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Welcome to the BYOAC Wiki. Feel free to browse and make edits if you like.

Navigating the BYOAC Wiki

The Wiki is very easy to navigate. Hot links are highlighted in blue and clicking on any link will take you to that topic. Start at the Main Page and click on any of the main portals to get started. You can also perform a search by typing a keyword into the search box and clicking Go.

Adding and Editing the Wiki

See the Community Portal for a complete description of how the Wiki is organized and how you can contribute an article to the Wiki. The community portal also has an extensive list of links on how to log in, edit, add and format content.

Wiki Editing Basics

The following are a few basic wiki editing techniques that you may find useful. See the Community Portal for an extensive list of references and overall structure for the Wiki.

  1. To edit any WIKI page, login/register and click "edit" at the top of a page.
  2. While editing a page, use == Insert Text == to add a new page topic and page navigation item.
  3. Use === Insert Text === to to make a subtopic on a page. Continue inserting = marks to make subsections of the subsections.
  4. To create a new page, or link to another wiki page use [[Insert Page Name Here]]
  5. To add a thumbnail image to a page with a caption and a link to a larger image, use [[Image:Pic_an_image_name.jpg|thumb|caption_text|80px|right|]] Once you've done that, go back to the page you edited, click on the name of the image, which will take you to an upload page. Upload the image, and you're done. Following similar steps, adding [[Image:Pic_an_image_name.jpg|left|70px|]] will simply add a small picture without a large size image, or caption.
  6. To add another column to your page add the pipe character |
  7. If you like what someone else did, just click the "edit" button and take a look at their formatting, that's one of the simplest ways to figure things out.
  8. Use the <br> tag to add a line break if you need it. The XML friendly <br /> is not necessary as the WIKI system produces this code.

If you would like someone to help you clean up your page, add images, content or fomatting, add the {{Cleanup}} tag to the page. It will be automatically labeled as requiring cleanup, and will be added to the cleanup notice page.

Disclaimer templates

The BYOAC wiki has a few disclaimer templates available. Take a look here to read which ones and how to use them.

See Also