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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



Bold text



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 display text]
[mailto:bob@yahoo.com Bob's email]

display text
Bob's email


#redirect [[Target page]]

1. redirect Target page



J.Doe 19:07, 20 August 2017
19:07, 20 August 2017

Escape wiki markup

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

with markup
without ''markup''

Applies only at the beginning of the line

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

# 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

:item 1
:item 2

item 1
item 2
Thumbnail image

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

Caption text

See also

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