ImperialWiki style guide

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* When mentioning a term that has an article of its own in the Wiki, create a Wiki link the first time the term appears in the article.
 
* When mentioning a term that has an article of its own in the Wiki, create a Wiki link the first time the term appears in the article.
 
:<pre>link an [[Article title]] where it first appears</pre>
 
:<pre>link an [[Article title]] where it first appears</pre>
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* If your link term doesn't exactly match the article title, you can use a bar to separate the article name from the link text.
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:<pre>link an [[Article title|link text]] where it first appears</pre>
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* If your link term is plural, but the article title is not, you can usually just add an "s" outside the link brackets instead of creating a redirect or using a bar in the link.
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:<pre>link [[Article title]]s where they first appear</pre>
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==
* The reference feature is enable on Imperial Wiki.  Create notes in the text using the following code format:
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* The reference feature is enabled on Imperial Wiki.  Create notes in the text using the following code format:
 
:<pre><ref>Source reference</ref></pre>
 
:<pre><ref>Source reference</ref></pre>
 
* Create a notes heading at the bottom of the article for the footnotes using the following code:
 
* Create a notes heading at the bottom of the article for the footnotes using the following code:
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* When creating a new article, try to determine if it fits into any of the existing ImperialWiki [[Special:Categories|categories]].  If it does, categorize it appropriately using a Category link at the end of the article.
 
* When creating a new article, try to determine if it fits into any of the existing ImperialWiki [[Special:Categories|categories]].  If it does, categorize it appropriately using a Category link at the end of the article.
 
:<pre>[[Category: Name]]</pre>
 
:<pre>[[Category: Name]]</pre>
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==Conventions==
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* The name of a class of starships should be italicized (e.g. ''Excelsior''-class starships).
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* Capitalize the first word of an article title.  Other words in the title should not be capitalized unless they are part of a proper name.
  
 
[[Category: Editing]]
 
[[Category: Editing]]

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