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==Recommended readings==
 
==Recommended readings==
* List of '''[[local wiki templates]]''' that can be used in your wiki pages.  Templates reduce repetition, typing, and are the basis of modular documentation.
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* List of '''[[local wiki templates]]''' that can be used in your wiki pages.  [[:Category:Wiki Templates|Wiki Templates]] reduce repetition, [[:Category:Typing-aid templates|typing]], and are the basis of modular documentation.
 
* List of '''[[local wiki extensions]]''' that have been installed on this wiki.  Extensions provide additionally functionality to the wiki such as '''syntax highlighting''' and conditional expressions.
 
* List of '''[[local wiki extensions]]''' that have been installed on this wiki.  Extensions provide additionally functionality to the wiki such as '''syntax highlighting''' and conditional expressions.
 
* List of '''[[local interwiki links]]''' that are available on this wiki.  These provide useful shortcuts to creating URLs to other websites including the Joomla! forum, help screens and issue tracker; as well as links to the [http://php.net/manual PHP documentation] or [[wikipedia:Main_Page|Wikipedia]].
 
* List of '''[[local interwiki links]]''' that are available on this wiki.  These provide useful shortcuts to creating URLs to other websites including the Joomla! forum, help screens and issue tracker; as well as links to the [http://php.net/manual PHP documentation] or [[wikipedia:Main_Page|Wikipedia]].
* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Extended image syntax|Extended image syntax]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Extended image syntax|Extended [Image:] syntax]]
* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Gallery_tag|Gallery tag]]
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* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Gallery_tag|<gallery> tag]]
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* [[:mediawiki:Extension:Cite/Cite.php#Usage|Citations]] and footnotes using <ref> and <references />
  
 
== Discussions ==
 
== Discussions ==

Revision as of 19:19, 23 January 2008

This page and the contents of the Help namespace are not related to Joomla! but the Wiki software used on this server: Mediawiki. If you are new to Wikis and MediaWiki in particular then you should consult the User's Guide for information on using this wiki software. Users of other wikis (e.g. DokuWiki/JD-Wiki) should make themself familiar with the slightly different text formatting and wikitext syntax.

Please read the Joomla! Editorial Style Guide.

Recommended readings

Discussions

  • Talk pages: Every article and each user has an associated page where messages can be left. These are separate namespaces, "Talk:" and "User talk:". Anonymous users have been disabled on this wiki.
  • Message notification: user gets a "You have new messages" notice if someone else has edited their user discussion page
  • Automatic signature: Just type three tildes (~) when you edit, and on saving the page, it will be replaced with your user name and a link to your user page. If you use four tildes, the current date will be added as well. Mainly intended for Talk pages.
  • Support for emailing users through the wiki (email address not shown to the user)