Adding Content & Formatting
To add text:
If you copy and paste text from elsewhere, the formatting may not carry over well. It’s generally easier to save it as plain text on your computer to strip out the formatting before you copy and paste it into the wiki.
To add an image:
Click the Insert Image icon. A dialog box will appear--either drag and drop a file into the box or click Choose File to select one from your computer.
Note: Once the image is uploaded to the wiki page, click on it to bring up another dialog box, and under Title, enter a brief description for the image. This is important for accessibility. (If you want the image to act as a link to another webpage, you can also enter a URL in the Link field.)
To add a video:
Click the Insert Video icon to add (embed) a video from YouTube or Vimeo so that it shows up right on the wiki page. A dialog box will appear where you can paste in the YouTube or Vimeo embed code. (On YouTube, you can find this by clicking on Share and then Embed below the video. On Vimeo, click Share, and a box will come up that includes the embed code.)
Note: Please make sure that you add a title attribute to the embed code (as shown below in the red box) with a brief description of the video. It should be
To add a file:
Click the Insert File icon to attach a document to the wiki page (such as a Word document or PDF). A dialog box will appear where you can enter a name for your document and either drag and drop a file into the box or click Choose File to select one from your computer.
To create a table:
Click the Table icon for a drop-down menu where you can add a table or edit an existing one.
To insert a link:
Click the Link icon and choose Insert link in the drop-down menu. A dialog box will appear where you can enter the URL as well as the text that will display on the page and act as the link. There are also buttons that allow you to insert an email address, or materials or wiki pages from elsewhere in the group.
To add bars, headers, and menus:
Click the Clips icon for a dialog box where you can select colored bars, headers, menus, and layout options to add some variety to your wiki page. Click on an item to insert it--you can always delete it again if you don't like it. If you insert the red or blue bars, you can type in them and use them as headers for different sections of your page.