The Wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor. (Wikipedia).
Structure Vs. Content
The Wiki is used to structure the pages and lay them out. This includes navigation and table of contents. The content itself is added using the Content Editor which allows for text, images, links, tables, lists and videos.
The advantage of using the Wiki in our communities is that it allows you to self publish content. That is, make changes on the fly without knowledge of code.
Where is the Wiki?
The Wiki module is used a lot throughout the site. In some places the Wiki structure is used and in others just the Content Editor is used. Some profile types use both.
The Home Page and all of the landing pages have content areas which can be modified using the Content Editor. Content can be edited in content portlets that appear in the left, middle and right hand columns. These areas are shown by:
The profile pages which use the Wiki structure module are: gardens, attractions, classes, rentals and events. Some profiles are pre loaded with suggested content to fill in and others are a blank canvas for you to fill with your content.
Each profile type has its own navigation or sub tabs. This is an example of a profile's navigation highlighting the Wiki sub tab:
Who can edit Wiki content?
Only administrators of the site can edit content on the home page and all of the landing pages. This is because this is very important site information with the message of the Garden. The administrator can appoint other users with the role of editing the content.
The person who creates the profile can edit the Wiki.
This person is the Manager of the profile. They can decide they would like other members to be able to edit the Wiki content too.
This is done in the 'Participants' or 'Volunteers' (Gardens) sub tab.
Click on the 'Edit' button next to the person then 'Change Role' and then upgrade them to 'VIP.'
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