Adam Croom's Wikity


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Help:: Getting Started / Day One [...]

Most people find that using Wikity to bookmark is a good place to start. The following video shows how you can bookmark with Wikity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66IGbiATzsY Note that in the video the bookmark says 'Bkmrk' but in recent versions says 'Wik-it'. The editor has also been upgraded...

 

Help:: Making Text Bold [...]

``` You can bold text by putting two asterisks around the text, like **this**. It **works with phrases** too. ```...

 

Help:: Making Text Italic [...]

``` You can italicize text by putting an underline on each side, like _this_. It _works with phrases_ too. ```...

 

Help:: Making Wiki Links [...]

``` Link to another page in your wiki (or someone else's Wikity wiki) by using double bracket syntax, like [[this]]. Because you are linking to a page name, it often makes sense to link to the capitalized page name like this: [[The Empty Boat]]. Page names and links are the same in wiki, so choose names wisely. ```...

 

Help:: Creating Blockquotes [...]

``` To blockquote text, start on a new line and put an angle bracket ('>') in front of your paragraph, like this: > This is my blockquote ```...

 

Help:: Making External Links [...]

To link to an external site, place your link word in brackets, followed by the link in parentheses like this: ``` Go to this . ``` **Important**: Do not put a space in between the bracket and parentheses. To create a hover text item, follow the link with the text in quotes, e.g. ``````...

 

Help:: Creating Footnotes [...]

``` To create a footnote write the footnote at the bottom of the page, and add a "link target" with a unique name preceded by a hash ('#') and enclosed in square brackets, like this: 1. [#millerp2] See also Miller, Jane. *Thoughts on Leaving*, p. 23 Then link in text like this: Miller also noted the discrepancy. ```...

 

Help:: Adding Images [...]

``` Wikity pulls images from online locations and makes a copy of the image for you. To pull an image into your site, just use the Markdown syntax for images: If you leave the quotes empty, like this, Wikity will automatically create an image credit as the hover text. Note that image syntax is identical to link syntax, but has an exclamation point in front of it. ```...

 

Help:: What Do I Write About? (#1) [...]

There are many ways to use Wikity, but this is the most common: * Research something you don't know about. * Learn things * Write a short article on the subject, capturing what you learned. Did you ever wonder where people got the idea to steam milk in coffee and call it a cappuccino? Research it. Summarize it in an article called Birth of Cappuccino. Did someone ment...

 

Help:: Making Bullet Points [...]

To make bullet points, start each bulleted item with an asterisk and a space, like this: ``` * This is the first item * This is the second item ```...