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Welcome to Coasterpedia! This website is a collaborative [[roller coaster]] encyclopedia which anyone can edit.  
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Welcome to Coasterpedia! This website is a collaborative [[roller coaster]] encyclopedia which anyone can edit.
 
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==Editing==
Ready to make your first edit? The VisualEditor is designed to be easy to learn, so feel free to dive in! Don't worry about making a mistake, as it's easily reverted. Alternatively, [[Help:Editing/Your first edit|this is a guide on how to edit Coasterpedia using the VisualEditor]].
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*Looking to start editing? '''[[Help:Editing/Your first edit|Read this guide on making a simple edit]]'''
 
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*For style guidelines which apply to all articles, see '''[[Coasterpedia:Manual of Style|the Manual of Style]]'''
'''These pages are still under construction. I apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents public domain help pages] on central MediaWiki.
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The VisualEditor is designed to be easy to learn, so feel free to dive in! Don't worry about making a mistake, as it's easily reverted. Alternatively, [[Help:Editing|read the Editing help pages]]. Experienced users will find using the [[Help:Source editor|source editor]] quicker most of the time. You can edit any page or just view the source code with the "Edit source" button.
 
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==Images==
*[[Help:Editing]]
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*Most images on Coasterpedia are sorted and may be browsed at '''[[:Category:Images]]'''
*[[Help:Reusing content from Coasterpedia]]
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*For help on including images in articles, see '''[[Help:VisualEditor|VisualEditor help]]''' or '''[[Help:Source editor|Source code instructions]]'''
*[[Help:Creating a page|Creating a page]]
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*To upload logos or photographs, including your own, use '''[[Special:UploadWizard]]'''
*[[Help:Images]]
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Images may be uploaded to Coasterpedia and included in articles. They are stored in the [[Help:Namespace|"File" namespace]], or in other words all image names begin with "File:".
*[[Help:Accommodating all screen sizes]]
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==User accounts==
*[[Help:On this day]]
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To get the most out of Coasterpedia, '''[[Help:Why create an account|creating an account]]''' is recommended.
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*Information on '''[[Help:User pages|Customising your own user page]]'''
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==Further help==
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MediaWiki, the software used by Coasterpedia, has [[mw:Help:Contents|help pages]] with information that will help when editing any wiki which uses the MediaWiki software. Alternatively, you can [[Coasterpedia:Administrators|ask an administrator]] or join our [[Coasterpedia:Chat|Discord channel]].
 
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Revision as of 14:08, 17 June 2020

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Welcome to Coasterpedia! This website is a collaborative roller coaster encyclopedia which anyone can edit.

Editing

The VisualEditor is designed to be easy to learn, so feel free to dive in! Don't worry about making a mistake, as it's easily reverted. Alternatively, read the Editing help pages. Experienced users will find using the source editor quicker most of the time. You can edit any page or just view the source code with the "Edit source" button.

Images

Images may be uploaded to Coasterpedia and included in articles. They are stored in the "File" namespace, or in other words all image names begin with "File:".

User accounts

To get the most out of Coasterpedia, creating an account is recommended.

Further help

MediaWiki, the software used by Coasterpedia, has help pages with information that will help when editing any wiki which uses the MediaWiki software. Alternatively, you can ask an administrator or join our Discord channel.