Help:Create and Edit a Page

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Create account

Create an account on with the link on top right of the page. Fill in your name and university email address for verification. Your account request will be reviewed.

Create a page by title

Type the full page title in the search box, press enter/return, click on the red link, and start writing.

If you are not familiar with WikiText, switch from (Create|Edit) source to (Create|Edit).

Math expressions

Math expressions are displayed with MathJax, based on TeX math syntax. Inline math expressions are enclosed by $, block math are enclosed by <math> tag. You may want to go to "Source" mode for math tags, as WYSIWYG editor will escape HTML tags for you.


This is the equation of solving $ax^2 + bx + c = 0$ for $x$:

x = \frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}

This is the equation of solving $ax^2 + bx + c = 0$ for $x$:

[math] x = \frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a} [/math]

Code block


Insert → Code Block


<syntaxhighlight lang="python3">
print("Hello world")
print("Hello world")

Naming Convention

For all notes about workshops and trainings, name it as D MMMM Y: {title}.

Any post that should be opened to committee members only, shall be created under the UMCPC: namespace. (i.e. page title starts with UMCPC:).


Workshop pages and training pages should be categorised accordingly. If a page covers both workshop and training, include it in both categories.

  • Trainings: "Weekly Trainings"
  • Workshops: "Workshops"

WYSIWYG editor mode

Menu button (≡) → Categories → Type in and select the correct category → Click the category button → in the box saying "Sort this page as if it is called", type in the date when the workshop/training happens in format of YYYYMMDD.

WikiText Mode

Add corresponding links to the categories in the format of [[Category:Category Name|YYYYMMDD]]


[[Category:Weekly Trainings|20170805]]