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How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits 5535

Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #30 on: April 27, 2016, 06:30:21 PM »
ReamerPunch, i've sent you a PM about your log in info for the Encyclopedia.

I'm sure sLaughterMed will get back to you as soon as he can.

I'd add you but I've been out of it for a bit and not sure how he wants people added.

Def

I just add people the way you added me. I'm currently working on allowing people to register themselves (or at the very least fixing the "request a passcode" function") but so far no dice.

It's probably a safety feature built in to keep some crazy person from damaging the wiki :D That way there is some control over who can and can't edit it ;)

If not, there should be a way to warrant that not everyone can register and start making changes. It can lead to some "destruction", even if not intentional.

Yeah I just started editing the other day and if I hadn't been careful there is no telling the chaos I could have caused :ahhh :D
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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #31 on: April 27, 2016, 06:52:43 PM »
ReamerPunch, i've sent you a PM about your log in info for the Encyclopedia.

I'm sure sLaughterMed will get back to you as soon as he can.

I'd add you but I've been out of it for a bit and not sure how he wants people added.

Def

I just add people the way you added me. I'm currently working on allowing people to register themselves (or at the very least fixing the "request a passcode" function") but so far no dice.

It's probably a safety feature built in to keep some crazy person from damaging the wiki :D That way there is some control over who can and can't edit it ;)

If not, there should be a way to warrant that not everyone can register and start making changes. It can lead to some "destruction", even if not intentional.

Yeah I just started editing the other day and if I hadn't been careful there is no telling the chaos I could have caused :ahhh :D

This raises a question: is there any backup of the database so far? Something we can revert to, if need be? Or to allow us to recover some specific records/pages?

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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #32 on: April 27, 2016, 07:09:40 PM »
ReamerPunch, i've sent you a PM about your log in info for the Encyclopedia.

I'm sure sLaughterMed will get back to you as soon as he can.

I'd add you but I've been out of it for a bit and not sure how he wants people added.

Def

I just add people the way you added me. I'm currently working on allowing people to register themselves (or at the very least fixing the "request a passcode" function") but so far no dice.

It's probably a safety feature built in to keep some crazy person from damaging the wiki :D That way there is some control over who can and can't edit it ;)

If not, there should be a way to warrant that not everyone can register and start making changes. It can lead to some "destruction", even if not intentional.
Yeah, letting just anyone in is obviously not a good idea. However, It would be nice if what the wiki offered is what actually happened (for example, clicking the "request a passcode" currently does nothing). I'm working on making that button actually send a request somewhere (even if it is just to me, or just to Grant), or removing the option altogether, and just stating they need to PM or email me a request.


This raises a question: is there any backup of the database so far? Something we can revert to, if need be? Or to allow us to recover some specific records/pages?

The wiki has keeps backups of recent versions, so if someone makes a major boo boo, an admin can come in and revert to an older version. Obviously someone still has to tell an admin, but it is something.

Grant said earlier that the wiki is also backed up daily (hopefully offsite), so if the server farm that MT.O, SAKwiki and the MT Encyclopedia are on blows up, we still have everything saved from the day before somewhere else.
« Last Edit: April 27, 2016, 07:14:34 PM by sLaughterMed »

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
No Life Club Posts: 3,449 Nothing's typical around here
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #33 on: May 13, 2016, 10:47:18 PM »
So rather than asking Zoidberg to keep editing the first page, I created this page on the Wiki itself:

http://wiki.multitool.org/tiki-index.php?page=Template

To navigate there from the front page, simply click the "Page Template" Link at the top of the home page.

It contains a small "code library" with short descriptions for a lot of the simpler coding needed for formatting, as well being home to the Page Template. This way, the template can be adjusted as needed, and our resident zombie lobster can go skating or something instead

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #34 on: August 23, 2016, 05:19:37 PM »
First post has been updated if anyone feels frisky and wants to help with the MTwiki it would sure be appreciated :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #35 on: August 23, 2016, 05:21:43 PM »
Thanks Poncho  :cheers:

There's lots of articles to be written folks, any help at all would be appreciated!

