How to make a wiki site?
Have you ever wished to have your own wikipedia website?
Well you can have it! There is many options and platforms that you can use to create your own wiki place.
You can get it from as cheap as free, with some limitations of course. Even if you want more sophisticated platform for professional use, you don't have to build it from scratch as many providers will sell you complete wiki systems from few $ per month.
Free wiki sites
There are numerous web platforms that will give you wiki space for free. Since wiki will be hosted on their servers, advantages using it will be:
- no need for hosting plan
- no need to buy your own domain
- no programming skills needed
- fast setting up wiki website
You should know that they have limitations that can include:
- ads on pages
- wiki will be on subdomain
- limited space
- limited users
List of free wiki sites
Wikispaces offers you one completely free wiki with unlimited pages and users. It has all the standard wiki features and WYSIWYG editor. File storage is limited to 2G and 10 MB for single file, and should cover most of basic needs. Free wiki on Wikispaces include ads.
Some of you might also know it under former name Wikicities. Wikia is a free Wiki-hosting project owned by Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. You can create your own wiki on subdomain, that will look like subdomain.wikia.com. Wikia has ads but they aren't so intrusive as on some other platforms.
Free wiki CMS systems
There are also free CMS systems that can be used for making a wiki websites.