Weekend Project: Get to Know LocalWiki for Local Information Sites
Wikis have a well-earned place among the ranks of content management systems (CMSes) as the de facto solution for crowdsourced, document-centric sites. But they are not one-size-fits-all. The encyclopedic style of MediaWiki is a good fit for Wikipedia, but TikiWiki makes for a better groupware solution thanks to features like access control and office document support. Let's take a look at one of the more unusual offerings among open source wikis: LocalWiki, which is focused on building community-driven, local information sites.