How To Build Your Personal Wiki That Is Accessible From Anywhere

Wikipedia is the internet’s largest free encyclopedia where you can get any and all information. It is updated regularly as a result you will also find the latest up to date information regarding any subject.

So how about you have your own personal Wiki which comprises all the notes that you have ever taken or the documents that you have ever saved containing useful information which may or may not be related to your work.

Create Personal Wiki With TiddlyWiki

But having your own personal Wiki hosted so that you can access it from anywhere can cost you money. So we have prepared a guide for you with which you can create and access your own personal wiki from anywhere for free.

How To Set Up Your Wiki

  1. You need to download and install TiddlyWiki which isn’t a database or anything but a traditional self-contained .html file that you can use in any web browser without the need of internet connection
  2. After the download is complete is complete extract the file click on empty.html to get started and it will guide you through first few steps on how to set up your new wiki.
  3. To change the title or subtitle just double click on the blue link for each of the item and double click on the heading that appears. Then put your desired title and click on done to save.
  4. After you save your new title should show up automatically
  5. You can also update the settings for the main menu and also default tiddlers
  6. Once you have familiarized with the basic settings you can then explore the additional settings on the right side such as autosave and regular expression searches
  7. If you want to customize more then click on advanced options to receive more settings with which you can tweak your wiki.

Sync Your Wiki With Dropbox

  1. After you have set up your wiki you need to sync it with your dropbox so that you can access it from anywhere or any PC
  2. Install dropbox client in your PC
  3. After you have set up your dropbox now you need to create a symbolic link to your empty.html file
  4. If you want to view your wiki from any computer then put the symbolic link in your dropbox public folder which will enable you to view the read only version of your wiki.
  5. With this process you can view your wiki from any mobile device or PC just by signing in to your dropbox account.

Install Plugins In TiddlyWiki

  1. In tiddlywiki you have the option to install tiddlers from other sources by creating RSS feeds and calenders or upload new documents.
  2. To install new tiddlers you need to find the tiddler that you want to use so visit tiddlyvault and tiddly tools to check for new tiddlers.
  3. Then click on backstage link and and import the tools by putting the address of the tiddlers you want and clicking open.
  4. Now scroll down the list of tiddlers and select the one you want to use and click on import at the bottom of the page.
  5. You can find out which tiddlers is useful for you by going through them and seeing how they help you out.

Toddlywiki is a great way to accommodate the needs of taking notes and organizing them. You can access all your saved notes and document from anywhere without paying anything.

Do let us know what you think about tiddlywiki and if it made your life easier in any way.

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