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There are several possibilites to create a new Wiki Article, the two simplest ones are described here.  
There are several possibilites to create a new Wiki Article, the two simplest ones are described here.  


The main point is, in a Wiki the link to an article must somehow exist ''before the article itself''. Links to non-existing pages always appear in red and clicking on them automatically opens up the editor.
=== The Easy Way ===
Click the link in the left sidebar: [[New_Article|New Article]] and use the provided form to enter the article title.


=== Edit an existing page and create a link to your''' (not yet existing) '''article''' ===  
=== Edit an existing page and create a link to your''' (not yet existing) '''article''' ===  
Just write the title of your upcoming article in double brackets:
In a Wiki the link to an article often exists ''before the article itself''. Links to non-existing pages always appear in red and clicking on them automatically opens up the editor. Just write the title of your upcoming article in double brackets:
  <nowiki>[[Test Article]]</nowiki>
  <nowiki>[[Test Article]]</nowiki>
Save the page and the link to your article now appears in red. Click on it, and can start editing your new article.
Save the page and the link to your article now appears in red. Click on it, and can start editing your new article.
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DarkWiki will complain that no such page exists and you can now click on the red link "create this page". The editor will appear and you can start writing.
DarkWiki will complain that no such page exists and you can now click on the red link "create this page". The editor will appear and you can start writing.


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Latest revision as of 03:58, 25 October 2018

There are several possibilites to create a new Wiki Article, the two simplest ones are described here.

The Easy Way

Click the link in the left sidebar: New Article and use the provided form to enter the article title.

Edit an existing page and create a link to your (not yet existing) article

In a Wiki the link to an article often exists before the article itself. Links to non-existing pages always appear in red and clicking on them automatically opens up the editor. Just write the title of your upcoming article in double brackets:

[[Test Article]]

Save the page and the link to your article now appears in red. Click on it, and can start editing your new article.

You can also alternatively...

Type the title of your new article into the search field to the left

DarkWiki will complain that no such page exists and you can now click on the red link "create this page". The editor will appear and you can start writing.