A List of Wiki Administrator Documentation

List of documents relevant for the installer and administrator of the Foswiki installation

Admin Skills Assumptions
Several skills (i.e. knowing how to do something) are needed to set up and maintenance of a Foswiki installation.
Extensions to Foswiki that are not System.plugins
Contributed Add Ons
Deprecated name for the System.Contribs type of extension. Some older extensions will still be named as an AddOn.
Installation Guide
This guide describes the steps for installing Foswiki using Apache as the web server, on Linux.
Instant Enhancements
These quick enhancements are aimed at improving and customising your Foswiki as quickly as possible. New site administrators are encouraged to review this document for ideas before deploying their site. Small changes planned in advance can make a big differences for user satisfaction.
Managing Users
Register users on your Foswiki site; change/reset/install passwords; remove user accounts
Page Caching
How to get the best from HTML Caching.
Extensions that use a simple API to talk to Foswiki
Preview Background
Preview looks like the real page, but the links lead to an oops dialog warning users of not-yet-saved topics. In addition, a background with a "PREVIEW" watermark is shown to have visual clue that you are previewing a topic. You can change the background image by specifying the name of an attached background image file in the PREVIEWBGIMAGE setting in the Default Preferences.
Project Logos
The official Foswiki logo and derivatives are attached to this page.
Reference Manual
Documentation for webmasters, system administrators, project managers, team leaders, and all other users of Foswiki - the Free and Open Source Wiki.
Release History
The complete timeline of Foswiki Releases. Foswiki was forked from TWiki 4.2.4 and released with significant improvments as Foswiki 1.0 in January 2009. Since then there have been 31 releases, with 2 major versions and 2 minor versions.
Site Tools
Utilities for searching, navigation, and monitoring site activity
Skins overlay regular templates to give different looks and feels to Foswiki screens.
System Requirements
Low client and server base requirements are core features that keep Foswiki widely deployable, particularly across a range of browser platforms and versions. Many extensions exist which enhance and expand Foswiki's capabilities; they may have additional requirements.
Upgrade Guide
This guide covers upgrading from a previous version of Foswiki to Foswiki 2.x.
User Authentication
Controlling who can access your site

Admin Tools Category
List of tools available to the Foswiki administrator
Developer Documentation Category
List of documents for application developers as well as developers of skins and extensions.
User Documentation Category
Documentation mainly useful to end users
User Tools Category
List of tools the user may need for setting and resetting passwords, changing email address etc.
Topic revision: r1 - 16 Jun 2015, ProjectContributor

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