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== Welcome To PortlandWiki.org! ==
 
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Portland Wiki is a [[City Wiki]] for Portland, Oregon.
 
Portland Wiki is a [[City Wiki]] for Portland, Oregon.
  
A city wiki (or civic wiki) is a website that citizens of a particular town, city or region can contribute to. PortlandWiki welcomes participation from all Portlandians, and others interested in building an outstanding knowledge base and community resource for the Rose City.
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A city wiki (or civic wiki) is a collaborative website for citizens of a particular town, city or region. The wiki serves as a knowledge base or information hub about the community, and is where citizens contribute news and information about their community. Think of a city wiki (or civic wiki) as the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia]" for a particular community.
  
PortlandWiki is not yet one year old (as of August 22, 2010). By contributing to this web site, you have a wonderful opportunity to significantly add your "voice" to this unique community resource. We look forward to building this wiki with you!
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PortlandWiki welcomes participation from all [[Portlandia]]ns, and anyone else interested in building an outstanding community resource for the [[Rose City]].
  
=== Get Started Editing! ===
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PortlandWiki celebrates its first birthday on September 28, 2010. By contributing to this web site, you have a wonderful opportunity to significantly add your "voice" to this unique community resource. We look forward to building this wiki with you!
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=== Get Started! ===
  
 
Check out PortlandWiki's [[Help:Editing|Editing Help Page]] for tips on how to get started with your contributions right away.
 
Check out PortlandWiki's [[Help:Editing|Editing Help Page]] for tips on how to get started with your contributions right away.

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Welcome to our fine, upstanding "City of Roses."

Welcome To PortlandWiki.org!

A Little Bit About PortlandWiki

Portland Wiki is a City Wiki for Portland, Oregon.

A city wiki (or civic wiki) is a collaborative website for citizens of a particular town, city or region. The wiki serves as a knowledge base or information hub about the community, and is where citizens contribute news and information about their community. Think of a city wiki (or civic wiki) as the "Wikipedia" for a particular community.

PortlandWiki welcomes participation from all Portlandians, and anyone else interested in building an outstanding community resource for the Rose City.

PortlandWiki celebrates its first birthday on September 28, 2010. By contributing to this web site, you have a wonderful opportunity to significantly add your "voice" to this unique community resource. We look forward to building this wiki with you!

Get Started!

Check out PortlandWiki's Editing Help Page for tips on how to get started with your contributions right away.

External Links

Hey, Kid: Support Your Local Wiki | Kevin Makice | July 15, 2009 | GeekDad | Wired.com