TipsForContributors

This is a collaborative work in wiki format. That means that you create and improve articles. If you can add some facts to an article, you can. you probably want to review HowToEdit before editing something.

If you know facts about something, and can't find it in the Encyclopedia, please write it!

This Encyclopedia strives to present history in a Neutral Point Of View. You can read about this here.

You may also want to read GoodStyle tips and TextFormattingRules.

Don't worry about messing up stuff. The system keeps every version of every page, and changes get reviewed by one of the editors. It's very easy to fix boo-boos.

If you need some coaching, contact Publisher Dan.

Editing Existing Pages

You will probably want to experiment with formatting and editing before you work on any established articles. That's what the sandbox is for. Visit WikiSandBox, hit the Edit button, play, preview, save, anything you want.

You should sign your work. Create your own page in MyFirstNameMyLastName (BumpyText) format. If you're a regular contributor, add your name to the list in GayHalifax.

Once again, here's the very short page on HowToEdit.

Creating New Pages

Pictures

Security

Security is done using the standard wiki method. Don't worry about it; it's part of WhyWikiWorks.