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Most Frequent Wiki Markup Explained

This section is intended to introduce wiki markups to new comers. That's why we just pick up about 6 most frequently used wiki markups from Wikitext examples.

What it looks like What you type

You can italicize text by putting 2 apostrophes on each side

You can ''italicize text'' by putting 2 
apostrophes on each side.

3 apostrophes will bold the text.

3 apostrophes will bold '''the text'''. 

5 apostrophes will bold and italicize the text.

5 apostrophes will bold and italicize 
'''''the text'''''.

(4 apostrophes don't do anything special

-- there's just 'one left over'.)

(4 apostrophes don't do anything special 

-- there's just ''''one left over''''.)

You should "sign" your comments on talk

pages:

You should "sign" your comments on talk

 pages: <br>

Three tildes gives your user name:

User Name

Three tildes gives your user name:

~~~<br>

Four tildes give your user name plus

date/time: User Name

07:46, 27 November 2005 (UTC)

Four tildes give your user name plus

date/time: ~~~~ <br>

Five tildes gives the date/time alone:

07:46, 27 November 2005 (UTC)

Five tildes gives the date/time alone: 

~~~~~<br>