Help:Basics

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This is a simple guide about the special markup language used to edit RimWorld Wiki, and is not a full guide. RimWorld Wiki runs MediaWiki with the Semantic extension.

Basic Markup

Effect What you type What shows up
Bold (Wiki) '''foo''' foo
Italics (Wiki) ''foo'' foo
Bold italics (Wiki) '''''foo''''' foo
Bold (HTML) <b>foo</b> foo
Italics (HTML) <i>foo</i> foo
Strikethrough (HTML) <s>foo</s> foo
Underline (HTML) <u>foo</u> foo
Comment (HTML) <!-- This is a comment which only shows in editing --> Only shown in edit
Internal Link [[Main Page]] Main Page
External Link [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wikipedia:Help:Wiki markup] Wikipedia:Help:Wiki markup
Read as plain text <nowiki>[[foo]]</nowiki> [[foo]]

Headings

Heading 1 is the default if none is specified. It is intended for page titles, and are not suitable for page subheadings.

=Heading 1=
==Heading 2==
===Heading 3===
====Heading 4====
=====Heading 5=====
======Heading 6======

Common templates to use

Documentation can be seen in detail on each template's page.

Template:Define is used for infoboxes (drug, material, textile, food, medical items and exotic items, check Template:Define/doc for all supported item types.)
Template:Infobox main is used for infoboxes (everything else not supported by Template:Define)
Template:Asof is used to reference different versions of RimWorld.
Template:STDT is used for tables.
Template:List is to list the items in a category.
Template:Icon is used to display pictures the size of icons, inline with text.

Template:Stat is used to define a stat.
Template:Property with Page is used to define the properties included in infoboxes.