Tutorial:Wikitext basics

Statistics Explained Markup codes

For more details, see Wikitext advanced or Mediawiki Help Formatting

Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic'' (note: type twice ', not " !)

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Internal link
(within Statistics Explained)

[[Name of page|]]
[[Glossary:Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

External link
(to other website, for instance www.example.org)

[http://www.example.org Text to display]
[http://www.example.org]
http://www.example.org

Text to display
[1]
http://www.example.org

Redirect to another page (usually in 'Glossary' namespace

#REDIRECT [[Glossary:Target page]]

Redirect arrow without text.pngGlossary:Target page

Redirect to other section with a header within the same page

[[#Target_header|Target header]]

Redirect arrow without text.pngTarget header

Creating a footnote (reference)
To create a footnote (reference), use this format:

Article text<ref>Text of the footnote (including any links, for instance [http://www.example.org Link text]).</ref>

Article text[1]
To reuse the same note, reuse the name with a trailing slash:

Article text.<ref name="test" />

To display notes, add either of these lines to the References section

<references/>
Template:Tl


  1. Text of the footnote (including any links, for instance Link text).

Section headings[1]
A table of contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article. Avoid levels 4-5, this might overload table of contents; use instead bold normal text line with blank line before and after.

==Level 1==
===Level 2===
====Level 3====
=====Level 4=====
======Level 5======

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Level 5
Bulleted list[1]
Empty lines between list items advised against, see numbered lists.

*One
*Two
**Two point one
*Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list[1]
Empty lines between list items restarts numbering at 1.

#One
#Two
##Two point one
#Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Thumbnail image, size 350 pixels, positioned to the right

[[Image:Eurostat logo RGB 60.jpg|thumb|350px|right|Text of caption below the image]]

Text of caption below the image
Display on next line <br style="clear: both" />

(text following markup is displayed on next line)

No table of contents

__notoc__

(no table of contents is displayed)

Table of contents at specific location

__toc__

(table of contents is displayed at the specific location where this code is inserted in article)

Indenting Text[1]

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Applies only at the very beginning of lines.