Follow Autocade on Facebook Check out Autocade's Drivetribe, the Global Motorshow

Difference between revisions of "Main Page"

From Autocade

Jump to: navigation, search
m (Starting out)
m
(472 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
='''Welcome to ''Autocade'' beta'''=
 
 
 
{| border="0" cellpadding="5"
 
{| border="0" cellpadding="5"
|-valign="top" width="50%"
+
|-valign="top" width="59%"
|Welcome to ''Autocade'', the international, editable automotive database. It is a wiki—with a difference. It’s global, rather than geographically biased; and, we hope, more authoritative than general sites such as ''Wikipedia'', due to careful editing. It’s aimed at car enthusiasts, including the motoring press, who may want a quick reference to international models.
+
|<p>''Autocade'' is an inter&shy;national car cyclo&shy;pædia that’s geo&shy;­graphically unbiased, carefully edited for enthu&shy;­siasts and media who want a quick, accurate reference.
  
''Autocade'' is a tribute to the work of the late [http://www.michaelsedgwicktrust.co.uk/about.htm Michael C. Sedgwick, MA] (1926–83).
+
=='''Featured'''==
 +
<DPL>
 +
namespace=
 +
notcategory=Nameplates
 +
notcategory=Marques
 +
notcategory=Information
 +
include=*
 +
includemaxlength=300 
 +
escapelinks=false
 +
randomcount=1
 +
mode=userformat
 +
addpagecounter=true
 +
listseparators=<h3>,[[%PAGE%]]</h3>,,\n\n
 +
</DPL>
 +
<DPL>
 +
namespace=
 +
notcategory=Nameplates
 +
notcategory=Marques
 +
notcategory=Information
 +
include=*
 +
includemaxlength=300 
 +
escapelinks=false
 +
randomcount=1
 +
mode=userformat
 +
addpagecounter=true
 +
listseparators=<h3>,[[%PAGE%]]</h3>,,\n\n
 +
</DPL>
 +
<DPL>
 +
namespace=
 +
notcategory=Information
 +
include=*
 +
includemaxlength=300 
 +
escapelinks=false
 +
randomcount=1
 +
mode=userformat
 +
addpagecounter=true
 +
listseparators=<h3>,[[%PAGE%]]</h3>,,\n\n
 +
</DPL>
 +
|width="41%"| '''New on ''Autocade'''''
 +
Here are the 20 latest pages on ''Autocade''.
 +
<font size=-1 face="Source Sans Pro,Ubuntu,PT Sans">{{Special:Newestpages/-/20}}
 +
[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
 +
</font>
  
Any registered user can add and edit information on cars, and all users can read the content on this site. Read more about ''Autocade'' on the ‘[[Autocade:About|About]]’ page. This site is still in beta stage.
 
  
 +
'''Also inside'''
  
==Starting out==
+
Of the 3,600-plus pages on ''Autocade'', here is a selection. Or try the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Random ‘Random page’ link] to see what cars you recognize.
 +
<font size=-1 face="Source Sans Pro,Ubuntu,PT Sans"><randompages limit="20" namespace="true" levels="20" />
 +
[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
 +
</font>
  
You can search by typing a car name into the search box at the top of the page. If the car’s not present, you’ll see a page with a link you can click to write a new article.
+
|}
 +
=='''Starting out'''==
  
We’re still organizing the site as it is very early days—but you can hop over to the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages ‘All Pages’] link to see what’s here. Some [http://autocade.net/index.php/Category:Marques marques] are also listed.
+
You can read more about ''Autocade'' on the [[Autocade:About|About]]’ page.
  
|width="50%"|  '''Recently added'''
+
If you’re hunting for a specific model, you can search using the box at the top right of the page. If your car is not present and you wish to add it, you can apply to the sysop for a registered user account by emailing him through [http://jackyan.com/contact.shtml this form.]
Here are 25 recent additions to the site.
+
  
