Help:Getting Started

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Artist's rendition of editing the Hornet page

Welcome to the Star Citizen Wiki! We are glad to see that you're interested in helping out. Editing a wiki can be overwhelming at first with the number of pages that exist and the new writing language (wikicode) to learn, but it won't be long before improving and changing the wiki becomes second nature.

Quick Start

For the eager editor, this guide should show you a few of the steps to take before making your first edits.

  1. Get verified in Discord to start editing!
    • The Discord channel is where we organize our page edits, ask for assistance, and discuss possible changes
  2. Explore the Help:Contents
  3. Make your first edit!
  4. Check out the Issue list page to see what we're all working on.
    • Message one of the task leaders there on their talk page or on Discord to see what you can do.

Some suggestions for things to do

After you've familiarized yourself with basic editing on your userpage, it's time to make some important, world-changing edits!

  • Browse the Tasks page to see some general and maintenance tasks that need to be worked on
    • This includes things like filling out stub pages (Which are missing some content) or adding detail to important pages (like Gameplay Mechanics
  • Adopt a page! Pick a page and make it the best page on the wiki. Fill it in with official, referenced info, and a good number of interesting images.
  • Patrol the Recent Changes log to revert vandalism, help out other contributors, or suggest improvements