You can play and try wiki out here
There are more monolingual sand-boxes in de, [KaboCentreFr:BacASable? fr] and there is the multilingual sand-box. The sand-wikis are entire wikis for testing: en-kabo-sand-wiki, [[Sand-wiki-de?]], [[fr-kabo-wiki-à-sable?]].
Enjoy the video wikis in plain English explaining about wikis in general, ~ 4 min.
Click edit this page up to the right to go to the edit-mode and see how it gets done. Write something, click save to publish your text in the world wide web.
An empty line
creates a new paragraph. Writing <br>
forces a line shift.
bold, italic, bold italic
A WikiWord - creates a new page. Or put double brackets [[around]] a term. It has the same effect.
Write the WikiWord, preview or save the page, click the blue question mark at the end of the WikíWord?, write, save. You created a new wiki-page.
Please, do not create shallow pages just for testing on this wiki. You can do that on the en-kabo-sand-wiki. It was created for that purpose.
On syntax is more about the text formatting.