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  • Please remember to put new pages into categories, and make sure another page links to them - that is, if you ever want anyone to see them!
Citizen's Portal
Wanted Pages Stub Pages

Are you a Talossan citizen? Are you interested in contributing here? Then please create an account, and you can help add information about the country you love!

So far, TalossaWiki has 1,204 articles created by 4 active users. Do you want to join them and help out?

We need all sorts of contributions, and even if you don't know anything about the formatting of a wiki like this one, you can still go in and add text and descriptions about your favorite part of Talossa. Once you're registered and approved by an administrator, then just click the "Edit" tab at the top of any page, and it will open so that you can edit the text. When you're done, click "Submit," and your changes will be visible to everyone! If you need help getting started, please see the archived proceedings of the University's instructional seminar on wiki-editing.

If you are an experienced wiki-editor, then you can do even more things to help out - our simple templates and help pages can be greatly improved, if you have the knowledge. Please remember to only upload images that we are legally allowed to use, and select the appropriate image rights template from the dropdown box when you upload an image. You can make a big difference with just a few hours of your time! Here are some of our most wanted pages.

It might be helpful to look at our Book.pngManual of Style.

There are different pages for the offices of the government, the royal household, and just about everything else. You can add to them! To do so, there are numerous helpful templates:

  • Many pages fall within a broad subject; check if any of the extant navigation templates are appropriate. Remember that not every page is important enough to go on the navbox itself.
  • To cite the Organic Law, you can use {{org}} like so: {{org|3|1}} links to Article 3, Section 1 (Org.3.1).
  • Some Talossan words with diacritical marks can be written by a standard Anglophone keyboard using templates such as {{pengo}} or {{fio}}, which supply the diacriticized Talossan words for you as Péngöpäts or Fiôvâ. A template also exists for Talossan money; to list an amount such as 5 louis or 6 louis 3 bence, you can type 5{{l}} or 6{{b}}3 to produce 5ℓ or 6¤3. A full list of these substitution templates can be found at Category:Name templates.
  • United States dollars and cents are automatically converted to Talossan currency with the Lb template. Convert $1.67 like so: {{lb|1.67}} . It will be produce the following on the page:1¤7.
  • To append the Talossan year to the Gregorian year, use the year template. For example, {{year|2004}} produces "2004/XXV."

Infrastructure pages such as this, the front page, and others are all free for editing, so don't hesitate to do so. Go ahead and be bold: all past revisions of a page are saved, so you can't do any permanent damage. If you disagree with phrasing or with the representation of a particular event or person, please improve it! Please try to be aware of the following, though:

  • TalossaWiki is not for campaigning or vendettas!
  • Many of the prominent past and present citizens of Talossa are with us, so please be careful what you say.
  • Individual pages on citizens will turn up on search engines. If you are uncomfortable with having your TalossaWiki page featured on Google, then please only list yourself under your Talossan name.
  • If you and another citizen disagree, please try to resolve the issue amicably. Try to be fair in your descriptions. Even if discussion becomes heated, please remember that everything you say is preserved, permanently, forever, as a function of the wiki software. Stay polite.
  • In cases of serious disagreement, the Minister of Stuff and his appointed officials have ultimate authority to decide the content of TalossaWiki.

Remember: TalossaWiki is for Talossans and by Talossans!