Help:Getting Started

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Welcome to the MinecraftOnline wiki! This page will guide you through the process of creating and editing pages on the wiki.

We will use a building page as an example, but the same applies to other types of pages as well.

Don't forget to always preview your page before saving. That way you can catch any mistakes and make sure your page is perfect before saving it!

To edit a page that already exists, follow this guide.

Log In

The wiki blocks anonymous user’s edits, and therefore you must log in. MediaWiki account cannot be used.

  1. Register in-game.
  2. Head over to this page or click the button on the top-right and use your in-game name and the password set up in the Control Panel to login.

Quick Start

This is a brief guide of how to make a page for a building (which this wiki considers to be all projects and creations made in Freedonia that do not makeup settlements).

Making a Page

There are a few ways to create a page on this wiki. The simplest way is to insert the page name in the search bar on the left and then 'create this page'. It will take you to a fresh blank page ready for editing. You can check if the page name is the right one by looking at the title. Please try to use the correct capitalisation and spelling.

Editing a New Page

The wiki has two ways of editing pages - VisualEditor and source editing. Clicking the edit button will activate VisualEditor (excluding some pages), and clicking the edit source button will bring you to the source editing. HTML and CSS tags are available for use as well as templates.

Adding Images

To add an image, you will need to upload first, then add the text to call in.

The simplest ways are:


or for multiple images displayed in a neat gallery:


Saving the Page

Summarize your changes

Write a short edit summary in the small field below the edit box. You may use shorthand to describe your changes if you want.

Preview before Saving

When you have finished, click Show Preview to see how your changes will look before you make them permanent. Repeat the edit/preview process until you are satisfied, then click Save changes and your changes will be immediately applied to the article.

Common Mistakes


Overlinking is when you link pages to the point that it is difficult to read. Try not to link the same word more than once in a paragraph or two. Words like "Freedonia" and "MinecraftOnline" should not be linked as people who visit the wiki will probably know what those terms are.

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Exampletown is a town in Freedonia of MinecraftOnline which exampleuser built. Exampletown is named Exampletown because exampleuser is named exampleuser. It is the best town in Freedonia of MinecraftOnline. It is exampleuser's first town. Exampletown is a town in Freedonia of MinecraftOnline which exampleuser built. Exampletown is named as such because exampleuser is named exampleuser. It is the best town in Freedonia of MinecraftOnline. It is exampleuser's first town.


In the wiki, the titles of articles should be in Title Case, and not Sentence case.

Good Bad
The Nexus System The nexus system


There are some more help pages for this wiki. You may check the Wiki Help category pages for more tutorials, tips & tricks.