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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Using Tables

Tables are a very important formatting tool for web applications. Using tables we can create attractive designs and also organize our text and contents. Without tables, lots of things are not possible in HTML, especially advanced formatting. Even for the wiki, we need tables to format our text and images and present our content to the browser. Wiki syntax provides us the opportunity to create tables. Though the syntax is not very conventional it is still very easy to apply.

The Syntax

To create a table in MediaWiki, we need to use curly braces and a vertical line like {| |}. {| is used to open the table and |} to close the table. All the table contents will be between these two tags. This is also known as wiki-pipe syntax.

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