See also the | Wiki page on the KS Toolkit
What is a Wiki?
As new online tools are introduced, we often face the question "what is a X and how do I use it?" I find I get that a lot with wikis. So this FAQ is a basic overview of the technical aspects of wikis. We are also creating a separate page on wiki practices for using wikis in international development.
wiki, web2.0, technologystewardship, co-editing, collaboration
[the meat of the topic – clearly, crisply communicated summary of the topic. Where relevant, a brief story – no more than 1-2 paragraphs - of how this topic has been turned into practice, ideally from the KM4Dev archives? If the example is long, separate into a separate subsection]
[Summary of the discussions on the KM4Dev list which provided source material. People who contributed to the discussions are cited at the end of the section in italics: "The following members of the KM4Dev community contributed to the discussion thread on ...: XY (launched the discussion), ...]
Examples in Application
[One or a few practical examples and references that illustrate the topic or show how it is done in practice]
WikiMatrix] - to compare various wiki products
Original Author and Subsequent Contributors of this FAQ
Dates of First Creation and Further Revisions
February 26, 2007
FAQ KM4Dev Source Materials
[Raw text of email discussions on which the FAQ is based]