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  • Site repaired after big spammer's attack. Now anonymous editing disabled.


  • Version R4.2 released. We recommend all users to upgrade. It can be downloaded here.


  • We are planning next release (R4.2) in next two weeks. You could help us to achieve that milestone by updating message set of some particular language you know well. Up-to-time versions of language packs are available at Send results to


  • If you wish to support WackoWiki development team, help them either to keep up product development or hosting, you could make a donation


  • WackoWiki CVS repository moved to Subversion. Web-interface available, SVN URL and details can be found at Repository.


  • R4 released. It`s the long-awaited version, we work on it more than one year. We recommend all users to upgrade. It can be downloaded here.


  • R4 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) released. We recommend all users of R4 beta versions to upgrade. RC1 can be downloaded here.



  • Spanish translation added (many thanks to Luis Muniz). Moldavian translation (not finished yet) added - many thanks to Igor Vasilcovsky.


  • R4 beta2 released. Please, help with testing. It can be downloaded from WackoBeta.


  • We celebrate our first anniversary. Thereby beta-testing of WackoWiki R4 has begun. Hurray!


  • Our new URL: Please, change your links and bookmarks.


  • We are still alive. We have two new translation (Italian and Polish).
To all those who are interested in the fate of R4: it will be inevitably. But it is not clear when. I need to finish the multilingual version and upload it, but I don't have time. It mostly goes to NPJ, continuing and developing the ideas of WackoWiki.
So if you want very good version, you can use the CVS-version. Details in the document Repository, but just remember that it should be put on top of R3.5 and do not forget to change the database.


  • Code in Repository was severely updated. DB structure was changed. Instruction for altering DB is published here -- but there is no need of doing so unless you want to upgrade up to CVS version. Otherwise, just wait for R4.



  • We make some further changes of DB structure. Don't use CVS.


  • Based on Formatter for Easy Language of Yuri Makarov a formatter for language syntax SQL.



  • You will not believe, but released R3.5. Compared to the R3:
    • HIGHLIGHTS: Fixed several XSS-holes, hole to the removal of GET-request and Information Disclosure Vulnerability..
    • Realized delete comments.
    • Implemented renaming pages.
    • Now post comments on the email to users who "watch" page.
    • Those people who "watch" the page is sent simple diff.
    • Created formatters icq, icq_m and icq_l to log chat interviews. Called for %%(icq_m) ... %%.
      • icq, icq_m, icq_l - ICQ, Miranda (nConvers), ICQLite respectively
    • Admins can delete (but not watch) any page.
    • User Groups and interwiki-links have been case insensitive.
    • The new addresses (URLs) - with underlining and capital letters.
    • A variety of sort of MyPages.
    • Handler referrers has also been shown BackLinks.
    • Macros to substitute your user name and date.
    • Improved diff.
    • Strong acceleration of building pages from the cache formatted text.
    • Removed syntax lists with tilde. Tilde is now only the arrangement of screens Linking WikiNames.
    • You can now embed the anchor in a page and refer to them.
    • new Syntax ??text??: text.
    • Improve the appearance of a number of Action.
    • Returned and improved Action LinksTree.
    • New configuration file options: url_underscrores, show_spaces and show_datetime.
    • In the HTTP-header page is added the time of its last update.
    • Fixed numerous bugs, including broken BackLinks in CVS-version.
  • WackoWiki R3.5.



  • Prepared for release R3.1 - BugFix Release.


  • WackoWiki R3.
  • IMPORTANT - If you have version preR3, that is, from CVS, do not use upgrader. He could not know how, and that has changed in your database structure, as compared with R2.


  • Only a week delayed:)


  • All sorts of minor edits.
  • Test web access to CVS. There's also download the current tarball give, but you still do not download, tomorrow will be R3.


  • Introduced syntax for inserting text into pictures that are located in images: ((k.gif text for alt and title)) (of course, also works with the square brackets). Example: text for alt and title?.


