best_practices
Make lots of sandbox pages
· ☕ 5 min read · ✍️ River
Instead of putting all of your code experiments on a single page, make lots of little sandbox pages!

Comment your closing braces
· ☕ 6 min read · ✍️ River
This one trick will save you 80% of your wikitext debugging time!

How to rename Cargo tables safely
· ☕ 8 min read · ✍️ River
Cargo actually provides a way to cleanly rename tables without any "downtime," but it's not obvious or documented how to do this.

Bot passwords & you (& your bot (& you))
· ☕ 8 min read · ✍️ River
What's a bot password? What's the difference between bot accounts and bot passwords? Why do I need all this anyway?

Don't use _pageName
· ☕ 10 min read · ✍️ River
Sometimes it can seem convenient to use the built-in _pageName field that Cargo provides; however, _pageName is a metadata field, and you should take care to use it only as such.