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  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: How do you become a member of the TechNet Wiki Ninja blog?

    What blog? Why this one of course! The one you're reading! And what does it mean to be a member? It means we nag you to get on the blog schedule and post regular blogs: Blog Authoring Schedule And how do you become a member? ... By being AWESOME! But since Awesome is...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Let's start writing articles for TN Wiki, even if the first step is the hardest one!

    This is my first guestpost on this blog! :-) I want to encourage new community members to write articles for TechNet Wiki. I remember the days that I wanted to write my first article for TN Wiki. But, I was really hesitant as I had many fears, like: How to find something that is completely new...
  • Blog Post: Medic! We need a Wiki Ninja medic! ... The dissection of the ideal TNWiki article.

    When you're publishing articles to TechNet Wiki, you'll see some cases where the content you want to publish doesn't seem to display the way you like. On the TechNet Wiki and on this blog you'll find plenty of hints and tips with guidance to publish. In this article we'll...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Ninja Belts - Updated (June 2015)

    Hello Wiki Ninjas and much valued TechNet and MSDN members !!! The Ninja Belt Calculator has just been run, and the list of Ninja Belts have been updated in the following TechNet WIki article: Wiki Ninja Belt Status: Who Has What Belt Ranking The calculator has been run monthly, due to...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: What do you put in the Other Resources section? Should every article have one?

    This is a continuation of my previous blog posts in this series, Navigational Guidelines: Wiki Life: What are in-line links? Wiki Life: What do you put in the See Also section? Should every article have one? This topic (Other Resources) is part of the UX Guidelines section, Links and...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: How do you report a TechNet Wiki page?

    What pages would you need to report? Spam Pirated Content: Contains copyrighted content without permission A Stub article that never panned out A Duplicate Article A Test Article that can be deleted Any page with a performance issue: it's taking a long time to load, to complete...
  • Blog Post: WIKI LIFE CHALLENGE: Can you add one article to a portal?

    Hello. This is a blog post. And you're reading it. Do you know TechNet Wiki? It's this thing: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/ On the front page, there are 8 portals. Here are two of them: Wiki: Technologies Portal Wiki: Development Portal Well, you know...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - Clearing the white space in an article

    Hello Everyone. Today we will be talking about white space in articles and the edits that have been taking place over the last few weeks. In many articles posted and this is from different browsers, there are these blank sections either after a picture, a word or at the end of the post. Once...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Why do we have See Also and Other Resources as separate sections of links?

    The discussion started in this previous blog post: Wiki Life: What do you put in the See Also section? Should every article have one? Why have two separate sections of links? One for internal Wiki links (See Also) and one for external links not on Wiki (Other Resources). This topic of debate...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - What does it mean to be a Wiki Ninja???

    Hello. Today we'll talk about the ninja life in our community. Because being Wiki Ninja? It is difficult to speak of a ninja before knowing its history. With pride I am part of this community since 2008. Seven years go by fast. I remember my first day in the community, everything was very new...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Sensitivity in Editing Guru Entries

    The monthly Guru competition is a beauty to behold. A work of genius. The competition encourages new authors, higher quality contributions whilst washing your whites whiter. The Acorn Metaphor There is a confidence curve with new authors who are attracted to the Wiki in this way. In time these...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: What do you put in the See Also section? Should every article have one?

    This is part of the UX Guidelines section, Links and Accessibility . Here are the different link guidelines: Article table of contents This is the "In this article" section under the introduction section. See Page Layout above for detailed instructions on how to create this...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Porting Blog Posts as TechNet Wiki's and Vice Versa

    I am sure, most of you have been maintaining your own technical blog. Have you ever considered porting them as TechNet Wiki articles or vice versa? Well, if you haven’t, in this post let’s see how easy it is to port your blog post into a TechNet Wiki article. I have been running my...
  • Blog Post: Wiki-Life - Images and Figures TechNet Wiki

    Hello Community TechNet Wiki! Today in Wiki-Life , I share two articles with images that can be used in articles, releases, blogs and social media! Wiki Ninja Stick Figures TechNet Wiki - Images and Logos - 2015 Great pictures to share with the community! Also, please collaborate with...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Optimised Authoring against Bugs

    There are currently a few aspects of the Wiki platform which an author is best planning to work around. This post is a reminder for the experienced and an advanced set of guidelines for the new user. Future Change There is a future platform change which will make most all of this advice obsolete...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: What are in-line links?

    This is part of the UX Guidelines section, Links and Accessibility . Here are the different link guidelines: Article table of contents This is the "In this article" section under the introduction section. See Page Layout above for detailed instructions on how to create this...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life - Top Contributors

    Hello TechNet Wiki Community! Today is Wiki-Life , and I'll speak about our Top Contributors (hosted by XAML Guy). The Wiki Ninjas compete weekly to see who contributes the most on TechNet Wiki . So all our contributors gain visibility, and as you accomplish more, your Wiki Ninja Belt...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life - How is the life of a Wiki Ninja in our community?

    Welcome Wiki Ninja community! Today is the day of our Wiki Life . The Wike Life of a Wiki Ninja is mystical. Are we tireless? No . For a while we let the Wiki community become our family, and that is a good reason. Yes. We like to be Wiki Ninjas . We strive to help our community with great dedication...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life - Communities

    Hello Community TechNet Wiki! Today in Wiki -Life, we highlight the TechNet Wiki Communities ! The TechNet Wiki Portal is one , available in several languages ​​and maintained by various communities that interact in amazing and collaboratively with each other, helping each with articles, tips...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - TechNet and MSDN Forums

    Hello TechNet Wiki Community! Today is Wednesday, the day for: Wiki Life ! Today the theme is: For those unfamiliar with it, the Microsoft Forums are the channels that support interactively in the technical community, users and customers with all the types of relevant questions about Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: TechNet Wiki + MSDN/TechNet Gallery = AMAZING!!!!

    Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! For this Wiki Life, I'm bringing back one of my favorite series to blog about: social synergy . First, I want to say that this topic isn't new. For years, we've been preaching the value of using MSDN and TechNet Gallery in conjunction with TechNet Wiki...
  • Blog Post: Wiki-Life - Special Day

    Hello TechNet Wiki Community ! Today is a Wiki Life ! This Wiki-Life is special because it's Christmas ! And as a special day, I would like to dedicate this Wiki-Life the whole Community TechNet Wiki helping this amazing portal. Thanks to each member, our TechNet Wiki Portal has grown like...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: International TNWiki Summit 2015

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Wednesday - Wiki Life post. Today I'm proud to introduce you to a landmark in the history of the TechNet Wiki: The International TechNet Wiki Summit 2015 . Initiated by Durval Ramos , the TNWiki Summit is a conference held by community members, based on TechNet...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - Management Summit Brazil 2014

    Hello Community TechNet ! This saturday (29/11) had the Management Summit Brazil 2014 , held at Microsoft's headquarters in São Paulo (Brazil) where the theme was System Center ! It was a sensational event, where we had several talks with very technical content, weighing team including...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - How to Contribute Content to TechNet Wiki

    Hello Community TechNet Wiki ! Today it is about how to contribute to TechNet Wiki Portal ! What is Technet Wiki? "The TechNet Wiki is a library of information about Microsoft technologies, written by the community for the community. Whether you write code, manage servers, keep...