Lightweight wikis without databases


Article from Issue 73/2006

If you are thinking about starting a wiki, and you don’t want the overhead of a full-scale, database-driven system, try these light and lean wiki wonders.

Wikis are at the center of the world we know as Web 2.0. In just a few short years, the wiki has become one of the most popular tools on the Internet, thanks to a few very high profile projects and many smaller sites that are helping millions of users communicate and stay organized. The wiki’s open approach, where anyone can post and edit, makes it the perfect counterpart for another famous tool of the new Internet known as the blog. Wikis offer an easy and intuitive means for collecting and editing content.

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