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   * If most of the pages of a [[:namespace]] share a common structure add a [[:namespace template]] so any new page can begin with that skeleton structure.   * If most of the pages of a [[:namespace]] share a common structure add a [[:namespace template]] so any new page can begin with that skeleton structure.
   * Try to avoid overcomplicated namespace structures. Try to use short, easy to remember namespace names.   * Try to avoid overcomplicated namespace structures. Try to use short, easy to remember namespace names.
 +  * Consider utilizing the [[plugin:qc|Quality Check Plugin]] as a wiki owner or contributor to assist in page structure and text formatting.  
  
 ===== Text formatting ===== ===== Text formatting =====
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 ===== Images and other media ===== ===== Images and other media =====
  
-  * "An image says more than a thousand words." It might even mean //more than you intended// to say. Humans tend to question the authenticity of images less than that of language. A short textual description is better than an inaccurate picture.+  * "An image says more than a thousand words." It might even mean //more than you intended// to say.((Also, you can not express this quote as a picture, can you?)) Humans tend to question the authenticity of images less than that of language. A short textual description is better than an inaccurate picture.
   * As with tables, always provide a caption for images, that states what you want to show with the image.   * As with tables, always provide a caption for images, that states what you want to show with the image.
   * If you did not create the picture yourself, state the source (possibly with a link) and the copyright.   * If you did not create the picture yourself, state the source (possibly with a link) and the copyright.
   * Don't link images from external sites, unless when allowed to do so explicitly. This is firstly a matter of copyright but can also be a matter of bandwidth stealing when [[config:fetchsize|caching for external images]] is disabled.   * Don't link images from external sites, unless when allowed to do so explicitly. This is firstly a matter of copyright but can also be a matter of bandwidth stealing when [[config:fetchsize|caching for external images]] is disabled.
-  * If the picture is bigger than roughly a third of a screen page, use a [[:wiki:syntax#images_and_other_files|link with resizing instructions]] to insert a thumbnail.+  * If the picture is bigger than roughly a third of a screen page, use a [[:wiki:syntax#media_files|link with resizing instructions]] to insert a thumbnail.
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