A WordPress Wiki that works.
Basically, I had a specific need, custom post types seemed like the best answer. Plus, once it was done, I couldn't think of anything else it really needed.
This wasn't a concern for me, since I just wanted someplace I could post support docs that was public. That said, generic WordPress user roles will still work, so if you're an Author you'll be able to post new wiki articles, same as anything else.
After you install the plugin, wiki articles will use your theme's default
single.php template file. You may want to actually use your wiki, as in have an actual wiki page, and for that, you'll either need to add a custom template to your theme or use the
[wpwtds] shortcode. To use the shortcode, all you need to do is add
[wpwtds] on a post or a page and it will display a list of all your wiki articles.
A default template that you can use is provided if you want to customize the layout. More than likely you'll need to modify it slightly to fit your specific theme.
The best reference I can give you for working with custom post types (if you wanted to make your own wiki main page, for instance) is the Custom Post Types article in the Codex. The only thing you need to know is that the post types are identified as
Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 30+
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