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Google Docs does not make a good wiki. Optimized for printed page, not viewing online (page margins, document margins) Always in edit mode No mechanism to dynamically embed content or especially lists of documents in another document No friendly URLs for documents Does not link documents nearly as easy as in a wiki (requires interaction with menus/mouse and ...


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The GitHub robots.txt does explicitly disallow crawling of the wiki pages, for example in the Googlebot section: User-agent: Googlebot Allow: /*/*/tree/master Allow: /*/*/blob/master ... Disallow: /*/*/wiki/*/* As this is the site-wide robots file, there isn't any getting around it. It is an interesting choice, since GitHub describes wikis as a place to "...


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I think that you only have to have the project watched. It should send you notifications when anything such as issues and the WIKI are updated. UPDATE: As the updated question states, watching does not give you updates on the Wiki. However, this question has been asked on StackOverflow: How can you track or be notified of changes to GitHub wikis? A couple ...


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I know this is way old, but I've wanted this functionality for a really long time, so I finally built a little wiki viewer for Google Docs. Check out an example at https://gwiki.kaelshipman.me, and the source code on GitHub: https://github.com/kael-shipman/libgwiki. All it does is use Google's Drive API to fetch a document hierarchy from a "home" folder ...


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I noticed one feature in Google Drive that is relevant here: Link lookup by text: you type in a text for the link, then you select it and press Ctrl+K. A dialog appears with two fields, and the field for the URL has drop-down list with suggestions that match the text. So this allows emulate easily some wiki-like functionality.


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Wikipedia is currently trying to rename accounts that are currently not "global". As you know, the English Wikipedia is only one of the many wikis available on the network of wikis owned by the Wikimedia Foundation. Many years ago, they decided to implement something called "Single User Login (SUL)" so that users can just log in on one wiki and be logged in ...


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https://youneedawiki.com/ looks awesome, however to me what makes a wiki useful is the search functionality which is lacking from the free version, and only 1 user. That's as their model pushed users towards the paid version. https://www.zoho.com/wiki/?src=zoho-home seems to do the trick for me (search + 3 users) in the free version. Both allow you to ...


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Possible solution for DokuWiki A post in the DokuWiki User Forum "Relative links in wikipages" mentions this tag. It gives a path to the wiki root, so a link like this one [[this>../../VolD/Projects/]] can link to some page outside the wiki folder without using a full URL. See also the official documentation: https://www.dokuwiki.org/interwiki ...


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You may want to try out this userscript that I wrote. It makes all of the links on the page link to the simplified chinese version. Basically, the traditional links are under /wiki/, and the simplified Chinese links are under /zh-cn/. Rather simple matter to replace the /wiki/ in each link. You can download the script by clicking on "raw". See here for ...


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I recently encountered the same problem, here is how I solved it: 1) Create a new-tiddler-button that creates each tiddler with a unique ID. For creating a custom new-tiddler-button see for example Stephan Hradek's example on http://tiddlystuff.tiddlyspot.com/. You can create a javascript macro that returns a unique id and uses this unique id as field ...


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You can include it as an iframe but it might not be ideal. So your other choice is probably to alter the HTML generated by MoinMoin. The easiest way to do that, I think, is to create your own theme as described here.


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www.wikipedia.org is not quite a relevant example, because it's not even served by MediaWiki. That said, the solution is simple: you need to locally alter the page [[MediaWiki:Mainpage]] with content "Title", then index.php will redirect to [[Title]]. If the target must not be served by MediaWiki, or if you want to catch all requests to the domain root ...


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You can use timeline.js. The data back end can be a google spreadsheet. This is an open source project so at any point when you have someone to help you out with development you can do that to. http://timeline.verite.co/ and on github https://github.com/VeriteCo/TimelineJS


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I have not found any better solution than this so far: Create Page2, Copy-paste content of Page1 to Page2, Replace content of Page1 with a link to Page2 like this: Moved, please see [[Page 2]].


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This is a test by Google. Around 5% of search results are highlighting text on a website you visit. Source : https://9to5google.com/2019/08/26/google-search-highlight-website-content/ https://www.digitalinformationworld.com/2019/08/googles-feature-highlight-content.html As for sharing what you see (the highlights), it's not possible with a simple link. ...


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There is this page that gives you some rankings, but as of 31/01/2019 is no longer maintained — it has transitioned to Wikimedia Statistics. This page gives you the top editors list along with the number of edits each of them made.


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Wikidata takes some time before changes are propagated to the respective wikis. In fact, the page that you were trying to edit already has got the French link that you were looking to add in. The update schedule can be monitored here.


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Timeglider is a free web-based application that allows you to create timelines with the option to collaborate (though I don't know that it's as open as a wiki, per se). Dipity is another similar application with collaboration as an option. StudyVibe also has a listing of several Timeline Creation Tools.


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My answer would be... don't use sub pages. When you use subpages, you're bunging in an extra prefix as part of your wiki pages titles. There's quite a few disadvantages to cluttering up your wiki page titles in this way. You're hitting one disadvantage, that wiki page titles are generally displayed in full. Another big one is that wiki page titles are the ...


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You can always just set the sort key, possibly using a template (or a module) that figures out the correct sort key based on the page title.


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Solution with keeping the original page It is not possible to create a "moved permanently" response. Besides the manual way, you can do following locally: Clone the wiki repository (see URL at "Clone this wiki locally") Copy x.md to Y.md (where X is the old page, Y the new page) Replace the contents of X.md by a text and a link to Y.md (e.g. Moved, please ...


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It is possible to do so, since some HTML is supported within GitHub's Markdown. Here is an implementation that I was successful in getting: Assuming that you want to output [[Link|Link]], you can add "<code>&#91;[Link|Link]]</code>" into the text editor. It makes sure that the output will be parsed properly and the link does not render. ...


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I would suggest grabbing a copy of the main database dump (either enwikisource or ruwikisource) and analyzing the contents of all pages using a special script. This script should scan for interwiki links to the other language edition that you need and you would be able to get your desired result. However, it is off-topic to provide a script here, you would ...


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If you use TiddlyMap in your TiddlyWiki, then you can use TiddlyMaps unique tmap.id field instead of creating a unique id of your own to create a stable reference to a Tiddler. You can find the tmap.id of a Tiddler by going to info > Fields. Based on B12Toaster's answer: {{{[field:tmap.id[73aeaa4e-e07b-423d-bcfc-ceb918851b86]!has[draft.of]]}}}


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While crowdsourcing is definitely part of the way Wikipedia handles spam it's only a very minor part. Wikipedia is using several anti-spam extensions, without these it would be a big spamfest that no army of humans could stop. Around November 2014 these are set up: Abuse Filter - Applies automatic heuristics to edits AntiSpoof – Blocks the creation ...


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Nowadays, the language converter in Chinese Wikipedia are able to follow the language preference set by uesrs in browser. So that, if user configure the browser to use zh-HK, then it would display zh-HK first, if user configure the browser to use zh-CN, then it would display zh-CN first. Instruction to change Google Chrome's language setting is available ...


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Disclaimer I have not yet used this tool This tool looks promising: https://youneedawiki.com/ It allows you to create a wiki that is backed by Google Docs.


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