Edit your first page

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How to Edit your first page

  1. Start by adding something to an existing page, don't create a new one
  1. Keep this page open in a different web browser window or page - for reference
  1. Login (top right of the page) using your account name and password
  1. Find the page that you want to edit
  1. Click on the edit tab at the top of the page (between discussion and history)
  1. You will see the page's source in a window; make some changes
  1. At the bottom of the page find the Summary: box, describe what you have changed
  1. Click Show preview to see if what you have done looks OK. If not, change it and click on Show preview again.
  1. Once you are happy click on Save page

Congratulations - you have made your first changes to Family Law Wiki.

Initial formatting codes

Effect wanted Example code Example result
Link to another wiki page [[Edit your first page]]

Edit your first page

Link to another web site [http://news.bbc.co.uk/ BBC News] BBC News
Font effects ''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both''''' italics, bold, and both
Heading levels ==Heading 2==

===Heading 3===
====Heading 4====

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

Bullet lists

* Bullet point
* Another bullet point
** A bullet point within another one
* Yet another bullet point

  • Bullet point
  • Another bullet point
    • A bullet point within another one
  • Yet another bullet point
Numbered lists

# Numbered point
Another numbered point
## A numbered point within another one
# Yet another numbered point

  1. Bullet point
  2. Another bullet point
    1. A bullet point within another one
  3. Yet another bullet point

Second Steps

Once you have done that a few times look at the Wikimedia Cheatsheet for extra things that you can do.

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