Wiki Overview

A wiki can help your organization collect and capture institutional knowledge, assemble content from numerous sources, and share plans and ideas.

Creating a Wiki Page Library

  1. Click Settings and then click Add an app.
  2. On the Your Apps page, find Wiki Page Library.
  3. Click Wiki Page Library.
  4. In the Name box, type a name for the new wiki page library, such as Wiki Pages.
  5. Click Create.

Edit a Wiki Page

  1. On the wiki page that you want to edit, click Edit
  2. Type any text you want.
  3. Use the buttons on the ribbon to Format Text, and insert other content, such as pictures, tables, hyperlinks, and Web Parts.
  4. When you are finished editing the page, click Page and then click Save. If you don’t want to save your changes, click Page, click the arrow under Save, click Stop Editing and then click Discard changes.

Add an Image to a Wiki Page

  1. To add an image to a wiki, you need first to upload it to your site. You can upload an image to your site by using a picture library.
  2. Browse to the picture library that contains the image.
  3. Click the picture that you want to use.
  4. Right-click the picture, and then click Copy Shortcut to copy the Web address for the image.
  5. Navigate to the wiki page where you want to add a picture.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. Click where you want to insert the picture, and then on the formatting toolbar for the wiki page. Click the Insert Image button.
  8. In the Address box, paste the Web address for the image that you copied earlier.
  9. In the Alternative Text box, type alternative text to describe the image.

Alternative text helps people with screen readers understand the content of the picture.


Need Help?

Contact the IT Service Desk or call 519. 748. 5220 ext. 3444.