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Content Guidelinesplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigContent guidelines

Ideas for new topics are always welcomed, from experts and non-experts alike - if you're not sure if they'll be accepted by other editors, put them in the 'Proposed content' section for approval. The easiest way to create a new page is to use the

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At present, only registered users can create and edit articles. The registration process is very straightforward. Just click the 'Register' link at the top right of any page.

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Once you're logged in, a grey floating 'Tool' menu at the right hand side of the screen enables access to all the main 'Content Pages' for editing. (Note: Some pages, such as the site info etc. are locked)

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In a departure from the usual Wiki format, Wikenigma assigns 'Importance Ratings' to some pages.

The idea is to separate articles which are considered (by the editors) to cover exceptionally important unknown issues from those which (although also u…

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Q. Why the weird syntax? A. Like most Wikis, the site doesn't use HTML for formatting (security reasons etc). A guide to the special syntax can be found here. Unfortunately it can be quite confusing at first - but there's now a new 'Visual …

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• Oct 2020 : A milestone of 500 unknown articles has been reached.

• Aug 2020 : Currently (beta) testing the new 'WYSIWYG' (What You See Is What You Get) page editor. It greatly simplifies the editing process, avoiding the need to learn th…

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Please note that in common with other publicly editable wikis, this website is not responsible for content posted by the public. Nevertheless, the ongoing editing process should be able to remove unsuitable content in a reasonable time. If you…


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Content in general

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All content should be original - please observe the 'No cut and paste' policy common to Wikipedia etc.

For a more detailed picture, see Wikipedia's Policies and Guidelines page - which Wikenigma will attempt to follow.

Important: Please don't post any content which isn't public domain or Creative Commons licensed. An exception is for short 'fair-use' quotes - which should be clearly identified as such.

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If you do create and post any content, please be aware that by doing so you are implicitly agreeing to its continued use with a CC Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.

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Important: The site is provided on a strictly 'as-is' basis, and cannot guarantee the preservation or accessibility of the content for all time. Authors should make a personal backup of their own material if in doubt.


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