A List of Wiki Administrator Documentation

Access Control
Restricting read and write access to topics and webs, by users and groups
Topic User Mapping Contrib
This describes the default Topic User Mapping. It describes the mapping between login and Wiki Name done using the Wiki Users topic in the Users web
Admin Skills Assumptions
Recommended skils the system administrator should have to administrate a Foswiki installation
Admin Tools Category
List of tools available to the Foswiki administrator
Command And CGIScripts
These scripts are located in the bin and tools directories. This topic describes the interfaces to some of those scripts
A short introduction to Contribs. Contribs are Extensions to Foswiki that are not plugins
Contributed Add Ons
A short introduction to Add-Ons. Add-Ons add functionality with extensions that are not based on the Foswiki scripts
Country List
List of countries used in the User Form. Can also be used in Foswiki applications
Default Preferences
This topic defines site-level settings that apply to all users and webs on this site. Use this as a read-only topic. Always apply your local settings to Site Preferences
Default User Registration
This topic defines the default user registration page. If a custom user registration page exists in Users web this will be used instead of this default. See the hidden comment in User Registration how to create a custom registration page
FAQGnu General Public License
Brief explanation of GPL - the license under which Foswiki is distributed
FAQRebuilding Wiki Users Topic
How to re-build your Wiki Users topic if it is no longer current
FAQTroubleshooting Extensions
Some troubleshooting steps to follow when an extension is not working
Hierarchical Navigation
Navigation block that displays the current topic, its parent and children (if any). This is intended to be included in other topics, for example in a side navigation bar
Installation Guide
This guide describes the steps for manually installing Foswiki
Instant Enhancements
Description of quick enhancements aimed at improving and customising your Foswiki
Interwiki Plugin
The plugin links ExternalSite:Page text to external sites based on aliases defined in the Inter Wikis topic
Mailer Contrib
Allows users to "subscribe" to regularly scheduled e-mails via the Web Notify. This topic describes how to enable emailing and a detailed description of the features
Managing Topics
How to rename, move, copy, and delete individual topics
Managing Users
Register users on your Foswiki site; change/reset/install passwords; remove user accounts
Managing Webs
An introduction to webs. Includes the tool for the administrator to add new webs
New User Template
This is the default template for new users. To tailor this, make a copy in the Users and change this instead to avoid loosing the changes when upgrading Foswiki. See Installation Guide for more.
Original Document Graphics
This is the Document Graphics topic with the old icons from before they were renewed in Foswiki 1.1. They are included in the TWiki Compatibility Plugin in case someone needs a specific old icon
Page Caching
Description of the Foswiki Page Caching features. Page caching is the process of storing (caching) this HTML on the server, as and when it is generated, so that the next time someone asks for the same page it can be delivered from the cache instead of having to be re-rendered from scratch.
Pattern Skin
This is the default skin that Foswiki is shipped with. This topic is the entry point for selecting themes and doing tailoring of how your Foswiki installation looks like
Pattern Skin Css
This page is a reference for all CSS classes used in Pattern Skin.
Pattern Skin Css Cookbook
Cookbook for how to alter the appearance of PatternSkin using CSS. This includes how to change the color scheme, hide the left bar, change the height of the top bar, removing the top bar, etc.
Pattern Skin Customization
How to customize the apperance of Pattern Skin using templates. This includes how to change the site logos, how to change the features of the top and side bars, and how to hide certain user interface elements depending who the user is.
Pattern Skin Elements
This topic shows the most common elements that you can change in the Pattern Skin. Use this topic to see the result of your changes to CSS.
Pattern Skin Theme
Tool to help changing the scheme of Pattern Skin
An introduction to plugins and how to install them
Preview Background
This topic holds the default image files used as a background when previewing before saving.
Project Logos
The official Foswiki logo is attached to this page. When you define your own logo for your Foswiki use your own topic to hold the logos, otherwise the attached files are overwritten when Foswiki is upgraded