  • At 23 - April 24, assigned to output R3. Work is in progress.


  • Heavily rewritten CacheLinks(), to request the page has been sharply lower. Their costs.


  • Fixed a number of seriously mistakes in optimization.
  • The new parameter of the Include action is nowarning. Setting it to 1 does not display a notification when you call Include for a page you can't access.
  • The new configuration file option allow_rawhtml - if it is set to 1, the syntax works <# #> (see RawHTML). Otherwise, this syntax does not work. Thus, a large hole is closed, and let the door without a key. In the R4 will be dangerous HTML'ya parser.
  • Minor internal changes: ToC redesigned to <div> 'ah. LONGREGEXP became constant. setlocale () is called only once.


  • Fixed a lot of small bugs in the formatter. :-(( Now double smileys work without being replaced by links. :))
  • Made three optimization of Wacko Performance. Dramatic increase in speed is not visible, in contrast to the size of the database. Although you know better.
  • Much to ask - if you find bugs, report, there is no certainty that the midnight beer sucked, I wrote a 100% bugs free code.
  • Added to the formatter, the ~ character, which, if it is put in front of ~ WikiName, to make sure that it does not get linked.
  • Added tables, which are displayed without a border - the opening tag #||.


  • Made cache ACL.
  • Removed preview, as inappropriate and unnecessary.
  • When changes in the "observed" page will be sent notification by email.
  • Double quotes have changed their meaning, see RawHTML.
  • Full support switched off mod_rewrite.
  • A number of bug fixes.



  • Added support for clusters, with all the charms of relative addressing. More information is available at ShVAK, which is not yet available. But will soon be available. Is now available.
  • Accordingly, there was a navigation bar AKA BreadCrumbs (in the default skins is not included)
  • Added action which automatically build a table of contents (TableOfContents) on the basis of markup subtitles.
  • Pages marked with partially restricted access "key" - NPJ / WikiName example.
  • A lot of fixes in a WackoTypografika.


  • Everything is now able to Wacko skins / themes
    • that it has brought us, written in the news from 04/10
  • In cvs is more or less usability of code, but testing continues.


  • Came up with "Themes". In CVS, on the subject are absolutely non-working version yet.


  • Are working on testing a large number of changes from Kuso lying in CVS.
  • Construction of a documentation.


  • Raised WackoCVS: , module wacko. Use at your own risk.


  • Repaired cache and fix minor bug in the formatter.


  • icons for Wacko


  • Entered into an icon for a lot of edits from KusoMendokusee
    • Typography - is replaced by a long dash and so on.
    • Typography in user preferences.
    • Links to the closed padlock icon marked pages.
    • In reference substituted the modification page, which combined with a different color for visited / unvisited page leads to greater usability.
    • It's in the settings of the user.
    • Insensitivity to the register and WikiName Xlat.
    • Fix that worked InterWiki-Russian links in MSIE.
  • Closed hole associated with the ability to insert JavaScript in [[...]]


  • Expedited preservation of pages, a number of small fixes including the letter e.



  • Fully complete Russification, thanks to YuliaShabunio.
  • On the links on those pages that you will not be shown due to ACLs, put class = "denied". It remains to write CSS. Thank YuliaShabunio.
  • A full description of all available actions, see Actions.
  • Installed patch WakkaWiki: UserBookmarks, now the top menu set by the user.
  • Show any gaps and Language rendered in the user settings.


  • Fixed a problem with the letter e. Spaces in a WikiNames replaced by unbreakable.
  • Added a big change from YuliaShabunio: Infrastructure for i18n, ie support and interface translation of all messages in any language Wiki.
  • Already there are two translations: en and ru.
  • Action Tree improved: added parameters. For details, see /Doc/English/Actions.


  • Installed patch WakkaWiki: NodeWatching. Pay attention to the link at the bottom of each page Watch and the new action {{MyWatchesPages}} and {{MyChangesWatches }}.


