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<tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>File:Tlogo_turtle.gif|thumb|alt=[[Wikipedia:Alternative text for images|Alt&nbsp;text]]|Caption<nowiki>]]</nowiki></tt>
 
<tt><nowiki>[[</nowiki>File:Tlogo_turtle.gif|thumb|alt=[[Wikipedia:Alternative text for images|Alt&nbsp;text]]|Caption<nowiki>]]</nowiki></tt>
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|<tt><nowiki>[[Category:Category name]]</nowiki></tt>
 
|<tt><nowiki>[[Category:Category name]]</nowiki></tt>
 
|Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
 
|Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Sign your contributions when posting to a [[Wikipedia:Tutorial (Talk pages)|Talk Page]].''</div>
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Sign your contributions when posting to a [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial (Talk pages)|Talk Page]].''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Do not sign when contributing to an article.''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Do not sign when contributing to an article.''</div>
 
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.''</div>
 
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.''</div>
 
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Do not use =Level 1=; it is reserved for page titles.''</div>
 
<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Do not use =Level 1=; it is reserved for page titles.''</div>
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''This is used when replying on a [[Wikipedia:Tutorial (Talk pages)|talk page]], to make it easier to follow conversations.''</div>
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<div style="padding: 0.7em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''This is used when replying on a [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial (Talk pages)|talk page]], to make it easier to follow conversations.''</div>
 
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Revision as of 12:27, 1 October 2011

Wikipedia Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text
Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Link to another Wikipedia page

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Add an image

[[File:Tlogo_turtle.gif|thumb|alt=Alt text|Caption]]

Alt text
Caption
Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]] Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
Signature
Sign your contributions when posting to a Talk Page.
Do not sign when contributing to an article.

~~~~

Username (talk) 10:00, 14 August 2022 (UTC)

Insert a reference into a page so it will be automatically formatted

Hello,<ref>The Encyclopedia Britannica</ref> World.<ref>http://www.cnn.com</ref>

References: <references/>

Hello,[1] World.[2]

References:

  1. The Encyclopedia Britannica
  2. http://www.cnn.com
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 [[Target page]]

30px Target page

Redirect to a section of another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page#anchorName]]

30px Target page#anchorName

Section headings
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.
Do not use =Level 1=; it is reserved for page titles.

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

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
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

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
Adding templates

{{Example}}

40px-Cube.png This is an example of a template. For help with templates, see Wikipedia:Help:Template.
Adding references