UCNISS/Sport Wiki Academy/Mediawiki tricks
Mediawiki is one of the most popular pieces of wiki software. It powers Wikipedia, Wikicommons, Wikiversity and several other wikis. Mediawiki is getting closer and closer to having a what you see if what you get editor. Most of the time beginners will not have to deal with wiki source code. If you do have to use it, the following resource developed by the Wikimedia Foundation gives you some guidance to help with very basic formatting.
If you would like to convert html to wiki code, you may find Seapine's html to wiki tool helpful.