Wikicode Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text
Description Wikicode Result
Italics, bold, and both
''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both'''''
italics, bold, and both
Bigger and smaller text
<big>Bigger text</big> and <small>smaller text</small>
Bigger text and smaller text
Colored text
<span style="color:#FFF">White text</span>
<mark>Highlighted text</mark>
<mark style="background:#FFA500;">Highlighted text</mark>
White text
Highlighted text
Highlighted text
Link to another page
[[Pokémon Trainer]]
[[Pokémon Trainer]]s
Pokémon Trainer
Pokémon Trainers
Change a link's text
[[Pokémon Trainer|Trainer]]
Link to a section
[[Pokémon Crystal Version#Plot]]
[[Pokémon Crystal Version#Plot|Pokémon Crystal's story]]
Pokémon Crystal Version#Plot
Pokémon Crystal's story
Red links
Links to pages that don't exist are automatically red. Red links in articles often help by showing desired redirects or notable pages.
[[Ash's Mudkip]]
Ash's Mudkip
Plain website
Link to a website
Named link to a website
[ Bulbagarden]
Citations, references, and footnotes
Sources in the article will appear where {{reflist}} is put, typically under a level 2 section heading (see below) towards the bottom of the page; text between {{ }} is for a template.
Hello<ref name="Poké">[ ''Pokémon News'' - Poké]</ref> World!<ref>[ ''News'' -]</ref>

Hello again!<ref name="Poké" /><ref>[ ''New Releases'' - Pokémon Center]</ref>

References: {{reflist}}
Hello[1] World![2]

Hello again![1][3]

Citation needed
This statement is true.{{fact}}
This statement is true.[citation needed]
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Hide text somewhere for editors
<!--A note for others editing the page-->
Add an image
[[File:Bulbapedia logo.png|thumb|Caption]]
Add a page to a category
Placed near the bottom of the page.
[[Category:Category name]]
Shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or published.
Link to a category or file
[[:Category:Category name]]
{{file|File name}}
Bulbapedia logo.png
Text before
<p>Quoted paragraph</p>
<p>Name, Source, Reference</p>
Text after
Text before

Quoted paragraph

Name, Source, Reference

Text after

{| class="roundy" style="background: #FFF; border: 2px solid #000;"
|+ Caption
! Column 1
! Column 2
| Row 1
| Row 1/Col 2
| Row 2
| Row 2/Col 2
Column 1 Column 2
Row 1 Row 1/Col 2
Row 2 Row 2/Col 2

Works only at the beginning of lines
Description Wikicode Result
Redirect to another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.
#REDIRECT [[Target page]]
Redirect.png Target page
Redirect to a section of another page
#REDIRECT [[Target page#anchorName]]
Redirect.png Target page#anchorName
Section headings
A table of contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article. Do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles.
==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list
* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three
  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list
# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three
  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting text
This is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations.
no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent
::::fourth indent
no indent (normal)
first indent
second indent
third indent
fourth indent

See also