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WIKIS – PBWorks<br />Go to http://pbworks.com. <br />On the “FOR PERSONAL” drop-down menu, choose “Sign up now”.<br />
WIKIS – PBWorks<br />Think of a suitable URL.<br />Agree to non-commercial terms.<br />Pick a screen name and enter your e...
WIKIS – PBWorks<br />There are TWO privacy settings.<br />Who can see it?<br />Is this a public website for anyone to find...
WIKIS – PBWorks<br />There are TWO editable areas<br />WORKSPACE<br />The pages which contributors can add to, edit, chang...
PBWorks – Main Menu<br />Main menu is along right side.<br />ACTIONS<br />Add pages<br />Upload files (.doc, .ppt, .xls, e...
PBWorks– Main Menu<br />SIDEBAR<br />An editable region, like a page.<br />Used to create NAVIGATION<br />Same on every pa...
PBWorks– Pages, Files, Folders<br />PAGES<br />Editable web pages you create inside the wiki<br />FILES<br />External file...
PBWorks– Pages, Files, Folders<br />PBWorks includes many “template” pages. To use these, you can click on one from this m...
PBWorks – Basic Page Editing<br />Click EDIT to start editing a page.<br />Through this view, you can <br /><ul><li>type c...
paste content from Word,
format the text on the page,
add links to internal wiki pages or external web pages by highlighting the text and choosing </li></ul>ALWAYS REMEMBER TO ...
PBWorks – Basic Page Editing<br />On all pages EXCEPT the FrontPage,<br />use the page menu (on right when in edit mode) t...
DELETE a page</li></li></ul><li>PBWorks– Adding Links and Images<br />From the page menu on the right side you can also:<b...
add images to the current page
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How To Use Pb Works

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A quick tutorial on getting started in PBWorks

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How To Use Pb Works

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  2. 2. WIKIS – PBWorks<br />Go to http://pbworks.com. <br />On the “FOR PERSONAL” drop-down menu, choose “Sign up now”.<br />
  3. 3. WIKIS – PBWorks<br />Think of a suitable URL.<br />Agree to non-commercial terms.<br />Pick a screen name and enter your email and a password.<br />
  4. 4. WIKIS – PBWorks<br />There are TWO privacy settings.<br />Who can see it?<br />Is this a public website for anyone to find and look at or PRIVATE, just for you and selected others?<br />Who can edit it?<br />All PBWorks users or just you and selected others?<br />
  5. 5. WIKIS – PBWorks<br />There are TWO editable areas<br />WORKSPACE<br />The pages which contributors can add to, edit, change, erase, etc. <br />COMMENT SPACE<br />Like blog comments, these are outside the normal body of the wiki pages. They are uneditable once posted.<br />
  6. 6. PBWorks – Main Menu<br />Main menu is along right side.<br />ACTIONS<br />Add pages<br />Upload files (.doc, .ppt, .xls, etc.)<br />See all pages and files<br />Change wiki settings<br />Search pages for specific word/phrase<br />
  7. 7. PBWorks– Main Menu<br />SIDEBAR<br />An editable region, like a page.<br />Used to create NAVIGATION<br />Same on every page<br />Link to pages/folders/files<br />On large wikis, show sections by linking to folders<br />ADD CONTRIBUTORS<br />By email, have to have signed up to PBWorks already<br />RECENT ACTIVITY<br />See what your group mates have done.<br />
  8. 8. PBWorks– Pages, Files, Folders<br />PAGES<br />Editable web pages you create inside the wiki<br />FILES<br />External files you upload<br />FOLDERS<br />Allow for additional organization, grouping of pages and files<br />
  9. 9. PBWorks– Pages, Files, Folders<br />PBWorks includes many “template” pages. To use these, you can click on one from this menu and customize it, then link it in through the sidebar or an in-page link. <br />Delete them if you don’t think you’ll need them – they are clogging up your page list!<br />
  10. 10. PBWorks – Basic Page Editing<br />Click EDIT to start editing a page.<br />Through this view, you can <br /><ul><li>type content,
  11. 11. paste content from Word,
  12. 12. format the text on the page,
  13. 13. add links to internal wiki pages or external web pages by highlighting the text and choosing </li></ul>ALWAYS REMEMBER TO CLICK SAVE!!!! Not just when you’re done, but once in awhile. There is no auto-save feature!<br />
  14. 14. PBWorks – Basic Page Editing<br />On all pages EXCEPT the FrontPage,<br />use the page menu (on right when in edit mode) to:<br /><ul><li>RENAME a page
  15. 15. DELETE a page</li></li></ul><li>PBWorks– Adding Links and Images<br />From the page menu on the right side you can also:<br /><ul><li>add links to pages inside your wiki
  16. 16. add images to the current page
  17. 17. Upload files and then click file name
  18. 18. From URL (image web address)</li></li></ul><li>PBWorks– Embedding Maps and Video<br />Click SOURCE to embed maps and videos.<br />In the source view, <br />copy and paste the “embed” code from Google Maps or YouTube. <br />If you don’t know HTML, it’s best to insert the code at the end!<br />Click “SOURCE” again to go back to regular view. <br />You won’t see the map/video until you SAVE. <br />
  19. 19. PBWorks– Embedding Maps and Video<br />If you’re unfamiliar with HTML code and/or have trouble embedding a map or video, another option is to just copy the link into the regular view. When you save it goes live.<br />You won’t be able to see the media in the wiki, but you can click on the link to open it in a new window.<br />
  20. 20. PBWorks– Page History<br />THE MOST IMPORTANT LINK FOR SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATION:<br />From the non-edit view (“VIEW” tab), you can access the previous versions of the page. <br />
  21. 21. PBWorks– Page History<br />If one of your group accidentally erases valuable information from your wiki…<br />…you can:<br /><ul><li>Compare two versions of the page
  22. 22. Click on the Date/Time to see any previous version
  23. 23. Restore a previous version and replace the current version
  24. 24. Delete any version (careful!)</li>

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