Re: publishing large numbers of docs to SharePoint Wiki pages

Subject: Re: publishing large numbers of docs to SharePoint Wiki pages
From: Ryan Young <ryangyoung -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- laserpubs -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:02:48 -0800

What sort of wiki are you using? Confluence has an "import word" feature
that automatically creates pages for each section of a document. There are
some quirks, but it works pretty well.

You can also import files in bulk from SP to Confluence by simply dragging
and dropping them onto the Confluence attachments page. But that will only
create attachments, not wiki pages.

Finally, Atlassian has a Confluence-Sharepoint connector
<https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/SPCON/Confluence+SharePoint+Connector+Home>.
But it looks like it only works if you want to keep both SP and Confluence
going. Plus, it's pricey.

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 3:18 PM, Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- laserpubs -dot- com>
wrote:

> My (new!) employer has large numbers of documents used as guides and
> references by customer service centers and other users.
> They have decided to move them from their current repository to a
> SharePoint site with Wiki pages.
> I have a number of concerns, and want to understand some of the abilities
> and limitations of that platform, and suitable approaches to make this
> thing work as well as possible.
>
> I think we'll have a combination of "throw existing docs int position as
> quickly as possible" and "rebuild docs as appropriate to break them into
> suitable topic-sized chunks".
>
> The good news is - it shouldn't be boring!
> Regards
> jay
>
> --
> Jay Maechtlen
> 626 444-5112 office
> 626 840-8875 cell
> www.laserpubs.com
>
>
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