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This article provides help on using the Second Life Wiki. If you're looking for Second Life Help, see the official Old Knowledge Base or Resident-powered Help Portal.

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See the Quickie Wiki Intro for information on how to log into the Wiki and how to create your user page. It also provides a manual on how to create new articles in general, how to upload and link pictures, how to track changes and much more!


There are a few simple editing guidelines on this wiki:

Basic Wiki syntax

Description You type You get
Applies anywhere
Italic Writing



Bold text



Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Internal link

(within SLwiki)

[[name of page]]
[[name of page|display text]]
[[#Editing Help|anchor link text]]

name of page
display text
anchor link text

Redirect to another page

#redirect [[Target page]]

1. redirect Target page

External link

(to other websites)

[ display text]

display text

Sign your posts
on talk pages


Username 12:01,
20 July 2024 (UTC)

Don't interpret text

<!--an embedded comment-->
<nowiki><!--an embedded comment--></nowiki>

<!--an embedded comment-->

Applies only at the beginning of the line

of different sizes

==level 1==
===level 2===
====level 3====
=====level 4=====

Headings of different levels.

Horizontal rule


Bulleted list

* list item a
* list item b
** list sub-item
* list item c

  • list item a
  • list item b
    • list sub-item
  • list item c
Numbered list

# first list item
# second list item
## sub-item
# third list item

  1. first list item
  2. second list item
    1. sub-item
  3. third list item
Mixture of bulleted
and numbered lists

* list item X
* list item Y
*# first sub-item
*# second sub-item
* list item Z

  • list item X
  • list item Y
    1. first sub-item
    2. second sub-item
  • list item Z

;Technical Term
: Definition 1
: Definition 2

Technical Term
Definition 1
Definition 2

: ''italicized text (indented)''
::* List item A (indented)
:# First List Item (indented)
:;Technical Term (indented)

italicized text (indented)
  • List item A (indented)
  1. First List Item (indented)
Technical Term (indented)
Preformatted text

(boxed text)

add a space at the beginning of the line to create preformatted text in a box

add a space at the beginning of the line
to create preformatted text in a box
Image Link

[[Image:New-Snowstorm-icon.png|link=Project Snowstorm]]


Thumbnail image

[[Image:Wiki.png|thumb|Caption text]]

Caption text

LSL Script Highlighting & Indentation

Use <syntaxhighlight lang="lsl2"> before the script and </syntaxhighlight> after the script

    //  PUBLIC_CHANNEL has the integer value 0

        llSay(PUBLIC_CHANNEL, "Hello, Avatar!");

    touch_start(integer num_detected)
        key id = llDetectedKey(0);
        string name = llKey2Name(id);
        integer spaceIndex = llSubStringIndex(name, " ");
        string firstName = llGetSubString(name, 0, spaceIndex - 1);

        llSay(PUBLIC_CHANNEL, firstName + " touched me.");

Also see Code highlighting.


There are a number of SL-specific templates created for use on this wiki.

Template Usage
{{SL-Profile|User Name}} Links the User Name to the Second Life Profile web page for that user
{{SL-hCard}} Creates a user profile in hCard format
{{SLurl}} Creates a link to an SL location
{{User_ICQ}} Creates a Link to the ICQ-Userprofile
{{Skills}} Adds your userprofile to categories indicating a certain skill
{{Visl}} For Second Life Volunteers


See Help:Extensions for information on using wiki extensions.

Also see