How to Use This Wiki

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* Make your changes.  
 
* Make your changes.  
 
* Click the "Save change" button at the bottom of the page.  
 
* Click the "Save change" button at the bottom of the page.  
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'''How to Add Images'''
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* On the left-hand navigation, click the "Upload file" link. Then follow directions on that page for uploading your file to the wiki, and for how to add those images to wiki pages.
  
 
'''How to Create Categories on the Wiki'''  
 
'''How to Create Categories on the Wiki'''  
 
* A wiki category groups wiki pages together based on topic for easy navigation.  
 
* A wiki category groups wiki pages together based on topic for easy navigation.  
 
* A new category can be created by adding a new entry called "Category:Name of Category," with "Name of Category" being replaced by the actual name of the new category.
 
* A new category can be created by adding a new entry called "Category:Name of Category," with "Name of Category" being replaced by the actual name of the new category.
* After creating a new wiki page, a category can be added to a page by adding "Category:Name of Category" in double brackets into the text box. You can add multiple categories to a page. To give your entry more visibility, add one of the categories from the main page:
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* After creating a new wiki page, a category can be added to a page by adding "Category:Name of Category" in double brackets into the text box. (Note: Remember to replace "Name of Category" with the actual name of the new category.)
    [[A to Z Grilling & BBQ Dictionary]]
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    [[Grilling and BBQ Gear]]
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    [[Marinades & Sauces]]
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    [[Spices & Rubs]]
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    [[Dishes]]
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    [[Techniques]]
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To add the entry to the overall list of grilling terms across the wiki, use [[A to Z Grilling & BBQ Dictionary]].
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'''How to Add Links in Pages to Other Wiki Pages'''  
 
'''How to Add Links in Pages to Other Wiki Pages'''  
 
* Linking a word or phrase on a wiki page is an inter-wiki link, which is a link made to a new or existing page within the wiki.  
 
* Linking a word or phrase on a wiki page is an inter-wiki link, which is a link made to a new or existing page within the wiki.  
* To create a link to an existing page, the name of the page you would like to link to must be placed between a double set of brackets. For example, if you would like to link to the "Gas grill" page, the following text must be inserted: Gas grill
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* To create a link to an existing page, the name of the page you would like to link to must be placed between a double set of brackets (or you can highlight the text you want to link, and select the link icon in the web editor, which will insert the double brackets for you).  
* If you want to link to a page but refer to it using different text, such as by using the phrase "click here," then insert the link this way: click here ... note that the text to the right of the vertical bar will be linked to the page listed to the left of the vertical bar within the double set of brackets.  
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'''How to Link to External Pages or Pages Outside of the Wiki'''  
 
'''How to Link to External Pages or Pages Outside of the Wiki'''  
* To link to an external web page, use single brackets and within the brackets, list the url to the left of the text you want to link, as in this example: Barbecue Bible
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* To link to an external web page, use single brackets around the text you want to link (or highlight the text you want to link, and select the globe icon in the web editor, which will insert the single brackets), and within the brackets, list the full url with "http://" to the left of the text you want to link.
 
* Or you can link to a web page by listing the URL in the wiki page as in http://www.barbecuebible.com and that's exactly how it will appear in the text on the page.  
 
* Or you can link to a web page by listing the URL in the wiki page as in http://www.barbecuebible.com and that's exactly how it will appear in the text on the page.  
  
For additional information on using the wiki, consult the User's Guide.
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'''For additional information on using this BBQ Wiki, consult the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ].'''
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Latest revision as of 01:13, 17 December 2013

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