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Below are a few tutorials to help you quickly get started with Mediawiki:
 
Below are a few tutorials to help you quickly get started with Mediawiki:
  
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial/Editing The official Wikipedia tutorial]
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial The official Wikipedia tutorial]
  
 
[http://www.sjbaker.org/wiki/index.php?title=The_simplest_possible_guide_to_writing_MediaWiki Quick Start Guide]
 
[http://www.sjbaker.org/wiki/index.php?title=The_simplest_possible_guide_to_writing_MediaWiki Quick Start Guide]
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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Quick_guide Cheatsheet]
 
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Quick_guide Cheatsheet]
  
===Tips and Tricks===
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'''When you are done writing your article/document, please remember to add the "MinnowBoard" category at the end as shown below:
When you are done writing your article/document, please remember to add the "MinnowBoard" category at the end as shown below:
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<nowiki>[[Category: MinnowBoard]]</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>[[Category: MinnowBoard]]</nowiki>
  
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= What can you contribute? =
 
= What can you contribute? =
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== Contact US ==
 
== Contact US ==
 
You can contact us directly on the #minnowboard irc channel or feel free to post your doubt/question on the [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/minnowboard MinnowBoard Google Group]
 
You can contact us directly on the #minnowboard irc channel or feel free to post your doubt/question on the [https://groups.google.com/d/forum/minnowboard MinnowBoard Google Group]
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Documentation

We are always looking for people to contribute to our documentation. It could be anything from a "getting started" type article to controlling a canine robot! Content is always needed and welcome to keep the wiki alive. So, don't be afraid to make changes to our wiki.

Mediawiki

In order to maintain uniformity and prevent fragmentation, our primary platform and hub for documentation is the MinnowBoard portal on elinux which is powered by Mediawiki.

Getting Started with Mediawiki

Below are a few tutorials to help you quickly get started with Mediawiki:

The official Wikipedia tutorial

Quick Start Guide

Cheatsheet

When you are done writing your article/document, please remember to add the "MinnowBoard" category at the end as shown below:

[[Category: MinnowBoard]]

What can you contribute?

Anything that helps the community is always welcome. You are more than welcome to share your knowledge. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • "How to" type articles
  • Projects/hacks
  • Troubleshooting
  • Advanced topics

Contact US

You can contact us directly on the #minnowboard irc channel or feel free to post your doubt/question on the MinnowBoard Google Group