Help:Creating a page

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'''To create a new wiki page:'''
 
'''To create a new wiki page:'''
#Search the Wiki for the subject and title of the page you want to create to make sure it does not already exist.
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#Search the Wiki for the subject and title of the page you want to create to make sure it does not already exist. If you find a similar article, you may add content to the existing page rather than create another page.
#Type the name of the article you want to create in the box below. Do not include characters such as ?, !, *, etc. as part of an article title.  Click '''create page'''.
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#After reviewing the article on [[FamilySearch Wiki:Naming conventions|naming conventions]], type the name of the article you want to create in the box below. Do not include characters such as ?, !, *, etc. as part of an article title.  Click '''create page'''.
 
#This will take you to the edit screen of the new page. Add content to the new page, and click '''save page.'''
 
#This will take you to the edit screen of the new page. Add content to the new page, and click '''save page.'''
  

Revision as of 21:30, 20 April 2010

Before creating a page, please review the following:

To create a new wiki page:

  1. Search the Wiki for the subject and title of the page you want to create to make sure it does not already exist. If you find a similar article, you may add content to the existing page rather than create another page.
  2. After reviewing the article on naming conventions, type the name of the article you want to create in the box below. Do not include characters such as ?, !, *, etc. as part of an article title. Click create page.
  3. This will take you to the edit screen of the new page. Add content to the new page, and click save page.

NOTE: To avoid creating orphan pages,link your article to other pages in the Wiki.

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