Von Node Wiki
A simple git based wiki system for markdown files written in node.js.
What it does
This is a simple wiki system that uses markdown (text) files as its database. It reads and writes to the text files in the directory it was started in so it is possible to use text editors to edit the files. Version control is done through git. There is a git mode which automatically does a git commit on each file save.
npm install vonwiki -g
note: you may need sudo
Node Wiki can be started on any directory. To start it, simply type
vonwiki in the directory that you want to start it in. Without any
options, the URL for node wiki would be: http://<Hostname_or_IP>:8888/
and any other computer on the network can access the wiki (subject to
If you do not want other computers to be able to access node wiki, then
--port=127.0.0.1. The URL for node wiki will then be
If your computer is connected to a network, then the
--local option is
Listen only on IPv4_addr. The listen address can also be specified by defining NW_ADDR in the environment.
Listen on localhost only. This is equivalent to
Commit each save to a git repository.
Display a short help message.
Listen on rather than 8888. The default port can be changed
from 8888 by setting the PORT environment variable.
Starts node wiki
vonwiki --git --local
Starts node wiki in git mode, listening on only 127.0.0.1 (localhost).
vonwiki --git --local --port=9876
Starts node wiki in git mode, listening on port 9876, of 127.0.0.1, rather than the default port, 8888.
vonwiki -glp 9876
Same as the above, but using short form options.
Displays node wiki usage.