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  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Curah for everyone!!!

    Curah for everyone Hello Wiki Ninjas and valued readers, we are celebrating 1 year of curah. For this celebration, I strongly recommend this article written by Peter Geelen : http://blogs.technet.com/b/wikininjas/archive/2014/11/17/interview-with-the-curah-ninja-team-celebrating-1-year-curah.aspx...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life - Free Training

    Hello wiki ninjas and wiki readers. Welcome to another blog of TechNet Wiki. I want to mention some free Microsoft training. http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/ If your heart is in Technology, then you can learn what you want about new Technology and improve your knowledge. What is your specialty...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life: The Importance of Longer, High-Quality Articles

    This is piggybacking on Peter Geelen's hilariously sarcastic blog post from last week... Wednesday - Wiki Life: 10 ways to become the most hated Wiki ninja on the planet Today let's discuss the length and quality of articles. It won't benefit you if your articles aren't long...
  • Blog Post: Wednesday - Wiki Life: 10 ways to become the most hated Wiki ninja on the planet

    [ DISCLAIMER ] I'm done with it. Yes, you heard: ABSOLUTELY DONE WITH IT. All these effort to be the best Wiki Ninja in da house... Why the hell would you comply to the rules of the game? It's just a lot of fun the have your butt kicked, after you spent hours on writing a Wiki article...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: PowerShell PowerPack!

    Today's post is a quick one, but it's something close to my heart! I'm constantly writing Wiki articles and blog posts about PowerShell. PowerShell is awesome, and so many tasks can be simplified using it. Sharing examples is something I like to do, and I always turn to one tool to format...
  • Blog Post: TNWIKI - Wiki Life - What is the TechNet Wiki blog?

    Hello Community! Today is Wiki Life and I'll talk about the Blog for TechNet Wiki (Wiki Ninjas) ! The Wiki Ninja Blog's mission is to evangelize the Technet Community through articles written by authors passionate about technology, promote the TechNet Wiki, blog about other Microsoft's...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Wiki Life! - How to say "Thank You" and support our writers!

    Hello Wiki Ninjas and TechNet readers. You can follow up and read TechNet Wiki resources for free; it's an easy cure-all solution! Did you consider how much labor is spent of these resources to make them? Writers create this unique content in reduced coffee time, lunch break time, or social activity...
  • Blog Post: TNWIKI - Wiki Life - How do you search on Technet Wiki?

    Hello Microsoft Community! My name is Alan Carlos and today is the day of Wiki Life ! We the authors of Technet Blogs have as usual organized and defined various wiki authoring issues, addressing them in this Technet Wiki Blog , emphasizing a subject and approach this subject in the blog post. Today...
  • Blog Post: The most unseen and unspoken TechNet Wiki roles: The mentor Role

    In the past I wrote about “ Defining the Role of a TechNet Wiki Editor ”, today I'll get back to the role topic but this time about the most unseen and unspoken roles that we can find in the TechNet Wiki. Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced...
  • Blog Post: Wiki Life: Best Practices for building TechNet Wiki Portals

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Wednesday - Wiki Life post. In the past we often covered different portals on the TechNet Wiki on our blog, such as Progress with the Portals Go help fill in a portal!! DO IT!!! DO IT NOOOOOWWWWWWW!!!! Power BI Portal User Groups Portal The Governance...