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 =====Editing Guidelines===== =====Editing Guidelines=====
  
-Contributors welcome! ​Here's the mini-guide on what to do.+Contributors welcome!
  
-This wiki uses DokuWiki syntaxwhich overlaps ​lot with Wikipedia or TVTropes syntaxbut not entirely. Check with [[doku>​wiki:syntax|the official Doku guidelines]] for what's possible ​and how to do it.+**To prevent spam,** new users don't automatically get the power to create/edit pages. If you'​re ​real personfirst create an account, then [[http://​leifandthorn.com/​|comment on any strip]] with the username ​and ask to be upgraded ​to editor access.
  
-**Approved information sources:**+Then follow this mini-guide to update the wiki!
  
-[[http://​leifandthorn.com/​|The strip]], the artist'​s comments, the descriptions on [[https://​erinptah.deviantart.com/​gallery/​43914165/​Leif-and-Thorn|illustrations]],​ the [[http://​leifandthorn.tumblr.com/​tagged/​Q&​A|Tumblr Q&As]], and (as AUs) the [[http://​leifandthorn.com/​short-stories/​|short stories]].+====Canon information sources====
  
-**Other editing notes:**+  ​[[http://​leifandthorn.com/​|The strip itself]] 
 +  ​[[http://​leifandthorn.com/​comments/​feed/​|Comments]] by the artist 
 +  ​Descriptions on [[https://​erinptah.deviantart.com/​gallery/​43914165/​Leif-and-Thorn|illustrations]] 
 +  ​[[http://​leifandthorn.tumblr.com/​tagged/​Q&​A|Tumblr Q&​As]] 
 +  * [[http://​leifandthorn.com/​short-stories/​|The short stories]] (as AUs)
  
-To make a new top-level page, add the title as a link on the [[start|index page]]. It'll show up as a gold link. Follow that to edit the page into existence.+====Adding ​to pages====
  
-It's better to make large omnibus pages with multiple sections, not single pages for minor entries that may only have 1-2 lines eachFor example, ​[[Countries#​Getsun]] doesn't get to be an individual page; it's one of the sections on the [[Countries]] page.+  * **This wiki uses DokuWiki syntax**, which overlaps a lot with Wikipedia or TVTropes syntaxbut not entirelyCheck [[doku>​wiki:​syntax|the official Doku guidelines]] for what's possible and how to do it.
  
-When adding ​images, resize them to small/​preview size, and link them to the original comic or art post that they'​re taken from.+  * **When uploading ​images**, resize them to small/​preview size, and link them to the original comic or art post that they'​re taken from.
  
-Feel free to add profiles for new characters, even if they don't have a standardized ​image yet! The artist will make them for every character eventually.+  * **Include alt-text with each image on a page**. This isn't a caption that will appear on the page, just a brief factual description to help with screen readers. 
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 +  * **Feel free to add profiles for new characters** without adding an image! The artist will make standardized profile images ​for every character eventually
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 +====Creating new pages==== 
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 +  * **To make a new top-level page**, add the title as a link on the [[start|index page]]. It'll show up as a gold link. Follow that to edit the page into existence. 
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 +  * **It's better to make large omnibus pages** with multiple sections, not single pages for minor entries that may only have 1-2 lines each. For example, [[Countries#​Getsun]] doesn'​t get to be an individual page; it's one of the sections on the [[Countries]] page.
 
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