Redirecting pages in DokuWiki

When removing pages from your DokuWiki site, you will need to set up a redirect to prevent users from getting 404 not fopund errors.  Sometimes when users bookmark pages or when Google caches a removed page people will get 404 not found pages. In order to redirect a page, you will need to use a Read More >

How to delete and rename namespaces in DokuWiki

DokuWiki sites are constantly changing due to the contributions of the website patrons. When topics get too big, change in scope, or become obsolete, it becomes necessary to rename or delete the namespaces from DokuWiki. This article will go through the steps in renaming and deleting namespaces form DokuWiki. Renaming a namespace in DokuWiki Login Read More >

How to create namespaces in DokuWiki

What is a Namespace? A Namespace is a folder location where your page resides, much like how you can organize files on your computer using folders and subfolders, wiki pages are organized into Namespaces. For information on creating pages, please click here. Namespaces are crucial for organizing your pages within your wiki. In other words, Read More >

How to edit and delete DokuWiki pages

Editing pages in DokuWiki is a basic process of creating a wiki. Users visiting the site have the ability to edit pages by default. In some cases, users can edit or delete a page by accident. other times, a malicious use my deface a page. Pages created in Dokuwiki are stored as revisions. These can Read More >

What if I forgot my DokuWiki username or password?

The DokuWiki administration section is for managing the site settings, users, preferences and more. In the event you lose your username or pasword, you can reset and change passwords, and recover usernames. The purpose of this article is to reset and change passwords, and to recover the username for your DokuWiki site. Note! You should Read More >

How to format content in DokuWiki

Formatting text in DokuWiki will require the wiki code to be used. DokuWiki has a built in WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor. The following table lists the wiki code options. Once you are familiar with the DokuWiki format options, we will go over how to do basic formats like bold, headline Read More >

Inserting a custom CSS menu in DokuWiki

DokuWiki has preset menu items towards the top right that are very difficult customize. The links are Recent Changes, Media Manager, and Sitemap. These are there by difault and are difficult to change. You can use a custom made css menu that can be inserted into the wiki header code. This will allow you to Read More >

How to insert images into a DokuWIki page

After learning about how to create and edit pages in DokuWiki, it is common to want to add images to the site content. The following steps will explain how to insert an image into a DokuWiki page. Inserting an image in DokuWiki Log into DokuWiki. Navigate to the page you want to insert an image Read More >

Inserting internal and external links in DokuWiki

Due to the nature of DokuWiki code, inserting a link that navigates internally and externally is done differently than other programs. Where most sites allow standard HTML code to be inserted, DokuWiki has its special code to create navigation. There are 2 types of links, internal and external links. Internal links link to a page Read More >

How to use the menu plugin in DokuWiki

DokuWiki has a plugin called the “menu” plugin that will allow you to place a custom navigation menu in your pages. This menu has nice icons separated out to each menu link catagory. The “menu” plugin that primarily works in the Wiki page code.  The following article will explain how to use the “menu” plugin. Read More >