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Joomla Documenation Wiki Cheatsheet

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]] terms

glossary terms

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

[[Administrators|Joomla! Administrator]]

Joomla! Administrator

Link to a section

[[Glossary#Component|Joomla! 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></ref>

References: <references/>

Hello,[1] World.[2]


  1. Library of Congress
sign your contributions when posting to a talk page


do not sign in an article, only on talk pages

Username (talk) 17:52, 25 November 2015 (UTC)

Plain website link

Link a website



Link and name a website

[ 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to show your previous comment is outdated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


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
Works only at the beginning of lines    
Description You type You get
Section headings
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

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# 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