Wiki markup cheatsheet

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Wiki Markup Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text

Description You type You get
Italics
, bold
, and both

''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both'''''

italics, bold, and both

Link to another page

[[Getting Started]]

Getting Started

"Pipe" a link to change the link's destination

[[Moving a page|Moving pages]]

Moving pages

Link to a section

[[Images#Link_behavior]]
[[Images#Link_behavior|Link behavior and images]]

Images#Link behavior
Link behavior and images

Red link
red links in articles help by showing desired pages to be created

[[a red link]]

a red link

Signature
sign your contributions when posting to a talk page

~~~~

do not sign in an article, only on talk pages

Username (talk) 12:17, 19 October 2018 (UTC)

Plain website

https://www.gamepedia.com

https://www.gamepedia.com

Link a website

[https://www.gamepedia.com]

[1]

Link and name a website

[https://www.gamepedia.com Gamepedia]

Gamepedia

Strike your talk page comment
to show your previous comment is outdated

<s>This page is missing important infomation.</s>

This page is missing important infomation.

Hide text somewhere for editors
Essentially leaving comments in an article

<!--Check the help wiki for assistance with templates!-->

Show an image
for uploading, see the Managing files

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|Caption]]

Caption
Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]]

place near the bottom of a page
shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or saved

Works only at the beginning of lines

Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
redirects must be placed at the start of the first line

#REDIRECT [[Gamepedia Staff]]

Redirectltr black.PNG Gamepedia Staff

Redirect to a section of another page

#REDIRECT [[Gamepedia Staff#Wiki_managers]]

Redirectltr black.PNG Gamepedia Staff#Wiki managers

Section headings

a Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======


do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles

Level 2[edit | edit source]

Level 3[edit | edit source]

Level 4[edit | edit source]

Level 5[edit | edit source]
Level 6[edit | edit source]
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting text
this is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations.

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent
::::fourth indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
fourth indent

Note: this page was adapted from Wikipedia's Cheatsheet

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