A large portion of relevant modules/templates have now been switched to cargo. Various usages of SMW throughout the wiki need to be replaced by the new functions, in particular item tables. If some pages do not show up but contain no errors, please null-edit them. To see how you can help with the port check out Path_of_Exile_Wiki:To-do_list/SMW_migration (and leave a comment on the talk page if you have questions).

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I have some lua experience. How can I help?

I can't find any resources on getting up to speed on how the pages actually work. How did anyone figure it out, is it just trial and error for a few weeks to understand it, or can I just read something that describes the abstractions? And which things are custom to this wiki vs. the Gamepedia network? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Multihuntr (talkcontribs)

In principle, the lua modules parse arguments to templates, show stuff on the wiki and either store things in the database via cargo or retrieve things from it (or both). The modules that still need to be ported require replacing of SMW functions to cargo equivalents. Those modules are all custom to the PoE wiki. There isn't much description on how individual modules work, you'll have to look at the respective source code.
What the specific function used on a page via template call is supposed to do is usually described in the template help page, though this needs some serious updating for the modules that already have been ported as well. --OmegaK2 (t|c) 07:17, 3 January 2018 (UTC)