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'''Tips of the day:'''
 
'''Tips of the day:'''
* Always use categories for the content
 
 
* Use the [[Naming_Conventions|BI Community Wiki naming conventions]]
 
* Use the [[Naming_Conventions|BI Community Wiki naming conventions]]
* Clearly distinguish content specific for a particular project (e.g. not everything for OFP makes sense for ArmA etc.)
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* Read the [[Bohemia Interactive Community:Guidelines | Bohemia Interactive Community Guidelines]]
* Mark small edits as small edits to keep version history easy to read
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* Always use categories to distinguish content specific for a particular project (e.g. not everything for OFP makes sense for ArmA etc.)
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* Check the "This is a minor edit" box for small edits to keep version history easy to read
 
* Include some summary text of edits you have made
 
* Include some summary text of edits you have made
* Read the [[Bohemia Interactive Community:Guidelines | Bohemia Interactive Community Guidelines]]
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* How can you contribute? Check the [[Special:Wantedpages|Wanted Pages]] and the [[Village Pump]] for topics that need help.
* How can you contribute? Check the [[Special:Wantedpages|Wanted Pages]] for empty topics that need populating.
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* Do you have a question?  If so, use the [[:Category:AnswerMe| AnswerMe template]].
* Don't be afraid to mark your text up, be '''bold'''.
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* Don't forget to add your '''signature''' on talk pages.  See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sign_your_posts_on_talk_pages these instructions.]
* Do you have a question?  If so, use the [[AnswerMe]] tag or [[Template:AnswerMe| AnswerMe template]].
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* Don't forget to add your '''signature''' where appropriate.  See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sign_your_posts_on_talk_pages these instructions.]
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For experimentation either use this public [[Sandbox]] or the one in your [[Special:Mypage|personal space]].
  
You can experiment with the Wiki software here in this [[Sandbox]].
 
  
Here are some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki
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You can find some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki below, and on the  [[Help:Contents|help page]]
 
* [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide]
 
* [http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial An excellent Wiki tutorial]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial An excellent Wiki tutorial]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]

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Editing Wiki is very easy - do not be afraid to contribute. To prevent vandalism login is required to edit the pages.

Tips of the day:

For experimentation either use this public Sandbox or the one in your personal space.


You can find some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki below, and on the help page