Wikieducator tutorial/What is a wiki/Advantages & disadvantages

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In the old days you had to edit the HTML syntax to create web pages.


  • anyone can edit.


  • anyone can edit.

Sometimes what some people consider the main advantage of wiki technology can act against the communities interest....

Sometimes the openness of the wiki can make it vulnerable to vandalism or spammers. There are easy ways to restore a page however, and on WikiEducator you must be logged in to edit pages so this reduces vandalism by automated spam bots.

The wiki can grow to become an unstructured mess quite quickly. Robust wiki communities tend to .........