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Tutorial - A quick start guide for users new to WackoWiki

//This page is also available in ((/Doc/Deutsch/Einleitung German)).//

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A wiki is a website that can be built quickly. Anyone can edit new and existing pages. The database contains information about all changes made to pages by all wiki users. Earlier versions of a page can be restored if necessary. **Wiki defining features:**: ((/Doc/English/Markup markup)) - references - changes - version control - configuration and administration

((WikiTipsForBeginners Wiki tips for beginners))

//Without login you can do:// read default pages and follow system bookmark links: Changes - Comments - Index. You can also view wiki source - print - show referrers. While hovering over and klicking links you see changes in the status line of the browser and/or in the URL input field.

//When logged in, you additionally can do://

**pages:** read and write existing pages and linking, add content and format it, use ((/Doc/English/Actions actions)), register new users
**page handler:** work with any page: - revisions - create - clone - delete - rename - moderate - permissions - categories - watch - attachments
**general page properties:** edit general properties of pages: - title - keywords - description - language
**extended page properties:** allow: comments - files - rating - html features
**administration:** configure access to ((/Doc/English/AdminPanel AdminPanel)) - taylor wiki to your needs and refactor it

The default configuration can be changed for the site, on a per page and/or per user basis.

1. At the top right corner click "Login".

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|| 2. type in your UserName
 3. type in your password
 4. click "Login"

Done. You have logged in to your wiki.

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===Add page===

Before adding a page you might have to log in to your wackowiki website.

|| 1. Click "Create" under submenu "more" | %%(wacko wrapper=text wrapper_width=px)file:/tutorial_create_new_page_1.png%% ||
|| 2. Choose name of your page
 3. Click "Create"

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//Basic Concept: ((/Doc/English/Cluster WackoWiki Cluster))//

|| 4. start writing content into your page
 5. choose title
 6. save, that's it. | %%(wacko wrapper=text wrapper_width=px)file:/tutorial_create_new_page_3.png %%
You have created your new page. See also: other ways to ((/Doc/English/AddNewPage add new pages)).

===Edit page===
|| 1. Click on pencil in top menu (page handler) | %%(wacko wrapper=box wrapper_width=px)file:/tutorial_edit_page.png%% ||
If java script is enabled you just doubleclick on any page to edit it.

===Add comment===
//If commenting a page is allowed://
1. At the bottom of a page click "Add your comment" or "Read Comments" if this page has allready been commented

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|| 2. add your comment
 3. choose a title for your comment
 4. click preview or save.

Done. You have commented a page. Also look at ((/RecentlyCommented)) Wiki Page.

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===Upload file===
//If upload is allowed//
1. At the bottom of a page click "Attach Files" or "Files" (if there are already uploaded files to this page)
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|| 2. browse your file directory and choose file for __global__ upload or upload to page
 3. choose a description for your file
 4. click "Proceed".
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|| Done. You have uploaded a file! See also: ((/Doc/English/Tutorial/Upload)) and ((/Doc/English/Actions/UploadFiles)), ((/Dev/Release/R55/FileUpload))

actions: files, upload
handler: upload, file, attachments, filemeta | %%(wacko wrapper=text wrapper_width=px)file:/tutorial_upload_3.png%%

===Formatting ===


1. When logged in as ~WikiAdmin , go to page: ##~

//If registration is allowed (off by default)://
1. At the top of a page click "Registration"

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|| 2. choose a user name
 3. choose a secure password and type in your password twice
 4. enter a valid e-mail address (e.g. to get updates on watched pages)
 5. type in word you see above
 6. click "Register me"

Done. You have registered a new user.

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original is located at: ((/Doc/English/Tutorial))