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-====== What makes DokuWiki so great for Documentation ? ====== +====== What makes DokuWiki so great for Documentation? ======
  
 ===== Wikis are good for documentation ===== ===== Wikis are good for documentation =====
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   * Easy to start: you can share unfinished content early, exposed to many eyes   * Easy to start: you can share unfinished content early, exposed to many eyes
   * Have a simple, consistent page layout   * Have a simple, consistent page layout
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 ===== DokuWiki is even better for documentation ===== ===== DokuWiki is even better for documentation =====
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   * Easy to modify:   * Easy to modify:
     * section editing     * section editing
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   * Simple but powerful Configuration Manager interface for control over features of not only DokuWiki core but also most plugins and themes. If you are not a PHP expert or don't have time to waste fiddling with conf -- no problem! :-D   * Simple but powerful Configuration Manager interface for control over features of not only DokuWiki core but also most plugins and themes. If you are not a PHP expert or don't have time to waste fiddling with conf -- no problem! :-D
   * Datafiles are stored in plain text, so:    * Datafiles are stored in plain text, so: 
-    * are readable even if your server goes down+    * are readable even if your DokuWiki installation doesn't work anymore
     * easy to back up, through server scripts or FTP/sFTP     * easy to back up, through server scripts or FTP/sFTP
     * can easily be read, modified, compared, generated with external (non-wiki) programs     * can easily be read, modified, compared, generated with external (non-wiki) programs
 +    * and easily moved from one DokuWiki-installation to another
   * All those little gimmicks that make documentation fun: [[:wiki:syntax#footnotes|footnotes]], [[:abbreviations]], syntax highlighting   * All those little gimmicks that make documentation fun: [[:wiki:syntax#footnotes|footnotes]], [[:abbreviations]], syntax highlighting
   * Huge amount of available [[:plugins]] for your specific needs   * Huge amount of available [[:plugins]] for your specific needs
   * Maybe more I can't remember ;-)   * Maybe more I can't remember ;-)
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