Get a topic started

Use the Wiki app to create collaborative content for your website. You could create a wiki at the start of a topic or lesson, for example, and have students add information to it as they learn it. You could use the wiki as a collaborative learning tool where students could create learning wikis and teach each other about a topic.

Using the classic page experience? Check out the More about this app section to add content.


Add the Wiki app

Drag the Wiki app onto your page.

Select the purple arrow to expand the panel, giving you more room to work!

  1. Select New Posting.
  2. Type the Posting Title and the Body. You can include links and images and style the text as needed.
  3. Select Save.

Set additional options

  1. Select Options.
  2. Type the App Name to use as the title.
  3. Type the Description, and select Show the app name on my page.
  4. Choose the Display Settings for the number of posts to list. Select Display all active app records or Display a specific number of active app records and set the Record Limit.

Share your app

Want to share your content with another group or user? From the Sharing tab, you can choose groups to share your content.


App Social Settings

App social settings

If you have Social Media Framework, you may be able to add one or all of these social media elements to your apps in the App Options. Whether you can add a particular element depends on which settings and elements your Site Administrator has enabled. Site Administrators may enable RSS feeds regardless of whether or not you have Social Media Framework.

  • Visitor Commenting allows visitors to comment on your app.
  • Visitor Rating allows visitors to rate your app.
  • RSS Feeds allows visitors to subscribe to Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds for your app.
  • Community Editing allows visitors to your website to contribute to your app.

Video: Work with simple wikis

The following narrated video provides a visual and auditory representation of some of the information included on this page. For a detailed description of what is portrayed in the video, open the video on YouTube, navigate to More actions, and select Open transcript.


Video: Work with simple wikis explains how to work with the wiki app in Web Community Manager.


Wiki user guide


More about this app

For classic page experience:

Add the app