  • Spaces in a WikiName.


  • Highlighting now works not only as two apostrophes, but as two exclamation points: Example
  • The tables are labeled with suitable CSS.
  • Strikethrough is now a multi-line again.
  • Changed code formatters and php, see the result on the page WackoSyntax.
  • The parentheses are now working as the square. We look forward to Cuso describe how they should work.
  • If you put in the wiki URL, showing the picture, then after saving the image to be seen.
  • External links are now separate CSS and target = _blank. We need an icon. AlekseyKulakovVoteWanted.
  • Now in MSIE when editing textarea delivers not 100%.
  • Now slash "/" - full of wiki name. Hence, already close to "cluster".
  • Installed patch WakkaWiki: WakkaAliases. Given group (alias) NetProject and OverSite.


  • new action {{include page = "PageName" nomark = "0 or 1"}}
  • Action SearchFor, TopicSearch and Include no longer pay attention to the key parameter.
  • print version (needed for her own css)


  • Fixed problems with Russian language and action games SearchFor TopicSearch


  • if the list at the beginning of the document - the first element is not processed - fixed.


  • H1-H6 =-tags now work only, if they begin with the string (or before them since the beginning of lines are found only separators).
    Motivation: The heading should begin on a new line anyway. benefit:
    1. single equals can be used
    2. there are no bugs with using double/triple = (in c, and php jscript they mean something)
  • -- converted, if the right / left of it is not a separator (i.e. crossed out but -- not crossed ), it allows you to use a double disadvantage
  • TheTwoCharacters rule applies only within a single line. This allows to limit markup to the content area and additionally improve all sorts of small niceties on the intended use of such characters. Exceptions: two apostrophes, two quotation marks.


  • Empty the changes are not saved now (Edit - Save without editing).


  • The macro for word is heavily modified to be able to do --strikethrough and multi-level lists. See MacrosForWord.


  • Action >>center<<
  • Diff replaced by another, more feature-rich. Old, you can still call.
  • Found in the network macro for Word, which converts text into Wakka-markup. Not perfect, but it is a base for further development.
  • Added action {{tree}}. If anyone needs it, I can add the root page for the tree and the depth of the tree to its settings.
  • Added gzip-compressed, Wacko was just flying.
  • SearchFor and TopicSearch copied to the new syntax: {TopicSearch topic="npj"} and {SearchFor phrase="example"}
  • All contents MyChanges type and Index again learned to understand the Russian alphabet
  • Wakka updated to version 0.1.2, and therefore
    • added to any RSS
    • added InterWiki, including Google: search and a bunch of other things, see WakkaWiki: InterWiki
    • type references prevrashatsya stopped in italic, and began to turn into links
    • XHTML1 basic compliance (except that the bloat in formatters)
    • added the ability to turn off the commentary in general config
    • added: ACLs in the symbol § means - access only for registered users
    • Fixed several problems with the ability to still read the page on which you have no right to read
    • added a new action BackLinks. Kuso, you will like it
    • added markup ''selection'': selection (this is an apostrophe)


  • Russian translation of a wiki name in bijective Translit


  • Added removal of pages
  • Supported by the standard syntax lists
  • Posted strikethrough
  • Added table
    syntax details, see WackoSyntax
  • Headers are now working on the contrary, see WackoSyntax
  • Added action TopicSearch. Example usage: {{TopicSearch topic = "npj"}}
  • Added an alert to when you try to switch to edit ACLs are not preserved text.
  • Click 'Save' and others now have sveerhu and editing window.
  • Underlined is now part of the wiki address.

Russify and extended top menu.

Sandbox to test your formatting efforts.

Added service pages LastUsers, PageIndex.
Added action SearchFor. Example:
{{SearchFor phrase="example"}}

Added as actions MyPages and MyChanges:

  • {{mypages}}
  • {{mychanges}}