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SharePoint vs Confluence Wiki

I have been using SharePoint now for 3 years and I really like it and would really like all employees in our company to move over to SharePoint from our Confluence Wiki. I want them to have their ...
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Is there a better Editor for a SharePoint 2010 wiki?

What editor would you suggest to use for SharePoint wikis? We are not so happy with the built in HTML one (because of image support) I opened another question about how to use Windows Live Writer, ...
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Are there a wiki in sharepoint that supports markdown?

I'm wondering if there are a wiki for SharePoint that supports markdown? Or if there are a way to change the existing one so that it can be edited using markdown.
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Wiki Markup Language

Does the 2010 SharePoint wiki offer improved support for lightweight markup language? If so, where can I find the documentation? For example, is there markup for bold text - external links - images ? ...
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Create a new wiki page using the 2013 Client Library

I'm using the SharePoint 2013 Client Library and am trying to generate new wiki articles. I'm able to connect, retrieve the web, find the list, but I can't add items. I feel like I need to be using ...
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Side-by-side web parts on a wiki page: possible?

I want to have two small web parts (weather and traffic reports) arranged side-by-side, rather than one on top of the other, on a wiki page (Home.aspx). It appears that I'll need a web part zone to do ...
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How to use Windows Live Writer with a SharePoint 2010 wiki?

Is there any way to use Windows Live Writer with a SharePoint 2010 wiki? It should be possible by using the MetaWeblogAPI that hooks into SharePoint 2010, as per ...
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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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Best way to backup a WSS / SharePoint wiki?

We're using WSS to track a project I'm working on, and I'm storing a lot of research within the wiki that I'd like to keep backups of. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about this? Is ...
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What are the best wiki options for SharePoint

We are using MOSS 2007 enterprise. Can anyone recommend a good wiki solution for us to use? all the best
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Is there a way to customize the landing page for a Wiki Library

I'm trying to customize the landing page of an SP2010 Wiki Page Library, so far without success. From looking at a couple of blogs (for example this one), there seems to be a feature called ...
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Wiki Syntax to Create Child Page From Current Page

This seems like it should be a very simple task/question. We are currently on SharePoint 2007. I am in the process of editing a particular department's Wiki page, so imagine the breadcrumb to the ...
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Structuring wiki pages with templates in SharePoint 2007

I need to create a custom template for SharePoint 2007 wiki pages. With ability to add multiple web parts zones on Wiki Page. Is it possible to do that, as I have read from online that wiki pages in ...
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Most Popular/Recently Updated Wiki page

I want to display in a webpart whats the top 5 ( recenlty updated and Most Popular wiki Pages). By most Popular I mean not be STAR rating but the most visited Wiki page. How do I do it? My idea is to ...
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Save Site as Template: Why is the “include content” section available for some sites but not others?

For some of our SharePoint sites and sub-sites, the "include content" checkbox is not available on the Save Site as Template page (in particular, Wiki sites). By "not available" I mean that the ...
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Does Anyone Have Lists.AddWikiPage Examples?

In SharePoint 2010, Microsoft quietly added a new service called AddWikiPage to the Lists web service. It almost appears that this is still meant as a pre-production service. I am able to call this ...
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Make dropdownlist on ribbon visible only on wikipages library

I am following this tutorial. http://www.wictorwilen.se/Post/Creating-a-SharePoint-2010-Ribbon-extension-part-1.aspx However I need that the dropdownlist can only be seen in wiki pages library. I ...
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Creating a SharePoint Wiki Page via JavaScript and REST or CSOM

I'm fairly new to developing SharePoint 2013 Apps, and I was tasked to customize the Create New Wiki Page for a Site. The user has to type in the Title, I do some processing, and then when everything ...
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Updating a wiki page with the REST API

How do you correctly update a SharePoint 2013 wiki page using the REST API? Three basic capabilities I am interested in: Reading an existing page (content only) Updating an existing page Creating a ...
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How to send automatic email/s to the approve/s of content on my enterprise wiki

I have created a publishing site which contain enterprise wiki and for some sites I define that I contents require approval before being published. Currently the new wiki article will not be published ...
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BUG: Wiki article links get escaped on save when required field wasn't filled in

I'm having a weird problem on one of my client's systems. The have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Wiki. I extended the wiki content type and included some extra fields (site columns). I also created a ...
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How is the bookmark link feature enabled?

For a project I'm working on, I'm trying to setup a glossary of terms in a SharePoint wiki page. I wanted to be able to link directly to terms but when I tried using regular html # section links, a ...
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Not able to add a webpart to a wiki page on teamsites

I have deployed a custom webpart to a TeamSite using Visual Studio. I get this error message when i try to insert it to the home page. "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed ...
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Sharepoint 2010 wiki include content

We have some knowledge that we have organized in a confluence wiki. The content is the form of knowledge reports,that we have matched to wiki pages. But this content has a particularity. Some parts of ...
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Trouble creating wiki page template for content types!

