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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TN Wiki Insights: the numbers. What is the impact when you publish on the #TNWIKI?

Did you ever wonder what impact you’ve got when publishing on the TNWIKI? First a bit of a recap on the public numbers and the content. The public Wiki statistics, you can consult yourself, are on the Wiki featured (recent) articles. Wiki Statistics 10,654 users have contributed 27,789 pages, 242,036 revisions, and 146,045 comments. Also…

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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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TechNet Wiki looking back to 2018, the end of bulk spam

You probably have noticed that some of the article edit counts (“activities completed”) have been extremely high, the last few days, while the actual article edits seemed very low. Unless you checked the high number of “SPAM_…” articles quickly passing by again in the Wiki history the last weeks, months… Let me take you back…

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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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Sorry you don’t have enough privileges to post an article on the Wiki.

Introduction For a very long time, already since the inception of your favorite Wiki, we have been facing quite some attention from spammers, posting the most ludicrous content. In 2016-2017… while we even had a semi-professional spam hunter team (we still do), who ended up killing a few 100+ spam articles a day, which was…

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Wiki Quick Tip 11 (HTML): Code blocks loosing border when saving article

When you insert code blocks into your article, the online editor is automatically adding borders to the code blocks. But when you save the article, you might see that your code blocks are losing their borders… Here’s the solution… Edit your article again, go into HTML editor. Replace all instances of : <div class=”reCodeBlock”> with…

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Thanks to the Wiki Avengers

The TechNet Wiki has a great set of council members and many of these are listed in the Top 10 contributors each week, but let’s take a step back and look at the heroes of Wiki, the silent heroes. Many of you know Pete Laker and Peter Geelen along with others like Ed Price (The…