Logging Rules

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THE RULES!

When posting your logs, please keep the following guidelines in mind. Remember, your logs are out here for anyone with internet access to see. Due to the nature of a wiki, what you post will be around for a very long time, even if you change the page later. People can always access your changes using the history feature.

  • No one wants to read your porn/TS logs. Do not post them. Ever. There's nothing wrong with romantic logs, but please fade-to-black where appropriate. Inappropriate logs will be edited for content and the poster issued a staff warning.
  • Please edit your logs carefully for content. A stray page or channel comment is distracting, and could potentially be very embarrassing!

Method One

Type the name of your Log following the titling guidelines (YYYY-MM-DD - Log Title) in the box below, and then click the Create Page button.


After you have filled out the Summary information, paste the log into the file and click the SHOW PREVIEW button. If everything is groovy, click the SAVE PAGE button. See the example below if you're not sure what your log page should look like.

Once you have posted the log, you will need to add the links to your character page (and the pages of the other participants in the scene, if you feel like it).

To create the link for your log, go to your character's bio page, and scroll down to the Logs section, then click on the edit link to the right.

In the edit box, type the title of the log (see the Titling rules below), then highlight the entire string and click the Inline Link (Internal link icon.png) button. That should surround your log title with double brackets [[ ]]. When that's done, hit the SAVE PAGE button.

The link to the log should be blue, indicating that the link is to a page that exists. If it is a red link, you've mistyped the name of the log. Check the page title and correct the link.

Method Two

This method is a bit more involved than the first method.

To create the link for your log, go to your character's bio page, and scroll down to the Logs section, then click on the edit link to the right.

In the edit box, type the title of the log (see the Titling rules below), then highlight the entire string and click the Inline Link (Internal link icon.png) button. That should surround your log title with double brackets [[ ]]. When that's done, hit the SAVE PAGE button.

Now, you should have a red link to the log in your Logs section. It's red because it doesn't link to a page with any information on it. Click on the link, and you will be redirected to a new page with an edit box.

Paste the Logsummary info into the edit box, then your log. Click on the SHOW PREVIEW button and make sure that everything looks nice before hitting the SAVE PAGE button. This will cut down on unnecessary edits.

Titling

To keep logs consistent, they should be titled in the following format:

YYYY-MM-DD - Name of Log

Posting

All logs must contain the Logsummary template. The Logsummary template will automatically group the log into the Logs category.

To use this log summary table in your log, copy-and-paste the following:

{{Logsummary|
Title=
|Summary=
|Who=
|Date=
|Where=
|}}

Fill in your information after the =

Example

Let's see that crazy wikicode in action! Here is an example of the code, and the output:

{{Logsummary|
Title=Test Log
|Summary=This is how the log code works.
|Who=You and me
|Date=Right now
|Where=Right here
|}}


The information contained within this log is to be considered information gained Out of Character (OOC) .
This information may not be used as In Character (IC) knowledge or in roleplay unless it has been learned in-game or permission has been granted by the parties involved.
Questions should be directed to staff.
Test Log
Summary: This is how the log code works.
Who: You and me
When: Right now
Where: Right here