View source for A Quick Start Guide

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Tutorial - A quick start guide for users new to WackoWiki

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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

See also:
  * ((WikiTipsForBeginners Wiki tips for beginners))
  * ((WikiEtiquette Wiki Etiquette))
  * ((TipsForGoodStyle Tips for good style))

//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)) - tailor 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" | 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. choose title
 5. start writing content into your page
 6. save, that's it. | 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)  | file:/tutorial_edit_page.png ||
If JavaScript is enabled you just double click 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 already been commented 

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|| 2. choose a title for your comment
 3. add 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/Actions/UploadFiles))

actions: files, upload
handler: upload, file, attachments, filemeta | file:/wackowiki_r6_en_upload2.png

===Formatting ===
|| 1. Preview  | file:/wackowiki_r6_en_edit_preview.png ||


===Set Permissions===
|| 1. Click "Permissions" under submenu "more"   | file:/tutorial_set_permissions.png ||

===Compare Revisions===
1. Show page revisions and choose the versions you want compare with each other.
2. Select a diff mode and click compare.
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|| 3. Shows the diff set in the side by side mode.
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|| 4. Shows the same diff set in the inline mode.
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1. Add a site logo.
2. Add a site favicon
3. Select a layout for your site..
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//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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|| As administrator you can add new users via the Admin panel. | file:/ap_users_add_en.png