How to: Add a citation with WikiCode
So, you have a solid paragraph drawn from a reliable source. How do you let other editors know where to look to verify your information?
First, if it's a new article, let's look at how to add a References section to the article using WikiCode.
You can access WikiCode through the "Edit source" option on the page.
Then, follow these instructions:
- Check that the bottom of the page has a "Notes" or "References" section. If not, type:
- Check that the Notes section either has the text
. If not, type:
. This determines where your references will appear on the page.
- Now click after the text you would like to create a reference for.
- Now type in the
after your reference. Wiki software will automatically add your inline reference number.
- tag before your reference and type