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Log In

1. Go to http://wiki.nus.edu.sg/ or directly to any wiki space (if you know the URL).

2. Click Log In, on the top right hand corner, next to the search box.

3. Log in with your NUSNET ID and password. Omit the domain.

4. You are now logged in. Instead of the Log In link, you will see your name.

Add a page

  • When you add a page, the new page will be created one level below the current page.
  • Page titles must be unique within the wiki.

1. Go to the page where you want to add a new subordinate page (known here as a Child page). Click Add > Page.

2. Click in the title field, indicated by the grey New Page title. Type the page name/title.

3. Put in content in the text field. Click Save (bottom right corner of text field) when ready.

4. Done! View your handiwork.

  • Refer to Organise Pages to learn more about the page structure of the wiki and rearranging pages
  • You can always rectify page placement later, so do not be unduly worried about adding a page incorrectly.

It is good practice to:

  • Use the What did you change? field below the text editor to document the changes you have made.
  • Uncheck Notify watchers if your edit is minor or does not warrant an automatic email notification to those who are tracking changes on the page or wiki.

Edit a page

1. To edit a page, click the Edit button on the top right of the page.

If you do not see an edit button, you are either not logged in to Wiki.nus or you do not have permission to edit that page.

2. Edit the page. Click Save (bottom right of the text box) when you are done.

If you see a warning that someone else is editing the page, such as the one below, do not continue editing. You should click Cancel and come back to edit the page another time. If you proceed, one of your edits may be overwritten without being saved.

Organise Pages

Understanding Page hierarchy

The diagram below shows the hierarchy of pages in an example wiki.

You can see that there are three levels. When you click Add Page, you are adding a new page one level down.

So, if you add a page from Example Wiki (Level 1), you will create a page on Level 2.

If you add a page from Understanding Pages or Formatting (Level 2 pages), you will create a page on Level 3, and so on.

Rearranging Pages

Sometimes, you may accidentally create a page on the wrong level. If you have done so, you can easily rearrange the hierarchy and order of pages.

Go to Browse > Pages.

For View, click Tree. Continuing the example above, click the plus icons to open the branches. You will see the following:

By default, pages at each level are ordered alphabetically.

You can click and drag individual pages to any part of the wiki.

In this example, we want the Basic page to be above the Advanced page.

To do this, drag Basic between Formatting and Advanced until you see a thin grey line. Drop Basic above Advanced.

You will now see that Basic appears before Advanced. If you want to return to alphabetical display, click the "A" icon.

  1. If there is a TreeNavigation page, leave it at the highest (root) level.
  2. Besides your wiki Home page and TreeNavigation, there should be no other pages at the highest (root) level.

Page Title/Name Conventions

  1. Page titles must be unique throughout the wiki.
  2. If possible, Page titles should make sense on their own. E.g. The Basic and Advanced pages in the example above should be renamed Basic Formatting and Advanced Formatting respectively.

 

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