Difference between revisions of "Help:How To Enter News"

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=== Story Headline (on [[Main Page]]) ===
 
=== Story Headline (on [[Main Page]]) ===
  <nowiki>*[[2005-06-20: InfoVis:Wiki upgrades to MediaWiki 1.4.5]]</nowiki>
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  <nowiki>*[[2008-03-14: Review Volunteering for Vis, InfoVis, VAST]]</nowiki>
  
 
=== News entry ===
 
=== News entry ===

Revision as of 06:22, 15 March 2008

  1. Click on the link "edit/add..." below the news entries on the Main Page.
  2. Insert a story headline (including the current date).
    Format: *[[YEAR-MONTH-DATE: TITLE]]
    Example: *[[2005-06-20: InfoVis:Wiki upgrades to MediaWiki 1.4.5]]
  3. "Save page"
  4. Click newly created Wiki link (red) and edit the text of your entry
  5. Assign TWO categories to your entry (News + Archive)
    1. [[Category:News]] (without this, it won't appear in the RSS feed)
    2. [[Category:YEAR/MONTH]] (this is important for the archive)
Example: [[Category:News]][[Category:2005/06]]

Example

Story Headline (on Main Page)

*[[2008-03-14: Review Volunteering for Vis, InfoVis, VAST]]

News entry

''InfoVis:Wiki'' was upgraded to [http://www.mediawiki.org MediaWiki] version 1.4.5 for reasons of security and reliability.

 [[Category:News]]
 [[Category:2005/06]]