WikiFloyd Website - Your Help Needed!!!

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WikiFloyd Website - Your Help Needed!!!

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I could do with some people taking charge of this and really working on it so it is pretty comprehensive. There are several people from the forum already contributing to it but it would be really nice if some more people could join in a sort of concerted effort to make it a great asset for the Pink Floyd Community.

How to...

A Wiki is a website where anybody can click on "edit" at the top of the page and add to or change the page content to build an entire site. If you put double square brackets around some words, when you submit the page, it will create a new page linked to from the text you just highlighted then you can edit that new page!

Example

There was a band called [[Pink Floyd]] who made some music....

Submitting this page will create a new page linked to from the words Pink Floyd. You can then do and edit that page and add new content.


Wiki Floyd

http://www.thepinkfloyd.co.uk

Perhaps get some inspirations from...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Floyd

You can use this thread and/or others to co-ordinate your efforts. I have already added and formatted a lot of it myself and would really like others to contribute.
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Post by Slambient Expressway »

i fixed some incorrect info in the biography a while ago, i'll see if there's anything else later.
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I'm not ignoring it. But with trying to get more pics for the online photo gallery, and working on the triburte cd website....I am juggling quite a bit of stuff already.
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You can do too much you know, Linda!! lol I am nearly done with the photo gallery adding the 1,800 or so photos I have and will then, after some other work, get to work on Wiki Floyd and the next newsletter then a little rest when things are running smooth! I might then regain some of my social life!!

If anybody can, please use the templates laid down in the official discography section and continue on adding info about the albums which have no info yet!! 8)
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I'll look and see if I can add the info on the albums. I already did all the research for my DG site, so it should be pretty easy to copy and paste. I also have a full bio on David I will add.
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That is very kind of you indeed! make sure you site is in the links section of Wiki Floyd!
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Keith, how do I upload album pics to this site?
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drn24 wrote:Keith, how do I upload album pics to this site?
On the navigation menu on the left, click special pages then you can upload from one of the links on that page.

Direct link....

http://www.thepinkfloyd.co.uk/index.php/Special:Upload

You must be a user and log in to upload files.
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I have been thinking, I may bring Wiki Floyd into the Neptune Pink FLoyd site properly and apply the Neptune Pink FLoyd page template to it. People can then edit the contents of this website and build the biggest, most comprehensiive Pink Floyd site on the internet together.

Altough people have contributed many pages already to Wiki Floyd, I think bringing it into the Neptune Pink FLoyd website (dropping the Wiki Floyd name and logo) will encourage more people to contribute to it.

The interview link in the menu on the main site, for example, would become editable by anyone so that all the interviews our there on the internet could be added by loads of people instead of just me trying to build the site alone! I havent added an interview for years! lol

What do you guys and girls think?
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I think it's a good idea...I imagine more people are likely to see it from a NPF link than by going through the forum topics. I have a bunch of transribed interviews, I'll add them this week.
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Indeed, I will set NPF up to be using the Wiki on this server then switch the other site off and transfer its database over so no pages are lost! :-) I will do this in the next couple of weeks I think. It is time to grow this website into the greatest source of knowledge in the world for Pink Floyd fans!! :D 8)
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Yeah, I was going to ask you about the possibility of losing existing info. Glad to know it will be saved.
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For you information, I had to set it so that only registered users can edit the Wiki pages.

This is because someone (probably a web bot) has been adding hundreds of "invisable" links on some pages with links to porn and other stuff. Sorry for the inconvenience.

It only takes a few moments to chose a username and password... use the same as for this forum for example.
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sweet... how can i help... and most important... how can i register??? 'cause it is for a good cause
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Post by Keith Jordan »

I have now moved Wiki FLoyd onto the main NPF site with a view to integrating it into NPF more!

http://www.neptunepinkfloyd.co.uk/wiki/ ... /Main_Page

You can attempt to sign in top right but then make a new account to start editing. 8)