Wiki Tips and Tricks/how to add citations to your page

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Want to add a citation to your wiki page? Here's how:

  • Edit your page.
  • Place your cursor where you'd like your citation.
  • Put the content of your footnote in between our reference tags, <ref> and </ref>. You insert <ref>reference text goes here</ref>
  • Save your page.
  • Then you can include the following at the bottom of the page: <references/>. Which will list the references included in the text above.
  • Example: Palin is announced as McCain's choice for VP running mate [1].


  1. Choice of Palin Is Bold Move by McCain, With Risks, New York Times, August 29, 2008

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