101 ways to save time with a wiki! #2 – Notes, Notes, Notes!

When I was a student, I was a copious note taker. Where are those notes now? After moving from dorm to apartment to graduate school to San Francisco, those notes are nowhere to be found. Two hours of searching my parent’s attic I located my college photos, my old rice cooker, and several textbooks books.Continue reading “101 ways to save time with a wiki! #2 – Notes, Notes, Notes!”

101 ways to save time with a wiki – #1 Post it!

I agree with you! It’s a huge pain to keep track of shared office documents. I am forced to figure out – does this document reflect the most recent changes? Was this version approved by the board? Has the team signed off on this document? Grr! A wiki is a great way to cut downContinue reading “101 ways to save time with a wiki – #1 Post it!”

10 Things You Didn't Know About PBwiki (Tip #22)

Ramit Sethi (PBwiki marketing guru) and I spoke recently about doing something a little different before I continue with your regularly scheduled Tip programming, so this is what we’ve decided: PBwiki has a lot of information spread out all over the place, and it’d be nice to pick a few of these things and consolidateContinue reading “10 Things You Didn't Know About PBwiki (Tip #22)”

Tip of the Week #21: Introduction to CSS

Eventually, every PBwiki user wants to have a little extra graphical pizzazz in his/her wiki. The current skins are nice of course (especially that new Bamboo skin…I wonder who made it…), but everybody is using them, so it lacks a little individuality. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to change some colors, or addContinue reading “Tip of the Week #21: Introduction to CSS”

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”

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”

Tip of the Week #18: 5 Rules of Net Etiquette

PBwiki’s really simple, and that’s great, but sometimes, it lets us forget that we’re not only PBwiki users interacting in a peanutty-licious microcosm; instead, we’re webmasters and content creators in our own right, in a vast world full of others who may or may not be PBwiki users. The Internet, with us all involved, isContinue reading “Tip of the Week #18: 5 Rules of Net Etiquette”

Tip of the Week #17: URL Parameters and You

Sometimes you might be inclined to look at your address bar and wonder what PBwiki is up to. What’s all this “?edit=1” and “?raw=1” nonsense you see hanging off the end of your wiki names? More importantly, can YOU do anything interesting with them? Well, of course the answer is yes, they can be usefulContinue reading “Tip of the Week #17: URL Parameters and You”

Tip of the Week #16: Beginner's Q & A

As PBwiki becomes a more unified and simple-to-use product, it naturally grows outside of the scope of tech-junkies and computer-geeks, creating a target audience that includes everyone from SUPAH L33T TECHNO-DWEEB’s like me to somebody’s grandma trying to share her latest knitted masterpiece. Therefore, today I address five of the beginner questions I’ve seen mostContinue reading “Tip of the Week #16: Beginner's Q & A”