What is a wiki?

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What is a wiki?

Uses for wikis

For further explanation of wiki's go to this page What is a wiki.

Where do you find wiki's?

There are literally thousands of wikis around the web on a diverse range of subjects and supporting many communities. Here are a few wiki platforms that you can use in a collaborative way with your friends and colleagues ...

Some wiki platforms are now large projects which receive government and other funding. Examples of these include Wikieducator,Wikinews, Wikimedia Commons, Wikiversity, Wikiquote, Wiktionary, Wikibooks. The largest and most talked about Wiki on the Internet is Wikipedia.

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