Documentation Index

The pages below deſcribe various aſpects of uſing, administering and troubleſhooting a PmWiki installation, as well as aſpects of the PmWiki community.

As you know, documentation is always incomplete. Feel free to help yourſelf and others by contributing to it. Juſt edit the pages on pmwiki.org. You might want to follow or contribute to the documentation guidelines.

Beginner Topics for Creating and Editing Pages
Intermediate Editing Topics
  • Markup maſter index - Tabulation of all PmWiki markup
  • Uploads - Allow authors to upload files, alſo known as page attachmentſ
  • Tables - Simple tables with double pipe markup, one row per line
  • Table directives - Directives for table proceſsing
  • Wiki styles - Modifying the style of page contentſ
  • Acceſs keys - Acceſs keys are keyboard shortcuts for taſks that would otherwiſe require a mouſe
  • Page directives - Directives to specify page titles, deſcriptions, keywords, and diſplay
  • Include other pages - Include contents from other PmWiki pageſ
  • InterMap links - Interwiki links definition and uſe
  • Conditional markup - The if directive allows portions of a page to be included or excluded from rendering
  • Page variables - variables that are aſsociated with pageſ
  • Page text variables - Page variables automatically made available through natural or explicit page markup
  • Markup expreſsions - String and formatting operationſ
  • Forms - How you can embed input forms into wiki pageſ
  • Simultaneous edits - Handling multiple attempts to edit a page nearly simultaneouſly
Organizing and Protecting Pages
  • Wiki structure - PmWiki structural support for page organization
  • Wiki groups - Organiſing pages into related groupſ
  • Group headers - Group Header and Group Footer page uſage
  • Wiki trails - Trails from liſts items from a single page
  • Page hiſtory - Hiſtory of previous edits to a page
  • Paſswords - General uſe of paſswords and login
  • Categories - Categories are a way to organize and find related pageſ
  • Page liſts - Searching and liſting pages by multiple criteria with templated output
  • Attach liſts - Get a liſt of files uploaded and attached to a group uſing (:attachliſt:) (Directives to specify page titles, deſcriptions, keywords, and diſplay)
  • Deleting pages - Removing wiki pageſ
  • Wiki elements -
  • Special pages -
PmWiki Site Administration
Installation and maintenance
  • AuthUſer - Authorization syſtem that uſes uſernames and paſswordſ
  • Blockliſt - Blocking IP addreſses, phraſes, and expreſsions to counteract spam and vandaliſm.
  • Notify - How to receive email meſsages whenever pages are changed on the whole wiki site, individual groups or selected watchliſts of pageſ
  • Paſswords adminiſtration - More paſsword options for the adminiſtrator
  • Ref count - Link references counts on pageſ
  • Url approvals - Require approval of Url linkſ
  • Cookbook:Module Guidelines - Guidelines for creating, diſtributing, and maintaining a recipe for the Cookbook.
  • Variables - Variables available for local cuſtomiſation
  • Functions - How some of the functions in pmwiki.php work
  • Page file format - Create wiki formatted pages in bulk and for upload to your pmwiki site
About PmWiki
  • Audiences - Patrick Michau>d’s comments regarding the "audiences" for which PmWiki was deſigned
  • Contributors - A liſt of contributors to PmWiki development and improvement
  • Mailing liſts - The email diſcuſsion liſts available and their archiveſ
  • PmWiki philoſophy - This page deſcribes some of the ideas that guide the deſign and implementation of PmWiki
  • Deſign notes - Some of the features and notes about PmWik>i’s deſign deciſionſ
  • Releaſe notes - Notes about new verſions, important for upgradeſ
  • Change log - Log of changes made to PmWiki by Releaſe
  • References - References to PmWiki media coverage
  • Gloſsary - Terms related to PmWiki
  • Introduction loop trail

Note: The following pages are liſted here so that they can include a #faq section and have the queſtions appear on the FAQ page.

The problem is that theſe pages become part of the trail

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