What is a tutorialEdit
A tutorial explains (in detail) how to accomplish something. It is an opportunity for you to share your knowledge with the rest of the world.
Creating a tutorialEdit
Creating a new tutorial can be done in two steps
1. Create a link to your tutorial 2. Create the tutorial
1. From the main tutorials page, pick a category that you want to add your tutorial to, and click on the "Edit" button beside the category name.
2. Type in the name of your tutorial. For example, you might write "My First Tutorial"
3. Highlight what you typed and then click on the Link button (beside the I)
4. A popup should appear asking you to type in a link. Type "Tutorials/" in front of the link, so this example would look like "Tutorials/My First Tutorial"
5. If everything is OK, click Publish to save your changes.
Create the articleEdit
Now that a link has been created, you can click on it. If the article has not been created yet, the text will appear in red. If an article with that name already exists, then it will appear in blue.
1. Click on the link
2. You should be able to create or edit your tutorial
3. Click publish to save your changes
Outline of a tutorialEdit
Depending on the topic, the tutorial may look very different. Overall, a tutorial includes the following pieces of information
- Requirements (optional)
- External Links
This is meant to be a guideline. There are many different topics to talk about, and some topics may need more sections to be clear. Be creative. There is no right or wrong.
A name for your tutorial. Ideally summarizes what the tutorial is about.
An overview of what you are going to talk about, what you are trying to accomplish. Basically what readers will get out of it.
What kind of things readers may need before they are able to start the tutorial. For example, you might need an image editor for artwork, or you may need certain scripts.
Detailed instructions about your topic. This could include pictures or videos or anything else that would help understand the material.
Links for further reading. Perhaps you have a demo that people can reference.