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Free Wiki Software: Usemodwiki, Wikiwikiweb, Phpwiki, Mediawiki, Midgard, Twiki, Cyn.In, Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, Tiddlywiki, Pmwiki, Wikk Source Wikipedia

Free Wiki Software: Usemodwiki, Wikiwikiweb, Phpwiki, Mediawiki, Midgard, Twiki, Cyn.In, Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, Tiddlywiki, Pmwiki, Wikk

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Published June 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781156125922
Paperback
28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: UseModWiki, WikiWikiWeb, PhpWiki, MediaWiki, Midgard, TWiki, Cyn.in, Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: UseModWiki, WikiWikiWeb, PhpWiki, MediaWiki, Midgard, TWiki, Cyn.in, Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware, TiddlyWiki, PmWiki, WikkaWiki, SharpForge, MojoMojo, JSPWiki, MoinMoin, DokuWiki, Trac, Fossil, XWiki, LibreSource, WikiServer, JAMWiki, Redmine, WackoWiki, FlexWiki, Oddmuse, CoWiki, WikiCalc, Zwiki, ScrewTurn Wiki, Svnwiki, WikiTimeScale, Swiki, WakkaWiki, WikiNi, Mindquarry, Gitit, Pimki, ErfurtWiki, Wikifs, TigerWiki. Excerpt: MediaWiki is a popular free web-based wiki software application. Developed by the Wikimedia Foundation, it is used to run all of its projects, including Wikipedia, Wiktionary and Wikinews. Numerous other wikis around the world also use it to power their websites. It is written in the PHP programming language and uses a backend database. The first version of the software was deployed to serve the needs of the free content Wikipedia encyclopedia in 2002. It has been deployed since then by many companies as a content management system for internal knowledge management. Notably, Novell uses it to operate several of its high-traffic websites. Thousands of websites use MediaWiki. Some educators have also assigned students to use MediaWiki for collaborative group projects. The software is optimized to efficiently handle projects of all sizes, including the largest wikis, which can have terabytes of content and hundreds of thousands of hits per second. Because Wikipedia is one of the worlds largest websites, achieving scalability through multiple layers of caching and database replication has also been a major concern for developers. Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects continue to define a large part of the requirement set for MediaWiki. The software is highly customizable, with more than 700 configuration settings and more than 1,600 extensions available for enabling various features to be added or c...