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Help:Wiki editing

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This new page is currently undergoing modifications. The information presented should be considered a draft, not yet ready for use. Content is being prepared by one or more users. Do not make any changes before you post a message in this forum. Please use the talk page for thoughts and ideas on setting up this content.

This article is not part of the Waze application, but rather a part of the Wiki editing guide. If you reached this page in error, please return to the main page and start your search again.


Editing

To start this page, content will be linked from other sources until such time that the content can be created directly for the Waze Wiki. Many links will be provided from Wikipedia to expedite the help pages. If a topic is not found in the Waze Wiki, consider checking for a similar topic in the Wikipedia Help Directory.

Editing pages

Editing pages

Text formatting

Formatting
Line break handling
Codes for characters
{{clear}} template
{{red}} template

Wikilinks

Wikilinks
{{anchor}} template
{{ReturnTop}} template

External links

External links

Talk pages

Talk pages

Guidelines

Most of the guidelines for the Wiki content follows the Wikipedia guidelines. If a specific policy or guideline is not presented in the Waze Wiki help system, the Wikipedia guideline will serve the purpose.

Page titles

Page titles
Page title format

Section headings

Section headings

Creating pages

If you want to build a page without input from others, start by creating it within your user namespace as a subpage of your own. That way you can more directly control the content.

Renaming pages

When it becomes necessary to rename a page, the Move tab at the top of a Wiki page should be used for a few reasons. A redirect page is provided automatically from the old name. The edit history is transferred from the original page to the new one. This is important in understanding who introduced changes and when they were made to a page