lei.PNGThe term "wiki" is Hawaiian for "quick." Essentially, a wiki is a web space that allows multiple users to generate content without knowing any special coding language. (Wikis have what's known as WYSIWYG editors: What You See Is What You Get). It is a basic tool for the average web user to author content, to collaborate with other users, and to create text or multimedia enhanced content.

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Wikis in plain English.