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Start with: New to wikipatterns? Start here. for a guide to the major stages of wiki adoption. Wikipatterns contains nearly 100 pattern and anti-pattern pages which offer strategies and techniques for making your wiki more successful . This wiki is intended to be a toolbox — as you look around, choose the patterns that you think will help your wiki succeed, apply them and see what happens!
When you sign up, you can edit any page on this site (you won't be added to any mailing lists, your email is hidden from other users). It's a great way to get involved with Wikipatterns, and if you're new to wiki, it's a good way to try your hand at editing.
Got a great idea you'd like to share? A use case or pattern? Wikipatterns is a wiki, so you can “leave a new tool in the toolbox” if you discover a new pattern or idea for promoting wiki use. If you're reading an existing page and want to add or edit something, just click the “edit page” link in the menu bar.