Help:Creating a page

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'''To create a new wiki page:'''[[Image:Computer keyboard.gif|border|right|280x178px]]
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#Search the Wiki for the subject and title of the page you want to create. If you find a similar article, you may add content to the existing page rather than create another 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'''.
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#This will take you to the edit screen of the new page. Add content to the new page, and click '''save page.'''
  
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'''NOTE:''' To make your page better,[[Create an internal link| link your article]] to other pages in the Wiki.
  
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Revision as of 18:20, 25 January 2011

Before creating a page, you may want to review the following:

To create a new wiki page:
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  1. Search the Wiki for the subject and title of the page you want to create. 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 make your page better, link your article to other pages in the Wiki.

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