Intro to Editing: Templates

Using templates to organize information on the wiki becomes increasingly more useful as content grows.  In a nutshell templates are pages that contain information that can be inserted on any page.  If the content on the template changes it is automatically updated on every page that uses the template.

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The best examples are the Sgarbossa’s Criteria page  and the STEMI page.   Both pull their information from the Sgarbossa’s Template and allow any updates to Sgarbossa to be reflected everywhere the template was used.

Create a new template just as you would any page except begin the name with “Template:”. To insert the template  on another page type {{Template NAME}} and it will automatically bring in the content.

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Intro to Editing 4: Adding Pictures

Uploading images to the wiki is easy. You have two options:

1. On the main page the Upload Wizard will walk you through the whole process and even allow for credits and copyright acknowledgements.

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2. While editing an article or creating a new one you can choose the upload button to upload an image.

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For example:

[[File:Hangman fracture.png|thumb|Hangman's Fracture]] will display the hangman fracture image as a thumbnail with the caption "Hangman's Fracture"
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