Introduction to Wikipedia
Wikipedia is made by people like you.
This page takes you through a set of tutorials aimed at complete newcomers
interested in contributing. It covers all the basics, and each tutorial takes only a few minutes, so you could become a proficient Wikipedian
in no time!
The wiki markup source editor
shows the underlying page source code. It works like a plain text file, indicating links and other items using simple code like this:
is the easier way of editing that works more like a word processor and hides the underlying source code. Links and other items are edited using toolbar and pop-up interfaces.
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