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== Getting started with the Rigpa Shedra Wiki==
 
== Getting started with the Rigpa Shedra Wiki==
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The Rigpa Shedra Wiki is an online encyclopedia and media library for the [[About Rigpa|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 ===
To find information on a topic, enter the topic name in the search box at left, and click Search.
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To find information on a topic, you can:
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*Enter the topic name in the search box at left, and click '''Search'''.
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*Click '''Categories''' at left to view all categories on the wiki.
  
More information:
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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.
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For more information, see:
 
* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents#For_readers Help for readers]
 
* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents#For_readers Help for readers]
  
 
=== Users and Editors ===
 
=== Users and Editors ===
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Quick-start:
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* Overview of [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Formatting-commands] in wiki text.
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In brief:
 
In brief:
 
* To edit the Wiki, you need to have an '''account'''. Simply click "log on" and create an account.
 
* 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 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.
 
* To learn how to use '''formatting features''' of a Wiki, you can press 'Edit' on an existing page to learn how others did it.
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* Please read the [[Editorial Guidelines]] before editing.
  
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]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki More help topics]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki More help topics]
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* [[How to create dictionary entries]]
  
 
=== 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]
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=== Extensions and modifications in use with RigpaWiki ===
 
=== Extensions and modifications in use with RigpaWiki ===
 
* The active extensions are documented at [[Mediawiki:Extensions]]
 
* The active extensions are documented at [[Mediawiki:Extensions]]
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[[Category:Help]]

Latest revision as of 11:30, 9 April 2011

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

Quick-start:

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.
  • Please read the Editorial Guidelines before editing.

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