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This page will help you get started with SimEnc.

Creating an accountEdit

All simmers and online role players, regardless of rank or club affiliation, are welcome to create an account.

  • Click to be taken to the request an account page
  • Fill out the information
  • Click the "Request account" button
  • Look for an e-mail in the mail box you listed
  • Respond to the confirmation link provided via e-mail
  • Wait for a SimEnc admin to review your request and confirm the account (done to prevent spam and vandals)
  • When your account has been approved you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a temporary password
  • Log into your account

Managing your accountEdit

Your password and other account information can be changed via your preferences.

Adding an articleEdit

Making a new article is easy!

Option OneEdit

To create a page from scratch:

  • In the url (above), delete all text following index.php?
  • After index.php? type title= This should make the last bit of the url read .../index.php?title=
  • Chose a name for your title. Say you want to create one about your character and his name is Bob Smith
  • After title= type the title, using _ to fill in any spaces. In this case Bob_Smith
  • The last bit of the url should now read .../index.php?title=Bob_Smith
  • Hit enter
  • You will now see an empty page with your title in bold letters and text reading, "There is currently no text in this page. You can search for this page title in other pages, search the related logs, or edit this page."
  • Click on the "Create" tab
  • A blank editing page will appear
  • Type your article into the editing page
  • When you are done, click the "Save page" button

Option TwoEdit

If you see a red link, that means a page has been requested but has not yet been created.

  • Click the red link
  • A blank editing page will appear
  • Type your article into the editing page
  • When you are done, click the "Save page" button

Editing an existing articleEdit

  • Navigate to the article
  • Click the "Edit" tab
  • A box showing the text of the page will appear
  • Make your edits
  • Provide a summary of the changes in the "summary" box
  • Click "Save page"

FormattingEdit

Built in toolsEdit

Editing boxes provide standard formatting tools which appear as icon buttons at the top left. These include bold, italic, internal links to articles within SimEnc, and web links, among others.

Advanced featuresEdit

If you are interested in advanced formatting topics, please see our style guide.

Further assistanceEdit

If you require further assistance, please contact the owner of SimEnc, Chas Hammer at admiralchas@gmail.com.

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