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Description You type You get
Section headings
These are equivalent to using <h2>, <h3>, <h4>, etc.. header tags
</nowiki>a Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Nonindexed headers
left out of Table of Contents

; Header name

has a leading semicolon ";" in front

Header name

will not appear in Table of Contents
Bulleted list
Use the asterisk(*)

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list
Use the hash tag(number sign-(#))

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting text
this is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
Works anywhere in the text        
Description You type You get
Italics, bold, and both

''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both'''''

italics, bold, and both

Link to another page

[[glossary]]
[[glossary]] terms

glossary
glossary terms

"Pipe" a link to change the link's text

[[Administrators|Joomla! Administrator]]

Joomla! Administrator

Link to a section

[[Glossary#Component]]
[[Glossary#Component|Joomla! Component]]

Glossary#Component
Joomla! Component

Red link
red links in articles help by showing desired redirects or Needed pages

[[something missing]]

something missing

References and footnotes
sources in the article will appear where {{reflist}} is put, typically under a level 2 section heading (see below) towards the bottom of the page.

Hello,<ref>Library of Congress</ref> World.<ref>http://www.w3.org/</ref>

References: <references/>

Hello,[1] World.[2]

References:

  1. Library of Congress
  2. http://www.w3.org/
Signature
sign your contributions when posting to a talk page

~~~~

do not sign in an article, only on talk pages

Username (talk) 06:40, 23 July 2014 (UTC)

Plain website link

http://docs.joomla.org

http://docs.joomla.org

Link a website

[http://docs.joomla.org]

[1]

Link and name a website

[http://docs.joomla.org Joomla Documentation Wiki]

Joomla Documentation Wiki

Strike your talk page comment or a list
to show your previous comment is outdated

<s>This topic isn't notable.</s>

This topic isn't notable.

Show an image
for uploading, see the intro to uploading images

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Caption
Float an image
for uploading, see the intro to uploading images

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[[File:Documentation_all_together_transparent.png|right]]

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Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]]

place near the bottom of a page
shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or saved