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The Wikka Docs

This website hosts the official documentation of WikkaWiki. Contributions for missing entries and discussion are welcome and should follow these guidelines.

Note: Since 1.3.5, the WikkaWiki repository and issue tracker has been managed at github. Any links on this site pointing to any other site other than github are now obsolete and no longer work. Please feel free to access the issue tracker at our new home.


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Developer documentation on the inner working and architecture of Wikka.
Please bear in mind that pages on this server contain mainly archival material for documentation purposes. If you wish to contribute to the development of Wikka, we suggest you check the contributor guidelines on the main server and the Wikka Tracker

The files of the Wikka distribution (also available as a MindMap)
The structure of the MySQL tables of Wikka
History of the main modifications of this engine
Outlines the structure of wikka.php, the core of Wikka, which contains all the functions
Explains how actions function and how to build new actions. Actions are used to add automatic content to wikipages
Explains how the formatter works and how to build formatters. The formatter is in charge of converting wiki syntax into HTML output
Explains how handlers function and how to build new handlers. Handlers perform a number of operations on a wiki page as a whole, e.g. deleting, creating, editing a page.
Describes CSS classes used by Wikka and how to customize them.
Describes what third-party software is bundled with Wikka and where to find more information.

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