Wiki hints

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Wed Feb 17 21:21:27 UTC 2010

As we create new wiki pages and categories, some words of advice:

* Don't use title case for pages. This can confuse searches sometimes,
  and runs counter to what people expect from Wikipedia (arguably the
  most popular wiki in the world).

  INCORRECT:  My New Page       (OK, this is just a bad name!) :-)
  CORRECT:    My new page

  The same goes for categories and any other pages.

* If you want to *redirect* to a category page, use a colon before the
  category name in the redirect link.  (This works for any page in
  another namespace, although the effect is important in the case of
  the Category: namespace.)

  INCORRECT:  #REDIRECT [[Category:Foo]]    (this actually puts the
  	      				    page in the category!)
  CORRECT:    #REDIRECT [[:Category:Foo]]

Hope this helps!

Paul W. Frields                      
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