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Wiki Tutorial

  1. 1. Introduction to Wiki Editing<br />For Andrew Famiglietti and NirmalTrivedi’s sections of English 1102<br />
  2. 2. Dr. Trivedi’s Students Should Use the Wiki At: <br />http://iron.lcc.gatech.edu/~ntrivedi6/1102/<br />Mr. Famiglietti’s Students Should Use the Wiki At:<br />http://workingtropes.lcc.gatech.edu<br />
  3. 3. For the first section of this presentation, listen to the description and view the page, but do not make any edits.<br />
  4. 4. Click here to Create Account<br />
  5. 5. Click here to create account<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Top Navigation Bar<br />
  8. 8. The Top Navigation Bar<br />
  9. 9. The Top Navigation Bar<br />
  10. 10. The Top Navigation Bar<br />
  11. 11. The Top Navigation Bar<br />
  12. 12. Links are in <br />Blue<br />
  13. 13. Type “Good writing habits” into the search box and press go.<br />
  14. 14. Edit Tab<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. New text being added<br />
  17. 17. Edit Summary<br />Save Button<br />
  18. 18. New text appears on the page<br />
  19. 19. Click here for history<br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21. Sample History Page Entries<br />Edit Summary<br />Date and time of revision (click to see page as it looked at this date and time)<br />Editor who made the revision<br />
  22. 22. Viewing an old revision of a page<br />
  23. 23. Buttons to navigate to older & newer revisions<br />Viewing an old revision of a page<br />
  24. 24. Comparing Selected Revisions<br />Click here to select later revision to compare<br />Click here to compare revisions<br />Click here to select earlier revision to compare<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. To Revert a Page (Don’t Try This Now!)<br />Select the older revision of the page you wish to revert to<br />While viewing the older revision, click the “edit” tab<br />Click save to replace the current version with the old one<br />Mark your revision in the edit summary<br />
  27. 27. Discussion Tab<br />
  28. 28. The Discussion (or Talk) Page<br />
  29. 29. Adding a comment to the discussion<br />Use colons to indent your comment below the comment you are responding to<br />Sign with four tildas (the “~” symbol)<br />
  30. 30. The new comment has been added<br />
  31. 31. For the rest of this presentation, follow along with the instructions to create your User Page<br />
  32. 32. Click here to access user page<br />
  33. 33. Editing the blank user page<br />
  34. 34. Type your name and section number here<br />Don’t forget the edit summary!<br />Click here to save<br />
  35. 35. To add formatting<br />Click the edit tab to edit your user page<br />Add three apostrophes on either side of your name:<br />Click the box labeled “this is a minor edit”<br />Save the page<br />
  36. 36. Adding the “About Me”Heading<br />Use the edit tab to edit the page again<br />Heading codes use equals signs <br />Mark About me with two equals signs on either side, like this: ==About Me==<br />Add your home town, make your edit summary and save<br />
  37. 37. Add an external link<br />Link to the Wikipedia article for your home town <br />To make an external link type a square bracket, the url to link to, a space, the text you want the link to display, then another square bracket<br />EX: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta,_Georgia Augusta, Georgia]<br />Square bracket<br />URL<br />Display Text<br />Square <br />bracket<br />
  38. 38. Add a fact & reference<br />Find a fact about your hometown on its Wikipedia page <br />Add the fact to your About me blurb<br />Add a reference tag to the fact by typing: &lt;ref&gt;Citation Information&lt;/ref&gt;<br />EX: &lt;ref&gt;Augusta, Georgia. (9 January 2010). In &apos;&apos;Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.&apos;&apos; Retrieved January 12, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta,_Georgia&lt;/ref&gt;<br />
  39. 39. Adding a reference section <br />Add a reference heading using the heading code as before <br />Tell the Wiki software to insert references here by typing the code: &lt;references/&gt;<br />
  40. 40. Once you have added your link, fact, reference and reference section here….<br />Add the edit summary here!<br />And save the page!<br />
  41. 41. Adding more to the User page<br />Click Edit to begin editing again.<br />Add whatever you like to “About me”<br />Add headings called “Pages I am working on” and “Feedback” <br />
  42. 42. Adding more to the User page<br />Add links to two pages you might like to work on under “Pages I am working on”<br />To add a link to another page on the wiki, enclose the title of the page in two square brackets<br />For example, [[Machine Labor]] links to the page entitled “Machine Labor”<br />
  43. 43. The page will look roughly like this when you are done<br />Don’t forget the summary!<br />Save the page! <br />
  44. 44. Adding categories<br />Click Edit to begin editing again<br />Add category tags for your section and home state (or country)<br />A category tag looks like this: [[Category:NAME OF CATEGORY]] <br />EX: [[Category: Students in Section X2]] [[Category:Students from Georgia, USA]]<br />Add category tags anywhere on the page<br />
  45. 45. Page will look roughly like this when you are finished<br />Click save<br />Don’t forget the edit summary!<br />
  46. 46. Adding a New Page to the Wiki<br />First, return to the main page of the wiki by clicking “main page” in the left hand navigation bar<br />
  47. 47. Click this link to call up supplemental reading list<br />
  48. 48. Click Edit<br />
  49. 49. P Burdell added The Terminator, you should add a link to a book, movie, or TV show you enjoy and think might be relevant to class themes<br />Edit Summary!<br />
  50. 50. Red links go to pages that don’t exist yet. Click the red link to start a new page with this title.<br />
  51. 51. Link to page relevant to The Terminator<br />Adding content to The Terminator<br />
  52. 52. Add a link to your new page to your user page<br />Return to your user page<br />Click edit<br />Under the “Pages I am working on” section, add a link to the exact title of your new page. Capitalization counts! <br />
  53. 53. Thanks for watching this tutorial video<br />If you need to re-try any of the demonstrations, simply back up the presentation and listen again<br />Feel free to play with your user page and continue to learn about wiki formatting <br />For more help try:<br />http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents#For_editors<br />

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