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #36 on: August 26, 2016, 06:45:01 PM »
I will help. Just be warned, if I break the internet or crash MT.O, its not my fault... mostly... seriously I will try to help, but i cant make any promises that i will get anywhere. Most of this computer techno sorcery is beyond me.

Nate

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Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #37 on: August 26, 2016, 07:35:36 PM »
I will help. Just be warned, if I break the internet or crash MT.O, its not my fault... mostly... seriously I will try to help, but i cant make any promises that i will get anywhere. Most of this computer techno sorcery is beyond me.

I was afraid I was gonna break stuff as well but turns out it's all backed up and if something is messed up then it can be fixed :D

 :like:
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #38 on: August 27, 2016, 12:14:03 AM »
I will help. Just be warned, if I break the internet or crash MT.O, its not my fault... mostly... seriously I will try to help, but i cant make any promises that i will get anywhere. Most of this computer techno sorcery is beyond me.

I was afraid I was gonna break stuff as well but turns out it's all backed up and if something is messed up then it can be fixed :D

 :like:
Cool. Give a login in and password a I will work on or smurf something this coming A.M.

Nate

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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #39 on: August 27, 2016, 12:46:36 AM »
I will help. Just be warned, if I break the internet or crash MT.O, its not my fault... mostly... seriously I will try to help, but i cant make any promises that i will get anywhere. Most of this computer techno sorcery is beyond me.

I was afraid I was gonna break stuff as well but turns out it's all backed up and if something is messed up then it can be fixed :D

 :like:
Cool. Give a login in and password a I will work on or smurf something this coming A.M.

Sent you the passcode. Nice to have new recruits on this wiki too. :hatsoff: Let me or the folks here know when you've made your account and one of us will bump you to editor status there. :2tu:
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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #40 on: August 27, 2016, 02:13:30 AM »
I will help. Just be warned, if I break the internet or crash MT.O, its not my fault... mostly... seriously I will try to help, but i cant make any promises that i will get anywhere. Most of this computer techno sorcery is beyond me.
Awesome Nate, glad to have you aboard! If you need any help, make a post here (or shoot me a PM if you're shy :P) and we will take care of you.

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #41 on: August 27, 2016, 03:55:01 AM »
Will do. I will get my account  sorted in the morning and give it a go.

Nate

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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #42 on: August 27, 2016, 11:54:16 AM »
Got my account made.

Nate

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Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,669 I may get older but I refuse to grow up.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #43 on: August 27, 2016, 12:02:04 PM »
Got my account made.

Hm, I see you should be able to do most edits just with the basic account. Is this correct? Poncho, are there any problems you found while editing that you couldn't edit out with your account?

If so, we can bump you two to admin status. >:D
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #44 on: August 27, 2016, 12:39:37 PM »
Mawahahahahahahahahahahaha

Nate

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Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #45 on: August 27, 2016, 12:51:06 PM »
So can I upload some of my images from my pc as long i dont use a URL? Or do I have to use pics just from the gallery? Unless I didn't see them, there is a lot of SOGs missing.

Nate

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Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,669 I may get older but I refuse to grow up.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #46 on: August 27, 2016, 01:04:53 PM »
Feel free to upload your pics. :tu: Not sure, but there should be a gallery for SOG so place them there. And maybe a special subgallery for each model if you can. As long as they are your pics, it's fine. If they are from other members, ask them for permission first.
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #47 on: August 27, 2016, 01:10:39 PM »
Cool! Also, before I forget, any pics I have posted on MTO can be used for the Multitool Encyclopedia.

