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What is a Wiki?

Wiki is a special kind of web software designed to allow anyone to easily edit any page. This means that the content of RPGClassics can be changed by you! Help us make our site better!

What do the URLs mean?

Each address in the RPGClassics Wiki corresponds to a shrine. First comes the system name, then the game name, then the individual page or file. These categories are separated by colons (:). For example, the monsters page in the Chrono Trigger shrine is:

http://www.rpgclassics.com/wiki/SNES:Chrono_Trigger:Monsters

You can also have sub-directories in the same way; for example, all the maps in the Final Fantasy III Shrine are located here:

http://www.rpgclassics.com/wiki/NES:Final_Fantasy_III:Maps:

A sample page there might be

http://www.rpgclassics.com/wiki/NES:Final_Fantasy_III:Maps:Overworld


Note that underscores (_) and spaces are interchangable.

How do I change an existing page?

Click on the "edit" tab above the page. For more information on "Wiki syntax" (i.e. what to write and what will show up) please click here.

How do I add a new page?

Just browse to the page and you'll be able to edit it from scratch! For example, if you want to add a new page in the Final Fantasy shrine called "Miscellaneous", just point your browser to http://www.rpgclassics.com/wiki/NES:Final_Fantasy:Miscellaneous

How do I upload an image?

Click the "Upload File" link to your left in the Toolbox. Please give your file an accurate descriptive name, and make sure to associate it with a shrine; for example, if you want to add a new enemy pic to the Earthbound shrine, you might call your image "SNES:Earthbound:MyEnemy.gif".

How do I start a new shrine?

The first thing you need to do is go to the correct page and create it. For example:

http://wiki.rpgclassics.com/index.php?title=Final_Fantasy

Edit that page to make a new index page. To do that, just view one of the existing shrine index pages (such as NES:Final Fantasy III), click "edit", and copy/paste the Wiki code into the new page, where you can change the information so it's accurate for the new game. Then just add more pages as you wish!

How do I change the sidebar on the left?

Each shrine has its own sidebar. You can access it by simply taking the shrine URL and adding ":Sidebar" to it. For example, the sidebar for the FF3 shrine is NES:Final_Fantasy_III:Sidebar. The syntax is extremely simple; you can see for yourself how to add new pages to it or edit it.

Note that "sub-directories" may have their own sidebar. For example, the Legend of Zelda shrine has a sidebar just for the "1stquest" subdirectory:

NES:Legend_of_Zelda:1stquest:Sidebar

That means that if you're viewing any page inside the 1stquest "subdirectory", you'll see that sidebar rather than the main Zelda sidebar. Keep that in mind!

How do I give the tables that neat background?

When making your table, the "wikitable" class should be added to the start.

Code
{| class="wikitable"
|-
||Sample Column 1
||Sample Column 2
|}
Result
Sample Column 1Sample Column 2

How do I make my tables sortable?

When making your table, the "sortable" class should be added to the start.

Code
{| class="sortable wikitable"
|-
!|Header 1
!|Header 2
|-
||A
||1
|-
||C
||2
|-
||B
||3
|}
Result
Header 1 Header 2
A 1
C 2
B 3

If you need to make a certain column unsortable, such as an image or description column, add the "unsortable" class to the header columns you do not want to be sortable.

Code
|-
! class="unsortable"|Header 1
!|Header 2
Result
Header 1 Header 2
A 1
C 2
B 3