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Wiki Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text        
Description You type You get
Italics, bold, and both

''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both'''''

italics, bold, and both

Link to another page

[[An Introduction to the Diaspora Source]]

An Introduction to the Diaspora Source

"Pipe" a link to change the link's text

[[An Introduction to the Diaspora Source|Diaspora Source]]

Diaspora Source

Link to a section

[[An Introduction to the Diaspora Source#Testing]]
[[An Introduction to the Diaspora Source#Testing|Diaspora Source - Testing]]

An Introduction to the Diaspora Source#Testing:
Diaspora Source - Testing

Red link
red links in articles help by showing desired redirects or notable pages

[[something missing]]

something missing

sign your contributions when posting to a talk page


do not sign in an article, only on talk pages

Username (talk) 23:52, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

Plain website

Link a website



Link and name a website

[ Diaspora foundation]

Diaspora foundation

Strike your talk page comment
to show your previous comment is outdated

<s>This topic isn't notable.</s>

This topic isn't notable.

Hide text somewhere for editors
consensus is how things are decided

<!--This had consensus, discuss at talk page-->

Show an image
for uploading, see the upload page


Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]]

place near the bottom of a page
shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or saved

Works only at the beginning of lines        

Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
redirects must be placed at the start of the first line

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Target page
Redirect to a section of another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page#SectionHeading]]

Target page#SectionHeading
Section headings
a Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting text
this is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent