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Any member create a page once logged in to the wiki (use HMS username and password). Type the desired title for the page below, then click 'create new page':
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Any member can create a page once logged in to the wiki (use HMS username and password). Type the desired title for the page below, then click 'create new page':
  
 
<inputbox>
 
<inputbox>
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width=100
 
width=100
 
break=no
 
break=no
buttonlabel=Create new article
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buttonlabel=Create new page
default=(Article title)
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default=(Page title)
 
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===Search method===
 
===Search method===
 
Search for the desired title of the page to be created:
 
Search for the desired title of the page to be created:
# Search for the page name you want to create.
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# Search for the title of the page you want to create.
# When its not found click on the red link in '''Create the page the "[[New page title]]" on this wiki!'''
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# When it's not found click on the red link in '''Create the page the "[[New page title]]" on this wiki!'''
  
 
===Red link method===
 
===Red link method===
When a wiki link points to an article that doesn't exist yet, the link will be coloured red.  You can click on the red link to create and edit the new page. This is the a good way to add pages, because it means that right from the start the they will be linked from at least one other place on the wiki.
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When a [[Help:Reference_guide#Internal_links|wiki link]] points to an article that doesn't exist yet, the link will be coloured red.  You can click on the red link to create and edit the new page. This is the a good way to add pages, because it means that right from the start the they will be linked from at least one other place on the wiki.
  
# Edit an article to include link to the desire new page title, ie. add wiki link using <nowiki>[[New page title]]</nowiki>
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# Edit an article to include link to the desire new page title, ie. add wiki link using <code><nowiki>[[New page title]]</nowiki></code>.
# Save changes to article then click on the red link [[New page title]]
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# Save changes to article then click on the red link [[New page title]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[Help:Reference_guide#Internal_links|Wiki link]] - double square brackets create a link to another page
 
* [[Help:Reference_guide#Namespaces|Namespaces]] - colons in page titles have a special use  
 
* [[Help:Reference_guide#Namespaces|Namespaces]] - colons in page titles have a special use  
  
 
[[Category:Help]]
 
[[Category:Help]]

Revision as of 08:51, 15 August 2019

Any member can create a page once logged in to the wiki (use HMS username and password). Type the desired title for the page below, then click 'create new page':

Alternative methods

Search method

Search for the desired title of the page to be created:

  1. Search for the title of the page you want to create.
  2. When it's not found click on the red link in Create the page the "New page title" on this wiki!

Red link method

When a wiki link points to an article that doesn't exist yet, the link will be coloured red. You can click on the red link to create and edit the new page. This is the a good way to add pages, because it means that right from the start the they will be linked from at least one other place on the wiki.

  1. Edit an article to include link to the desire new page title, ie. add wiki link using [[New page title]].
  2. Save changes to article then click on the red link New page title.

See also

  • Wiki link - double square brackets create a link to another page
  • Namespaces - colons in page titles have a special use