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== Getting started with the Rigpa Shedra Wiki==
 
== Getting started with the Rigpa Shedra Wiki==
The Rigpa Shedra Wiki is an online reference for the Rigpa sangha. It is like an encyclopedia, where you can find information on a wide range of topics. You can use this Wiki to look for information on a topic, and you can also edit the entry for a topic or add a new topic. (Note that all entries will be reviewed by the Wiki editors.)
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The Rigpa Shedra Wiki is an online encyclopedia and media library for the Rigpa sangha. You can use this Wiki to look for information on a topic. You can also create a user account and then add new entries or edit an existing entry. (Note that all entries are subject to review by the Wiki editors.)
  
 
=== Readers ===
 
=== Readers ===
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* To learn how to use '''formatting features''' of a Wiki, you can press 'Edit' on an existing page to learn how others did it.
 
* To learn how to use '''formatting features''' of a Wiki, you can press 'Edit' on an existing page to learn how others did it.
  
More information:
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For more information, see:
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages How to edit a page]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Editing_pages How to edit a page]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Navigation How to navigate within the Wiki]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Navigation How to navigate within the Wiki]
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=== Administrators ===
 
=== Administrators ===
Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software. The User's Guide contains a complete description of all formatting options that are accessible while editing the Wiki.
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Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software. The User's Guide contains a complete description of all formatting options that are accessible while editing the Wiki. For more information, see:
  
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]

Revision as of 16:07, 5 July 2007

Getting started with the Rigpa Shedra Wiki

The Rigpa Shedra Wiki is an online encyclopedia and media library for the Rigpa sangha. You can use this Wiki to look for information on a topic. You can also create a user account and then add new entries or edit an existing entry. (Note that all entries are subject to review by the Wiki editors.)

Readers

To find information on a topic, you can:

  • Enter the topic name in the search box at left, and click Search.
  • Click Categories at left to view all categories on the wiki.

Note: a second experimental search box searches all sites of our friends, but note that Google did not yet sufficiently index this wiki - to search the Rigpa Shedra Wiki, use the upper search box.

For more information, see:

Users and Editors

In brief:

  • To edit the Wiki, you need to have an account. Simply click "log on" and create an account.
  • To create a new page, enter the desired page title into the search box on the left. You will get the option to create a new page.
  • To learn how to use formatting features of a Wiki, you can press 'Edit' on an existing page to learn how others did it.

For more information, see:

Administrators

Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software. The User's Guide contains a complete description of all formatting options that are accessible while editing the Wiki. For more information, see:

Extensions and modifications in use with RigpaWiki