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Features Of This Wiki

Last edited in February 2006


— Data stored in plain text files
— XHTML 1.0 Strict compliance
— UTF-8 encoding
— XHTML rendering using DIVs
— Backups created everytime a page is altered
— Files can be uploaded
— Uploaded image files can be displayed inline; others appear as hyperlinks
— Tested with PHP version 5; should work with version 4.3 and higher

Formatting rules

— Auto-creation of wiki pages by using the right syntax
— See Adding or editing content for more
— Both XHTML and wiki syntax accepted
— XHTML as well as wiki syntax can be escaped by using specific tags to display raw text

Access restrictions

— Open viewing access
— Optional IP address-based restriction on editing
— Individual pages or all pages can be protected from editing unless an administrator password is provided
— Lockfiles prevent simultaneous editing
— Single user account (administrator)


When logged in with administrator password,

— Pages can be deleted
— Pages can be reverted to an older version
— Older versions (backups), by version number or date, can be deleted for a specific page or for all pages


— Most parameters used by the PHP code are set as variables
— Templates and CSS stylesheets can easily be modified
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