How to Turn WordPress Into a Wiki Website
WordPress is one of the best content management systems around. It has plenty of free themes and plugins that you can take advantage and take your WordPress websites to the next level. Best of all, you don’t have to be a technical expert or a PHP programmer to install WordPress on your own and to make a website.
Turn WordPress Into a Wiki Website
There are plenty of ways you can take advantage of WordPress CMS. Are you interested in starting a small Wiki? WordPress can handle that too. We have listed few WordPress plugins and WordPress Themes, that will help you to turn your WordPress site into Wiki.
Wiki WordPress Plugin
Wiki: WordPress Wiki transforms your WordPress website into a fully functioning wiki, or adds wiki pages to your WordPress blog. It also work with Multiple Wiki sites on a WordPress MultiSite install – so any user of your site can have their own Wiki.
Pencil Wiki: Pencil Wiki is a simple wiki solution for your WordPress. Basically, it adds new roles & capabilities that allow your users to add/edit wiki pages (custom post type). It comes with several widgets and custom templates (that you can override) fully integrated with the Twenty Twelve theme.
Pages are edited backend, but there is a menu on every wiki page with the necessary links; and a wiki index / search input. Only Administrators and Editors can create new wikis (top-level pages); and Wiki Authors can add pages to it.
Encyclopedia: Encyclopedia is the state of the art WordPress encyclopedia / lexicon / glossary / wiki / dictionary plugin which enables you to create, manage and present a knowledge base, completely fused in your WordPress and fully compatible with all the cool publishing tools you like.
WelcomeWiki Lite: WelcomeWiki Lite lets users embed an entire MediaWiki Page or a section from a MediaWiki page into their WordPress or non-WordPress site. WelcomeWiki Lite embeds content from any or all pages that follow MediaWiki protocols including Wikipedia and WikiVoyage.
Wiki WordPress Themes
MyWiki: MyWiki is simple, lightweight and faster WordPress Theme for individuals and companies to manage their Knowledgebase or Wiki or FAQs. It is a mobile responsive theme based on Twitter bootstrap framework. It’s a translation ready theme and is available in English as well as Spanish languages.
WikiWP: Powerful Wiki-style theme for WordPress. WikiWP is best suited for an encyclopedic website. The theme gives you the opportunity to turn your blog into an encyclopedia! Now you can build our own Wikipedia using the advantages of WordPress. Easy to use and modify, clean and understandable code. WikiWP focuses on the content and is also SEO-friendly.