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Revision as of 13:04, 19 July 2013

Editing Help
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Index
Editing guide
Cheatsheet
Policies
Copyright
Textual standards
Visual standards
Glossary of terms
Edit review process


Registration

Send your email request for a new user account to newuser@ballotpedia.org with "NEW USER" in the subject line.
In the body of the email, please indicate your preferred username. (Read more here)
Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot

tutorial

Watch the
Video tutorial
How to choose a user name
Help:Registering with BallotpediaOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Choose a registration nameScreenshotcamera.png
Help:Registration video tutorials#How to choose a user nameVideo icon2.png
How to register for an account
Help:Registering with Ballotpedia#Register for an accountOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/RegisterScreenshotcamera.png
Help:Registration video tutorials#How to create your accountVideo icon2.png
How to log in
Help:Logging inOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Logging inScreenshotcamera.png
Help:Registration video tutorials#How to log in to your accountVideo icon2.png

User account

Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot

tutorial

Watch the
Video tutorial
How to edit your user page
Help:User pageOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Edit your user pageScreenshotcamera.png
Help:User account video tutorialsVideo icon2.png
How to add a project badge

to your user page

Help:User badgeOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Add a project badge to your user pageScreenshotcamera.png
Help:User account video tutorials#How to add a user badge to your user pageVideo icon2.png
How to use your "my talk" page
Help:Talk page#User talk pagesOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Using your "my talk" pageScreenshotcamera.png
Help:User account video tutorials#How to use your "my talk" pageVideo icon2.png
How to use the History tab
to find your contributions
Help:Page historyOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/History of your contributionsScreenshotcamera.png
Help:User account video tutorials#How to use your history pageVideo icon2.png
How to start a Watchlist
Help:Watching pagesOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Start a watchlistScreenshotcamera.png
Help:User account video tutorials#How to start a watchlistVideo icon2.png


Basic editing

Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot

tutorial

Watch the
Video tutorial
How to preview your edits
Help:RecheckOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/How to preview your editsScreenshotcamera.png
Help:Basic editing video tutorials#How to preview your edits before savingVideo icon2.png
How to fill in the

"edit summary" field

Help:Edit summaryOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/How to fill in the "edit summary" fieldScreenshotcamera.png
Help:Basic editing video tutorials#How fill in the edit SummaryVideo icon2.png
How to save your edits
Help:RecheckOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/How to save your editsScreenshotcamera.png


How to make a minor edit
Help:Minor editOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Make a minor editScreenshotcamera.png
How to italicize and bold a word
Help:Quick guide to editing#Bold and italicsOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Italicize and bold a wordScreenshotcamera.png


How to create bulleted,

numbered, and indented lists

Help:Quick guide to editing#IndentingOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Create bulleted, numbered, indented listsScreenshotcamera.png


How to work with your article's

Table of Contents

Help:CheatsheetOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Work with your article's Table of ContentsScreenshotcamera.png
How to add new sections

and subsections to an article

Help:Quick guide to editing#Headings and subheadingsOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Add new sections and subsections to an articleScreenshotcamera.png



How to start an article or page

Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot

tutorial

How to start an article
Help:How to start a pageOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Start an articleScreenshotcamera.png


How to find information (search)

Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot
How to use the "search" boxes
Help:SearchingOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Search on BallotpediaScreenshotcamera.png
How to cite references
Help:FootnotesOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Citing ReferencesScreenshotcamera.png


Templates

Lesson Read the
directions
View the
Screenshot

tutorial

How to find and install templates
Help:Using templatesOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/Templates 101Screenshotcamera.png


How to tell if an article

has a template on it

Help:Using templates#What does a template look like.3FOpenbook.png
Help:Tutorials/How to tell if an article has a template on itScreenshotcamera.png

See also