Jot Wiki was a simple demo app for Jot, which evolved into the core of Apostrophe 2. Jot has been retired. Kept for now for historical interest.
npm install to install the required dependencies.
In addition you must have:
node, of course
mongodb, on your local machine (or edit wiki.js to point somewhere else)
imagemagick, to resize uploaded images (specifically the
convert command line tool)
Mac developers can install imagemagick via MacPorts. Your production server will need it too; it's probably a simple
apt-get install or
yum command away. Heroku includes imagemagick as standard equipment.
data/local.js. Edit the
uploadsUrl setting if you will be configuring the site to respond somewhere other than
http://localhost:3000. Note that this file should be excluded from your deployments so that your production server can have different settings. (There are other approaches to that problem of course, such as environment variables as popularly used on Heroku. If you don't like this strategy just edit
A stagecoach deployment recipe is also provided.
http://localhost:3000 to feast your eyes on Apostrophe Wiki.
The test username is
admin and the test password is
In addition to the home page, you can make other pages just by visiting them (edit the address bar and press enter).
A wiki is a good test program for Apostrophe because it requires the infrastructure of any other CMS but doesn't need an elaborate system for managing page trees, which is an interesting but entirely separate problem.