Building a Wiki

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Building of a Wiki on Microsoft Azure with Minimal Effort

The Context:

A team that is working on a single problem or area of expertise but is separated by time or distance yet still needs to share information quickly with little extra effort is given a wiki to collect information as it is generated. Sharing is then automatic.

Author: Tom Jones 2018-05-08

The Problem:

Constructing a set of description pages on a site that can be modified by any person that is willing to establish a persistent identity.

At first it seemed like the logical choice was to build a MediaWiki instance that was part of the web site, but there were multiple challenged that were all related to the manner that MediaWiki is designed, or evolved, into its present form.

The Solution:

Parts of this solution were described by CGillum in his Dev Blog.

Creating the Wiki

  1. First create a Web "App Service" on the Azure Portal.

Maintaining the Wiki