Introduction to Wikiversity/Intro2

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What is a wiki?[edit]

The edit button.

A wiki is a type of website that allows users to easily add, remove, or otherwise edit and change the content of the webpages. Wikiversity is a wiki website. Wikiversity webpages have an "edit button" that you are invited to use. Everyone can edit and improve Wikiversity webpages. The openness and ease of editing page content makes a wiki an effective tool for collaborative authoring.

Q. Where can I learn more about editing Wikiversity webpages?
A. Click here for an introduction to editing.
The discussion button.
Q. Where can I learn more about wiki?
A. Click here to learn more about collaborative webpage editing.
Q. Where can I discuss the contents of the page with other users?
A. Every wiki webpage has an associated page for discussions. For example, when you are at this page, click the "discussion" button to go to the Talk:Introduction to Wikiversity page where you can ask questions about this webpage. Also: text chat and voice chat.
Q. How is the content that I contribute to Wikiversity licensed? Who can use it?
A. Every time you use the "edit button", just below the edit window it says, "You agree to license your contributions under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License GFDL." GFDL stands for "GNU Free Documentation License" and is the license that is applied to all the text added by editors to Wikiversity pages. Before you edit Wikiversity pages you should have a basic understanding of the GFDL. See: The GFDL and you.