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This page has some common wiki markup you will see throughout all wikis. The information below only pertains to editing from the "Source" or code screen. Some of it will apply when used on the "Visual" screen; however, that is not guaranteed.

Text FormattingEdit

What is shown in code:

You can ''italicize text'' by putting 2 apostrophes on each side. 

3 apostrophes will bold '''the text'''.

5 apostrophes will bold and italicize 
'''''the text'''''.

What you see after published:
You can italicize text by putting 2 apostrophes on each side.

3 apostrophes will bold the text.

5 apostrophes will bold and italicize the text.

Line BreaksEdit

What is shown in code:

A single
new line
has no
effect on the
layout.

But an empty line
starts a new paragraph.

What you see after published:
A single new line has no effect on the layout.

But an empty line starts a new paragraph.

What is shown in code:

You can break lines<br />
without starting a new paragraph.

What you see after published:
You can break lines
without starting a new paragraph.

Signing CommentsEdit

What is shown in code:

When adding a comment to a
Talk page, you should sign it.
You can do this by adding three
tildes for your user name:<br />
~~~

Four for user name plus date/time:<br />
~~~~

Five for date/time:<br />
~~~~~
</nowiki>

What you see after published:
When adding a comment to a Talk page, you should sign it. You can do this by adding three tildes for your user name:
[[Special:Mypage|Template:USERNAME]]

Four for user name plus date/time:
[[Special:Mypage|Template:USERNAME]] 00:40, September 18 2018 (UTC)

Five for date/time:
00:40, September 18 2018 (UTC)

Sections, lists, lines, and footnotesEdit

HeadingsEdit

What is shown in code:

==Heading 2==
TEXT

===Heading 3===
TEXT

====Heading 4====
TEXT

What you see after published:

Heading 2Edit

TEXT

Heading 3Edit

TEXT

Heading 4Edit

TEXT


IndentsEdit

What is shown in code:

: A colon (:) indents a line or paragraph.
A newline starts a new paragraph.<br />
Often used for discussion on talk pages.
: We use 1 colon to indent once.
:: We use 2 colons to indent twice.
::: 3 colons to indent 3 times, and so on.
A manual newline starts a new paragraph.

What you see after published:

A colon (:) indents a line or paragraph.

A newline starts a new paragraph.
Often used for discussion on talk pages.

We use 1 colon to indent once.
We use 2 colons to indent twice.
3 colons to indent 3 times, and so on.

A manual newline starts a new paragraph.

Ordered ListsEdit

What is shown in code:

* ''Unordered lists'' are easy to do:
** Start every line with a star.
*** More stars indicate a deeper level.
** Previous item continues.
** A newline
* in a list  
marks the end of the list.
* Of course you can start again.

What you see after published:

  • Unordered lists are easy to do:
    • Start every line with a star.
      • More stars indicate a deeper level.
    • Previous item continues.
    • A newline
  • in a list

marks the end of the list.

  • Of course you can start again.
# ''Numbered lists'' are:
## Very organized
## Easy to follow
A newline marks the end of the list.
# New numbering starts with 1.

What you see after published:

  1. Numbered lists are:
    1. Very organized
    2. Easy to follow

A newline marks the end of the list.

  1. New numbering starts with 1.

What is shown in code:

*You can even do mixed lists
*#and nest them
*#*like this<br />or include newlines

What you see after published:

  • You can even do mixed lists
    1. and nest them
      • like this
        or include newlines

What is shown in code:

Here's a definition list:
; Word : Definition of the word
; A longer phrase needing definition
: Phrase defined
; A word : Which has a definition
: Also a second one
: And even a third

Begin with a semicolon. One item per line; 
a newline can appear before the colon, but 
using a space before the colon improves 
parsing.

What you see after published:
Here's a definition list:

Word 
Definition of the word
A longer phrase needing definition
Phrase defined
A word 
Which has a definition
Also a second one
And even a third

Begin with a semicolon. One item per line; a newline can appear before the colon, but using a space before the colon improves parsing.

Dividing LinesEdit

What is shown in code:

A horizontal dividing line: above
----
and below.

What you see after published:
A horizontal dividing line: above


and below.

FootnotesEdit

What is shown in code:

You can add footnotes to sentences using
the ''ref'' tag -- this is especially good
for citing a source.

Jack Sparrow was captain of the Black Pearl
<ref>Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
</ref>

References: <references/>

What you see after published:
You can add footnotes to sentences using the ref tag -- this is especially good for citing a source.

Jack Sparrow was captain of the Black Pearl [1]

References:
  1. Kabam: Dragons of Atlantis

Links and URLsEdit

What is shown in code:

[[Science Center]] is an "internal link".

What you see after published:
Science Center is an "internal link".

What is shown in code:

Endings are blended into the link:
[[Alliance]]s, [[wall]]ing.

What you see after published:
Endings are blended into the link: Alliances, walling.

What is shown in code:

You can put formatting around a link.
Example: ''[[Atlantis]]''.

