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Welcome to the Tutorials Index!Edit

Here you can find a list of handy tutorials about editing this wiki.

ArticlesEdit

Adding Articles is simple; just make sure the article you are adding is not already on this wiki, and that it is actually useful to other users.

ImagesEdit

Naming ConventionsEdit

Because many templates make use of specificly named images, it is very handy to know how to name your images so every user can get the most out of this wiki.

  • Item icons should follow the format: <Item Name>-icon.png
  • Map icons should follow the format: <Map Name>-map.png
  • Continent icons should follow the format: <Continent Name>_World-icon.png
  • Collectible icons should follow the format: <Set Name, no spaces>_<Item Name, no spaces>-icon.png
  • Treasure Set icons (white and purple chips) should follow the format: <Set Name>-icon.png

HelpEdit

Adding images is simple: Just click the "Add a Photo" button at the right of most articles. The only problem with this is that the image will be uploaded with the filename on your computer. Be sure to name your image to the standard conventions above before uploading.

Adding an image is even easier if the placeholder has already been added to a page. Just click the placeholder and it will bring up the "Add a Photo" dialog. The destination file name will already be set to whatever the placeholder requires, changing your uploaded filename on the server side.

To add an image placeholder to a page, type [[File:<the file name>]] or [[Image:<the file name>]].

To add an image directly to a location on an article, while editing click the "Add a Photo" button (looks like a picture frame). A photo adding dialog will display with many options.

In addition, you may add photo galleries or slideshows by clicking a similar button while editing.

Adding MapsEdit

Naming ConventionsEdit

  • Map or Island pages should follow the format: <Island Name>
  • Area or Map Page articles should follow the format: <Area Name>
  • Continent or Archipelago pages should follow the format: <Continent>_(archipelago)

HelpEdit

For help on adding map articles, see Help:Adding New Maps

Adding Treasure SetsEdit

Adding treasure sets can be simple, or complex depending on your skill level.

For lower skill level users, it is suggested that you just build placeholder articles.

Naming ConventionsEdit

  • Treasure Set pages should follow the format: <Treasure Set Name>
  • Treasure sets that have a name conflicting with an item should be named: <Treasure Set Name>_(collection)
  • See "Images" above for naming conventions of collectible icons and treasure set icons.

Placeholder ArticlesEdit

If you are just making a placeholder article, simply create the page with the proper naming convention. If you feel like doing more, feel free to:

  • Upload images (using the proper naming conventions)
  • Upload some treasure set icons (again, use proper naming conventions)
  • Type in some description text from the "Collections" menu in the game
  • Learn advanced methods (see below)

Advanced ArticlesEdit

To create advanced Treasure Set articles, see Help:Adding New Treasures

TemplatesEdit

This wiki already has a ton of useful templates. But adding more can benefit this wiki, IF they dont do the same thing some other template does, AND they output data in a useful way.

Before you try making any new templates, you should familiarize yourself with the basic functionality of templates. Check out the following articles:

CSS (Style Sheets)Edit

Adding styles to this wiki is easy, but you need to have an Admin actually add your styles to the wiki's CSS document for them to become effective for every user.

If you are skilled at CSS development and you have some ideas for this wiki, be sure to build and test your CSS in your personal CSS document found at:
http://ztreasureisle.wikia.com/index.php?title=User:<your username here>/wikia.css&action=edit

Just copy and paste the link, then change the <your username> part before you hit enter.

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