Create a wiki

Verify the information in a Doc by turning it into a wiki. 

Use wikis to manage knowledge and quickly identify the most up-to-date info in the following ways:

What you'll need

  • Free Forever and Business Plans can create one wiki per Workspace. 
  • Business Plus Plans can create unlimited wikis.

Create a wiki

You can create a wiki from the Docs Hub, a view, toolbar, Sidebar, location header, using /Slash Commands anywhere that accepts text, and a new or existing Doc.
Learn how to Create a Doc and where in your Workspace Docs are saved.

Create a wiki in Docs Hub

When you create your first wiki in Docs Hub, you can use a template or create a wiki from a new blank Doc. In Docs Hub, you can also browse Doc templates and import spaces and pages from Confluence.

Create a wiki from a template

Get started quickly with a Wiki template!

To create a wiki from a template in Docs Hub:

  1. Open the Docs Hub.
    • In the upper-right corner of the Wiki card, click the plus icon.
    • Or in the upper-right corner of the Hub, click the dropdown on the right of the Create Doc button. Then click Create wiki.
  2. Build your content into the template.

Create a wiki from any Doc template

Wikis can also be created from Doc templates. 

For more info on how to use templates, start with our article Intro to templates
Learn more about Doc templates in our article Create, apply, and update Doc templates

To create a wiki from a Doc template in Docs Hub:

  1. Open the Docs Hub.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the Hub expand the dropdown on the Create Doc button. 
  3. Select Browse Templates.
    Screenshot of the expanded dropdown in the upper-right corner of the Hub. The Browse Templates option is selected.
  4. Find and select the template.
  5. From the Use doc Template modal select a location from the dropdown.
  6. A new Doc with the template applied opens in your selected location. 
  7. From the open Doc in the upper-right corner, click the ellipsis ... menu. 
  8. Click the Mark Doc as wiki toggle on. 
    Screenshot of the Mark Doc as wiki toggle.
  9. Build your content into the template. 

Create a wiki from a new blank Doc

To create a wiki from a blank Doc:

      1. Open the Docs Hub. 
      2. In the upper-right corner of the Hub, click Create Doc
      3. In the blank Doc, select Blank wiki.
        Screenshot of a blank Doc with the Blank wiki option highlighted.

Import spaces and pages from Confluence

To import from Confluence in Docs Hub:

      1. Open the Docs Hub. 
      2. From the Wiki card in the upper-right corner, click Import.
      3. Follow the directions to import space and pages from Confluence.
        For more info, read our article Import from Confluence.
        Take a look at our article Import Docs to learn how to import any Doc into your Workspace. 

Create a wiki anywhere you can create a Doc

You can also create a wiki from the Sidebar, Views Bar, location header, toolbar, a template, and using /Slash Commands anywhere that allows text.

To create a wiki anywhere you can create a Doc:

      1. Create a Doc.
      2. In the blank Doc, select Blank wiki.

Create a wiki from an existing Doc

To create a wiki from an existing Doc:

You can convert a Doc into a wiki without losing any info or formatting.

      1. Find the Doc and open it. 
      2. From the open Doc in the upper-right, click the ellipsis ... menu. 
      3. Click the Mark Doc as wiki toggle on. 

Convert a wiki to a Doc

You can find a wiki in the same way you would a Doc. You can convert a wiki into a Doc without losing any info or formatting.

To convert a wiki to a Doc:

      1. Find the wiki and open it.
      2. From the open wiki in the upper-right, click the ellipsis ... menu. 
      3. Click the Mark Doc as wiki toggle off. 

Organization of wikis

Wikis are easy to distinguish from Docs. Wikis have a purple badge next to their names or in the upper-right of the open wiki.  
Screenshot of the purple badge next to a wiki's name in the Docs Hub Docs table.

Access your wikis in Docs Hub from the Wiki card or Docs table

 

Wiki privacy and sharing

Wikis created in Docs Hub are private by default on the Business Plan and up. You can share and set permissions on a wiki the same way you would a Doc.

AI will only display a wiki to people if they have view-only permissions or more. 

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