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Before asking for an account, ask yourself:
 
Before asking for an account, ask yourself:
 
; Do you want to edit only a couple of pages where you noticed an error?
 
; Do you want to edit only a couple of pages where you noticed an error?
: If so, it is better to ask someone to edit said page(s) on the [http://discord.gg/arma Arma Discord] in the {{ic|#community_wiki}} channel.
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: If so, it is better to ask someone to edit said page(s) on the [http://discord.gg/arma Arma Discord] in the {{hl|#community_wiki}} channel.
  
 
Else, head towards {{User|Dwarden}} (or any available official Community Manager) and ask for a Wiki account on [https://forums.bohemia.net/profile/743078-dwarden/ BI Forums] or the [http://discord.gg/arma Arma Discord]!
 
Else, head towards {{User|Dwarden}} (or any available official Community Manager) and ask for a Wiki account on [https://forums.bohemia.net/profile/743078-dwarden/ BI Forums] or the [http://discord.gg/arma Arma Discord]!
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* Check the "This is a minor edit" box for small edits to keep version history easy to read
 
* 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
* Add your '''signature''' on talk pages (with four tildes <tt>~~<nowiki/>~~</tt>) - see {{Wikipedia|Wikipedia:Signatures|these instructions}}.
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* Add your '''signature''' on talk pages (with four tildes {{hl|<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>}}) - see {{Wikipedia|Wikipedia:Signatures|these instructions}}.
* Collaborate with other contributors on the [https://discord.gg/arma Arma 3 Discord] {{ic|#community_wiki}} channel.  
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* Collaborate with other contributors on the [https://discord.gg/arma Arma 3 Discord] {{hl|#community_wiki}} channel.  
 
* For experimentation, use your [[Special:Mypage/Sandbox|Sandbox]].
 
* For experimentation, use your [[Special:Mypage/Sandbox|Sandbox]].
  
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* [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]
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* {{Wikipedia|Wikipedia:Tutorial|An excellent Wiki tutorial}}
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
  
  
 
== BiKi TODO list ==
 
== BiKi TODO list ==
[[To-do]]
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See [[:Category:Maintenance|Maintenance]] and [[:Category:To-do|To-do]].
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[[Category:Community Wiki]]
 
[[Category:Community Wiki]]

Latest revision as of 13:22, 27 July 2022

Account Creation

In order to prevent vandalism and bot spam, self-creation of accounts has been disabled.
You need to ask for an account creation, Wiki account that will be linked to your Bohemia Interactive account.

Do you need an account?

Ylands
For Ylands, see Ylands WIKI FAQ!

Before asking for an account, ask yourself:

Do you want to edit only a couple of pages where you noticed an error?
If so, it is better to ask someone to edit said page(s) on the Arma Discord in the #community_wiki channel.

Else, head towards Dwarden (or any available official Community Manager) and ask for a Wiki account on BI Forums or the Arma Discord!


Rules & Recommendations

  • Read the Bohemia Interactive Community Guidelines
  • Use the BI Community Wiki naming conventions
  • Formatting holds all the basic editing information
  • You can refer to Formatting for information on wikitext
  • Use categories to distinguish content specific for a particular project (e.g. not everything for Operation Flashpoint makes sense for Armed Assault etc.)
  • 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
  • Add your signature on talk pages (with four tildes ~~~~) - see these instructions.
  • Collaborate with other contributors on the Arma 3 Discord #community_wiki channel.
  • For experimentation, use your Sandbox.

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

MediaWiki Tutorials & Guides


BiKi TODO list

See Maintenance and To-do.