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Quickest tutorial for WeRelate: Help:Person pages tutorial

WeRelate Portals

Categories

Linking to a special or category page without putting the current page in that category add colon first [[:Special:Categories]] [[:Category:American photographers]]

Showing wiki markup

<nowiki>place markup here</nowiki> How to hide a message use <!---Your Message Here--->

Adding Images

the picture name must come first and the caption must come last:

Sometimes you have to add <br clear=all>

[[Image:beach.png|thumb|The Beach]]
[[Image:Housekeeping.jpg|right|thumb|Housekeeping]]
[[Image:Lange-MigrantMother02.jpg|250px|thumb|Image by [[Dorothea Lange]].]]
[[Image:widget.png|frame|right|Picture of widget with a frame]]

Places

WeRelate's policy is to create place pages for towns, counties, states, etc and cemeteries (not churches, hospitals or other physical locations).

more tips

When creating a new person use only first and last name. Everything else comes later. Always use a woman's maiden name.

Date format preferred by WeRelate: "Day Month Year" (for example: "9 Aug 1812")

I don't want a table of contents. How do I remove it?

If you type __NOTOC__ anywhere on the page removes the table of contents.

just for fun

How do I change the Font Color and Size?

What it looks like What you type

Normal Font

Font Size

Font Color

Font Color and Size

Normal Font
<font size="+2">Font Size</font> 
<font color="red">Font Color</font>
<font color="red" size="+2">Font Color and Size</font>
Set text color by using <span style="color:#000080"> TEXT </span>
Example of colored text
Set background color by using <span style="background:#00FF00"> TEXT </span>
Set both by using <span style="color:#FFFFFF; background:#FF69B4"> TEXT </span>

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and how it was done {{template:Big Gold Bar}}:

and how it is done (the thin grey horizontal line you see above) ----

  • making a line through text. and how it was done <s>making a line through text.</s>

Good Examples

pages that cite wikipedia

Some great examples person pages

Disambiguation

Sources

MySources

Places

DNA project pages

Cheatsheets

Census

Sources

  • To cite a source in the narrative use {{cite|S2}}
  • or maybe [[#S1|S1]] not sure which one works
  • For citation needed use {{cn}} can add to description field

Citation needed


Templates

User:Cthrnvl/InfoBoxes

Portals and Infoboxes called portal-box here

User:Cthrnvl/InfoBoxes

Wikipedia

== How to delete one of your own user pages

  • In left menu choose more> delete

People to know at WR