This course has been created for everyone who wants to help to contribute to Wikipedia.
This course covers the newest version of Wikipedia system and the latest legal status of Wikipedia.
What is Wikipedia?
Who the contributions belong to?
How to edit an existing article?
How to create a new article?
How to create an article matching all Wikipedia requirements?
Roles in Wikipedia and how to promote yourself.
Making article compliant to Wikipedia policies and guidelines
Uploading imagines, audio files and movies
Shortcuts and "magic words"
This course has been created for people who are going to use MediaWiki software as editors, users and web site administrators.
This course explains how to:
Find the information you are looking for on an existing site
Create, edit and remove pages
Design a structure of the page
Analyse the best solution for the structure of the entire project
Create and manage a community
Some projects using MediaWiki:
Dictionary and thesaurus
Free content news source
Free learning tools
Shared media repository
Free textbooks and manuals
Collection of quotations
Free source documents
Directory of species
Installation requirements and environment
Extension installation requirements
Starting a new page
Moving (renaming) a page
Deleting a page
Sysops and permissions
The following features require extra permissions that are not normally granted to all wiki users.
Protecting and unprotecting pages
Sysop deleting and undeleting
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