Help:Wikitext

  • wikitext, also known as wiki markup or wikicode, consists of the syntax and keywords used by the mediawiki software to format a page. to learn how to see this hypertext markup, and to save an edit, see: help:editing. generally, coding can be copied and pasted, without writing new code. there is a short list of markup and tips at help:cheatsheet.

    in addition to wikitext, some html elements are also allowed for presentation formatting. see help:html in wikitext for information on this.

  • layout
  • format
  • links and urls
  • pronunciation aids
  • musical notation
  • images
  • tables
  • columns
  • references and citing sources
  • templates and transcluding pages
  • talk and project pages
  • limiting formatting / escaping wiki markup
  • invisible text (comments)
  • variables
  • html
  • common templates
  • see also

Wikitext, also known as Wiki markup or Wikicode, consists of the syntax and keywords used by the MediaWiki software to format a page. To learn how to see this hypertext markup, and to save an edit, see: Help:Editing. Generally, coding can be copied and pasted, without writing new code. There is a short list of markup and tips at Help:Cheatsheet.

In addition to Wikitext, some HTML elements are also allowed for presentation formatting. See Help:HTML in wikitext for information on this.