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It is meant to detail processes or procedures of some aspect or aspects of The Sims Wiki's norms and practices. It is not a policy page.

This is a cheatsheet containing some of the most commonly used wikitext formatting codes. For a more comprehensive list, see Help:Wikitext.

Description You type You get
Works anywhere in the text
Bold text
'''Bold text'''
Bold text
Italic text
''Italic text''
Italic text
Bold and italic text
'''''Bold and italic'''''
Bold and italic
Escape wiki markup
<nowiki>no ''markup''</nowiki>
no ''markup''
Internal link
These link to other pages on this wiki
[[Help:Contents]]
[[Help:Contents|Main help page]]
[[Help:Contents#Collaborating|Help on collaborating]]
Help:Contents
Main help page
Help on collaborating
External link
These link to other websites
[http://www.example.com/ Example website]
Example website
Citations, references, and footnotes
Hello<ref name="LoC">[https://www.loc.gov/about/ Library of Congress]</ref> World!<ref>https://www.w3.org/</ref>

Hello again!<ref name="LoC" /><ref>Perry's Handbook, Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill Co., 1984.</ref>

References: {{reflist}}
Hello[1] World![2]

Hello again![1][3]

References:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Library of Congress
  2. https://www.w3.org/
  3. Perry's Handbook, Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill Co., 1984.
Image
[[File:Example.jpg|thumb|Caption]]
Caption
Category
[[Category:Category name]]
Shows "Category name" in a box at the bottom of the page
Link to image/category
This lets you link directly to the image or category, rather than embedding the image or adding the category
[[:Category:Category name]]
[[:File:Example.jpg]]
Category:Category name

File:Example.jpg

Signature
Use this on talk pages after your comments; don't use this in articles
~~~~
Username (talk) 19:37, 12 December 2019 (UTC)
Hidden comment
These won't be shown to readers, but can be seen while editing the page
<!-- Note to editors -->
Works only at the start of the line
Section headings
Don't use "Level 1" headings as these are used in page titles
==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list
* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three
  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list
# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three
  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Redirect
Must be placed on the very first line of the page
#REDIRECT [[Target page]]
Redirectltr.png Target page