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'''Is this what you're looking for?'''
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===Is this what you're looking for?===
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*To learn about [[Source]], mapping, modding, etc, read the [[SDK Docs|Source SDK Documentation]].
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*Have questions or need help? See the [[New Help Desk]].
  
This page is about [[Wikipedia:wiki|wikis]]. To ask a question about [[Source]], mapping, modding, etc, go to the [[Help Desk]]. See [[Faq morehelp|here]] for other sources of help.
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===Contributor's quick links===
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*[[Valve Developer Community:Wiki To Do]]
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*[[:Category:Cleanup]]
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*[[:Category:Screenshot needed]]
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*[[:Category:Articles to be merged]]
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*[[:Category:Stubs]]
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*[[:Category:TODO]]
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*[[:Category:Valve Developer Community administration]]
 
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Welcome to the Valve Developer Community! This is a knowledge base that is being written collaboratively by people from around the world. The following articles contain guidance and information about reading, authoring, and participating in the community.
 
  
== Valve Developer Community resources ==
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==Welcome!==
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Welcome to the Valve Developer Community! If you're new, you might want to check out some of these pages:
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*[[Help:Editing]] - How to edit pages, including wiki markup, templates, and style guidelines.
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*[[Help:Etiquette]] - You might want to check this before editing.
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*[[Valve Developer Community:About]] - A brief explanation of the VDC and its goals.
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*[[Valve Developer Community:Community Portal]] - A guide to some of the many things you will find on the VDC.
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*[[Help:Mod Profiles]] - Thinking about making a mod or an article about a mod? Don't make an article until you've read this page! It has guidelines on writing the article as well as policies about when articles are acceptable.
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*[[Valve Developer Community:Protected page]] - ''Protected pages'' are pages that can only be edited by administrators. Read more about protected pages and find out how to request a page be protected.
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*[[Valve Developer Community:Image use policy]] - This page explains what images are and are not acceptable. Images which do not conform to policy will be deleted!
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*[[Help:Deletion]] - Information on what types of articles are eligible for deletion, and how to mark the articles so they can be deleted by administrators.
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*[[:Category:Half-Life Continuity]] - Want to make sure your Half-Life mod fits the canon? See these pages.
  
=== How to contribute to VDC ===
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==Wikipedia and MediaWiki resources==
A simple editing tutorial is available at [[Help:Editing]]. Please note that it is a work in progress; you may find the links below to be more comprehensive.
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The VDC uses [[mw:|MediaWiki]], an open source wiki engine licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU GPL]. The largest array of resources for learning how to use MediaWiki can be found at the largest wiki using the engine, [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]].
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Help:Contents]] - Main Wikipedia help menu.
Check out the [[Valve_Developer_Community:Wiki_To_Do|Wiki To Do List]] for ideas on some areas where you can contribute.
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial]] - A series of introductory articles, each page discusses one useful feature of the wiki software.
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page]] - Comprehensive guide on editing MediaWiki sites, including markup details.
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:FAQ]] - Answers questions commonly asked about Wikipedia.
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Contributing_FAQ]] - Answers questions commonly asked by contributors to Wikipedia.
 
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*[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Editing_FAQ]] - Answers the most common questions about editing Wikipedia.
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[[http://WTHP1.coolhost.biz] [WTHPD1]]
 
[http://WTHP2.coolhost.biz  WTHPD2]
 
[[http://WTHP3.coolhost.biz | WTHPD3]]
 
[http://WTHP4.coolhost.biz | WTHPD4]
 
[WTHPD5 | http://WTHP5.coolhost.biz]
 
[[http://WTHP6.coolhost.biz WTHPD6]]
 
[[WTHPD7|http://WTHP7.coolhost.biz]]
 
http://WTHP8.coolhost.biz
 
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=== Special pages ===
 
Many useful functions are available from the list of [[Special:Specialpages|Special Pages]].
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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[[http://WTHP1.coolhost.biz] [WTHPD1]]
 
[http://WTHP2.coolhost.biz  WTHPD2]
 
[[http://WTHP3.coolhost.biz | WTHPD3]]
 
[http://WTHP4.coolhost.biz | WTHPD4]
 
[WTHPD5 | http://WTHP5.coolhost.biz]
 
[[http://WTHP6.coolhost.biz WTHPD6]]
 
[[WTHPD7|http://WTHP7.coolhost.biz]]
 
http://WTHP8.coolhost.biz
 
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=== Template pages ===
 
Templates are an easy and fast way to apply a uniform structure to pages and frequently quoted pieces of information. This is especially useful for marking articles as being eligible for [[CAT:CSD|Speedy Deletion]], which can be done by adding them to the top of pages in accordance with the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deletion_policy Wikipedia Deletion Policy].
 
 
 
There are currently several available templates for use: [[Template:Delete]], [[Template:Deletebecause]], [[Template:Deleteagain]], [[Template:Nonsense]], [[Template:Shortcut]], [[Template:Stub]], [[Template:Wrongtitle]], [[Template:Cleanup]] and [[Template:Spoiler]].
 
 
 
== MediaWiki and Wikipedia resources ==
 
The VDC uses [http://www.mediawiki.org MediaWiki], an open source engine licensed under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU GPL]. The largest array of resources for learning how to use MediaWiki can be found at the largest wiki using the engine, [http://en.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia].
 
 
 
=== How to contribute to a wiki ===
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Contributing_FAQ Wikipedia:Contributing FAQ]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Editing_FAQ Wikipedia:Editing FAQ]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial Wikipedia:Tutorial]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page Wikipedia:How to edit a page], including markup details.
 
 
 
=== General information about wiki use ===
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:FAQ Wikipedia FAQ]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents Wikipedia Help]
 
** [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deletion_policy Wikipedia Deletion Policy] (The same policy should be observed on the VDC).
 
* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki Help]
 

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Is this what you're looking for?

Contributor's quick links

Welcome!

Welcome to the Valve Developer Community! If you're new, you might want to check out some of these pages:

Wikipedia and MediaWiki resources

The VDC uses MediaWiki, an open source wiki engine licensed under the GNU GPL. The largest array of resources for learning how to use MediaWiki can be found at the largest wiki using the engine, Wikipedia.