How to contribute: Getting Started

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This page gives a detailled description about how to contribute to the wiki.

Preliminary step on how to apply for a user account[edit | ]

To create an account send an email to or

Log in and change your password for the Wiki[edit | ]

  • After your account application is successful, you will received an email with your password for the Wiki.
  • Press the link in the email, log in, and create your new password.
  • Please also check your spam folder for it.

Download and Install Zotero (Reference Software)[edit | ]

This Wiki uses the Zotero reference software in combination with the Better BibTeX add in to reference.

  • Download Zotero (from here) & choose the appropriate operating system (Windows/MacOS/Linux)
  • Additionally, you can choose to also install a browser add-on that automatically recognizes content and makes it easier to add references to Zotero. This add on is avaialble for Chromium based browsers (Chrome, Brave, etc.) as well as for Safari and Firefox.
  • Create an Zotero account (here) if you do not already have one.
  • After the account was created, relay the email address of your Zotero account in order to be invited to Security Vision group library.
  • Accept the invitation to the group project by following the link that was sent to the email used for the creation of your Zotero account.
  • After Zotero is successfully installed on your computer, an account is created, and you joined the group library, continue to the next step.

Download and Install Zotero add-on "Better BibTeX"[edit | ]

The Better BibTeX add-on is used in Zotero for the generation of BibTeX citation keys. These keys are used for references in the Wiki.

  • Download the Better BibTeX file from here. The file ending is .xpi

Download this file for Better BibTeX

  • To install Better BibTeX follow this Tutorial.

Succesful installation should look like this

  • If the installation was succesful, on top of the reference info in Zotero a citation key should be visible.
  • If the citation key is visible, you are all set up to continue to the next step.

Familarize yourself with the best practices of the Wiki[edit | ]

The best practices ensure that the Wiki is coherent and tidy. It is important that these rules are followed to avoid discrepancies or problems in the future.

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