Wiki Quick Tip 14: fix your images (and upload them to TNWIKI!)

Quite a while ago we discussed the way you should integrate images in your Wiki articles (and more important what happens if you don’t upload them……) Have a check here: Sunday Surprise: Death by powerpicture Lately, we see the issue popping up again (and lots of articles lose their value), so it’s time for a…

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Wiki Life: Microsoft Wiki focus… keep sharp on #Microsoft Technology.

A small Wiki reminder is due, it usually needs some quarterly refreshment.    From time to time, we get some off-topic articles…  And yes, admitted they have some great content… (But there is a BUT.) BUT there are some best practices and conditions to post on the Wiki. … correction <Microsoft> Wiki.   If you…

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Important Notice: TechNet Wiki Migration Wave 2 (Dec 5 from 5 to 10PM PST)

In short: Please avoid making any edits and or posting any new TN Wiki articles on December 05, between 5pm PST and 10pm PST. What’s happening? The TechNet Wiki site  https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki will be migrating from the current infrastructure to a full Azure hosted platform, this is part of our roadmap for a full Azure adoption across…

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Important Notice: TechNet Wiki Migration (Nov 19 5-10PM PST)

In short: Please avoid making any edits and or posting any new TN Wiki articles between November 19 5pm PST and 10pm PST. What’s happening? The TechNet Wiki site  https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki will be migrating from the current infrastructure to a full Azure hosted platform, this is part of our roadmap for a full Azure adoption across all…


Help us shape the future of your community!

Capturing a crucial moment in community history   On a blustery day in Seattle – 7th March 2018 – history was being made. On this day, a posse of Microsoft’s most eminent leaders, managers and developers were gathering on Redmond Campus. They were there to meet a contingent of the Microsoft TechNet Wiki Ninjas -…

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Wiki Governance: Back to normal business, focussing on your great content.

Hello valued Wiki Ninja community,   the last few months you must have noticed how we have been struggling to keep Wiki clean from spam campaigns…. and we already have been reporting about it earlier on, when the outbreak has been escalating the last few weeks: Wiki Admin Notice – Fighting the Wiki spam &…

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Wiki Admin Notice – Fighting the Wiki spam & Collateral damage

Hello all, you all have noticed that we got some augmented attention from spammers on TNWiki. We got some extra reinforcement from MVP spam fighters like Richard Mueller, Sabah Shariq, [Kamlesh Kumar],  Ousama EL HOR and some others in the top contributors list (except for the 0 point spammer accounts themselves, not credits for these). But…

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Wiki Quick tip: Check HTML – get rid of the style tag (*) in your article

(* Except Telerik styles, the ONLY one – built in – allowed) As we see a lot of articles being overloaded with <style> </style> tag, lately, I wanted to shout out to all WikiNinjas to double check all and any Wiki HTML source code and to get rid of the redundant <style> … </style> content. When…

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EXCLUSIVE! The #TNWiki lifetime in Numbers

Did you ever wonder how the TNWiki is doing now? 8,765 users have contributed 25,441 pages, 201,205 revisions, and 118,012 comments, 7675 deleted pages (mostly spam content).   That’s not a surprise, for most of us as you can check that on the Wiki landing page. You definitely would want a bit more… How the…

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Hey, you’re not a pirate, but a TechNet Wiki Ninja, are you?

So, you have spent hours and hours writing a damn good article from scratch, super quality, great and interesting stuff that everybody should read. Every little single character on that paper is yours, written by these master fingers you have. And knowing that you have been investigating the topic in depth, researching the internet, the community,…

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