Help:Buttons/Links

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Listed below are an explanation of all the buttons and links used on this website.

Contents

Buttons/Links along the top of the page (inside square boxes)

Article - The first tab is always the "Article" page which contains the content of this website. Each article page can be accessed through either the links on the main page or through the "Search" window on the bar to the left.
Discussion - There is a "Discussion" page for each article which provides a forum for comments and questions about each article.
Edit - This allows you to edit the particular Article or Discussion page. See [1] for more information on how to edit pages.
History - This lets you see the old versions and history for that particular page including a record of the date and time of every edit, the user who made it, the edit summary, and the ability to compare different versions. See [2] for more information.
Move - If you are logged in, you can use this to rename a page and move all of its history to the new name. There are a few reasons why you might wish to rename a page such as the title being misspelled or the scope of the article has been reduced, extended, or otherwise changed. See [3] for more information.
Watch - If you are logged in, this allows you to track changes on the articles you declare an interest in. You will be notified when the page changes. Clicking on the "watch" tab for a particular article adds that page to your "my watchlist". Watched articles are also bolded in the “Recent Changes” list. See [4] for more information.



Buttons/Links in the upper right corner (on grayish background)

If logged in, you see the following links...

"your username" - Every user gets a personal page within the PsychWiki website. This "user page" is the same as an Articles page where you can add content. For logged-in users, the "user page" is the username you provided when logging in. If you are not logged-in, the "user page" is your IP address. Some users provides details about themselves in this "user page", and some users redirect the user page to their personal page. See [5] for more information.
my talk - This is the "Discussion" page for your "user page" where other users can post comments and communicate with you (anonymously if you so desire). See [6] for more information.
preferences - You can personalize and customize aspects of the site such as email notification when pages change or new pages are created, change the style or design of the website, and change your preferences for how information is presented. See [7] for more information.
my watchlist - All the articles you have indicated as "watch" appear in your "my watchlist" where you can view details about the most recent edits (for all edits see the "history" tab for each article). See [8] for more information.
my contributions - A list of your edits. See [9] for more information.
log out - You can log out at any time by clicking on this link located on the top right-hand side of the webpage.

If not logged in, you see the following links...

talk for this ip - If you are not logged in, then instead of "my talk", the ip address for your computer is given a talk page.
create an account or log in - This is a link located on the top right of the webpage where you can log in.




Buttons/Links along the left hand side

Navigation Window

Main page - This link takes you to the main page.
Recent changes - Let's you see the most recent edits of all pages within PsychWiki so that you can monitor and review changes. Provides a record of the date and time of every edit, the user who made it, the edit summary, and the ability to compare different versions. See [10] for more information.
Help - This links takes you to the collection of help files to assist you in using PsychWiki

Toolbox Window

What links here - View pages within PsychWiki that link to the current page (backlinks). See [11] for more information.
Related changes - Lists all changes to each article that is linked to from the current page. So, for only those articles linked to the current page, you can see what changes occurred. See [12] for more information.
Upload file - Use this link to upload files or images to PsychWiki which you can then add to an Articles page. See [13] for more information.
Special pages - An alphabetical list of all special pages in PsychWiki that provide unique functionality -- such as ability to view particular pages (e.g., list all pages, new pages only, pages with most revisions, most viewed pages, most linked pages, etc) or access to particular information (e.g., statistics, categories, export pages, etc). See this link for more information [14].
Printable version - Lets you see the printer-friendly version of the page. PsychWiki is configured to be printer-friendly without having to first click this button.
Highlight terms - You can find words or phrases within the content of each webpage and then highlight them for easy reference.
shortcut link -




Buttons/Links along the bottom

Privacy Policy - Give information about the privacy policy.
About PsychWiki - Gives general information about PsychWiki.
Disclaimers - Notices about legal issues related to using websites
Mediawiki logo - Takes you to the MediaWiki main page.




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