Bold and italics

Use the apostrophe character in groups of two or three to create bold and italics text.

What you type What you see
''italicized text'' italicized text
'''bold text''' bold text
'''''italicized and bold text''''' italicized & bold text

Links to wiki articles

On a wiki, it's important to help build the web by creating links to other articles.

Put two brackets around text to create a link to another article. If that article doesn't exist yet, then the link you create will show up as red.

You can change the text of the link by using the | character to separate the name of the article from the words that will appear in the article.

What you type What you see
[[Main Page]] Main Page
[[This article doesn't exist]] This article doesn't exist
[[Main Page|Pickles]] Pickles


You can divide a page into different sections. The wiki will automatically generate a table of contents for all articles with more than three sections.

You can also create a horizontal divider by using four dashes in a row.

What you type What you see
== Header Two == Header Two
=== Header Three === Header Three
==== Header Four ==== Header Four

Indented text

Use the colon at the start of a line to indent a block of text. Use two colons to indent further.

What you type What you see
: Indented text
Indented text
:: Double indent
Double indent

Bullets and Lists

Use an asterisk at the start of a line to create a bullet.

Use the # sign at the start of each line to create a numbered list.

You can also mix and match the characters to make a nested list.

What you type What you see
* Item One
* Item Two
  • Item One
  • Item Two
# Item One
# Item Two
  1. Item One
  2. Item Two
* Item One
** Item Two
  • Item One
    • Item Two
* Item One
*# Item Two
  • Item One
    1. Item Two

Links to other websites

You can also make external links to other websites. Type a bracket, the site address (URL), a space, the title of the page that you're linking to, and another bracket to close it in.

What you type What you see
[ Wikia] Wikia

Images and other media

To add image files to the Wiki from your computer, follow these steps:

  • Give the file an appropriate and suitable name. Make sure you don't use a name that's already taken by another file -- you can check the image list to be sure.
  • Click on the Upload file link in the sidebar.
  • Click on the Browse button and locate the image on your computer.
  • Click on the Upload file button to add the file.

To include the image in a particular article, use the following Image markup tag and substitute the name of your picture file:


Always be respectful of copyright -- don't just take files from other sites without permission.

Please only upload .jpg files, not .gif or .bmp files.

Uploading images to the wiki is easy and free. Please don't post images to the wiki that are loaded from another website, or a service like Photobucket. It's disrespectful to steal bandwidth from another site, and it's unnecessary.

Suppressing markup

It's also possible to tell MediaWiki to ignore any of the above rules using a simple tag:

What you type What you see
<nowiki>'''text here'''</nowiki> '''text here'''

Acronyms That Link Too

Hover your mouse over the What You See column and watch the definition appear.

Triple clicking on the code gets it in your clipboard. Paste em where you need em, make up new ones.

Us em freely - add any you make up on your own.

What you type What you see
Basic / Black Wheel
[[BW|<acronym title="Basic Wheel / Black Wall">BW</acronym>]] [[File:BW%27s_-_6144bf.jpg|30px]] BW

BW&#039;s - 6144bf

5 spoke
[[5SP|<acronym title="5-Spoke">5SP</acronym>]][[File:5SP%27s_-_6150bf.jpg|30px]] 5SP

5SP&#039;s - 6150bf

Phil Rhielman's 5 spoke
[[PR5|<acronym title="Phil Riehlman's 5 Spoke">PR5</acronym>]][[File:PR5%27s_-_6151bf.jpg|30px]] PR5

PR5&#039;s - 6151bf

Faster Than Ever
[[FTE|<acronym title="Faster Than Ever">FTE</acronym>]][[File:2423bf.jpg|30px]] FTE


Open hole 5 spoke
[[OH5|<acronym title="Open Hole 5-Spoke">OH5</acronym>]][[File:Wheels_AGENTAIR_38.jpg|30px]] OH5

Wheels AGENTAIR 38

Bt5SP = Blue tint 5 Spoke
[[Bt5SP|<acronym title="Blue tint 5 Spoke">Bt5SP</acronym>]][[File:Wheels_AGENTAIR_65.jpg|30px]] Bt5SP

Wheels AGENTAIR 65

Wikitext is the main markup language used to format content on Fandom. It can be used to add photos, tables, bold styles, links, and many other visual changes.

It's not necessary to know wikitext in order to edit a page: you can use the VisualEditor, or visual mode in the classic editor, to avoid it. However, users who learn it may appreciate the additional control they have over page content.

Wikitext can be used via 'source mode' in either editor. To access an article's wikitext:

  • Classic editor: click the 'Source' tab at the top right of the edit area.
  • VisualEditor: click the menu button towards the right side of the toolbar, and choose 'Source Editor'.

Below is an outline of basic wikitext that you can use while editing. Many of the options listed below have shortcut buttons in the editor toolbars.

Text formatting

Inline wikitext: code you can use anywhere in the code
Description You type You get
Italicize text ''italic'' italic
Bold text '''bold''' bold
Bold and italic '''''bold & italic''''' bold & italic
Strikethrough <s>strikethrough</s> strikethrough
Internal link
(within a wiki)

[[Help:Contents|Displayed text]]

Displayed text
Redirect to another page #REDIRECT [[Help:Contents]] Redirectltr.png Help:Contents
External link
(to other websites)

[ displayed text]


displayed text

Sign your posts
on talk pages
~~~~ (4 tildes) Your username 05:37,

19 September 2020 (UTC)

Insert the current date and time (UTC). Generally only used on talk pages. ~~~~~ (5 tildes) 05:37, 19 September 2020 (UTC)
Display wikitext code as typed <nowiki>[[This is not a link]]</nowiki> [[This is not a link]]
Code that works only at the start of a line
Description You type You get

A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

(Skip level 1; it's used for the page name.)

== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======

Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
Indented paragraph or line

No indent
: One indent
:: Two indents

No indent

One indent
Two indents
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Mixed list

* bulleted item
*# numbered item 1
*#: indented item a
*#: indented item b
*# numbered item 2

  • bulleted item
    1. numbered item 1
      indented item a
      indented item b
    2. numbered item 2
Preformatted text with working links

" "Color Text (note space at start, remove quotation marks)

Color Text
Preformatted text that shows underlying wikitext

<pre>[[Color]] Text</pre>

[[Color]] Text

Image formatting

Description You type You get
Image [[File:SeaOtter.png]] SeaOtter
Sized image
(width change with aspect ratio maintained)
[[File:SeaOtter.png|100px]] SeaOtter
Thumbnail image [[File:SeaOtter.png|thumb|Caption text]]

Caption text

Aligned image

[[File:SeaOtter.png|thumb|100px|left]] [[File:SeaOtter.png|thumb|100px|center]] [[File:SeaOtter.png|thumb|100px|right]]

Linked image [[File:SeaOtter.png|link=Help:Contents]] SeaOtter
Changed alt text [[File:SeaOtter.png|alt=A sea otter|]] A sea otter

Further wikitext examples

For more complex content that is sometimes more easily managed with wikitext editing, see:

See also

Further help and feedback

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