A quick small wiki, perfect for pasting quick texts or code between friends.
Don't worry about saving, it saves at every key stroke. Paste and forget! Think of it as a magic web notepad.
Try it out at http://edit.sunfox.org/any-page-name.
/any-page-name: type what you want, it's saved automagically!
/any-page-name.txt: raw text version.
/any-page-name.html: HTML version through the Markdown syntax.
/any-page-name.remark: Slideshow version using Remark.
/any-page-name.graphviz: Graph version of the dot syntax using Viz, see WebGraphViz for examples.
cltr-e switches from edit mode to HTML mode.
So that multiple users can see live changes at the same time and hopefully not overwrite each other's stuff Edith uses Google Mobwrite.
The favicon changes as the page updates and is also an indicator that the page is currently saving or not.
Edith is also a RESTful API. So go ahead and try to
DELETE on these URLs.
Install it yourself
Download the files. For example, using git:
$ git clone https://github.com/sunny/edith.git $ cd edith
data directory writeable:
$ chmod a+w data
Tell your HTTP server to redirect pages not found to
index.php. If you are using Apache:
$ cp htaccess.example .htaccess
$ npm install -g coffee-script uglify-js
$ cake build
This section is only for ninjas and such.
config.php and read the examples to use your own configuration file.
You can activate Google Mobwrite and define your own endpoint in
To make pages read-only, just make them non-writeable on disk:
$ chmod -w data/foo.txt
They will then be shown using the HTML representation through Markdown instead.
Also, if you make the
data directory itself non-writeable you can deactivate the creation of new pages.
You may use any file name you like as long as it doesn't end like a representation (
If you prefer
/page.js/txt URLs instead of
/page.js.txt, the config file has a setting for you.
You can use PHP's built-in server in development if you don't want to use Apache:
$ php -S localhost:3000 index.php
Or if you would prefer to serve the app using Rack, a
config.ru is created, using the
You are welcome to contribute by adding issues and forking the code on Github.
Edith is released under the MIT License.