Just assumed it was as easy as creating a document content type but when I tried it for the first time, to my surprise I could not do it. Where do I download a wiki page template? Why can’t I just ...
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How to display list of Enterprise Wiki Categories?

I have an Enterprise Wiki site with wiki category items built in the Metadata Term Store. I cannot figure out how to display a list of all of the wiki categories that link to a list of wiki pages ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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Creating Wiki Page in SharePoint 2010

When i try to add a wiki site to my main site, i get an page that says "Error - An Unexpected error has occurred - Troubleshoot issue...". This isn't a particularly helpful error message and i'm ...
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Comparison of Sharepoint Wiki vs Word for technical documentation

Is there any guidance anywhere on when to use a Sharepoint Wiki vs Word or pdf for technical documentation? When is it better to use a wiki vs a document, etc. I'm not sure which is best for our ...
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System Documentation In Sharepoint

I need to create a repository of system documentation in Sharepoint. The intended audience need quick and easy access to the documentation (= searchable), and must also be able to navigate easily ...
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How to categorise/tag WSS wiki pages?

I am using the WSS wiki, and as it's getting bigger I could really do with organising the pages better. Is there a good way to categorise wiki pages into groups/categories, or even to tag them? I am ...
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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Convert a word document to wiki page using sharepoint 2010

Is there any free solution available to convert Word documents to SharePoint 2010 Wiki Pages?
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Design decision (Site collection Vs Subsites) to take when creating new SharePoint web application

Basically I want to build a knowledge based library for our company. The general requirements are as follow:- Each department need to store their documents and procedures as Wikis inside SharePoint. ...
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show contents of doc in wikipage

I have a word-document (in a sharepoint-library, same site) library whose contents I would like to show in a wiki-page. So, not just a link to the document but actually see the contents of the ...
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Changing the default home page (non programatically) wiki SP 2007

I am brand new to SP. I have been charged with creating a site for our group. I posted a question last Friday regarding my default home page, where the view generated always has a grey bar on the ...
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Activating and deactivating publishing feature breaks SP2010 wikis?

I have created an Enterprise Wiki site on SharePoint 2010. I have added some pages to the wiki - that worked fine. By default, it seems that an Enterprise Wiki has publishing turned off. If I ...
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Mediawiki citation/footnote capability in SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Wikis?

We're migrating a Mediawiki installation to SharePoint 2010. We've examined and dealt with all of the issues of lost/different functionality successfully with the exception of how to deal with the ...
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Using Powershell to create wiki pages from an xml file

I'm trying to batch create wiki pages from an xml file, and have found a few posts that I'm trying to combine, such as this one. There's some problem with my code (Sharepoint isn't creating the ...
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Adding bookmarks to wiki links

when linking wiki pages on SharePoint you use the [[page name]] syntax but is there a way to add a #bookmark to that wiki page link so that the user is taken straight to the desired section of a wiki ...
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Is there an easy way to turn 1300+ individual documents into a Wiki?

Nearly a year ago, I'd asked this question. Amazingly, the project is moving forward faster than a speeding snail. Right now, we've got all of the data imported as both Word and HTML docs, 'cause no ...
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Planning my first SharePoint 2013 Wiki site

I want to start my first SP2013 project, and for the first release I need to build a knowledge base library for my company. I am planning to have the following general implementation steps, and I ...
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Warning about unsafe content when saving wikipage using Sharepoint Designer

After editing a wiki page using SharePoint Designer 2010 I have stared to get the message "Content in the embedded form field maybe changed by the server to remove unsafe content. Do you want to ...
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New to Sharepoint. Best practices in wiki creation?

I am brand new to SP. I have been charged with creating a site for our group. I have posted a couple of questions previously, which you folks have been very helpful with. I have been asked to make a ...
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“Specified title already exists” error when trying to create a new page

I am trying to create a new page by going to "Site Actions/new page" first it gives me a little modal page which contains two buttons Create and Cancel and following message: In order to create ...
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Convert Word Documents to Wiki Pages

Has anyone found a solution (custom code, free, or paid) to easily convert Word documents to SharePoint 2010 Wiki Pages? The closest thing I have found so far is this old 2007 project: ...
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How to programmatically add a page to a SharePoint wiki

We are considering migrating from one system to SharePoint. Assuming I can correctly read the existing pages, how would I automate the addition to our SharePoint system ?
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Enterprise Wiki: how to customize SitePages

I've created a Wiki Page Library and I've noticed that when creating a new page, it doesn't have rating/categories/edit/history facilities as in the Pages library created by the publishing feature ...
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Importing SP 2007 wiki into SP 2010 to remove “page has been customized from its template” message

We have migrated a very out-of-the-box SP2007 to SP2010 (DB attach) and have performed the visual upgrade for all sites. Now when I open some wiki pages I get the notification: "The current page has ...
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MediaWiki-like Special Pages under SharePoint 2010 Wiki?

I watched this video and wondered what those "latest pages", "popular pages", and "request pages" links in the left-hand menu? Are these standard SharePoint 2010 Server Wiki Features like the ...