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Working with wikisFAO Social Media Workshop
http://euforicweb.pbworks.com/
Definition “A wiki is software that allows users to  collaboratively create, edit, link, and  organize the content of a we...
Working together on a document   pbworks     pbworks      pbworks                  pbworks                  edit          ...
Features   Articles can be created or edited at    anytime by anyone – limitations are    possible   Articles are editab...
Examples http://euforicweb.pbworks.com/ http://www.akvo.org/ http://wikigender.org/ http://cgiar-drylands.wikispaces.c...
Use the excellent Pbworks help pages   People are often puzzled by the edit function – it is    the key to using any wiki
Garden regularly
M&E   Most wikis have internal analytics package       – On Pbworks            • Business Edition – weekly report        ...
Hands on exercise Create your page Add a link to your Twitter account, or a  website and/or the FAO accounts Write two ...
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Presentation by Euforic Services (Pete Cranston, Pier Andrea Pirani, Vanessa Meadu) at the FAO Social Media Workshop - July 2012

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Working with wikis

  1. 1. Working with wikisFAO Social Media Workshop
  2. 2. http://euforicweb.pbworks.com/
  3. 3. Definition “A wiki is software that allows users to collaboratively create, edit, link, and organize the content of a website, usually for reference material. Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites.” Source: Wikipedia
  4. 4. Working together on a document pbworks pbworks pbworks pbworks edit log view Write some Text change (someone, 12/11/08) FinalWrite some Write some Change some text text (another one, 14/11/08) text text Final Text (me, today)
  5. 5. Features Articles can be created or edited at anytime by anyone – limitations are possible Articles are editable through the web browser One-click access to the history/ versioning page Recent additions/modifications of articles can be monitored actively or passively Easy to revert changes
  6. 6. Examples http://euforicweb.pbworks.com/ http://www.akvo.org/ http://wikigender.org/ http://cgiar-drylands.wikispaces.com/
  7. 7. Use the excellent Pbworks help pages People are often puzzled by the edit function – it is the key to using any wiki
  8. 8. Garden regularly
  9. 9. M&E Most wikis have internal analytics package – On Pbworks • Business Edition – weekly report (views, downloads, edits etc..) • Free edition - Install Google Analytics Measure – Users (joining, leaving, activity) – Pages and content (edited, created, deleted) – Who is creating content (1:9:90) – Is the wiki gardened regularly
  10. 10. Hands on exercise Create your page Add a link to your Twitter account, or a website and/or the FAO accounts Write two lines about yourself or your project Embed a YouTube video Link your page from the participants page
  11. 11. Working with wikisFAO Social Media Workshop

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