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This is the help wiki page for Digital Dive, the on-line multi-fandom digimon role-playing game at Livejournal!

Guide to Creating Wiki Pages for Dummies Version 2.1

So you want to create your own Wiki page, right? You've come to the right place. This guide is simply meant to help out those who find that setting up Wiki pages is rather difficult and frustrating. No worries. In a series of steps and easy instructions, you'll find that you will no longer be a dummy when it comes to setting up and editing pages by the time you're done with this! Guaranteed! Or your money back.

Disclaimer: No refund of wasted time given back. Please do not be sueing. Version 1 was a disaster. Version 2 sounds much better. So there.

Step 1: So! The first thing you want to do is to create an account for yourself. Go up to top right hand corner of the Wiki page and click on 'create account'. Name, email, the usual works. You should get a confirmation email link.

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Step 2: Now log in. You can do this by clicking on the 'log in' box, entering your username and password. And bingo! You can set it so the Wiki remembers you, to save any future problems with log-ins. You should see your username in near the top now, next to the 'my account' link.

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Name should appear like this:

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Step 3: You see the menu on the left with all the options and tags? Hit the one that says 'How to join this site?'.

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Enter in the password (request in chat) and bingo! You're in the club. Sadly, we do not have jackets.

Step 4: Once you're a member, you see the menu to your left? Go to the empty box underneath the heading 'Add a new page'. Again, refer to picture if you're lost.

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The page name can be anything, for example, take the name of a Tamer. Eg, Leviathan.

For Digimon, the page will be the Digimon's name, followed by their Tamer, to avoid any confusion between any Digimon which common to more than one Tamer. Eg. Tsukaimon - Siarnaq.

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Step 5: Once you've entered in your page name, you should end up with a page like this:

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Good? Your page title should be in Bold. The whole line of buttons is somewhat similar to what LiveJournal uses when in 'Rich Text'. Hover your mouse over a button to get a clue on what it does. Now comes the fun part.

Copy (CTRL + C) and paste (CTRL + V) the Wiki address in your Interent browser (or whatever you use) so that it looks like this: http://digitaldive.wikidot.com/ into another window, so that you have two seperate windows with the Wiki pages open. One should hold your own page and the other should be at this page.

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Once that's done, go to a tag of an existing character and select a person. Say, Aeolus. Go find this:
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You should end up in a page similar to the one you have open in the your first window. Except that this one is full of coding. NOW COPY AND PASTE IT INTO YOUR OWN. Yes, it's bad to steal, but hey, how else are you going to set up your own page? :D

Step 6: Coding. This is going to get messy. So, here are some helpful hints.

- Your toolbar, as before, has several buttons that allow you to format text and so on. For example, highlighting text and then hitting 'B' will bold your text, which appears with stars around it, like this ( ** ** )
- Hovering your mouse over a button will allow you to see what it does. USE WHAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH.
- THE PREVIEW BUTTON IS YOUR FRIEND.

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To start, to get something like this:

// - //

(insert greater than arrow here) // Character, species from Canon (game, anime, whatever) and Series. //

-Note: Make sure that you get rid of the spaces between the brackets, 'Character' and 'Series' to get your box.

Insert this bracket here without any spaces to get a table with headings that collects all the green headings: ( [[ ) div style="float:left; width: 70%;" wrap ( ]] ).
Then this, with no spaces: [[ toc ]]

Copy this (plus symbol here) Pre-Roleplay history to get nice, shiny, large green heading, like so:

Pre-Roleplay History

(insert greater than arrow here) // Note: Here, you may put down a spoiler warning or something relating to your character's canon. //

Example:

Note: This section mixes material from the series canon as well as from personal canon, and also contains spoilers for Mega Man ZX.

Now, in normal text, explain about your character, his/her/it history, before arriving at the Digital World. This section can be as long as you want it to be or may simply be an appropiately edited cut and paste of your character's history from Digital Dive's application post.

(plus symbol) Activity in the Digital World

Activity in the Digital World

In normal text, as often as you like, here, you may explain what your character and their Digimon partner has been up to, upon their arrival in the Digital World. This section can also be short, long, in depth or just giving a general over view of rheir activities.

Add this to the end once you're done explaining.

(insert greater than arrow here) // This plot is still on-going. // (Get rid of spacing between.)

Should end up with this:

This plot is still on-going.

(plus symbol) Trivia

To get:

Trivia

Here, you may add dot points, facts which are canon or simply made up, which don't fit in anywhere else such as in the two above sections. It may be points about the mun, character or their partner. Heck, it can even be weird and funny facts. Points can be created using this ( * ), without the brackets. Take this for example:

  • Crow created this page purely out of spare time and about two hours of hard work. The mun hopes this page will be of use to others when adding pages to the Digital Dive wiki.

Facts can be short or long. Lastly, the table. It looks like this, taking Aeolus as an example:
[[/div]]

Aeolus
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Series Canon Mega Man ZX
Journal wind-of-vain
Role-Player Razorsaw
Age 25
Digimon Partner Falcomon
Affiliations Mega Men
D-Comm Colors Green and White
D-Comm Symbol aeolussymbol-1.png

To create your own, get rid of the spaces. If you've done all the coding correct, you should end up with the table floating near the corner, being one the first things you see when you open the page.

