A Small Business Guide to Create a Wiki

How to create a wiki

Introduction

Are you looking for ways to gather and build business knowledge? Do you feel that the knowledge of your employees is not being captured properly? If yes, it may be the time to use wiki to collaborate. We all know that Wikipedia is a collaborative store of knowledge, sometimes with inaccurate data. Wikipedia is the 6th most popular website in the world with nearly 550 millon readers every month. You can find more than 30 million articles in nearly 300 languages.

What is Wiki?

The term ‘Wiki’ is originated from Hawaiian word, which means ‘quick’. Wiki can be defined as a website that can be edited or modified by users through a web browser using markup language or WYSIWYG editor. It can be created by people with technical as well as non-technical background. It has the knowledge of several contributors.

Wiki serves as a collaborative site, especially if you are running a business or operate a community. Wikis bring people with common interests together and can cover a broad array of topics. One can easily build a wiki using the right tools and software. If you have an idea, you can easily create a wiki with little effort and patience. In this article, we are going to discuss about ways to create wiki and run an effective wiki.

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