Posts with the tag Wikidot Wiki

Convert Wikidot style syntax to Markdown style syntax

I wrote a converter for Wikidot syntax that outputs Markdown syntax. You can use it to move from Wikidot.com to any Markdown based wiki / blog / note collection.

I set up an online converter that you can use to convert your Wikidot syntax files to Markdown.

The converter itself...

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Install your own Wikidot Wiki

http://www.wikidot.org/installation-guide

requirements

  • PostgreSQL 8.3
  • PHP 5.2+
  • Lighttpd 1.4 or 1.5
  • ImageMagick
  • LaTeX
  • PHP gd extension
  • PHP tidy extension
  • PEAR
  • file
  • git

To install all these:

sudo aptitude install postgresql-8.3 php5-cgi php5-cli php5-pgsql lighttpd imagemagick tetex-bin tetex-extra gs-gpl  php5-gd php5-tidy php-pear file git-core

Installation of Wikidot

http://www.wikidot.org/debian-packages

cd ~/Downloads
wget http://www.wikidot.org/local--files/debian-packages/wikidot_0.90_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i wikidot_0.90_all.deb

if it complains about missing packages...

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