Wikispaces Help

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Information about Wikispaces Help

Published on January 4, 2008

Author: hapy

Source: slideshare.net

Registering for Wikispaces & Creating Your Space

Signing In If you already have a wikispaces account

Sign In To Wikispaces

Sign In To Wikispaces Use the user name and password you created or were assigned.

Registering for Wikispaces & Creating Your Space

Registering & Creating Your First Wiki Go to http://www.wikispaces.com Pick a user name Set your password Enter your email address Enter a space name Then click Join

Go to http://www.wikispaces.com

Pick a user name

Set your password

Enter your email address

Enter a space name

Then click Join

Your wikispace If everything goes successfully you will be automatically forwarded to your wiki space

If everything goes successfully you will be automatically forwarded to your wiki space

Editing Pages

Click Edit This Page

The Editing Toolbar Will Appear

Basic Editing Functions Bold Italicize Underline Font Size Numbered List Bulleted List Insert Horizontal Line Insert Hyperlink (URL) Remove Hyperlink (URL) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Bold

Italicize

Underline

Font Size

Numbered List

Bulleted List

Insert Horizontal Line

Insert Hyperlink (URL)

Remove Hyperlink (URL)

Inserting Images and Documents Place your mouse on the page where you want your document to appear Click on the Tree icon Click BROWSE to locate your document and Upload to add it to the wiki server Then click UPLOAD Once the image has uploaded double click on it to insert it onto your page give it a caption and add a link if you want then Close the Image dialog boxes by clicking their X

Place your mouse on the page where you want your document to appear

Click on the Tree icon

Click BROWSE to locate your document and Upload to add it to the wiki server

Then click UPLOAD

Once the image has uploaded double click on it to insert it onto your page give it a caption and add a link if you want then

Close the Image dialog boxes by clicking their X

Inserting Hyperlinks To insert a hyperlink to a page in your wiki or to an outside Internet page: Highlight the text Click on the Insert Link icon

To insert a hyperlink to a page in your wiki or to an outside Internet page:

Highlight the text

Click on the Insert Link icon

Hyperlinking To A Wiki Page Check “Wiki Link” and select the appropriate page name or New Page from the pull-down menu

Check “Wiki Link” and select the appropriate page name or New Page from the pull-down menu

Hyperlinking To An External Link Check “External Link” and paste the URL of the outside web page.

Check “External Link” and paste the URL of the outside web page.

Inserting Dynamic HTML - Widgets Click on the TV icon Select the icon that corresponds to the widget type you are inserting. If you do not see your widget vendor list, click Other. If you cannot find an appropriate icon, select Other HTML. Paste the Embed HTML code from your widget into the text field and click Save. ( see next slide for image )

Click on the TV icon

Select the icon that corresponds to the widget type you are inserting.

If you do not see your widget vendor list, click Other. If you cannot find an appropriate icon, select Other HTML.

Paste the Embed HTML code from your widget into the text field and click Save. ( see next slide for image )

Inserting Dynamic HTML - Widgets

Explaining and Tagging Page Edits When you edit a page, you should complete the following two items (located on the bottom of your edit screen) Note: short sentence or phrase to summarize what and why you edited the page (e.g. fixed mistakes, updated content etc.) Tags: several keywords that indicate the nature/topic of your edits (e.g. digital images, etc.)

When you edit a page, you should complete the following two items (located on the bottom of your edit screen)

Note: short sentence or phrase to summarize what and why you edited the page (e.g. fixed mistakes, updated content etc.)

Tags: several keywords that indicate the nature/topic of your edits (e.g. digital images, etc.)

Saving Page Edits After you have completed your edits, notes, and tags, click Save.

After you have completed your edits, notes, and tags, click Save.

Navigation Menu

Editing Your Navigation Menu On the left side of your wiki, you have a navigation menu. Your navigation menu will appear on all pages of your wiki. Your navigation menu should include links to all the pages of you wiki and can include links to outside resources. To edit your menu, click on the Edit Navigation link that is located at the bottom of your menu.

On the left side of your wiki, you have a navigation menu.

Your navigation menu will appear on all pages of your wiki.

Your navigation menu should include links to all the pages of you wiki and can include links to outside resources.

To edit your menu, click on the Edit Navigation link that is located at the bottom of your menu.

Editing Your Navigation Menu When you click Edit Navigation, the space menu will open for editing just like any other page of your wiki. The editing toolbar will appear – allowing you to add text, hyperlinks, images, and widgets just as you can for all wiki pages. This can be the easiest way to create new pages for your wiki. I add most of the new pages that I think my wiki will have to the Navigation menu and edit them as I need to

When you click Edit Navigation, the space menu will open for editing just like any other page of your wiki.

The editing toolbar will appear – allowing you to add text, hyperlinks, images, and widgets just as you can for all wiki pages.

This can be the easiest way to create new pages for your wiki.

I add most of the new pages that I think my wiki will have to the Navigation menu and edit them as I need to

Managing Your Wiki

Tracking Changes To track page edits and discussions, click on the Recent Changes link located above your navigation menu. You can view page edits as well as new discussion messages. You can elect to be notified every time a change is made to your wiki.

To track page edits and discussions, click on the Recent Changes link located above your navigation menu.

You can view page edits as well as new discussion messages.

You can elect to be notified every time a change is made to your wiki.

Tracking Changes – Page Edits

Manage Your Wiki’s Preferences As the wiki site organizer, you can manage all of the following from the Manage Space link. Name, description, copyright license Look and feel (colors, template) Members and permissions Subscription

As the wiki site organizer, you can manage all of the following from the Manage Space link.

Name, description, copyright license

Look and feel (colors, template)

Members and permissions

Subscription

Manage Your Wiki’s Preferences

Look and Feel –here you can change the colour scheme and logo

Invite People to Your Wiki

For More Information . . . http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour

http://www.wikispaces.com/site/tour

Congratulations! Now you are ready to get started with Wikispaces.

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