Wiki delete now works

For a while, we had temporarily halted wikis from being deleted to do some behind-the-curtain plumbing. Wiki delete works again. If you really want to delete your PBwiki (why would you want to?), just log in, click “Settings” and then click “Delete.” Once it’s gone, it’s gone forever, so be careful! Note: Once you deleteContinue reading “Wiki delete now works”

Schtuff transition is on track to happen in the next few days

I just spoke to Nathan, our CTO, about the Schtuff transition. He told me that he’s working with Carl at Schtuff to finalize importing the Schtuff wikis to PBwiki. We expect to give the technical thumbs-up to the Schtuff team within 24 hours. After that, Schtuff will begin contacting its (our?) users to let themContinue reading “Schtuff transition is on track to happen in the next few days”

Tip of the Week #20: All About Tables

So last time, we went over everything that went into creating a table of contents for your page quickly and effectively using the Point-and-Click Editor. Today, we follow in the same vein, but advanced users can skip down to the bottom and read about some of the ways to style your tables using CSS, inContinue reading “Tip of the Week #20: All About Tables”

Nathan Schmidt (PBwiki CTO) gives a talk at Stanford tomorrow

Our very own Nathan! Nathan is the CTO of, a Palo Alto-based startup that is now the world’s largest hoster of wikis. Nathan will be speaking about “how to keep a popular web service from melting when it becomes popular – Debian, PHP, Apache, Lighttpd, Squid, Memcache, MogileFS and MySQL.” Nathan was a PresidentContinue reading “Nathan Schmidt (PBwiki CTO) gives a talk at Stanford tomorrow”

Our new FrontPage helps you get started using PBwiki faster

Here’s an email I wrote to our educational advisory panel (join here) last night: Well, it’s 10:25pm and I should be getting ready to sleep, but I can’t without getting this email out!! Let me quickly tell you about something we did to make PBwiki easier for your coworkers and students. We just rolled outContinue reading “Our new FrontPage helps you get started using PBwiki faster”

Tip of the Week #19: Inserting a Table of Contents

There are a few questions I keep seeing in the forums over and over concerning the Point-and-Click editor, and I thought I’d use this space to clear up one of them today: How do I do a Table of Contents (ToC)? I admit that the answer is not immediately clear like it is on theContinue reading “Tip of the Week #19: Inserting a Table of Contents”

One of our most creative PBwiki Presenters!

Cindy Lane, an instructional technologist, recently presented at an educational event about PBwiki using our Presenter Packs. Her giveaway was one of the most creative we’ve seen! Yesterday was my pbwiki event…Half of my teachers had actually gone on and logged in and had contributed to the wiki, so I pulled them up front, gaveContinue reading “One of our most creative PBwiki Presenters!”

I'd Like to Share Something With You

We just added a tiny sharing sidebar to each wiki. This should make it even easier to share your wiki with friends, colleagues, and anyone else that you want to start collaborating with on your wiki. The sharing sidebar is located beneath the normal sidebar, or, if you have one of the tabbed sidebars, itContinue reading “I'd Like to Share Something With You”