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Postby Mike Bentley » Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:52 am

The new home for the QBWiki is http://www.qbwiki.com/wiki/Main_Page.
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Postby Skepticism and Animal Feed » Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:53 pm

Anyone know how to make infoboxes work? That would take us to a whole new level of professional presentation.
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Postby Mike Bentley » Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:05 pm

Essentially you want to use Templates. Check out the source on Wikipedia for some simple info box templates for how to do it. You might need to be an administrator to make these templates, though.

It'd probably be a good idea to make different templates for people, clubs, tournaments, etc.
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Postby Matt Weiner » Mon Nov 12, 2007 3:53 pm

Ideally, you could just copy any code or formatting you want wholesale from Wikipedia itself since the qbwiki now runs on the same software. This may not work for any number of reasons, none of which I am qualified to figure out, but it's worth a shot.
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Postby Skepticism and Animal Feed » Mon Nov 12, 2007 4:21 pm

Hey, we sort of have a "Did you know..." box now.
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Postby theMoMA » Sat Nov 17, 2007 11:03 pm

Enable image uploads please.
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Postby Mike Bentley » Sun Nov 18, 2007 12:46 pm

Ok, I enabled them. Tell me if you normal users are having trouble uploading stuff.
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Postby theMoMA » Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:39 pm

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:Ok, I enabled them. Tell me if you normal users are having trouble uploading stuff.


It appears to work for me. Thanks.
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Postby Matt Weiner » Tue Nov 20, 2007 3:21 am

I tried to create a page and this happened:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function: memsess_key() in /home/doc-ent2/public_html/qbwiki/includes/User.php on line 1695
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Postby Mike Bentley » Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:28 am

Matt Weiner wrote:I tried to create a page and this happened:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function: memsess_key() in /home/doc-ent2/public_html/qbwiki/includes/User.php on line 1695


Weird. I just tried creating a page and had no problems. Is this still happening?
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Postby Matt Weiner » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:43 am

I think the basics for how a team, player, or tournament page should look have been hashed out, so the best way to start adding content to the wiki would be for everyone to go make their own page, add the appropriate infobox, and leave it to someone more neutral to write the text. Make sure you do the formatting and linking correctly.

Standards for how things should look are laid out at http://www.doc-ent.com/qbwiki/index.php ... :Main_Page .
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Postby Rothlover » Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:47 pm

I believe I fixed the database problem with the old wiki, if people want to start porting articles from it (mostly into the humor tab, once thats working, I'm guessing.)
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Postby Matt Weiner » Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:23 pm

We need some sort of visual confirmation for registrations, there's been a few spam accounts lately.
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby cvdwightw » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:12 pm

The qbwiki appears to be down right now. Was this a pre-announced downtime that I missed the announcement for (or other reason that Mike is aware of and I'm not), is it just that the UCI wireless server has decided to block the site, or is there something wrong with the wiki? I can access the quizbowl cast but not the qbwiki.
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby The Laughing Cavalier » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:42 pm

It's not UCI. Reporting breakage on the east coast as well.
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby Matt Weiner » Wed Aug 27, 2008 8:44 pm

How can I add my article about "civility" now?
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby Gautam » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:08 pm

It works from this UMN
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby The Laughing Cavalier » Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:10 pm

gkandlikar wrote:It works from this UMN

It is back at my house.
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby rjaguar3 » Tue Jul 21, 2009 9:34 pm

Hey guys.

I can't log in because my screenname, RJaguar3, has a capital letter, and the text field for my username keeps changing the name to lowercase in Firefox. Can someone help me?
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Re: New Quiz Bowl Wiki

Postby Carolus Magnus » Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:23 pm

Edit: I was being a fool when I wrote this post. Mods, please delete this.
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