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Editing pages on Judgepedia in its most basic form is just like writing an e-mail. Once you have clicked the "edit" menu tab that appears in the horizontal menu bar at the top of each article, you will see a space that is either blank (if you are just starting an article) or full of type from the existing article--all of which you can change or edit in any way.
In its simplest form, you just start typing, and when you've finished, you located the "save page" button that appears on the bottom left of every article, click it, and you're done--just like sending an e-mail, except what you've just done is publish a page on the internet.
Beyond that, it is all about making it look good. The few bits of code you need to use to make an article look attractive are done in what is called "wiki markup." This article tells you what you need to know to make even the most complicated visual effects.
However, the easiest way to make something look the way you want it to look is to find a page on Judgepedia that looks how you want your article to look, and copy the editing code from that page.
For specific quick tips on creating links and formatting text, see:
For many people, this is the way they first decide to make the jump from reading a wiki to editing. If you see a typo, your first instinct is to fix it, right? So, you click "edit", you find the spot on the page that you want to fix, you fix it, and you hit the "save page" button on the bottom of the page. Easy!
Say you're reading an article, and you think the author left out an important fact. Decide where your addition would make the most sense within the article, click "edit", and plug your addition in. Some people prefer to write their additions offline first, and copy and paste it into the wiki once they are satisfied with it. Please remember to fill in the "summary" bar at the bottom of the page before saving your edits!
From time to time there will be disagreement on what ought to be included in an article. That's fine, in fact it is often encouraged and can result in a superior product at the end. However, it is preferred that this type of discussion occur on the page you find when you click on the "discussion" tab that appears at the top of each page, rather than by taking turns deleting someone else's contributions, and having them delete your own.
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