Using this wiki

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Using this wiki

An instance of MediaWiki (like Wikipedia), this wiki has a few tricks up its sleeve. If unfamiliar with the "engine" behind Wikipedia, you might start here:

Wiki_Basics


or, maybe stroll along some special places...


Navigation

Often called a NavBar, the "SideBar" links (page left) may change occasionally...to which pages in this wiki will YOU want quick access?

You could start exploring this wiki by trying to find the "user page" for azwaldo...
SideBar: Tools > Special Pages > Users and rights > User List
Then, see if you can find the wiki page named "Sandbox"
SideBar: Tools > Special Pages > Lists of pages > All pages


MediaWiki editing

Text style and format can often* be achieved with HTML "tags". However, a wiki makes this easy. Here are some places to learn more about wiki markup:

  1. MediaWiki Help: Formatting[1] ←(an external link)
  1. Wikipedia Help:Wiki markup [2]
  1. VTS Style Guide (In draft...what would YOU suggest?)

* Some HTML tags do not work in a wiki.


Content needed

  • Team Member profiles (see "User Pages" at Wiki_Basics)
  • Shortened list of possible sources for azwaldo's Quick Start project. (See "Possible Resources" and "Proven Resources" in Dropbox [3] [4])


What next?

Row, or bail water!

Our priority is to find content, so you could start to search. Click through the "Quick Start" link in the SideBar to learn more about the process.

Soon, maybe you can help with

  • the wiki
  • developing the list of possible resources
  • contacting resource providers (one Team member has already contacted Sesame Street Workshop!)
  • adding to FAQs [both Qs and As!]
  • the website (blog?)
  • volunteer recruitment (?)