<small><font face="Zurich Cn BT,Univers Condensed,Univers-Condensed,Helvetica-Condensed">
+
If you want to see what’s here generally, hop over to the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages ‘All Pages’] link to see what’s here. Some [http://autocade.net/index.php/Category:Marques marques] and [http://autocade.net/index.php/Category:Nameplates nameplates] are listed.
*[[NSU Ro80]]
+
*[[Honda Quint]]
+
*[[Austin Allegro 3]]
+
*[[Citroën C1]]
+
*[[Toyota Aygo]]
+
*[[Volvo 340, 343, 345]]
+
*[[Isuzu Piazza (1981–91)]]
+
*[[Ford Falcon (EL)]]
+
*[[Aston Martin DB7]]
+
*[[Ferrari 456]]
+
*[[Fiat 126]]
+
*[[Eagle Medallion]]
+
*[[Alfa Romeo Arna]]
+
*[[Prince Skyline (ALSI-1)]]
+
*[[Simca 1300, 1500]]
+
*[[Range Rover Sport]]
+
*[[Mitsubishi I]]
+
*[[Jaguar XJ Series II]]
+
*[[Mazda Familia (1980–8)]]
+
*[[Mercedes-Benz 600]]
+
*[[Sunbeam Rapier (Arrow)]]
+
*[[Porsche 911 (Typ 997)]]
+
*[[Škoda Superb (2008–)]]
+
*[[Proton Tiara]]
+
*[[Lotus Esprit S1]]
+
  
[http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages View all models]
+
Some users enjoy the [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Random ‘Random page’ feature]. See if you recognize what pops up.
</font></small>
+
  
|}
 
  
----
 
 
'''Helpful links'''<br />
 
'''Helpful links'''<br />
 
<small>Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents Users’ Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
 
<small>Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents Users’ Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
 
* [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages All pages on site]
 
* [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Allpages All pages on site]
 
* [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Newimages Image gallery]
 
* [http://autocade.net/index.php/Special:Newimages Image gallery]
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Con&#64257;guration settings list]
+
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
  
''Autocade'' is an initiative of [http://jyanet.com/media JY&A Media].
+
''Autocade'' is an initiative of [http://jyanet.com/media JY&A Media].</small>
</small>
+

Revision as of 23:12, 31 December 2017

Autocade is an inter­national car cyclo­pædia that’s geo­­graphically unbiased, carefully edited for enthu­­siasts and media who want a quick, accurate reference.

Featured

Chevrolet Cobalt (2012–)

2012 Chevrolet Cobalt LTZ.jpg

Chevrolet Cobalt. 2011 to date (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan. F/F, 1389 cm³ (I4 OHC), 1485 cm³ (I4 DOHC). Notchback version of Chevrolet Agile, with fussy, boxy styling, and on platform that can be traced back to Opel Corsa B. Positioned above the ..→


Saturn Vue (2002–7)

2002 Saturn Vue.jpg

Saturn Vue. 2002–7 (prod. n/a). 5-door SUV. F/F, F/A, 2189 cm³ petrol, 2384 cm³ petrol–electric hybrid (I4 DOHC), 2962 cm³ (V6 DOHC), 3471 cm³ (V6 OHC). Odd-looking SUV on the GM Theta platform shared with Chevrolet Equinox (2005–9), ..→


Subaru Legacy (BL)

Subaru Legacy.jpg

Subaru Legacy/Subaru Outback (BL5/BL9/BLE/BP5/BP9/BPE). 2003–9 (prod. n/a). 4-door sedan, 5-door wagon. F/A, 1994, 2457 cm³ (F4 OHC), 1994, 2457 cm³ petrol, 1998 cm³ diesel (F4 DOHC), 2999 cm³ (F6 DOHC). Legacy grows again, with an extra 35 mm in the width, ..→


New on Autocade

Here are the 20 latest pages on Autocade.

View all models


Also inside

Of the 3,600-plus pages on Autocade, here is a selection. Or try the ‘Random page’ link to see what cars you recognize.

View all models

Starting out

You can read more about Autocade on the ‘About’ page.

If you’re hunting for a specific model, you can search using the box at the top right of the page. If your car is not present and you wish to add it, you can apply to the sysop for a registered user account by emailing him through this form.

If you want to see what’s here generally, hop over to the ‘All Pages’ link to see what’s here. Some marques and nameplates are listed.

Some users enjoy the ‘Random page’ feature. See if you recognize what pops up.


Helpful links
Consult the Users’ Guide for information on using the wiki software.

Autocade is an initiative of JY&A Media.





comments powered by Disqus