[[ /div ]]
[[ div style="float:right; width: 30%; ]]

~ Name here
[[ image PICTURE LINK goes here ]]
Series Canon NAME OF CANON/SERIES HERE
Journal [* LINK OF JOURNAL HERE SPACE SHORT LINK NAME HERE ]
Role-Player [ LINK TO ACCOUNT NAME HERE SPACE NAME OF MUN ]
Age CHARACTER AGE, IF NOT, ESTIMATE OR HOW OLD THEY APPEAR TO BE
Digimon Partner [ WIKI LINK TO DIGIMON PARTNER SPACE DIGIMON NAME ]
Affiliations WHO THEY ARE ALLIED WITH
D-Reader Colors COLORS OF D-READER GOES HERE
D-Comm Symbol [[ image IMAGE LINK HERE IF POSSIBLE ]]

[[ /div ]]

NOTES:
-Leave 'image' there, simply replace things in 'CAPITAL LETTERS' with your own.
-Series Canon, Journal, Role-Player, Age, Digimon Partner, Affiliations, D-Reader Colors and D-Reader Symbol should be in bold.

Step 7: Find this (refer to picture below) and hit the 'save' button.

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Step 8: Not done yet~ Because you want to jump to your page quickly when you need it, you want to tag your page. Easy. Go to the bottom of your page and and find the 'tag' button. Again, use the picture for help if you can't find it that easily.

Tags may be simply 'characters', 'nonhumans', 'series character comes from', 'tamers'. Tags which need spacing, simply use '_' instead.

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Step 9: Setting up for your Digimon character's partner follows a similar process.

Again, copy and paste the coding from an already existing page. Simply follow Steps 4 and 5 to name and set up your pagg and steal the code etc. Eg, Falcomon - Aeolus for page title.

This comes first:

(insert greater than symbol here) // NAME OF PARTNER is a Digimon partner from the Digital Dive universe. For his partner, see ** [ LINK HERE. ] ** //

Example:

Falcomon is a Digimon partner from the Digital Dive universe. For his partner, see Aeolus.

Copy this, wihtout spaces at end and beginning:
[[ div style="float:left; width: 70%;" wrap ]]

[[ toc ]]

Now, the table. Copy and Paste the coding into your own page. You should end up with this, by the time you are finished:

Evolution Line
Puwamon Pinamon Falcomon Diatrymon HippoGryphomon Gryphomon
Attacks
N/A Scratch Smash Mega Dash Impact Heat Wave Super Sonic Voice
N/A Falco Rush Destruction Roar Sonic Voice Moebius Bite

So…let's start by replacing each one of Falcomon's evolution lines with your own Digimon's. Replace 'HERE' with them. With attacks, you may need to refer to the Digimon Wiki. Also, get rid of the spacing where possible.

~ Evolution Line
HERE HERE HERE HERE HERE HERE
~ Attacks
N/A FIRST ATTACK FOR FIRST DIGIMON HERE SECOND FORM FIRST ATTACK HERE THIRD FORM FIRST ATTACK HERE FOURTH FORM FIRST ATTACK HERE
N/A SECOND ATTACK FOR FOR FIRST DIGIMON FORM HERE SECOND FORM SECOND ATTACK HERE THIRD FORM SECOND ATTACK HERE FOURTH FORM ATTACK HERE

With the table, you are able to copy a line of coding, add or take away, to suit your purposes on how you want it to be displayed. If there is a case where an attack is not given or you are unable to fill out a box, 'N/A' is used. :D

Green heading code is this: (plus symbol here) Personality

End up with this:

Personality

In normal text, summarise your character's Digimon personality. This can be in depth or just short. It can be short or long in length, depending on how much of an idea you want others to get of your character's Digimon.

(plus symbol here) Trivia
You get:

Trivia

As with the other 'Trivia' section, you can put down random facts here about your Digimon. Be it canon, non-cannon or just general information. Use this: ( * )

  • Fact goes here.

The table, as before, is the same deal. End result:
[[/div]]

Falcomon
00001geh
Partner Aeolus
Journal wind-of-vain
Role-Player Razorsaw

The code. Replace stuff in CAPITAL LETTERS with your own and get rid of spacing where possible.

[[ /div ]]
[[ div style="float:right; width: 30%; ]]

~ NAME
[[ image IMAGE LINK HERE ]]
Partner [ JOURNAL LINK NAME OF PARTNER ]
Journal [* JOURNAL LINK SHORTENED JOURNAL NAME ]
Role-Player [ LINK TO MUN'S ACCOUNT MUN NAME]

[[ /div ]]

Note:
- Partner, Journal and Role Player are in Bold.

Step 10: Almost done, don't worry. Hit 'save' when you're finished.

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Step 11: Now tag your page, with 'digimon' and 'digimon_partners'.

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Step 12: Read through page, make sure there are no errors (spelling and the like) and done! :D Cherish the feeling of satisfaction. If you want to edit your page, simply find this and click.

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Should you need further help, invite yourself to chat and ask…if it's trouble with coding, simply copy and paste, stick in your own stuff instead of the other and you're done. No pain. Page created by Crow. You are free to edit for any errors. :D

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