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Questions tagged [wiki]

A wiki is a website made up of inter-connected web pages that are easily created and edited by members using a markup language.

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What's the name of this Web App? [on hold]

I'm thinking of a web app I saw a few years ago. Essentially, the UI is a large canvas of whitespace, and the user can scroll around and insert a block of text on any point in that space. It is also ...
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Underscores within identifiers not properly handled when importing markdown to Confluence/wiki

I am using the Insert | Markup | Markdown capability within a Confluence wiki page. The import does not properly handle the following: _sys_vertica_nwgr_ In native markdown : When imported (/...
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How can I see Wikidata's largest editors?

I wonder how I can see Wikidata's users who made the most edits, along with the number of edits that each of them have made. This page lists the Wikipedia's users who made the most edits: I am ...
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How to receive a notification when someone edits my project's GitHub wiki

I own a GitHub organisation and project. Unknown people (out of the organization) sometimes edit my project's wiki, which is cool. How can I receive a notification when someone edits my project's ...
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How to add language link to a Wikipedia page

I'm trying to add an interlanguage link to a Wikipedia page. I've read the instructions given in wikipedia:wikidata page, but couldn't get to add the language links. Here is what I'm trying to do: ...
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How can I make my Github Wiki crawlable by search engines? robots.txt seems to forbid it

While using the W3C link checker, I found out that my Github Wiki can't be crawled: https://github.com/aegif/CmisSync/wiki/Getting-started-with-CmisSync-development Status: (N/A) Forbidden by ...
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How to prevent MediaWiki from redirecting the main domain to the “Main Page”?

I see a lot of questions about how to change the title of a MediaWiki Main Page or how to redirect it to another page, but I can't seem to find anything on how to 1) prevent MediaWiki from redirecting ...
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Listing subpages in categories on mediawiki

I'm using subpages to group product functionality. Unfortunately all subpages participating in a category are displayed with their parent page making the alphabetic separation significantly less ...
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How to rename a GitHub wiki page?

On GitHub I created a wiki page, "Page1", but now I realize it was a bad name and I want to rename it to "Page2" instead. There are many external third-party HTTP links to Page1, so deleting it would ...
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Wiki Markup - link to relative path

With wiki markup is it possible to link to a relative path? eg: [../rel/path Link Text] I am using DokuWiki.
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How to edit Wiki Markup more efficiently?

I'm adding a simple table into our project's wiki page and I'm just wondering whether there is way for the table to have the auto-fill capability like Excel. For ex., auto generating index for all the ...
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Is there a web application to create a timeline of events? [closed]

My country is going through difficult times. I want to create a mostly graphical timeline of events in a wiki like fashion. I want everyone who wants to get involved to contribute and comment. What is ...
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What does Wikipedia mean when they say some accounts will be renamed due to a technical change?

Wikipedia currently has a notification at the top of every single page saying that some accounts will be renamed due to a technical change when I am logged in. Clicking on Read more doesn't really ...
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How to output raw code in github's wiki?

I want to explain my wiki users how to use internal links. However, when I write [[Linktext|Link to an internal site]] with two `` (code dashes) around them, it gets displayed as a link, but ...
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How to list all Wikisource pages linked between two specific languages?

I'd like to know if there is a search I can run, either internally or externally to the website, which brings up all pages linked between, say, English and Russian. (It's for comparative linguistic ...
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How can casing for page headers on GitHub wikis be controlled?

Is there a way to escape the apparent forced sentence casing for the title on a GitHub wiki page? The wiki seems to be based on Gollum, and it seems to force sentence casing for titles. Attempts to ...
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How to change MediaWiki “Main Page” title? [duplicate]

I just installed Media Wiki on my web site for a club at my school. I can't figure out how to change the "Main Page" title though on the home page. Does any one know how I can do this?
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Embed a form in MoinMoin

I have just started using MoinMoin wiki, and would like to embed a form in a page. Specifically a Google Search form. What would be the best way to go about doing this? I see that forms are a work ...
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Searching for Chinese words in Wikka wiki

I am a user of Wikka wiki and I have a problem of searching Chinese words. The problem is that there is are spaces between Chinese words. Therefore, the entire title of a page is taken as a single ...
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How to export all pages from MediaWiki to hierarchy of HTML files

I'm in the process of starting my bachelor project and needs a documentation system. Currently it looks like MediaWiki fulfills my requirements. All pages of a particular MediaWiki-project is stored ...
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Changing the name of a Tiddler in TiddlyWiki and retain the references pointing to it

I am new to TiddlyWiki and I am trying to make a webpage that I anticipate to edit later with some information changing. It would make sense to sometimes edit the name of some of the tiddlers, but if ...
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How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?

Anybody can alter wiki contents, and I am wondering "How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?", when even not registered members edit the contents. What you think about it?
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How to make Simplified Chinese preferences on Wikipedia stick?

Chinese Wikipedia (维基百科) has the ability to convert its articles from Traditional to Simplified Chinese through a dropdown menu on its top left corner. This is great because although I can read both ...
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How can one use Google Sites as a Wiki?

