Use a graphical, office-like editor ( WYSIWYG ). If you don't like WYSIWIG, use simple, powerful, and easy to learn text formatting rules. Basically you write text like you would write an e-mail.
Pictures, tables, lists, and more are supported
To edit a page, simply click on the Edit link at the bottom of every page.
Link between topics in a easy way
No broken links: renaming a topic will update all links pointing to that topic
Auto links: Web pages are linked automatically. You do not need to learn HTML commands to link pages.
Tables of contents are automatically generated
You want to know if and when something changed? Just subscribe to changes and you will be notified by mail automatically.
All changes to pages and attachments are tracked. Retrieve previous page revisions and differences thereof. Find out who changed what and when.
See the recent changes of Foswiki webs. The change log can also be exported in XML RSS format for news syndication.
You can easily restore topics to older revisions if needed
No double-writing: Include the content of topics or sections of topics in other places ( Topics )
Edit existing pages or create new pages using any web browser. There is no need for ftp or http put to upload pages.
Individual pages can be renamed, moved, and deleted through the browser.
Find all back-links to a page.
Upload and download any file as an attachment to a page using your browser. This is similar to file attachments in an e-mail, but it happens on web pages.
Let people comment on you content on every section you like, not only global
Content is merged automatically if more than one user edits a page at the same time. In rare cases where a conflict cannot be resolved automatically, users are warned and guided to resolve the conflict manually.
Attach files of every art to the content
Link them - share them - use them
Features to help organize and find content
Notifications and updates
E-mail notification: Be notified automatically when something has changed in a Foswiki web. Subscribe in WebNotify.
Wiki Webs as Workspaces
Webs: Pages are grouped into Wiki webs (or collections). This allows you to set up separate collaboration groups.
Statistics: Create Statistics of Wiki webs. Find out which pages are most popular and who are the top contributors.
Topic hierarchies, linking, index, and referencing
Support for attachments and their integration
News and weblogs
Features for administrators and programmers
Web-based user registration and change of password.
Define groups and impose fine-grained read and write access restrictions based on groups and users.
Application Wiki: Contributors use the Foswiki platform to create web applications. The Foswiki Variables, Plugins and sample applications offer a rich environment where domain-specific applications can be built efficiently by contributors with moderate skill sets. Developers can create new Plugins to enhance the functionality of Foswiki even further. Some example applications: