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Posted by Master Sima Yi on 2011-03-15 17:11:14

Allright, people. I'm going to introduce sourcing to the wiki. Sources, or references, show where the information on a certain article comes from, be it games or websites. I want this applied to every article, as I have seen information on a few articles and I'm not too sure about the reliability of these. To add sources to an article, do the following:


<ref>''[[Saints Row 2]]''</ref>


<ref name="Saints Row 2">''[[Saints Row 2]]''</ref>*

will show up as this:


Put this behind a sentence or an entire chapter of text.

  • = When you use this method, you can simply use <ref name="Saints Row 2" /> if you need to source to Saints Row 2 again.

Add the following code at the very bottom, to make the references show up there:


This will appear like this:


  1. Saints Row 2

When it's unknown where the information comes from, add the following template:




Read this through carefully. I'm pretty sure there will be questions about this, as I really have no idea how to explain things to people (which is a fact, I give very vague explanations). Ask them below, and I'll do my best to answer.

Master Sima Yi - 2011-03-15 17:11:14

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