Get started with editing the wiki.
Anyone can edit any page and improve articles immediately for all readers – no need to create an account. The RuneScape Wiki uses two methods of editing: the simpler VisualEditor, and classic editing through source mode.
Your first edits
A beginner's guide on how to use VisualEditor, a user-friendly system that allows you to edit without the need to learn wikitext.
The basics of VisualEditor
Some more detailed tips on editing using VisualEditor, including how to add links and format bold and italic text.
Using source mode
Source mode allows you to see all of the wikitext on a page and to edit it directly. If you are trying to make more complex changes, you should switch to the source editor.
Introduction to source mode
Editing using the classic source mode, which allows you to view and change wikitext directly.
Cheat sheet for source mode
A short guide that lists the syntax needed to create font styles, links, templates, and headers in source mode.
The types of images we need on the wiki, how to take them, and how to upload.
The preferred methods and settings we use to record animations. GIF is pronounced with a hard "G".
Introduction to GIMP
A guide to GIMP, a free cross-platform image editor with brushes, layer capabilities, selection tools, masking, etc.
How to cut out the background and other unnecessary parts of an image, putting the focus on the subject.
What's possible with source mode
Examples of some of the more complicated types of edits that can be made on the wiki.
Advanced guide to VisualEditor
Making more complicated edits using the default editor.
How to make the navigational templates located at the bottom of most pages.
Creating Grand Exchange pages
How to create the pages required to automatically scrape and update Grand Exchange prices for items.