Difference between revisions of "Help:Editing Basics"

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:To start editing a page, click the '''Edit this page''' (or just '''edit''') link at one of its edges. This brings you to the '''edit page''': a page with a text box containing the wikitext: the editable source code from which the server produces the webpage. ''If you just want to experiment, please do so in the [[esipsandbox|sandbox]], not here''.
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:To start editing a page, click the '''edit''' tab at top of page. This brings you to the '''edit page''': a page with a text box containing the wikitext: the editable source code from which the server produces the webpage. ''If you just want to experiment, please do so in the [[esipsandbox|sandbox]], not here''.
  
 
;Type your changes
 
;Type your changes
 
:You can just type your text. However, also using basic [[help:wiki markup|wiki markup]] to make links and do simple formatting adds to the value of your contribution.
 
:You can just type your text. However, also using basic [[help:wiki markup|wiki markup]] to make links and do simple formatting adds to the value of your contribution.

Revision as of 12:28, May 22, 2006

What links here: Editing Basics

Editing basics

Start editing
To start editing a page, click the edit tab at top of page. This brings you to the edit page: a page with a text box containing the wikitext: the editable source code from which the server produces the webpage. If you just want to experiment, please do so in the sandbox, not here.
Type your changes
You can just type your text. However, also using basic wiki markup to make links and do simple formatting adds to the value of your contribution.