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Introduction

Welcome to the Custom Mario Kart Wiiki. This page will describe and help users how to create and edit pages. Please familiarize yourself with how to use a Wiki before starting. A tutorial on how to use a Wiki can be found here. Do not forget to read the rules; failure in doing so will result in warnings or bans if necessary.

Categories

On the Wiiki, any form of new content is categorized for easy sorting. The table below covers the main form of content released on this site. Use it to classify your content.

Tracks Battle Arenas Characters Vehicles Others[1]
Custom Content with an original design created by the author.
Retro Any content from games within the Mario Kart series.[2]
Import Any content from other games not native to the Mario Kart series.
Texture Any modifications of existing content from Nintendo that are online safe.[3]
Edit Any modifications of existing content from Nintendo that are not online safe.[3]
  1. More categories will be created if needed.
  2. All Mario Kart tracks are classified under this category, even tracks from Mario Kart 7 and onwards.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Online Safe - Modified content that behaves the same as the original content. Any modifications that change collision/solidity or significantly alter the performance of the game are not online safe.

Track/Battle Arena Page Tutorial

Use this tutorial if your content is classified as a track or battle arena.

Page Naming Scheme

Choose from the following templates:

  • For custom tracks, simply use your custom track's name.
  • For retro tracks, format its title like this: ABB Retro Track (User). ABB standing for the console abbreviation and User for the name of the author.
  • For imported tracks, format its title like this: ABB Imported Track. ABB standing for the game abbreviation.
  • For texture hacks, format its title like this: Texture Hack (Original Track Texture). Original Track standing for the name of the original track.
  • For track edits, format its title like this: Track Edit (Original Track Edit). Original Track standing for the name of the original track.

Existing examples are:

It is important to check if the page name is already taken. The Wiiki offers search functions on the left sidebar to assist with this. If it is indeed taken, you must either make a different name or post in the page's discussion for permission to reuse it. Conflicts with naming can be handled by moderators and administrators if necessary.

Move to the Page Creation Tutorial if the page title has been decided.

Character/Vehicle Page Tutorial

Use this tutorial if your content is classified as a character or vehicle.

Page Naming Scheme

Choose from the following templates:

  • For characters or vehicles, simply use the character or vehicle's name.
  • For characters on vehicles, format its title like this: Character on Vehicle. Character standing for the character name and Vehicle for the vehicle name.
  • For texture hacks, format its title like this: Texture Hack (Original Character/Vehicle Texture). Original Character/Vehicle standing for the name of the original character or vehicle.
  • For character/vehicle edits, format its title like this: Character/Vehicle Edit (Original Character/Vehicle Edit). Original Character/Vehicle standing for the name of the original character or vehicle.

Examples:

It is important to check if the page name is already taken. The Wiiki offers search functions on the left sidebar to assist with this. If it is indeed taken, you must either make a different name or post in the page's discussion for permission to reuse it. Conflicts with naming can be handled by moderators and administrators if necessary.

Move to the Page Creation Tutorial if the page title has been decided.

Page Creation Tutorial

Follow these steps to create your page:

  1. Type the name of your page in the search bar on the left and click Search. Use a simple page name and not something long, such as Super Mario Double DS Dash 7 Kart Super Circuit Super Kart Super 64 Kart Wii: Gold Edition.
  2. If the page does not already exist, click Create the page "Page Name Here" on this wiki!
  3. Copy the correct template code into the text box. Here is a list of template codes to choose from:
    • For most content, use {{subst:Custom-Track}}.
    • For characters/vehicles, use {{subst:Custom-Character}}.
    • For texture hacks, use {{subst:Texture-Hack}}
  4. Click Show Preview to see if the template displays.
  5. If you did it correctly, click Save.
  6. On your new page, click Edit.
  7. Edit the page to fill out all information.
  8. Before you are finished, decide what category your page belongs in. Look at the categories for more information.
  9. Click Save.