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Use your wiki as a central repository and include signposts and links to documents stored elsewhere, for example in Google Shared Drives and websites.

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Create Use the wiki in conjunction with the Google Suite and create a wiki front-end menu for google Google drive folders and docs to improve navigation and make searching easier.

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Give your wiki a logical, hierarchical, structure by adding ‘child’ pages to ‘parent’ pages.

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Include a search function and restrict it to your Wiki - see macros for different search options.


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To make your page more attractive and easier to read, use thePage layout button to divide it horizontally into columns or vertically into sections.  

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Ensure that your wiki pages are accessible - use features such as the built-in header and paragraph styles, and use colour with care. See the Creating Accessible Documents page for more information.

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Include a Google feedback or queries form to help users and build in ongoing user-directed changes.







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Explore other non-restricted York wiki ‘spaces’ for ideas - try browsing the Space Directory for examples.

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Use the ‘Watch’ option to see when collaborators have updated sections.

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Use the ‘Coolors’ website to generate colour schemes and get html colour codes.


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Create a simple team directory using the ‘Panels’ macro.
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Spend some time working through this exercise to familiarise yourself with some basic techniques.