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A few tools to start you out:
A few tools to start you out:
*[[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's Editing Tutorial]] is a great place to start if you haven't used this kind of wiki before.
* [[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|Wikipedia's Editing Tutorial]] is a great place to start if you haven't used this kind of wiki before. For testing stuff, you can use the [[Explain XKCD:Sandbox|Sandbox]] or create  [[Special:Mypage/Sandbox|your own, personal, sandbox]].
*If you look to the left of your screen, you can see "[[Special:Upload|Upload file]]" - that's where to start if you want to add a new XKCD comic to the wiki!
* To upload a new XKCD comic to the wiki, use the "[[Special:Upload|Upload file]]" link in the left sidebar.
*If you just want to test a feature, you can do that at the [[Explain XKCD:Sandbox|Sandbox]] or at your own, personal, sandbox at [[Special:Mypage/Sandbox]].
* Whenever you leave a message or comment, don't forget to sign them with <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> or by using the button [[File:Button sig.png]] in the toolbar that appears when you're editing a page.
*Use [[Special:Random]] if you just want to see something cool that's already here.
*[[Special:SpecialPages]] has a list of the other "Special" pages that do cool things.
*Sign your posts (on talk pages and on this page) with <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> or by using [//www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/skins/common/images/button_sig.png this button] (click to view) in the editing toolbar.
*Check out [[Explain XKCD:Copyrights]] before {{Special:Import|importing}} or {{Special:Upload|uploading}} anything ''other'' than the comics here - you don't want to get in trouble by mistake!

Revision as of 13:49, 4 August 2012

Welcome to the Community Portal. This set of pages is used to discuss how Explain xkcd works, and is divided into five sections. Please use the table below to find the most appropriate section to post in, or post in the miscellaneous section. You can view all community portal sections at once here.

Ambox notice.png Don't use this page directly for discussions. Use the "Community portal sections" part below to navigate.
Community portal sections

Proposals (post)
Ideas to improve the wiki's design and organization.

Technical (post)
To discuss technical issues.

Coordination (post)
To coordinate content editing and maintenance tasks.

Admin requests (post)
User problems, changes to protected pages, etc.

Miscellaneous (post)
Messages that do not fit into any other category.


A few tools to start you out:

Personal tools


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