We use PMWiki (http://pmwiki.org/) as our wiki. It's php based,
stable, open source, has a large community of developers, and it's
easy to configure and work with. It also has a fairly easy to learn
editor. Not quite WYSIWG, but doable.
You can also set up a variety of skins for different portions of the
wiki. I've been able to implement new features fairly quickly and
Laura Pope Robbins
Associate Professor/Reference Librarian
Dowling College Library
"A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its
edge." --Tyrion Lannister in A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
On Jul 25, 2012, at 9:22 AM, Katie Filbert <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Nathan Tallman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> That's what I'm worried about with MediaWiki. The syntax used when creating
>> and editing pages isn't intuitive and I'm afraid people won't want to use
>> it. I was hoping someone would recommend a wiki with more of a WYSIWYG type
>> of editing interface. Was also hoping to stick with FLOSS, but perhaps I
>> should at least peak at Confluence.
> It's still experimental but the Wikimedia Foundation is developing a visual
> WYSIWYG type editor.
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/VisualEditor:Sandbox (try it)
> The goal is to make it easier to edit without the wiki syntax. There still
> will be an "advanced" edit option so that people can still use markup if
> they want.
> Katie Filbert
>> Thanks for the input,
>> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 8:50 AM, Nate Vack <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> If you're expecting "everyone" to create and edit pages,
>>> it will be very hard to get widespread adoption with it.
> Katie Filbert
> Board member, Wikimedia District of Columbia
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