Is it possible to use Google Sites as a Wiki where everyone can edit without first asking for the owner to allow them?
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Formatting C# code for wiki syntax

How can I format my C# code so it displays correctly in our internal Wiki? We are using MediaWiki although I assume most wiki syntax is the same.
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Listing all articles on Wikitravel.org (excluding redirects)

Here is the list of all articles on the excellent guide Wikitravel.org: http://wikitravel.org/en/Special:Allpages/A1GP PROBLEM: It also includes redirects. For each real article there are tens of ...
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Internal wiki setup to create a book or export-to-PDF feature [closed]

Is there any tutorial to setup an internal intranet wiki to enable creation of a book or export-to-PDF as in wikipedia.org?
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Is there a wiki bot for deleting articles based on a regex? [closed]

My problem is that I have added many (about 200) images with a wiki bot to our company's wiki, a MediaWiki. Now I want to delete all the images I have uploaded. I gave them all a name with a ...
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Does the German Wiktionary have a way to request words to be added?

I'm a long time contributor to the English Wiktionary but I'd like to request an entry for a word current not in the Germany Wiktionary for the first time. For those not aware, while all Wiktionaries ...
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Looking for a clean and seamless discussion+documents board and/or Google groups alternative [closed]

I've been trying to find a clean, fresh and nice-looking alternative online tool for writing topic pages and then discussing them. Ideally, this should be a wiki page (where users are able to embed ...
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i want to submit lyrics to lyrics.wikia.com but copyright infringement issues?

i want to submit lyrics to lyrics.wikia.com but I worry about copyright infringement issues I do not understand how the Copyrights work in lyrics.wikia.com They claimed that Copyrights to lyrics ...
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Wiki page import [closed]

I have a very long structured text file I want to import as hundreds of wiki pages. I got OmniOutliner, which allows me to export my file as a number of useful formats like Excel, CSV, OPML, etc. ...
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Open source login based wiki

We are looking to setup a open source wiki for a group of users. But we want it a password protected/ login based. Any suggestions? (admin based , new user can be added and old account can be ...
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Approve changes made to a wiki page before it is published

I am looking for a good wiki engine for work that will allow me or another administrator to approve changes made to a page before it gets published on the wiki. For example like a blog allowing ...
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How can I add a link on a MediaWiki message page?

At our company, we have an internal wiki, the access to which is restricted to a specific group. If someone from outside that group attempts access, they will be diverted to the special MediaWiki ...
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DokuWiki live preview like in Stack Exchange software?

Is there a plugin for DokuWiki which gives a live preview during editing like the one used by the Stack Exchange applications, including live preview of math formulas (jsMath with MathJax), as in ...
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Are there any karma based wiki systems? [closed]

Are you aware of any wiki like system that make page edits public only if the user who made the edit has a given karma or if the community up votes the edit? Something like Super User or Stack ...
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Is it possible to use Google Docs as a wiki?

Is it possible somehow to easily use Google Docs as a wiki? I mean, I create a first document, then add a link to another one and so on, so the procedure is easy and fast and the different docs files ...
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Looking for a good private, free and secure wiki web application [closed]

I know I can just install MediaWiki, but I prefer not to do the maintainance. What website offers free, private and secure wikis? Edit - From what I've looked at so far, Google Sites is the only one ...
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Is there a Google Code-like web application to install on your own web and svn server? [closed]

Is there a Google Code-like web application to install on your own server which supports: Source code versioning, e.g. with subversion, git, mercurial... Wiki Issue tracker All in one?
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Wiki software that looks good via browser, iPhone and iPad? [closed]

I'm looking into new wiki software that looks good on browsers and kind of native on iPad and iPhone. Any suggestions?
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Page level access in Google sites

Is there a feature for providing page level access in Google sites?
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Collaboration wiki which provides page level access/ authentication [closed]

Is there any wiki/web service like Google sites which allows the admin to givepage level access/ authentication to the users ?
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Why do articles with multiple sections not have a table of contents?

Why isn't there a table of contents (TOC) in the Wikipedia article "Scott Meyers"? There are three sections in that article. Has it something to do with the length? The article "Web application" has ...
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Is there such a thing as a WordPress 'dashboard'-like MediaWiki GUI front-end/interface? [closed]

I've recently looked at installing a wiki engine, in order to provide - as with most wikis - a user-editable repository of information. I've looked at three specific engines: DokuWiki TikiWiki ...
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How do I alter an article on Wikipedia?

I would like to alter an article on Wikipedia how do I do so?
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Is there a web application that allows you to set up a wiki in 10 minutes? [closed]

I've attempted to set up a wiki a couple times but left it go because the complexity overcame the time I had to do it. Is there a web application that allows you to easily set up a free wiki in 10 ...
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For a software development project, what is the best type of wiki? [closed]

I am trying to set up a wiki/management system for a software project and keep getting confused by the myriad of options available. I have seen TWiki and Plone before, which bill themselves as ...