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==Asking for help==
 
==Asking for help==
 
If at any time you have questions, you can ask them by going to the talk page of one of our fine admins: [[:User talk:Kabutton|Kabutton]] or [[:User talk:Spookypeanut|Spookypeanut]]. You can ask a question by clicking the edit link (top of the page, right side) and editing it like you would any other page on the wiki. Sign your name to your question (so we know who's asking) by clicking the signature button:<br>[[File:Signature button.jpg]]<br>
 
If at any time you have questions, you can ask them by going to the talk page of one of our fine admins: [[:User talk:Kabutton|Kabutton]] or [[:User talk:Spookypeanut|Spookypeanut]]. You can ask a question by clicking the edit link (top of the page, right side) and editing it like you would any other page on the wiki. Sign your name to your question (so we know who's asking) by clicking the signature button:<br>[[File:Signature button.jpg]]<br>
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==Creating a page==
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You can create a page by clicking on any red link (see below)<br>
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[[File:Help2.png]]<br>
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This will take you to a blank canvas where you can type in whatever you like. Changes are not permanent (and viewable by others) until the page is saved. Alternatively, if you search for a page, and that page does not yet exist, you will be taken to a search results page where there are links to pre-existing pages that might be similar to your search, as well as a red link to create that page (see below)<br>
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[[File:Test page.png]]<br>
 
==General advice==
 
==General advice==
 
Read the page of [[Etiquette and Protocol]] to get ideas about how to quickly create the main page types on the wiki.
 
Read the page of [[Etiquette and Protocol]] to get ideas about how to quickly create the main page types on the wiki.
 
==Categories==
 
==Categories==
 
We love to categorize our pages. In particular, guests and episodes go into specific categories for the purposes of organization and sorting. Learn more at [[:Help:Film names]]. To put something in a category, use the code: <code><nowiki>[[Category:Whatever the category name is]]</nowiki></code><br>
 
We love to categorize our pages. In particular, guests and episodes go into specific categories for the purposes of organization and sorting. Learn more at [[:Help:Film names]]. To put something in a category, use the code: <code><nowiki>[[Category:Whatever the category name is]]</nowiki></code><br>

Revision as of 10:24, 7 June 2016

You are probably here because you would like to contribute to the Wiki but don't know where to start. First of all, let me just say, "Thanks!"
Ok, down to business.

Asking for help

If at any time you have questions, you can ask them by going to the talk page of one of our fine admins: Kabutton or Spookypeanut. You can ask a question by clicking the edit link (top of the page, right side) and editing it like you would any other page on the wiki. Sign your name to your question (so we know who's asking) by clicking the signature button:
Signature button.jpg

Creating a page

You can create a page by clicking on any red link (see below)
Help2.png
This will take you to a blank canvas where you can type in whatever you like. Changes are not permanent (and viewable by others) until the page is saved. Alternatively, if you search for a page, and that page does not yet exist, you will be taken to a search results page where there are links to pre-existing pages that might be similar to your search, as well as a red link to create that page (see below)
Test page.png

General advice

Read the page of Etiquette and Protocol to get ideas about how to quickly create the main page types on the wiki.

Categories

We love to categorize our pages. In particular, guests and episodes go into specific categories for the purposes of organization and sorting. Learn more at Help:Film names. To put something in a category, use the code: [[Category:Whatever the category name is]]