InstallationWiki.org is a new website designed to provide users with comprehensive, free guides to installing software. The website will largely be driven and populated by content supplied and edited by experts, and hopes to bridge the gap between software experts and software users.
Quality, relevant and free information on installing software is
often difficult to find, especially when new versions and editions
are being released on a regular basis. The aim of
InstallationWiki.org is to provide people with a one-stop source of
information for installing whichever piece of software they’re
The Installation Wiki will provide myriad benefits for a variety of
individuals; acting as a resource for software users, whilst
supporting the software community through gaining exposure for their
InstallationWiki.org has been developed using the open source
MediaWiki software package and is supported by UK publisher Packt.
The site has initially been populated using installation chapters
from Packt books. “We’re more than happy to provide
InstallationWiki.org with content from our books” explains Packt
spokesman, Damian Carvill. “Packt is pleased to support the idea of
providing an online repository of guides for installing software and
we’re honored to populate the Wiki with its first content” he adds.
InstallationWiki.org is inviting software experts to share their
knowledge by adding to the content on the site, helping it grow into
an exhaustive library whilst increasing their position of authority
in the subject.
InstallationWiki.org is free to use and open for everyone to
contribute to. It is expected to grow and expand over the coming
months with more installation guides and features. For more
information, please visit www.InstallationWiki.org.