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  • 1. Registering for Wikispaces & Creating Your Space

2. Signing In If you already have a wikispaces account 3. Sign In To Wikispaces 4. Sign In To Wikispaces Use the user name and password you created or were assigned. 5. Registering for Wikispaces & Creating Your Space 6. Registering & Creating Your First Wiki

  • Go to
    • Pick a user name
    • Set your password
    • Enter your email address
    • Enter a space name
  • Then clickJoin

7. Your wikispace

  • If everything goes successfully you will be automatically forwarded to your wiki space

8. Editing Pages 9. Click Edit This Page 10. The Editing Toolbar Will Appear 11. Basic Editing Functions

  • Bold
  • Italicize
  • Underline
  • Font Size
  • Numbered List
  • Bulleted List
  • Insert Horizontal Line
  • Insert Hyperlink (URL)
  • Remove Hyperlink (URL)

123456789 12. Inserting Images and Documents

  • Place your mouse on the page where you want your document to appear
  • Click on the Tree icon
  • Click BROWSE to locate your document and Upload to add it to the wiki server
  • Then click UPLOAD
  • Once the image has uploaded double click on it to insert it onto your page give it a caption and add a link if you want then
  • Close the Image dialog boxes by clicking their X

13. Inserting Hyperlinks

  • To insert a hyperlink to a page in your wiki or to an outside Internet page:
    • Highlight the text
    • Click on the Insert Link icon

14. Hyperlinking To A Wiki Page

  • Check Wiki Link and select the appropriate page name or New Page from the pull-down menu

15. Hyperlinking To An External Link

  • Check External Link and paste the URL of the outside web page.

16. Inserting Dynamic HTML - Widgets

  • Click on the TV icon
  • Select the icon that corresponds to the widget type you are inserting.
    • If you do not see your widget vendor list, click Other.If you cannot find an appropriate icon, select Other HTML.
  • Paste the Embed HTML code from your widget into the text field and click Save. ( see next slide for image )

17. Inserting Dynamic HTML - Widgets 18. Explaining and Tagging Page Edits

  • When you edit a page, you should complete the following two items (located on the bottom of your edit screen)
    • Note: short sentence or phrase to summarize what and why you edited the page (e.g. fixed mistakes, updated content etc.)
    • Tags: several keywords that indicate the nature/topic of your edits (e.g. digital images, etc.)

19. Saving Page Edits

  • After you have completed your edits, notes, and tags, click Save.

20. Navigation Menu 21. Editing Your Navigation Menu

  • On the left side of your wiki, you have a navigation menu.
  • Your navigation menu will appear on all pages of your wiki.
  • Your navigation menu should include links to all the pages of you wiki and can include links to outside resources.
  • To edit your menu, click on the Edit Navigation link that is located at the bottom of your menu.

22. Editing Your Navigation Menu

  • When you click Edit Navigation, the space menu will open for editing just like any other page of your wiki.
  • The editing toolbar will appear allowing you to add text, hyperlinks, images, and widgets just as you can for all wiki pages.
  • This can be the easiest way to create new pages for your wiki.
  • I add most of the new pages that I think my wiki will have to the Navigation menu and edit them as I need to

23. Managing Your Wiki 24. Tracking Changes

  • To track page edits and discussions, click on the Recent Changes link located above your navigation menu.
  • You can view page edits as well as new discussion messages.
  • You can elect to be notified every time a change is made to your wiki.

25. Tracking Changes Page Edits 26. Manage Your Wikis Preferences

  • As the wiki site organizer, you can manage all of the following from the Manage Space link.
    • Name, description, copyright license
    • Look and feel (colors, template)
    • Members and permissions
    • Subscription

27. Manage Your Wikis Preferences 28. Look and Feel here you can change the colour scheme and logo 29. Invite People to Your Wiki 30. For More Information . . .


31. Congratulations!Now you are ready to get started with Wikispaces.