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This wiki (and the MediaWiki sofware) is designed to be easy to use and still have extensive functionality:


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<Navigating PsychWiki>


searching

...how to use the search function?
...how to use Google within PsychWiki?
...what is "what links here" link?
...are there other ways to find what i'm looking for?


editing

...what are the basics steps to edit a page?
...how to spell-check?
...what is the editing toolbar?
...how to do basic text formatting?
...can I use HTML?
...is there a way to sign my entries?
...how to create sections within a page?
...how to use bullets and lists?
...how to make internal and external links?
...how to create tables?
...how do I upload files and images?
...how do I configure the table of contents?


organizing

...how to start a new page?
... how to [[ | move a page?]]
...how do I [[ | rename a page?]]
...how to[[ | delete a page?]]
...what are[[ | categories?]]


tracking changes

...what is the [[ | "Recent changes" link?]]
...how do I[[ | watch pages?]]
...what is the [[ | page history?]]


communicating

...how do I [[ | comment on a specific article?]]
...how do I [[ | use my "talk page"?]]
...how do I [[ | sign a page?]]
...how do I [[| send someone a message?]]



<Buttons/Links>


buttons along the top of this page

...what is the article tab?
...what is the discussion tab?
...what is the edit tab?
...what is the history tab?
...what is the move tab?
...what is the watch tab?


links at the top of the webpage

...what is the "your username" link?
...what is the "my talk" link?
...what is the "preference" link?
...what is the "my watchlist" link?
...what is the "my contributions" link?
...what is the "login/logout" link?


links within left-hand side windows

...what is the search window?
...what is the navigation window?
...what is the content areas window?
...what is the toolbox window?


links along the bottom

...what is the "About PsychWiki link?
...what is the "Disclaimers" link?
...what is the "Mediawiki Logo" link?









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