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Then:
 
Then:
  
Click '''Edit''' on the right sidebar <br>
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* Click '''Edit''' on the right sidebar <br>
Make changes to the text of that page <br>
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* Make changes to the text of that page <br>
Use the Mediawiki toolbar above the text for easy wiki formatting<br>
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* Use the Mediawiki toolbar above the text for easy wiki formatting<br>
Include a short note about your edits in the '''Summary''' field<br>
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* Include a short note about your edits in the '''Summary''' field<br>
Click '''Save Page'''<br>
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* Click '''Save Page'''<br>
You can review your entry or edits by clicking '''Show Preview''' before you save your changes.
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* You can review your entry or edits by clicking '''Show Preview''' before you save your changes.
  
 
You can also create a new page by entering your suggested Title in the '''Search''' field.<br>
 
You can also create a new page by entering your suggested Title in the '''Search''' field.<br>
Use the simplest title possible.<br>
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* Use the simplest title possible.<br>
Click on '''Create this page''' at the top of the page to begin.<br>
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* Click on '''Create this page''' at the top of the page to begin.<br>
For general formatting guidelines, see our [[Style_sheet | Style Sheet]]
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* For general formatting guidelines, see our [[Style_sheet | Style Sheet]]
  
 
Please always aim to improve the overall contents of the wiki with your edits.
 
Please always aim to improve the overall contents of the wiki with your edits.

Revision as of 22:19, 3 December 2008

We hope you'll join in recounting San Francisco history by contributing your unique stories to San Francisco Memory: A Living Archive of the City.

The wiki format of the archive makes it easy to edit, add to, or create pages. Here's how:

To begin you'll need to Create an account, find this choice on the right sidebar.

Then:

  • Click Edit on the right sidebar
  • Make changes to the text of that page
  • Use the Mediawiki toolbar above the text for easy wiki formatting
  • Include a short note about your edits in the Summary field
  • Click Save Page
  • You can review your entry or edits by clicking Show Preview before you save your changes.

You can also create a new page by entering your suggested Title in the Search field.

  • Use the simplest title possible.
  • Click on Create this page at the top of the page to begin.
  • For general formatting guidelines, see our Style Sheet

Please always aim to improve the overall contents of the wiki with your edits.

If you are having trouble with San Francisco Memory: A Living Archive of the City, or have any questions or feedback about the project, please get in contact with us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

The administrators of San Francisco Memory reserve the right to remove unsuitable content at any time.