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==Recommended readings==
 
==Recommended readings==
 
'''Please read the [http://help.joomla.org/files/Editorial%20Style%20Guide%20v1.0.5.pdf Joomla! Editorial Style Guide]''' and have a look at our list of '''[[Project:W2W|Words to Watch]]'''.
 
'''Please read the [http://help.joomla.org/files/Editorial%20Style%20Guide%20v1.0.5.pdf Joomla! Editorial Style Guide]''' and have a look at our list of '''[[Project:W2W|Words to Watch]]'''.
* 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 [[Project:Modular documentation|Modular Documentation]].
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* List of [[local wiki extensions]] that have been installed on this wiki.  Extensions provide additionally functionality to the wiki such as [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:SyntaxHighlight_GeSHi syntax highlighting], [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ImageMap image maps], and [[Special:Linksearch|link search]].
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* 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]].
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'''Wiki Manual''':
 
'''Wiki Manual''':
 
* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Extended_image_syntax|Extended [Image:] syntax]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Extended_image_syntax|Extended [Image:] syntax]]
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== Discussions ==
 
== Discussions ==
*'''Talk pages''': Every article and each user has an associated page where messages can be left. These are <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.mycaal.com/ <span style="color:black;font-weight:normal; text-decoration:none!important; background:none!important; text-decoration:none;">loan modification</span>] separate namespaces, "Talk:" and "User talk:". ''Anonymous'' users have been disabled on this wiki.
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*'''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
 
*'''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.
 
*'''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)
 
* Support for '''emailing users''' through the wiki (email address not shown to the user)
  
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[[Category:Documentation Working Group|Contents]]

Revision as of 14:30, 26 October 2012

This page and the contents of the Help namespace cover the Wiki software used on this server: Mediawiki. If you are new to Wikis and MediaWiki in particular then you should consult the official Mediawiki Handbook for information on using this wiki. Users of other wikis (e.g. DokuWiki/JD-Wiki) should make themself familiar with the slightly different text formatting and wikitext syntax.

Recommended readings

Please read the Joomla! Editorial Style Guide and have a look at our list of Words to Watch.

  • List of local wiki templates that can be used in your wiki pages. Templates reduce repetition 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 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 PHP documentation or Wikipedia.

Wiki Manual:

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)