What you see after published:
You can put formatting around a link. Example: Atlantis.

What is shown in code:

The ''first letter'' of an
article is automatically
capitalized, so [[rubies]]
goes to the same place
as [[Rubies]].
Capitalization matters after the
first letter.

What you see after published:
The first letter of an articles is automatically capitalized, so rubies goes to the same place as Rubies. Capitalization matters after the first letter.

What is shown in code:

[[Anthropus Camps#Minimum Requirements: Troop Type]] is a link to the
"Minimum Requirements: Troop Type" section of the "Anthropus Camps" page.

What you see after published:
Anthropus Camps#Minimum Requirements: Troop Type is a link to the "Minimum Requirements: Troop Type" section of the "Anthropus Camps" page.

What is shown in code:

[[Anthropus Camps#Minimum Requirements: Troop Type|Troop Type]] is a "piped link".
It allows you to change the text of a
link without changing its target.

What you see after published:
Troop Type is a "piped link". It allows you to change the text of a link without changing its target.

What is shown in code:

[[Bob]] is a page that doesn't exist yet.

What you see after published:
Bob is a page that doesn't exist yet.

What is shown in code:

"What links here" and "Related changes"
can be linked as:<br/>
[[Special:Whatlinkshere/Help:Editing]] and
[[Special:Recentchangeslinked/Help:Editing]]

What you see after published:
"What links here" and "Related changes" can be linked as:
Special:Whatlinkshere/Help:Editing and Special:Recentchangeslinked/Help:Editing

What is shown in code:

You can make an external link
just by typing a URL:
http://www.kabam.com/

You can give it a title:
[http://www.kabam.com/ Kabam]

Or leave the title blank:
[http://www.kabam.com/]

What you see after published:
You can make an external link just by typing a URL: http://www.kabam.com/

You can give it a title: Kabam

Or leave the title blank: [1]

What is shown in code:

Category links do not show up
in-line but instead at the
bottom of the page ''and cause
the page to be listed in the
category.''
[[:Category:Help]]

Add an extra colon to ''link''
to a category in line without
causing the page to be listed
in the category:
[[:Category:Help pages]]

What you see after published:
Category links do not show up in-line but instead at the bottom of the page and cause the page to be listed in the category. (Look at the bottom of the page for the Category)

Add an extra colon to link to a category in line without causing the page to be listed in the category: Category:Help

Images, media, and tablesEdit

ImagesEdit

What is shown in code:

Display an image:<br />
[[File:Wiki.png]]

What you see after published:
Display an image:
Wiki

What is shown in code:

Resize an image:<br />
[[File:Wiki.png|50px]]

What you see after published:
Resize an image:
Wiki

What is shown in code:

Align an image:<br />
[[File:Wiki.png|50px|left]]
[[File:Wiki.png|50px|right]]

What you see after published:
Align an image:

Wiki
Wiki



What is shown in code:

Framed image with caption:<br />
[[File:Wiki.png|frame|An image.]]
This is full sized image with a frame around it allowing for comments to be shown inside the image frame itself.

What you see after published:
Framed image with caption:

Wiki

An image.

This is full sized image with a frame around it allowing for comments to be shown inside the image frame itself.







What is shown in code:

A thumbnail image:<br />
[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|100px|Logo.]]

What you see after published:
A thumbnail image:

Wiki

Logo.







What is shown in code:

An image gallery:<br />
<gallery>
File:Wiki.png|Logo.
File:Egg.jpg|Egg.
</gallery>

What you see after published:
An image gallery:

What is shown in code:

Link to an image description page:<br /> 
[[:File:Wiki.png]]

What you see after published:
Link to an image description page:
File:Wiki.png

What is shown in code:

Link directly to an File:<br />
[[media:Wiki.png]]

What you see after published:
Link directly to an File:
media:Wiki.png

TablesEdit

What is shown in code:

{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" align="left"
! This 
! is
|- 
| a
| table
|}

What you see after published:

This is
a table





HTML tagsEdit

You can use some HTML tags as well. However, you should avoid HTML in favor of Wiki markup whenever possible.

Wiki markup Output
<i>italics</i><br />
<b>bold</b>

italics
bold

Text <code>typewriter
font</code> is the same 
font is generally used 
for <code>
computer code</code>.

Text typewriter font is the same font is generally used for computer code.

<s>Strike out</s>
or <u>underline</u> 
text,or write it 
<span style=
"font-variant:small-caps">
in small caps</span>.

Strike out or underline text,or write it in small caps.

Superscripts and subscripts:
X<sup>2</sup>, H<sub>2</sub>O

Superscripts and subscripts: X2, H2O

You can use <small>small
text</small> for captions.

You can use small text for captions.

<blockquote>
The '''blockquote''' 
command 
will indent 
both margins when 
needed.  
</blockquote>

The blockquote command will indent both margins when needed.

Invisible comments to editors 
(<!-- -->) 
only appear while editing 
the page on source code screen.
<!-- Note to editors: blah. -->

Invisible comments to editors (<!-- -->) only appear while editing the page on source code screen.

Original with changes.