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A Quick Start Guide

Tutorial – A quick start guide for users new to WackoWiki


This page is also available in German.



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: – full-text search – references – changes – version control – user administration


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


Without further configuration and without login you can do:


pages: read existing pages and linking: – Changes – Comments – Index – Login – userpage –
page handler: work with pages: view wiki source – print – show referrers


When logged in, you additionally can do:


pages: read and write existing pages and linking, add content and format it, use 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 AdminPanel – taylor wiki to your needs and refactor it


1. Login

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

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


Done. You have logged in to your wiki.

2. Add page


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


1. Click "Create" under submenu "more"
2. Choose name of your page
3. Click "Create"

Basic Concept: WackoWiki Cluster


4. start writing content into your page
5. choose title
6. save, that's it.

You have created your new page.

3. Edit page

1. Click on pencil in top menu (page handler)

If java script is enabled you just doubleclick on any page to edit it.

4. 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

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.

5. Upload file


If attaching a file is allowed
1. At the bottom of a page click "Attach Files" or "Files" (if there are already uploaded files to this page)

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".


Done. You have uploaded a file! See also /WackoPages to see what to do with WikiPages and your files.

6. Formatting

7. Refactoring

8. Administration

8.1. Registration

1. When logged in as WikiAdmin, go to page: https://example.com/Registration


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

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.