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Creating New Pages

For more detailed instructions and syntax, see the Wiki Syntax page

Using the ESM Wiki is easy–that's the idea–but there are a few things that are not intuitive.

Here are some best practices for creating new pages.

To get a new page

Working with a blank page

There are a few things to keep in mind when creating a new page:

Working with a hierarchy

It is natural to want a hierarchical structure to web pages, but this is not the way most visitors will surf your web pages. Wikis are designed to flow organically from related thoughts, just like your visitors.

Avoid creating rigid structures with formal menus and headers. Instead, use the text within your documents to refer to the other pages. This not only provides a better experience for your users, it creates pages that are attractive to search engines, making them rank more highly.