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<big>'''Welcome to the University of Otago Wiki Service'''</big>
 
<big>'''Welcome to the University of Otago Wiki Service'''</big>
  
This is the main wiki address, each individual wiki within the main one has an address based on the title of the wiki. For example a Phantasmagorical Studies wiki might have an address like <nowiki>http://phantasmagoricalstudies.wiki.otago.ac.nz</nowiki>
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This wiki (<tt><nowiki>http://wiki.otago.ac.nz/</nowiki></tt>) is the "home" of the Wiki Service. Here, you will find information about using your own wiki, what options you have available for user access, as well as information about applying for a wiki.
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Your wiki will have a web address of <tt>http://''yourwikiname''.wiki.otago.ac.nz/</tt>.
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For example a "''Phantasmagorical Studies''" wiki might have an address like <tt><nowiki>http://phantasmagoricalstudies.wiki.otago.ac.nz/</nowiki></tt> .
  
 
== How to apply for a University of Otago Wiki ==
 
== How to apply for a University of Otago Wiki ==
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== How to get help for your wiki ==
 
== How to get help for your wiki ==
  
If you need help with your wiki, or applying for a wiki feel free to contact the [http://www.otago.ac.nz/its/about/contact.html  ITS HelpDesk]. [http://www.otago.ac.nz/its/training/  Training] is also available with seperate courses for wiki editors and administrators.
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If you need help with your wiki, or applying for a wiki feel free to contact the [http://www.otago.ac.nz/its/about/contact.html  ITS HelpDesk].<br>[http://www.otago.ac.nz/its/training/  Training] is also available with seperate courses for wiki editors and administrators.
  
 
== Using your Wiki ==
 
== Using your Wiki ==
  
A guide to using your wiki is available [[WikiUsage|here]].
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A short guide to editting pages in your wiki is available [[WikiUsage|here]].
  
Consult the MediaWiki [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for more detailed information on using your wiki.
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For more extensive information about using [http://www.mediawiki.org/ MediaWiki] (The software that drives this service), you can view the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki User's Guide].

Revision as of 12:25, 12 October 2006

Welcome to the University of Otago Wiki Service


This wiki (http://wiki.otago.ac.nz/) is the "home" of the Wiki Service. Here, you will find information about using your own wiki, what options you have available for user access, as well as information about applying for a wiki.

Your wiki will have a web address of http://yourwikiname.wiki.otago.ac.nz/.

For example a "Phantasmagorical Studies" wiki might have an address like http://phantasmagoricalstudies.wiki.otago.ac.nz/ .

How to apply for a University of Otago Wiki

Please see WikiApplication

How to get help for your wiki

If you need help with your wiki, or applying for a wiki feel free to contact the ITS HelpDesk.
Training is also available with seperate courses for wiki editors and administrators.

Using your Wiki

A short guide to editting pages in your wiki is available here.

For more extensive information about using MediaWiki (The software that drives this service), you can view the MediaWiki User's Guide.