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This help page references the classic editor. Note that the VisualEditor may behave differently.

A page can be formatted in a number of different ways, using headers, lists, and indenting. All of the following options are available in the Wikia editor.

Test

Paragraph format

The editor's format menu

Headings

  • Where the headings go
  • Another place to put a heading or a drop down menu so it seems. Format button button. You will see the dropdown menu shown on the right. From the list you can choose:
Format option How will I look
Normal text Blah
About Header 2 text
Writers

Meet our writers 

Blah

is a smaller sub-header

Blab
is the smallest sub-header option
Not a clue / preformatted Technical text that should be displayed in a fixed-width font

Lists

If you would like to create a list, you can use either use bullets or numbers with Bullet&number button the button on the toolbar:

  • Numbers: Click on the numbers button Numbers, and a 1. will appear. Add text after. When you hit enter, the subsequent number will appear. Hit enter twice to exit the number format. A numbered list will look like this:
  1. First item
  2. Second item
  3. Third item
  • Bullets: Click on the bullets button Bullets, and a blue bullet will appear. Hit enter twice to exit the bullet format. A bullet list will look like this:
  • First item
  • Second item
  • Third item

Indenting and aligning

  • To indent text, highlight it and use the Indent button to move it to the left or right.
  • You can align text to the left, right, or center, using the Justify button buttons.

Editing in source mode

  • If you wish to edit in source mode, you can follow steps listed here to format pages.

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