Contributor Lounge

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Welcome to the Contributor's Lounge. This page should get you started with everything you need to know about contributing to Evergreen's Help wiki.

What is this wiki all about, anyway?

This wiki is an Evergreen community knowledge base for computing and technology related information. The primary intent is to provide a reference for community members who have questions about using technology at Evergreen.

I want to contribute!

Great, we need your help to keep this resource up to date and relevant to modern day Greeners.

Start here

Basic Contributor tips

  • Keep it about technology at Evergreen.
  • Keep it professional.
  • Limit image sizes.
  • Respect moderator decisions.
  • If you would like to propose significant changes, please use the "Discussion" tab to make your proposal before altering significant portions of the site.

Cite your sources

Much of the content in this wiki exists on other official Evergreen web pages. Please provide links to the original sources of content when at all possible.

Keep it simple

This wiki is about communicating information. The more simply and straight forward the information is presented, the more readily it will be understood by a broad audience. Organize your ideas and present the most important first. Don't be afraid to break your topic up into multiple articles.

Format text for scan-ability

Often a numbered or bulleted list is easier to absorb than a dense paragraph.

Categorize it!

To make it easy for people to find your article, make sure to add it to the appropriate category(s). For a complete listing of existing categories see Special:Categories. If your article does not fit in any of the existing categories you can contact Amy Greene.

What needs to be done?

Need help with Wiki Syntax?

Check out this wiki's Mediawiki articles