Reference Manual
Documentation for webmasters, system administrators, project managers, team leaders, and all other users of Foswiki
Release History
Complete list of all releases of Foswiki
Release Notes 01x 00
Release note for all Foswiki 1.0.X releases including lists of all enhancements and bugfixes
Release Notes 01x 01
Release note for all Foswiki 1.1.X releases including lists of all enhancements and bugfixes
FAQSearch Does Not Work
Description of a possible root cause in case no searches work
Site Map
An overview of all the webs incl links to search, recent changes, and notifications. Mainly targetted for the administrators but can also be useful for the users
Site Tools
Describes the utilities for searching, navigation, and monitoring site activity. It describes Web Notify, to e-mail alerts when topics are edited, and Web Statistics, to generate detailed activity reports. It also describes how to use the RSS and Atom feeds. Mainly targetted for the administrator
An introduction to skins and skin development
Standard Colors
The 216 browser safe standard colors. Use colors from this list when choosing the color for a new web
System Requirements
Server and client requirements for Foswiki
Template Web
When a new web is created, a copy of a template web is used so the new web is populated with a set of default topics. Several template webs can exist
Tiny MCEFrequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions about the Tiny MCE WYSIWYG editor
Tiny MCEPlugin
Description of the Tiny MCE Editor which is the WYSIWYG Editor of Foswiki
TWiki Compatibility Plugin
This plugins helps people to upgrade from TWiki to Foswiki. It automatically maps requests for legacy TWiki web topics to Foswiki free topics. It also allows many plugins coded for TWiki to run on Foswiki
Upgrade Guide
A detailed description how to upgrade from a previous version of Foswiki
User Authentication
Controlling who can access your site
User Form
This form topic defines the form found on each users personal topic in Users
Users Template
This is the template from which Foswiki creates Wiki Users when the first person is registered. After this the topic is not used for anything
Web Atom Base
ATOM News Feeds. This topic explains the ATOM news feed feature and also contains the code includes by all the Web Atom topics in each web
Web Bottom Bar Example
This topic defines the default bottom bar in Pattern Skin for the entire site. If you need to change it please read in Pattern Skin how to tailor the bars so they do not get overwritten when you upgrade Foswiki
Web Create New Topic Template
This is a view template which defines the looks of Web Create New Topic
Web Left Bar Example
This topic defines the default left bar in Pattern Skin. Each web has its own left bar. If you need to change it please read in Pattern Skin how to tailor the bars so they do not get overwritten when you upgrade Foswiki
Web Left Bar Login
This topic defines the login links and the inclusion of a personal left bar
Web Left Bar Personal Template
When a user creates his personal left bar, it is based on this template
Web Left Bar Search
This topic defines a section with search and jump feature which can be used in the left bar
Web Left Bar Webs List
This topic lists all the webs in this site to be includes in a left bar
Web Preferences
This topic defines all the preferences for the current web. Each web has a Web Preferences topic
Web Rss Base
RSS News Feeds. This topic explains the RSS news feed feature and also contains the code includes by all the Web Atom topics in each web
Web Top Bar Example
This topic defines the default bottom bar in Pattern Skin for the entire site. If you need to change it please read in Pattern Skin how to tailor the bars so they do not get overwritten when you upgrade Foswiki
Web Topic Edit Template
This is the default topic template used when creating a new topic
Wiki Syntax Summary
This page provides online help for new users of Foswiki when editing a page
Wysiwyg Plugin Settings
Settings for Wysiwyg Plugin that are common to most editor integrations

Related Topics

User Documentation Category
List of documents for the everyday user from beginner to advanced user
Developer Documentation Category
List of documents for application developers as well as developers of skins and extensions.
User Tools Category
List of tools the user may need for setting and resetting passwords, changing email address etc.
Topic revision: r1 - 13 Sep 2009 - 01:26:25 - Project Contributor

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