Wiki Help

Wiki Basics
How to Work on a Page
How to Add Text
How to Add Pictures, Videos, and Files
How to Link to a Web Page
How to Create and Link to a New Page
How to Embed Media
How to Undo
For more help, click on Help at the top of the screen or email your question to help@wikispaces.com


How to Work on a Page

  • Click on the Edit This Page button at the top of the page
  • Add text, pictures, videos, files, links to webpages and media.
  • Click Preview to see what the page will look like before saving.
  • Click Save

How To Add Text:

  • Click and type where you want the text to appear.
  • Use the formatting buttons on the toolbar.
  • Click Preview to see what the page will look like before saving

How to Add Pictures, Videos and Files

  • Click the image icon which looks like a tree in a box external image image.gif
  • Click on Browse and find your image on your computer.
  • Use the 'Upload New File' or 'External Image URL' dialog to select the image or file you wish to put on your page
  • Put the cursor at the position on the page where you wish to put the image or file
  • Double click the image or file to put it on the page
  • You can also add pictures by copying and pasting off of the Internet into the page.
  • Click Preview to see what the page will look like before saving.

How to Link Words to A Web Page


  • Highlight the word you'd like to link to.
  • Click on the Add Link icon external image hyperlink.gif in the toolbar to add a new link.
  • Click on External Link and type or paste the web URL

How to Create and Link to a New Page or Link to an Existing Page

  • Highlight the word you'd like to link to.
  • Click on the Add Link icon external image hyperlink.gifin the toolbar to add a new link.
  • To link to an existing page, pull down and select the page name you would like to link to.
  • To create a new page, either keep the name of the word you highlighted or write a new page name.



How to Embed Media (such as YouTube videos)

  • When editing any Wikispaces page, you'll see a button on the toolbar that looks like a television external image embed.gif.
  • Click it, and paste the HTML from any embeddable web service in the box.

How to Undo


  • You can't actually Undo something you just did like in a word processor, but you can revert back to the page before you saved it.
  • Click on 'history' on top of the page you want to revert
  • Select the version you would like to go back to, by clicking on the revision in the date column
  • Click 'revert to this version' at the top of the page