Nate

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Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,669 I may get older but I refuse to grow up.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #48 on: August 27, 2016, 01:33:04 PM »
Here's the SOG gallery

http://wiki.multitool.org/tiki-browse_gallery.php?galleryId=6

Also, try to limit the size of the pics to 1000px, the wiki software doesn't do auto resizing so well, actually, it doesn't do it at all. :facepalm:

And for anyone wanting to do Bucktools, we have Longbow's pics in the gallery.multitool.org. He has the most complete collection that I know of and has given us permission to use the pics, we only lacked the manpower and time to create those pages.

http://gallery.multitool.org/index.php/BuckTool-collection

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #49 on: August 27, 2016, 02:31:39 PM »
well.....the internet is still working.  :D Starting to get the hang of it. Been working on the SOG SP2. I think i got the right idea.

Nate

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Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #50 on: August 27, 2016, 03:07:02 PM »
Got my account made.

Hm, I see you should be able to do most edits just with the basic account. Is this correct? Poncho, are there any problems you found while editing that you couldn't edit out with your account?

If so, we can bump you two to admin status. >:D
"Basic" users should have full editing permissions, and the abilities to upload images and files. I dont think they can roll back to previous editions of an article, but thats not really a vital feature anyhow.

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
No Life Club Posts: 3,449 Nothing's typical around here
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #51 on: August 27, 2016, 03:08:26 PM »
well.....the internet is still working.  :D Starting to get the hang of it. Been working on the SOG SP2. I think i got the right idea.
Awesome Nate. Thanks for the help :cheers:

Laughter is the best Medicine
Slaughter is just Laughter with an "S"

We are looking for Multitool Encyclopedia Editors! If you are interested, please give me a PM!

The Multitool Encyclopedia Editing for Dummies Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65751.0.html
Multitool Encyclopedia Suggested Edits Page: http://forum.multitool.org/index.php/topic,65746.0.html
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 18,707 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over.
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #52 on: August 29, 2016, 03:18:06 AM »
well.....the internet is still working.  :D Starting to get the hang of it. Been working on the SOG SP2. I think i got the right idea.
Awesome Nate. Thanks for the help :cheers:
You say that now...LOL!

Nate

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Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #53 on: August 29, 2016, 03:00:20 PM »
Yes I have full editing capabilities but I like the idea of more power >:D Just kidding :angel: I have plenty of editing power for me :D
Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #54 on: August 29, 2016, 03:00:51 PM »
well.....the internet is still working.  :D Starting to get the hang of it. Been working on the SOG SP2. I think i got the right idea.
Awesome Nate. Thanks for the help :cheers:
You say that now...LOL!

You will do great I am sure buddy :cheers:
Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #55 on: August 29, 2016, 08:13:01 PM »
well.....the internet is still working.  :D Starting to get the hang of it. Been working on the SOG SP2. I think i got the right idea.
Awesome Nate. Thanks for the help :cheers:
You say that now...LOL!

Great to see some of the SOG MTs getting  pages :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #56 on: November 27, 2016, 05:39:02 AM »
Just bumping this to see if we can get any new recruits :pok: :D I have a couple more pages to do in the LM section but there is still plenty of things to do all over he wiki :cheers:

Any takers :whistle: :D
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 14,648
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #57 on: November 27, 2016, 09:37:10 AM »
Just bumping this to see if we can get any new recruits :pok: :D I have a couple more pages to do in the LM section but there is still plenty of things to do all over he wiki :cheers:

Any takers :whistle: :D
I might...
Global Moderator Just Bananas Posts: 66,833
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #58 on: November 27, 2016, 03:54:23 PM »
Just bumping this to see if we can get any new recruits :pok: :D I have a couple more pages to do in the LM section but there is still plenty of things to do all over the wiki :cheers:

Any takers :whistle: :D
I might...

Send a PM to sLaughtermed and he can get you an account set up :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 14,648
Re: How To Do Multitool Encyclopedia edits
« Reply #59 on: November 27, 2016, 08:58:11 PM »
Just bumping this to see if we can get any new recruits :pok: :D I have a couple more pages to do in the LM section but there is still plenty of things to do all over the wiki :cheers:

Any takers :whistle: :D
I might...

Send a PM to sLaughtermed and he can get you an account set up :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
I'm in

 

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