Wiki Life: The Leaderboards

You may be familiar with the weekly blog posts listing the Top Contributors Awards for each week. These are found using the tag: top-contributors-of-the-week But did you know the TechNet Wiki also has three different leaderboards? In this blog post, we look at another way to see who is passionately contributing to TechNet. The Top…

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Wiki Life: How do we navigate content on TechNet Wiki?

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday. Okay. So this topic isn’t new. =^) But it’s still something I have to chime in on. So, do me a favor. Leave a comment below with links to other Wiki articles and Blog posts that are also on this topic, and I’ll add them to the See Also section…

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Wiki Life: Tags on a Wiki? Why Tags help make TechNet Wiki as AWESOME as it is!!!

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday, where we discuss tips and tricks about using TechNet Wiki! For example, here are the tag results for Windows 7: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/tags/Windows+7/default.aspx What the?? Why am I on there? The Awesomeness of the Tag Cloud  Anyway, you’ll see the tag cloud on the right side of that page. The tag cloud…

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Wiki Life: Microsoft Portals – Technologies, Platforms, Development, Cloud, Virtualization, Security, Management & Troubleshooting

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! When you land on TechNet Wiki, you’ll notice 8 boxes near the top of the page: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/ Those 8 boxes act as our “Table of Contents”. There are many ways to navigate TechNet Wiki: Search Portals Tags Recent Activity Lists Links in the articles Help & Feedback links Today we’re…

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Wiki Life: The TechNet Wiki Featured Articles Page (new pages, updated pages, and top 10 lists)

Welcome to Wednesday Wiki Life! Today we’re going to look at the main Articles page on TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/default.aspx This page is referred to as “TechNet Articles” and the “Featured Articles Page”. On that page, you have a wider left column and a narrow right column. On the top of the left column, is this…


Wiki Life: How to filter TechNet Wiki articles by more than one tag

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Today we’re going to look at a neat trick where you can filter your tag results by more than one tag whilst in TechNet Wiki. Journey with me to Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Craig Lussier (SharePoint Architect MCC) and his 2K en-US tags. In that blog post, I mentioned how…


Wiki Life: How easy is it to add a table of contents?

Wednesday is Wiki Life… what’s it like actually using TechNet Wiki? We’ll explore tools, processes, and oh so much more! So let’s get started by talking about… TABLE OF CONTENTS!!! (I’m a former Technical Writer and Editor, so maybe I’m excited about this topic.) =^) How easy is it to add a table of contents…

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