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Wikitext is a shorthand way of creating web page content. In most cases it is enough to type as you would in an email message. There are also some symbols that have special meaning such as * and # for lists.

Description You type You get
Applies anywhere
Italicise text

''italic''

italic

 
Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

 
Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

 

Internal link

(within this wiki)

Internal link
(to a category)

Interwiki Link
(to partner wiki)

[[name of page]]
[[name of page|display text]]

[[:Category:name of category]]


[[w:name of article]]
[[wiki:name of article]]
[[wiki:name of article|display text]]

name of page
display text

Category:name of category


w:name of article
wiki:name of article
display text


Note: red links mean
the page doesn't exist yet

 
External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.com]
[http://www.example.com display text]
http://www.example.com
[mailto:bob@yahoo.com Bob's email]

[1]
display text
http://www.example.com
Bob's email

 
Redirect

#redirect [[Target page]]

1. redirect Target page

 
Signature

~~~
~~~~
~~~~~

J.Doe
J.Doe 17:16, 24 June 2017
17:16, 24 June 2017

 
Escape wiki markup

with ''markup''
<nowiki>without ''markup''</nowiki>

with markup
without ''markup''

Applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

of different sizes

=level 1=
==level 2==
===level 3===
====level 4====

Tip: put __NOTOC__ in an article
to remove its table-of-contents

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
 
Outline Numbered
Headings

# one
# two
## two point one
# three

Note: read about more advanced
outline numbering concepts here

1. one

2. two

2.1 two point one

3. three

 
Bullet list

* one
* two
** two point one
* three

  • one
  • two
    • two point one
  • three
 
Definition list

;Definition
:item 1
:item 2

Definition
item 1
item 2
 
Thumbnail image

[[Image:Fortran.jpg|thumb|160px|Caption text]]

Caption text

See also

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