Difference between revisions of "Help:Contents"

From Issuepedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
m (Reverted edits by LitroCorbo (Talk); changed back to last version by Woozle)
 
(36 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
==Help Pages==
 
==Help Pages==
 +
Before you can edit Issuepedia, you need to have an account. (I had to disable anonymous posting because of spam.) You can create one [http://issuepedia.org/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Help:Contents here], or log in [http://issuepedia.org/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Help:Contents here] if you already have one.
 +
 
* [[:Category:Help|Help]] category
 
* [[:Category:Help|Help]] category
** [[project:Contact|Contact]]: contact information for Issuepedia
+
** [[Help:Feeds]] (RSS/Atom): getting update notifications from Issuepedia
** [[Help:Feeds|Feeds]] (RSS/Atom): getting update notifications from Issuepedia
+
** [[Help:Sandbox]] for testing and experimenting
** [[Help:Sandbox|Sandbox]] for testing and experimenting
+
** [[project:Contact]]: contact information for Issuepedia
* [[:Category:Policy|Policy]] category
+
** [[Help:Admin]]: help information for site administrators
* [[Issuepedia:Article Types|Article Types]]: some of the main types of articles, and where to find examples
+
* '''Guidelines and Policies''':
* [[Issuepedia:Contributors|Contributors]]: actual people who have contributed substantially to Issuepedia
+
** [[project:User Guide]]: things we encourage all users to do
 +
** [[project:References]]: reference sites
 +
** [[project:Arguing]]: terminology and how it works
 +
*** [[project:Arguing/guidelines]]: a detailed list of guidelines
 +
** [[project:Debaticons]]: using icons to indicate the components of a debate
 +
** [[project:Policies]]: arbitrary stuff that should be consistent
 +
* [[project:About]]: general information about Issuepedia
 +
==Indexes==
 +
* [[project:essays]]: index to on-site opinion pieces
 +
* [[project:references]]: index of standard reference works and associated templates
 +
* [[project:archive]]: archived pages
 +
 
 +
==Tools==
 +
* [http://rm.vbz.net/projects/issuepedia/issues Issuepedia bug tracker] at The Virtual Bazaar
 
==Editing==
 
==Editing==
 +
===References===
 +
* To add footnote references within article text: '''<code><nowiki><ref name="key">full footnote goes here</ref></nowiki></code>'''
 +
** The "name" attribute is only necessary if you want to refer to the same footnote more than once.
 +
** The key must not be purely numeric.
 +
* To display the list of footnotes: '''<code><nowiki><references /></nowiki></code>'''
 +
* More complete instructions are on the [[mwsite:Extension:Cite|MediaWiki reference site]].
 
{{notice.need-update|Need some basic wiki-editing instructions here.}}
 
{{notice.need-update|Need some basic wiki-editing instructions here.}}
 
===Templates===
 
===Templates===
 
''didn't I already create a page or section about templates somewhere? -[[User:Woozle|W]].''
 
''didn't I already create a page or section about templates somewhere? -[[User:Woozle|W]].''
 +
 +
Ways of displaying and formatting content:
 +
* [[Template:Dbrk]]: show double brackets around first argument, like a wikipage link (but don't actually link) - {{dbrk|like this}}
  
 
Various conditions under which the complete text of an external article might be posted in Issuepedia:
 
Various conditions under which the complete text of an external article might be posted in Issuepedia:
Line 18: Line 42:
 
** [[Template:Fisking-incomplete]]: use this when you've posted the article but haven't finished fisking yet
 
** [[Template:Fisking-incomplete]]: use this when you've posted the article but haven't finished fisking yet
 
* [[Template:Licensed]]: reprinted under the terms of a specific license
 
* [[Template:Licensed]]: reprinted under the terms of a specific license
 +
 
==News Sources==
 
==News Sources==
 
Places to find current news, especially items not generally covered by the mainstream press
 
Places to find current news, especially items not generally covered by the mainstream press
 
* [http://www.alternet.org/ AlterNet]
 
* [http://www.alternet.org/ AlterNet]
 
* [http://www.indybay.org/ San Francisco Bay Independent Media Center]
 
* [http://www.indybay.org/ San Francisco Bay Independent Media Center]
===Mainstream Media===
+
* the [[mainstream media]]
...just so you know who.
+
 
* [[Fox News]]
+
==Outdated==
* [http://cnn.com CNN]
+
These articles should be rewritten, updated, or scrapped:
''(others to be listed)''
+
* [[Issuepedia:Article Types|Article Types]]: some of the main types of articles, and where to find examples
==Technical Stuff==
+
* [[Issuepedia:Contributors|Contributors]]: actual people who have contributed substantially to Issuepedia
This is just a page listing for now; eventually there should be how-to guides.
 
* '''forms''': [[:Category:Forms|category]] -- includes templates for handling form data
 
* '''code''' (mostly [[htyp:W3TPL|W3TPL]]):
 
** [[project:code/lib|lib]]: code libraries
 
*** [[project:code/lib/links|links]]: code for handling link pages
 
*** [[project:code/lib/util|util]]: general utility functions
 
** [[project:code/show|show]]: routines for displaying stuff (also tend to do stuff when you include them, minimizing need for additional code, vs. requiring a function call)
 
*** [[project:code/show/link|link]]: displays a link page in a human-readable format
 

Latest revision as of 00:06, 18 October 2019

Help Pages

Before you can edit Issuepedia, you need to have an account. (I had to disable anonymous posting because of spam.) You can create one here, or log in here if you already have one.

Indexes

Tools

Editing

References

  • To add footnote references within article text: <ref name="key">full footnote goes here</ref>
    • The "name" attribute is only necessary if you want to refer to the same footnote more than once.
    • The key must not be purely numeric.
  • To display the list of footnotes: <references />
  • More complete instructions are on the MediaWiki reference site.
This page is in need of updating. Need some basic wiki-editing instructions here.

Templates

didn't I already create a page or section about templates somewhere? -W.

Ways of displaying and formatting content:

  • Template:Dbrk: show double brackets around first argument, like a wikipage link (but don't actually link) - [[like this]]

Various conditions under which the complete text of an external article might be posted in Issuepedia:

News Sources

Places to find current news, especially items not generally covered by the mainstream press

Outdated

These articles should be rewritten, updated, or scrapped:

  • Article Types: some of the main types of articles, and where to find examples
  • Contributors: actual people who have contributed substantially to Issuepedia