image labels, and the size that the image thumbnails appear.
Directions: (These will only make sense if you look at the code itself)
1. Type the title of the image immediately after Image:
2. If you want to add a thumbnail title, type a vertical line | after the image title and add a thumbnail title.
3. The thumbnail titles can be formatted by using the buttons.
4. Change the gallery title, thumbnail sizes, and images per row by editing the information in the top row of the gallery code.