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Lessons

  1. HOME
  2. Wiki Introduction
  3. Purpose of Wiki
  4. Appropriate Topics
  5. Wiki Main Page
  6. Main Page (Cont.)
  7. Research Wiki Tabs
  8. Guiding Principles
  9. Policies
  10. Conditions of Use
  11. Manual of Style
  12. Article Anatomy
  13. How to Contribute
  14. My Preferences
  15. How to Edit
  16. Research in the Wiki

Wiki University Training


Headers

  • First topic we'll cover is headers.
  • These are the large printed words that head a section on the page.
  • you will notice a small edit box to the left edge of the page for the header

Here are the different header sizes:

Header One

Header Two

Header Three

Header Four

Header Five
Header Six

Wiki code for headers

=Header One=
==Header Two==
===Header Three===
====Header Four====
=====Header Five=====
=====Header Six======

  • First, you'll notice the equal signs on either side of the headers.
  • The number of equal signs determines size of font.

Uses of Headers

  • Header One - are reserved only for titles of articles. Please, don't use them in articles.
  • Header Two - can cause problems in formatting, so avoid them. This will be explained later in the course.
  • Header Three and Header Four are the best choices for creating headers in articles as you see in this lesson.
  • Header Five and Header Six are small and are rairly used, but they do have their uses.

Edit Boxes

  • When headers are created, a little edit box appears just to the right of the header.
  • Clicking on this allows one to edit the material under the header, but nothing else on the page.
  • To edit the entire page you have to click on the "Edit This Page" button at the top of the article.


Quick Quiz
  • Where are square brackets used?
A. In templates
B. In placing images
C. Used in links
D. All of the above
  • Where are pipes used?
A. Used in div tags
B. Internal links
C. Opening tags
D. None of the above
  • What is <> used for?
A. Links
B. Templates
C. Div tags
D. All of the above