[INFO] Author Field
#1
I'm not sure where else to put this, but since we have a wiki forum, why not! :O

I've noticed that a lot of people forget to fill out the "Author" field when they are editing wiki pages -- which results in an unsightly red character name next to the edits rather than the player name. In case people haven't noticed or don't know how, I'm putting up a little screenshot guide to show everyone what I mean. :D

1.) When I log in to the wiki normally, the account I'm logging in from (in this case, Vesper here) shows up in the author field. :O


2.) As you can see, when it shows up as an update (on the Recent Changes page too for any fellow insane-wikiers who have that bookmarked instead ;D), it is Vesper's name in red.


3.) If I click on that name in red -- nada. Vesper isn't a player. Nor should she be one. What would Myrika say?


4.) Instead -- I need to be careful to fill out my player name in the author field (however your player name is on the wiki/you can always redirect).


5.) Look! A pretty link. :D


6.) And when we click that link... You get the idea. ;3


This was super important before we had the board log-ins so we could see who the heck was editing pages at all -- and it's still very helpful to see who rather than player names. :O Now, to my knowledge -- once I've logged in, at least, my OOC name shows up each time so I don't have to keep editing (I could understand if people were lazy after running into that issue and having to put their name in 500 times).

But yeah. :D I just noticed it kept happening and wanted to show how/why to use it.

If anyone is interested I can write other little wiki guides if there is a point of confusion. <__< I know people have been confused by categories and other things before. :O
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#2
This is excellent. :D Thanks man! <3
#3
:D Glad you like! Hopefully others will find this useful or at least a reminder. :O BANISH THOSE UGLY RED LINKS ;D
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