HOW TO SET UP A WIKI
                         SITE
                                  With Wikispaces



  Written by Jacqu...
REGISTER    Click on
              http://www.wikispaces.com/
            Type in a Username
            Type in a Pass...
WIKISPACES FOR EDUCATORS
  http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers
                                                Or ...
THE EDITING PAGE: VISUAL EDITOR
          Click on Edit This Page
          Type in your post
          Highlight the t...
ADDING    Click on the Image button
IMAGES

          Click on Upload Files Tab
          Click on the Browse
         ...
ADDING
IMAGES


  Double click the image to be inserted
  Select Alignment,
   of either None,
   Left, Right or Centre
...
NEW
PAGE    Click on New Page
        Type in a name for
         your new page




        Click Create
        Type ...
HYPERLINK TO WEBSITES

  Copy the Internet address that you are going to link to
  Highlight text that is going to be hy...
HYPERLINK TO ANOTHER WIKI PAGE

 Highlight text that is going to be hyperlinked to a website


 Click on the Hyperlink b...
ADDING A TABLE

 Click on the Table button
 Type in the number of columns and rows
 Click on Insert Table
 The table w...
INSERT A MOVIE
        Click on the Widgets button
        Click on Video
        Click on the type of movie you
      ...
EMBED OTHER ITEMS
     Click on the Widgets button
     Click on Other HTML
     Paste the code and click Save
CHANGE LOOK AND FEEL

  Click on Manage Wiki
  Click on Look and Feel
  Change your theme by clicking on
   Change or m...
CHANGE LOOK AND FEEL
  Click on Manage Wiki
  Click on Look and Feel
  Click on Browse in Logo to replace the
   Wiki l...
EDITING YOUR NAVIGATION PANEL
  The Navigation Panel is on your left hand side

 By default your pages are added alphabet...
EDITING YOUR NAVIGATION PANEL
 The Navigation Panel is on your left hand side

 Widgets can be added to your Navigation P...
WIDGETS    Table of Contents are particularly useful when you have a
CREATE A   large amount of information on one page. Y...
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  1. 1. HOW TO SET UP A WIKI SITE With Wikispaces Written by Jacqui Sharp http://sharpjacqui.blogspot.com http://jacquisharp.blogspot.com
  2. 2. REGISTER  Click on http://www.wikispaces.com/  Type in a Username  Type in a Password  Type in your Email Address  Type in a name for your wikispaces address with no spaces room23pns  Click Join
  3. 3. WIKISPACES FOR EDUCATORS http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers Or register here if you are a  Type in a Username teacher who is going to use this site for educational  Type in a Password purposes!  Type in your Email Address  Type in a name for your wikispaces address with no spaces  Click on Protected or Private  Click in the box to verify that this space will be used for educational purposes  Click Join
  4. 4. THE EDITING PAGE: VISUAL EDITOR  Click on Edit This Page  Type in your post  Highlight the text and change the Font, size and style by clicking on … Bold … Italic … Underline … Colour of text … Bullets
  5. 5. ADDING  Click on the Image button IMAGES  Click on Upload Files Tab  Click on the Browse button, navigate to the file you want to upload  Click Upload
  6. 6. ADDING IMAGES  Double click the image to be inserted  Select Alignment, of either None, Left, Right or Centre  Alter the size if necessary by clicking on the - + buttons  Add a caption  Click Save on the page when finished
  7. 7. NEW PAGE  Click on New Page  Type in a name for your new page  Click Create  Type in text  Add Pictures
  8. 8. HYPERLINK TO WEBSITES  Copy the Internet address that you are going to link to  Highlight text that is going to be hyperlinked to a website  Click on the Hyperlink button  Click on the External Link address tab, Paste the internet address into the address box  Click Add Link  The new link will be highlighted
  9. 9. HYPERLINK TO ANOTHER WIKI PAGE  Highlight text that is going to be hyperlinked to a website  Click on the Hyperlink button  Click on Choose an existing page, choose a page from the drop down menu  Click Add Link  The new link will be highlighted
  10. 10. ADDING A TABLE  Click on the Table button  Type in the number of columns and rows  Click on Insert Table  The table will appear  Type in information and/or add graphics  Add more rows or columns by clicking in the cell of your choice and then click on the small table icon next to the table  Click on the More Options arrow next to each choice
  11. 11. INSERT A MOVIE  Click on the Widgets button  Click on Video  Click on the type of movie you want to insert (i.e. You Tube)  Copy the code from the embed box in You tube and paste into the box here Click Save
  12. 12. EMBED OTHER ITEMS  Click on the Widgets button  Click on Other HTML  Paste the code and click Save
  13. 13. CHANGE LOOK AND FEEL  Click on Manage Wiki  Click on Look and Feel  Change your theme by clicking on Change or make a new theme  Choose a Pre made theme  And/or change your colours
  14. 14. CHANGE LOOK AND FEEL  Click on Manage Wiki  Click on Look and Feel  Click on Browse in Logo to replace the Wiki logo  Navigate to the picture of your choice  Click Open and Save  Your icon must be smaller than 150 x 150 pixels … If you want to use a picture you can use the resize option in Microsoft Picture Manager to resize the picture
  15. 15. EDITING YOUR NAVIGATION PANEL The Navigation Panel is on your left hand side  By default your pages are added alphabetically to the Navigation panel  If you want to organise them into headings then you will need to delete the ‘include pageList’  Click on which is at the bottom left hand corner click on press Delete on the keyboard  Type in a list of all of the pages, highlight each name and link it to its appropriate page by clicking on the Hyperlink button  Click Add Link  Your Pages will appear in the Navigation panel as you have listed them
  16. 16. EDITING YOUR NAVIGATION PANEL The Navigation Panel is on your left hand side  Widgets can be added to your Navigation Panel  Click on ‘edit navigation’ at the bottom of the Navigation Panel  Use the Widgets button through the Other HTML to insert page counters etc into the Navigation Panel, click Save The widgets will appear as ‘Media’ blocks in the Editor page
  17. 17. WIDGETS Table of Contents are particularly useful when you have a CREATE A large amount of information on one page. You can create links that will jump to different sections. TABLE OF  Click on the Widgets button CONTENTS  Click on Wikispaces  Click on Table of Contents Click on Embed Table of Contents Any links that need to be added to a Table of Contents have to be highlighted and changed to a Heading style, they will automatically be added to the Table of Contents
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