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The purpose of this Wiki installation is to give everyone who is interested an opportunity to try it out and provide feedback.

I suggest you try posting some articles. Please don’t spend too much time entering content carefully - if we decide to use this cms, it is likely we will want to wipe the database and start again with correctly created user accounts.

(If you do want to keep content you've created safe for the future you can copy the contents of the edit box for the page into a text file on your own computer.)

No login is required to post new articles or edit existing ones, but feel free to create a login if you wish.

The thing we really need to assess is whether this provides a suitable platform for publishing the type of diy faq articles we were discussing.

Now that I've had a chance, I've created a subdomain for it, so from now on please access it here: [1]

For anyone not familiar with wikis, there are 2 important things to bear in mind:

1. The way to create an article is by trying to view that article. If it doesn't exist, you are given the chance to create it. So say you want to create an article about plastering. Put the word "plastering" in the search box and click go. If that article doesn't exist, you get a link to create it. (You may want to consider re-submitting the query for the exact title of the article you want to create since titles seem to be one thing that's almost impossible to change in a wiki. So search again for 'Plastering' rather than 'plastering' to create the article with the title Capitalised.)

2. Navigation. The system doesn't auto-create a menu, we need to do this. So for instance, I created some pages, and here are some links to them:


Wood glues

John Stumbles' article on Domestic_Hot_Water_Systems is here.

The system does however create a special page listing Special:Allpages in the wiki

This wiki is being discussed here Talk:Main_Page