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Wikka Documentation

This section hosts the official Wikka Documentation pages.
Contributions for missing entries are welcome..
Documentation pages should follow these guidelines
Other languages:
  • A French version of the official documentation can be found here
  • There is also a summary of the documentation in German

A visual introduction to WikkaWiki
Documentation Index


If the concept of a wiki is new to you

What is a Wiki?
What is WikkaWiki?
What is social software?
What is a mind map?
The concept of a WikiName
The concept of page ownership

Wikka Vision

The Wikka way to content management

Standards compliance
Open source
See also:


General documentation for end users

How to register, login and logout Creating a new page
Editing a page Displaying the source code of a page
Commenting a page
Searching in Wikka


Documentation for experienced users and content administrators

Adding to a page: Creating and using categories
Displaying the history of a page
Retrieving a previous version of a page
Controlling access to pages and comments
Displaying sites referring to a page
Deleting a page
Cloning a page
Displaying system information and statistics

Summary of Wikka formatting rules


Documentation for Wikka administrators

System requirements
The features of WikkaWiki
How to install Wikka Wiki
Upgrading Wikka Wiki Wikka and RewriteRules
wikka.config.php - Understanding the main configuration file


Developer documentation on the inner working and architecture of Wikka

Wikka Files
The files of the Wikka distribution (also available as a MindMap)
Wikka Tables
The structure of the MySQL tables of Wikka
Wikka Modifications
History of the main modifications of this engine
Wikka Core
Outlines the structure of wikka.php, the core of Wikka, which contains all the functions
Wikka Actions
Explains how actions function and how to build new actions. Actions are used to add automatic content to wikipages
Wikka Formatter
Explains how the formatter works and how to build formatters. The formatter is in charge of converting wiki syntax into HTML output
Wikka Handlers
Explains how handlers function and how to build new handlers. Handlers perform a number of operations on a wiki page as a whole, e.g. deleting, creating, editing a page.
Wikka CSS
Describes CSS classes used by Wikka and how to customize them.
Third-party software
Describes what third-party software is bundled with Wikka and where to find more information.

Frequently Asked Questions


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