HOWTO: Import Google Docs into Mediawiki

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The easy way (for users without wiki experince)

Here's a short tutorial for how you can go from:

from here to here

Steps

  1. Install 'pandoc' and 'pbcopy' (optional)
  2. Export Google Doc as html zipped, unzip and run `pandoc -f html -t mediawiki Pushnotificationswhereweareat.html | pbcopy`
  3. Create desired page at https://wiki.status.im/Push_notifications_-_Where_we_are_at and paste it in
  4. Et voilà!

The wiki way

  • you need to recreate the article from starch using wiki syntax
  • the document comments can be treated as references
  • the article will look a bit better and will be easier for users to contribute to it