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info:contributing [2019/02/09 17:33]
Thoby Some changes to make it more understandable.
info:contributing [2019/02/09 18:18]
Thoby Updated the existing information to be easier to read.
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-====== Contributing ======+====== Contributing ​to the Wiki ======
  
-Anyone can edit the PkHonor Wiki. This wiki is full written and maintained by the playerbase. ​This means that you can also make changes, and help us improve! Contributing is really easy, once you join the 'Wiki contributors'​ usergroup:+Anyone can edit the PkHonor Wiki. This wiki is fully written and maintained by the playerbase. ​That means that you can also make changes, and help us improve! Contributing is really easy, once you join the 'Wiki contributors'​ usergroup:
  
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 ===== How to start contributing ===== ===== How to start contributing =====
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 // Congratulations! You're now an official Wiki contributor!//​ // Congratulations! You're now an official Wiki contributor!//​
  
-Wiki contributors can see and create drafts. This means that you will be able to see unapproved changes made by other users, as well as submit your own changes for approval. Once approved ​your changes ​are visible to everyone.+Wiki contributors can see and create drafts. This means that you will be able to see unapproved changes made by other players, as well as submit ​changes of your own. Once your changes ​get approved, they will become ​visible to everyone.
  
  
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-This basically means your edits will have to be reviewed and approved by a staff member or Wiki editor. This usually won't take too long, and once your changes have been approved, they will become public for all players to see.+This basically means your edits will have to be reviewed and approved by a staff member or [[info:​contributing#​guidelines|a ​Wiki editor]]. This usually won't take too long, and once your changes have been approved, they will become public for all players to see.
  
-<WRAP tip round box 500px center>​**TIP:​** Use the [[wiki:syntax_full|syntax guide]] to get a good understanding on how to use the text-editor. It can also be helpful to look at some existing pages and look how they'​re made. Feel free to copy some of the elements and change them to your liking.</​WRAP>​+<WRAP tip round box 500px center>​**TIP:​** Use the [[wiki:syntax|syntax guide]] to get a good understanding on how to use the text-editor. It can also be helpful to look at some existing pages and look how they'​re made. Feel free to copy some of the elements and change them to your liking.</​WRAP>​
  
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-===== Wiki contributors =====+<WRAP half column>​ 
 +//**__Wiki contributors__**//​
  
-Wiki contributors can see and create drafts. This means being able to see unapproved changes made by other users as well as submit your own changes for approval. Once approved ​your changes ​are visible to everyone.+Wiki contributors can see and create drafts. This means that you will be able to see unapproved changes made by other players, ​as well as submit ​changes of your own. Once your changes ​get approved, they will become ​visible to everyone.
  
 Anyone can become a wiki contributor. All you have to do is join the ''​Wiki contributors''​ group through the [[http://​forums.pkhonor.net/​ucp.php?​i=groups|usergroups]] panel. Anyone can become a wiki contributor. All you have to do is join the ''​Wiki contributors''​ group through the [[http://​forums.pkhonor.net/​ucp.php?​i=groups|usergroups]] panel.
  
-:!: **Please make sure you are familiar with the [[info:​contributing#​guidelines|guidelines]] ​before becoming a wiki contributor.** ​:!: +**Please make sure you are familiar with the guidelines ​below, ​before becoming a wiki contributor.** 
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-===== Wiki editors ​=====+<WRAP half column>​ 
 +//​**__Wiki ​editors ​__**//
  
 Users who consistently contribute quality content may be invited to become wiki editors. A wiki editor can approve drafts, delete pages, and upload media directly to the wiki. Users who consistently contribute quality content may be invited to become wiki editors. A wiki editor can approve drafts, delete pages, and upload media directly to the wiki.
  
-:!: **You cannot ​currently ​apply to become a wiki editor. They are chosen based on their contributions.** ​:!:+**You cannot apply to become a wiki editor. They are chosen based on their contributions.** 
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 ===== Guidelines ===== ===== Guidelines =====
  
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 **Respect the rules** **Respect the rules**
  
-The [[info:​rules|rules]] also apply on the wiki. In addition, it is not permitted to disrupt or deface the content of the wiki. The upload functionality is only to be used for wiki contributions. +The [[info:​rules|rules]] also apply on the wiki. In addition, it is not permitted to disrupt or deface the content of the wiki. The upload functionality is only to be used for wiki contributions. 
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 **Write from a neutral point of view** **Write from a neutral point of view**
  
-A wiki is a repository for information. To that end it should be filled with facts, not personal opinions. Share your expertise, but don't argue from authority.+A wiki is a repository for information. To that end it should be filled with facts, not personal opinions. Share your expertise, but don't argue from authority. 
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 +**Abandon the concept of authorship**
  
-**Abandon ​the concept ​of authorship**+Contributing means forfeiting your work to the public domain. No one owns any page. This way everyone is completely free to contribute to everything. If you must, you can give yourself credit in a footnote, though this is strongly discouraged as it goes against the spirit ​of a wiki. 
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-> Contributing means forfeiting your work to the public domain. No one owns any page. This way everyone is completely free to contribute to everything. If you must, you can give yourself credit in a footnote, though this is strongly discouraged as it goes against the spirit of a wiki. 
info/contributing.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/09 21:11 by Thoby