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The wiki does not use the same formatting codes as the main part of the forum.

Editing rules, editing conventions, and formatting

Join in and share what you know! Do your best to be accurate and factual with your content, but rest assured that others will correct your mistakes.

Please remember that while DoA (and its wiki!) are intended for an English-speaking audience, not all of our members speak English as their first language. For this reason, you should be as clear and concise as possible! Use your best grammar, spelling, and punctuation at all times, and if you see a way to improve clarity or fix a misspelling, please edit the entry. An edit might be adding whole paragraphs or pages of information, or it could be as simple as fixing a typo or spelling mistake.

The wiki doesn't use the same coding as the forum part of DoA - you will need to use wiki syntax! Please see the Help: Formatting section for how to use the wiki syntax!

Edit summary

Before saving a change, you can enter a short note in the Summary box describing your changes. Don't worry too much about this, but try to give a little description of what you just changed e.g. "fixed typo" or "added eye size".

The summary gets stored alongside your edit and allows people to track changes in the wiki more effectively.


It's a good idea to use the “Show preview” button to see what your change will look like, before you save it. This is also related to tracking changes because every time you save, this is displayed to others as a separate change. This isn't something to worry about, but it's good to get into the habit of eliminating mistakes in your own work by using a preview before saving, rather than saving several minor corrections afterwards.

Remember you should always aim to improve the overall contents of the wiki with your edits.