Tip of the Week #9: Images, Part I

Jason Nguyen Anybody who designs a website, be it a wiki or any other kind of site, will eventually come to realize that an all-text site is one of the most boring things ever, and although some of that is helped with some well-placed colors and styles, you’ll eventually need some images to spice thingsContinue reading “Tip of the Week #9: Images, Part I”

Case Study: jnthweb.pbworks.com

Joan from JNthWeb Consulting (jnthweb) was kind enough to spend the time to participate in our most recent PBwiki case study. You can read her bio here (http://jnthweb.pbworks.com/MyBio). PBwiki: Why’d you choose PBwiki? Joan Vinall-Cox: I choose PBwiki because it was visually attractive. I saw a PBwiki being used by, I think it was, ChrisContinue reading “Case Study: jnthweb.pbworks.com”

PBwiki Raises $2m To Make Wikis Awesome

Folks, You may have heard it through the grapevine, and it’s true! We’ve raised $2m from MDV to invest primarily in engineering to make PBwiki even friendlier and easier than it is today. We’re going to continue our principled frugality (like getting Hello Boss instead of Starbucks at a quarter the price), but hopefully weContinue reading “PBwiki Raises $2m To Make Wikis Awesome”

Point-and-Click editing is here!

Note: Scroll down for the video! A lot of you have been asking for an easier way to edit your wiki – we’ve listened and we’ve acted – Our new Point-and-Click editor went live to all of PBwiki earlier this morning. What is Point-and-Click? Point-and-Click is our new editor that allows the collaborators of yourContinue reading “Point-and-Click editing is here!”

Tip of the Week #8: Point-and-Click Editor, part 2

Jason Nguyen In last week’s entry, I discussed some of the more basic aspects of the new Point-and-Click editor. This week, we continue exploring the editor, looking at the following aspects (click the links to go directly to that section): Plugins are probably the most powerful of the new additions to PBwiki, and once usedContinue reading “Tip of the Week #8: Point-and-Click Editor, part 2”

Case Study: 7thwardbag.pbworks.com

We just finished our case study with Nils Gore from Rebuilding the Seventh (7thwardbag.pbworks.com). It’s a wiki built that’s helping assist a collective of architectural schools and other collaborators in rebuilding the New Orleans 7th Ward. PBwiki: Why’d you choose PBwiki? Nils Gore: …we decided to use it because of its flat learning curve. WeContinue reading “Case Study: 7thwardbag.pbworks.com”

Tip of the Week #7: Point-and-Click Editor, part 1

The Point-and-Click editor has received mostly positive feedback since it was unveiled, but of course with all new things, there are some growing pains, both in terms of technical work (bugs) and users’ comfort with the new system. To aid in this cause, I’m offering a two part series on how to get the mostContinue reading “Tip of the Week #7: Point-and-Click Editor, part 1”