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Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

A wiki page is designed for the group of people to quickly capture and share ideas by creating simple pages and linking them together.

Steps to create a wiki page library is given below:

Step 1: Go to the Home page of your project, click on the +New at the top of the screen, select App from the drop-down menu.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 2: Search for the wiki Page Library.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 3: A small pop-up window opens, in which enter the library name and click on the create.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 4: When the wiki page library gets created, you can see it on the site content.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 5: Drag curser over the My First Wiki Page, you will see three dots, click on it, a drop-down will open, in which select the Settings.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 6: Once you click on the Settings, the following window opens in which select List name, description, and navigation.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 7: Now, it will ask for Display this document library on the Quick Launch?, simply select yes, and click on the save.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 8: The following page opens, in which click on the "My first wiki page."

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Step 9: The below screenshot shows that wiki library automatically created two files i.e. How to use this library and Home.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Create a new wiki page

To create a new wiki page, click on the +New at the top of the screen, and select wiki page form drop-down menu.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

A new item window opens, in which enter the page name that you want to create and click on the Create.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Now, you can see that a new wiki page "Placement Records" is created. You can enter content according to your requirement in it and click on the save at the top left corner of the screen.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Create Link in Wiki page

Go to the Home page of the wiki library, and click on the Edit at the top right corner of the screen.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Once you click on the Edit, wiki page opens in the word format for editing. You can edit content on it according to your requirement.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Now, place the curser where you want to create the link and type double square brackets ([[), it will automatically load the file.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

If you want to create a new link then type file name between the double square brackets. [[ ]]

Once you enter all links that you want the create, click on the save at the top left corner of the screen.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Now you can see that link is inserted into the wiki page library.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

When you click on the particulat link, it will open in new window.

When you click on the link that is not created, it will open a new pop up window, in which if you want to create page, click on the Create otherwise, click on the Cancel.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint

Once you click on the Create, you can see that a new link is created successfully.

Creating a Wiki page Library in SharePoint




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