WordPress Wiki Plugins

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There was a time when WordPress was only used by bloggers and small businesses, but now it is used to create every type of website, and one such is a knowledge base website. There are ways through which you can do it such as themes and plugins or a combination of two. We’ll take a look at some of the best WordPress Wiki plugins, free as well as premium ones.

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Best WordPress Wiki plugins

Helpie WP

Helpie WP is the most-complete, modern WordPress Wiki plugin. It’s built with a focus on collaboration which is really what wiki is all about. Helpie takes it a bit further, it also has modern style customization and integration with page-builders like Elementor which makes it very powerful.

Key Features:

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  1. Publishing capabilities ( who can edit, publish or approve changes )
  2. Revision system ( ability to rollback to previous revisions )
  3. Medium.com-like frontend editor (with customization and integration options)
  4. User Access Restrictions (restrict users to certain topics)
  5. Extensive style customization (plus integration with page-builders like Elementor)

And there’s still a lot more to Helpie WP that we could not cover. Check it out now and try a free demo.

MinervaKB with Analytics

MinervaKB is a plugin for WordPress that lets you transform your WordPress site into a powerful wiki platform. The plugin comes with some awesome features such as a powerful WordPress FAQ module, live search, analytics dashboard, content shortcodes, search keyword tracking, archives and sorting, responsive design, translation ready and much more. It allows the users to insert forms from the front-end interface, you can also track articles for feedback with this plugin.

This is a trending plugin and is advertised as the fastest growing knowledge base plugin leading up to the new year 2020. Given the high user reviews and competitive pricing of $69 for the premium features, MinervaKB plugin is a great option for your needs.

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Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base Plugin

Knowledge Base is one of the popular premium WordPress wiki plugins, and it is very easy to use as well. Knowledge Base is a simple and flexible plugin that lets you create a highly functional and attractive wiki style page. Although it is designed for documentation style pages, it works great as a wiki plugin too. Some of the important features of the plugin include super-fast search, multiple widgets, integrated breadcrumb, latest posts, drag and drop knowledge base posts, responsive design, fast support and much more. Knowledge Base is a great plugin, available for download and installation at $49.

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Encyclopedia Lite

Encyclopedia Wiki

Encyclopedia Lite is a Wiki plugin that lets you create an encyclopedia entry, glossary or lexicon, and a wiki. The plugin can be used to create, manage or present a knowledge database that will be fully compatible with WordPress or any other publishing tools. Encyclopedia Lite serves many purposes and is available for free download and installation. The plugin also supports many languages such as Latin, Russian, Arabic, Turkish and more. Some of the features of the plugin include auto-indexing services, easier management, the organization of categories, categories and filtering options, multiple languages and alphabet support and more.

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Atlas

Atlas is another cool plugin to create a wiki site for your WordPress website or blog. As the name of the plugin suggests, it allows you to create a self-serve online library of information for your services, products or other topics. The purpose of the plugin is to reduce support volume and increase customer satisfaction. The most important features include two templates, extra custom fields for categories, ability to control permalinks and custom CSS support. Atlas is a newly released plugin with a cheap price of $29 and is compatible with WordPress 5.2 as well.

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Yada Wiki

Yada Wiki is another excellent wiki plugin to get Wiki features to your WordPress website. The plugin comes with options for wiki post type, custom tags and categories, index, and table of contents, so you can choose the one that suits your website. It allows you to link your wiki pages together using wiki page titles as well. Yada Wiki is one of the easiest to use wiki plugins because there are “add wiki link” and “add wiki listing” buttons for simplified management.

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WP Glossary

Wiki-Pro

WP Glossary is a premium wiki WordPress plugin; it is simply the best plugin to create your own glossary of terms for Encyclopedia or Wiki on your site. This plugin comes with a lot of additional features such as the ability to edit wikis on a custom post type for full editor functions. WP Glossary lets you choose an existing post type rather than the default option to edit the wiki and has the ability to enhance SEO by auto-linking highlighted terms to a dedicated page. Some of the features of the plugin include, easy to use custom set of filter letters/alphabets over default English alphabets, instant search as you type, high compatibility with WordPress themes, animation effects, BuddyPress integration and much more. The plugin is available for download at $30.

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RDP Wiki Embed

RDP Wiki Embed is a WordPress wiki plugin that lets the users embed an entire Wiki page or section of the page into their WordPress website. This is the best plugin that embeds content from any pages as it strips and reformats the content. RDP Wiki Embed is implemented using shortcodes, so you need not require any coding knowledge to work on this plugin, and you can easily maintain a wiki website. The plugin can also be used to have your visitors read wiki content without leaving your website.

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Wiki Lite

Wiki WordPress Plugin

Wiki Lite is the wiki plugin developed by WPMUDev; this is one of the most popular Wiki plugins. Wiki Pro plugin helps you create a Wikipedia-style entry for any topic that you desire. The plugin stays in the sidebar menu of the WP admin and makes your website a functional wiki or lets you add wiki pages to your personal blog. You can also use this plugin to create multiple wiki sites on a WordPress multi install, this will enable any of your users to have their wiki.

WP Wiki User Profile

Wp Wiki Userprofile

Wp Wiki User profile is a user-friendly WordPress wiki plugin that is used to grab WordPress user contribution to your WordPress website or blog. Although it is not a popular plugin, it is an excellent option as it comes with widgets and shortcodes. This plugin lets you manage your wiki website easily even if you don’t have much coding skills under your belt. You can also add or separate multiple usernames through this plugin.

Wrapping up

So, that’s my overview of some of the free as well as premium WordPress wiki plugins. Hope the descriptions help you in choosing the best plugin for your website. If you found any value in this collection, I kindly ask you to consider sharing it with your network. Lets us know if we have missed any and which is your favorite?

*last updated 12/06/2019

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4 Comments
  • Brian H
    Posted at 08:21h, 27 June Reply

    Hi, It seems WPMU Dev have updated their pricing since we’ve published this article. I will now update it to reflect the change. If I remember correctly, you can pay for the month and get access to the plugin then cancel the only thing is you will no longer get updates or support.

  • Guardian
    Posted at 10:49h, 09 October Reply

    What would be your favorite addition to an existing site, rather than turning the entire Worpress site into a wiki?

  • limpod
    Posted at 02:49h, 15 December Reply

    thank you very much for this nice work article

  • sandhya jatav
    Posted at 05:25h, 24 December Reply

    great topic

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