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How do I index a page?:

The First and Only
The "how to index" page is not helpful- What do i actually have to do to index a page? Like, what are the steps to follow to index it?
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 2 Deboss, Thu, 26th Jul '12 6:18:45 PM from Awesomeville Texas
I see the Awesomeness.
1) Go to the appropriate index page you want to add a page to.

2) Click edit.

3) Scroll down and add the pages name (this is the page it is actually on, include all namespaces and what not) in the appropriate alphabetical position.

4) Click post/complete/whatever the word is.
That's not working. I tried to do this to index [[Awesome/Victorious]] and there's still no index.

Seeking for Light
Your initial problem was that you didn't format it correctly, so it wasn't a link. After that, I suspect that you forgot to refresh (hard refresh) the Awesome.Victorious page so that you could see the index bar at the bottom.

And by the way, the correct formatting for one word Wiki Words with namespaces is Namespace/{{Word}}. I've fixed it on the index. You may want to check out Text Formatting Rules.

edited 1st Oct '12 9:43:36 PM by Nocturna

I am also having trouble indexing a page.

I have followed the rules, but I keep getting stuck.

 6 Septimus Heap, Sun, 11th Nov '12 3:58:46 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
You mean DefinitionofaHuman, right? On which index do you want to put it? I can't see any index edits. Also, the "does indexing" button is for indexes, not for pages to be indexed.

edited 11th Nov '12 4:00:32 AM by SeptimusHeap

Yeah. Sorry. I just want to put it in the fanfic index. It is a fanfiction series, but I saw a few others that way.

 8 Septimus Heap, Sun, 11th Nov '12 9:37:30 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
There is no fanfiction index. There are a few indexes on Fan Fiction - you need to add your work there, and it should be indexed afterwards.

Okay, I went to the fanfic list where I saw a lot of blue links and added it.

And when I went back to my page I made, it had an index on the bottom.

So...I didn't mess up horribly!


Thank you!

Hey, just wanted to say this forum page was a huge help for me finally figuring out how to index. Thanks a million! If only the How Indexing Works page was as easy to understand.
 11 Septimus Heap, Sun, 30th Dec '12 1:46:19 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
Hmm, yeah, that page could need some refining.

Necroing this because I'm having trouble with this.

I'm trying to get Flight Highschool indexed under the Manhwa and Korean Webtoon links, but they're not showing up as indexed correctly. Weirdly enough, I have it indexed under Military and Warfare Anime and Manga correctly, even though it uses the exact same text formatting as those other two pages. What's preventing it from being indexed on those first two pages?

edited 16th Sep '13 12:16:21 PM by Why485

 13 Septimus Heap, Mon, 16th Sep '13 12:20:43 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
When an index isn't working, always try to make a blank edit on the index page. I did it for you, and the indexes now show up correctly.

Hm, that explains that. Thank you.

edited 16th Sep '13 12:47:10 PM by why485

I'm new here, and I'm having trouble indexing some pages I made: Ie Naki Ko Remi and Twilight Pretty Cure.
 16 Septimus Heap, Tue, 29th Apr '14 5:00:13 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy

we do have a page How Indexing Works, although your pages have a few more issues that need to be addressed before indexing (I'll explain them once I am back home).

 17 liamash 3, Wed, 30th Jul '14 4:00:39 AM from Australia Relationship Status: Abstaining
The Gamer
I'm having a bit of trouble trying to index the page Over Used. Could a moderator or friendly user tell me what I'm doing wrong? I tried to follow the rules posted here and in the How Indexing Works pages, but it didn't seem to work. I edited the page Alternate Universe Fic to include the Over Used fanfic, but it didn't seem to solve the index issue. I did try and refresh both the Over Used page and the alt. universe page, as well. What am I doing wrong?

edited 30th Jul '14 4:01:30 AM by liamash3

I like anime, reading fiction and playing video games.
 18 Septimus Heap, Wed, 30th Jul '14 4:04:14 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
A Wizard boy
You did the rigth things, except that Alternate Universe Fic is not an index. I think FanFic.Video Games is the index you are looking for.

The system doesn't know you right now, so no post button for you.
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