Editing Guidelines

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We welcome your contribution to the community, and would really appreciate if you take a few moments to review the following guidelines and instructions on how to edit specific details within a historic sites article.

Guidelines

Please note the following:

  • Only post factual content when editing site articles.
  • Where appropriate add the relevant references to any articles, books or websites used.
  • No promotion or spam.
  • All edits and uploads are subject to Admin review. Anything that deems inappropriate or violates copyright will be removed at the sole discretion of the team at Beyond Angkor.

Instructions

1. Log into your Beyond Angkor members account

2. Search for the historic site article

3. Click on the Edit tab to make changes via the Visual Editor (Note: if you are familiar with the wiki syntax, feel free to click on Edit source)

Editing the Infobox

  1. Click on the Infobox panel
  2. Click on the Edit button
  3. Fill in the details in the relevant text boxes
  4. Click on the Apply changes button
  5. Click on the Save changes... button

Editing the introduction

  1. Click on the Introduction space and type in your additional text
  2. Click on the Save changes... button

Adding a reference

  1. At the end of your text, click on the Cite drop down arrow
  2. Click on Basic from the list or press Ctrl + Shift + K on your keyboard
  3. If referencing an online article or website, click on the Link button
  4. Click on the External site tab
  5. Copy & Paste or type in the full URL including https://
  6. Click on the Add label button to display the URL
  7. Optional: Click on the Change text button to type in details of the reference E.g. Author, Name of article or book, Publisher or Company, Year If referencing an article or book, simply type in the Author, Name of article or book, Publisher or Company, Year
  8. Click on the Insert button
  9. Click on the Save changes... button

Editing the Map location

  1. Click on the Map panel
  2. Click on the Edit button
  3. Copy and Paste the coordinates into the coordinates text box
  4. Click on Apply Changes
  5. Click on the Save changes... button

Uploading Images and Historic Images

Please refer to the Upload Instructions to upload images to an article.

Adding external links

  1. Scroll down to External Links
  2. Click on the Link button or press Ctrl + K on your keyboard
  3. Click on the External Link tab
  4. Copy & Paste or type in the full URL including https://
  5. Click on the Insert Link button
  6. Click on the Add Label
  7. Type in new text that will appear in place of the hyperlink
  8. Click on the Save changes... button