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United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the article has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can add material. Even if you type on a letter, the link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].
See FamilySearch Resources for the State of Missouri (Section link)
  • It allows you to link directly to a section of an article rather than being linked to the top of the article and then having to scroll down to it.
  • The link must match exactly the wording of the section
  • However, the link but is not case sensitive.
  • Notice, we renamed the link to make more sense.
See [[Missouri, United States Genealogy#FamilySearch Resources|FamilySearch Resources]] for the State of Missouri
Click here to see other articles in the Category:New_to_Genealogy. (link to categories)
  • In order to link to a list of articles on a certain subject, you need to link to a category.
  • This is an internal link but does require a colon in front of the word "category"
  • Otherwise the link is like any other internal link
Click here to see other articles in the [[:Category:New_to_Genealogy]]
  • Notice the colon in front of the word category.
The character tilde (~) is used when adding a comment to a Talk page. You should sign your comment by appending four tildes (~~~~) to the comment so as to add your user name plus date/time:
User:Patricia Zhang 13:40, Jan 14, 2007 (UTC)

Adding three tildes (~~~) will add just your user name:

User:Patricia Zhang

and adding five tildes (~~~~~) gives the date/time alone:

13:40, Jan 14, 2007 (UTC)
  • The first two both provide a link to your user page.
Your comment.
<br>~~~~
A state with much genealogical information is Missouri. (redirect)
  • You can put in a title for a page in the search box you are interested in, but if the name has been changed, you will be redirected to the article with the change name.
  • Redirects are created when you rename a page using the "move" function which is part of the drop down menu under the "More" tab in the tool bar at the top of the page.
  • In addition, you can redirect to a section of page as well. Missouri Migration Routes
  • A state with much genealogical information is [[Missouri]].
  • A state with much information on migration routes is [[Missouri#Missouri Migration Routes|Missouri Migration Routes]]
  • By adding a pipe and renaming the link, you get red of the # sign.







United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the articles has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can material. The link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].
United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the articles has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can material. The link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].
United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the articles has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can material. The link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].
United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the articles has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can material. The link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].
United States has Cemeteries. (Article link)
  • This is a internal link to an article in the Wiki entitled Cemeteries..
  • If the link is red the articles has no material in it. By clicking on the link, you will be taken to a edit box that is blank where you can material. The link will then turn blue.
  • A link to the page you are on will appear only as bold text.
United States has [[Cemeteries]].
California also has cemeteries. (Renamed link)
  • Normally when you create a internal link as shown in the above example, the link name is displayed using the words of the title of the page.
  • If you want to link to same article but use a different words in the link, type a pipe after the name and type in whatever name you want to be displayed for the link.
California also has [[California Cemeteries|cemeteries]].