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MediaWiki Administrators' Tutorial Guide by Mizanur Rahman

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Wiki

A wiki is a browser-based collaborative writing environment, in which a community may amass and exchange information on particular topics, and to which anyone may contribute without having web programming skills. In other words, a wiki is a piece of software that is used for collaborative content creation.

Different people have different ideas about what a wiki really is, but whichever definition we take, a wiki is software that handles complex problems in a simple manner.

According to Leuf and Cunningham, the creators of the original wiki concept, "a wiki is a freely expandable collection of interlinked web pages, a hypertext system for storing and modifying information—a database, where each page can easily be edited by any user with a forms-capable ...

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