• Add tips by changing the page "Quick Wiki Tips"!!
  • Check out the Wanted Pages for a list of pages that have been linked but not yet created.
  • For a full list of pages in the wiki, check All Pages.
  • Orphaned Pages is a list of pages no pages link to (lonely little pages).
  • Preview before you click "Save Changes." Every save is backed up, so previewing avoids clutter.
  • Want to keep a list of pages you like and see when they change easily? Then use Bookmarks!
  • Have Firefox or Mozilla? Then you should
  • Have a large image for a page? Use thumbnails for a smaller version and a snazzier layout.
  • Pressing 'clear observed changes' in Recent Changes will show you only changes since you last pressed 'clear observed changes'
  • On Recent Changes, use "clear observed changes" to keep on top of the amount of changes you see .
  • You can see what edits a user has made by clicking the "Info" button on the user's page and then the "User's Info" tab.
  • Check out Seed Pages List for a list of pages that need to be expanded.
  • Does your local Organization have a website yet? You can create one for it, right here on our servers.
  • Are you a foodie? Use this wiki to find and review local Places to Eat or Drink.
  • Have you attended a public Event in Elk Grove? Are you organizing one? Add your photos or description.
  • Like to take photos? See Photo Requests for a list of things we need photos of.

Default Pages Included With Your Wiki

This is a simple list of of all pages included with your wiki. You will hopefully create many, many more!

  • All Pages is an automatically generated list of all the pages in your wiki.
  • Bookmarks is for your bookmarks on this wiki. Every user has his/her own bookmarks page based on what they choose to bookmark on this wiki. To bookmark a page, simply click "Bookmark" at the bottom of the page! (Interwiki Bookmarks on wikispot shows you all of your bookmarks on all wikis.)
  • Front Page is the page you're currently viewing.
  • Events Board is a page where anyone can post events in the community.
  • Help links to the main help pages on wikispot — useful for reference.
  • Interwiki Map — link to non-Wiki Spot wikis using interwiki links by adding names and URLs of wikis to this page.
  • Orphaned Pages contains an automatically generated list of pages with no links to them. Ideally, this page should be empty — keep your wiki well-linked!
  • Outgoing Links lists all pages sorted by the number outgoing links on each page. This provides a good place to start if you're feeling gnomeish and want to link-up some pages with few to no links.
  • Quick Wiki Tips — At the top of Recent Changes shows randomly selected tips from this page.
  • Recent Changes shows all the recent activity on the wiki in a given time period. This page lets everybody see what's happening in your wiki! (Interwiki Recent Changes on wikispot shows you the recent changes on all the wikis you're watching.)
  • Random Pages is a randomly generated list of twenty-five pages. Good for finding pages to edit once your wiki grows large.
  • Site Organization has links to pages that help you keep your wiki well organized.
  • Templates is a user created list of template pages — pages that you can use as starting blocks for making new pages. Templates/Business is there just to give you an idea of what a template should be.
  • User Statistics is a page that displays statistics, such as the number of edits, for each person who's edited your wiki.
  • Wanted Pages contains all the pages that are linked to, but do not yet exist. This is another good place to start gnomeing.
  • Wiki Sandbox is a place for users to play around with the wiki without disturbing your content.
  • Wiki Settings contains the administrative settings for your wiki.

Quick Start Guide!

  1. First read the rest of this page!

  2. If you haven't already, read the Wiki Creator Guide and Wiki Guide.

  3. Go to Wiki Settings and change the settings for your wiki!

  4. Click the edit button up top of this page and create your new front page.

  5. Start adding content to your wiki and read about building community

  6. Tell your friends, family, acquaintances, enemies, multiple personalities, etc.

  7. Celebrate!