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Fixes and tips after upgrading from Tiki Wiki version 24 to Tiki 25

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

After we enjoyed a very solid Tiki24 with tested and improved features the Tiki Wiki team planned and started adding many additions or critical and complex update. And what a better time than the 20th Tiki Wiki anniversary to release Tiki 25, a future version that will lead the way to Tiki 27, the next LTS (Long Term Services) of this web based application generator ! In this article I will explain the different changes and adaptations I had do to have a previous Tiki24 website to work using the Tiki 25 version. Those are mainly visual changes due to upgrading from Bootstrap4 to Bootstrap5.

Tiki Wiki CMS installation on a barebone server using Debian11, MariaDB, Git and the Virtualmin/Webmin control panel

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

In this Express Tutorial I will explain how to prepare a Linux Debian11 server to publish your Tiki Wiki website or any other software like Wordpress, Laravel, etc. This express tutorial is for intermediate IT Admin or fullstack developper that want to setup and publish a website. We will review together how to setup the server by installing Debian11 bullseye operating system, setup root and network parameters, install Webmin and Virtuamin control panel, check that MariaDB is running and how you can setup different PHP versions. Finally we will use Git, set an SSL certificat to finally publish your Tiki Wiki website online.

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Tiki Wiki CMS installation on Amazon Lightsail instance with Debian11, MariaDB, Git and Virtualmin/Webmin control panel

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

This article is an update of a previous one that will explain how to install Tiki Wiki website on a Debian11 Lightsail instance. In short tutorial I’ll explain how to setup the Lightsail account and server (instance), install Debian11, install MariaDB and different PHP versions, install Webmin and Virtuamin control panel, setup and use Git, set an SSL certificat and finally publish your Tiki Wiki website online.

Tiki Wiki Categories feature

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

In this Tiki Express Tutorial we'll see together how to enable Tiki Categories, how to use categories to group objects, how to use it to with tracker items and Categories permissions.

How to add more Git Tiki branches after you cloned a single one

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

Outside development scope, I usually setup my Tiki instance as compact as possible cloning the last revision and a single branch.
However I needed to cherry-pick a commit onto 2 branches and for some reasons Gitlab, where I keep my repositories wasn't able to do it automatically as it does usually.
I had to go under my git config hood to rerouting cables and add a second branch to my existing origin/master.😉

Troubleshooting Tiki Wiki, Tiki settings

Author: Bernard Sfez - Published

In this Tiki Express Video Tutorial I explain how to troubleshoot Tiki settings using the Profiles export tabs, Tiki logs and how to clear caches.