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Editor templates

Every page in Sofawiki can be edited as wikitext. As this method is very flexible, and you get quickly used to it. Sometimes, however, you want to give external users are more simple way to create pages, or you want to have consistent pages with all the same fields. Editor templates allow you to create quickly forms to create and edit pages that have always the same fields.

Install a new editor template

Editor templates are template pages that include the template {{iseditor}}
The rest of the page can be defined freely with the following special templates you add with single curlies:

See a sample Template:filmeditor

Using the editor

Once editor templates are defined, you will view them as a menu when you create a new article. Clicking the menu shows you the form you created with the editor template.

You can create new pages and edit existing pages. Sublanguage pages are created when necessary. Empty fields are removed.

Accessing the source of the article

The normal edit menu leads you to the editor template.

You can still access to the source wikitext with the edit source menu.


With the editor template, you give up some flexibility:

Dynamic editor template: