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===Map documentation===
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This wiki contains information about the new, Open Street Map based University Map. The information here is target at webmasters and developers who want to make use of the various facilities offered by the map service, or who want to contribute to the underlying Open Street Map data on which the map is based. Many of these pages have yet to be populated.
[[Map updating procedure (draft)]]
 
  
==New Managed Wiki - {{SITENAME}} ==
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The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/, but it is currently undergoing closed trials - please email [mailto:map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk] if you'd like access, explaining why you want it.
  
{{SITENAME}} is a wiki, a user-editable Web site.  You can treat it as a perfectly ordinary Web site, but if you have edit access for this wiki, you are able to make changes to any page that has an '''edit''' link at the top of it.  The complete history of each page is stored, so if you make a mistake it can always be undone.  If you want to experiment with editing, there's a special [[Sandbox]] page for this purpose.
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; '''[[Introduction and examples]]''' : an introduction to what you can do with the map and some examples
  
You can edit this page to replace this text with what you want on your main page.
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; '''[[The map URL API]]''' : How to link to the map to display various things.
  
===Getting Started===
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; '''[[The embedding API]]''' : How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
  
* If you want to create a new page, create a link to it by editing another page (enclosing the new page's  name in <nowiki>[[double square brackets]]</nowiki>), and then follow that link.
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; '''[[The tile API]]''' : How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps
* To rename a page, use the '''move''' link at the top.
 
* For a quick guide to editing pages, see [[Help:Editing]].
 
  
Wiki site administrators
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; '''[[The database API]]''' : How to access the information database underlying the map
* To upload an icon see [[Special:LogoUpload]]
 
* To manage groups of users see [[Special:UserManagement]]
 
  
===Cambridge documentation===
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; '''[[Accessign Open Street Map]]''' : How to interact with the data in Open street Map
  
* [http://www.cam.ac.uk/cs/managedwiki/ Managed Wiki Service]
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; '''[[Case Studies]]''' : Examples and case studies from people using the map
===MediaWiki documentation===
 
  
MediaWiki is the software which runs {{SITENAME}}
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; '''[[FAQ]]''' : Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions
  
* The full MediaWiki [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide]  
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===Map documentation===
* There is also the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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[[Map updating procedure (draft)]]

Revision as of 09:59, 27 June 2012

This wiki contains information about the new, Open Street Map based University Map. The information here is target at webmasters and developers who want to make use of the various facilities offered by the map service, or who want to contribute to the underlying Open Street Map data on which the map is based. Many of these pages have yet to be populated.

The map can be accessed at http://map.cam.ac.uk/, but it is currently undergoing closed trials - please email map-admin@ucs.cam.ac.uk if you'd like access, explaining why you want it.

Introduction and examples
an introduction to what you can do with the map and some examples
The map URL API
How to link to the map to display various things.
The embedding API
How to easily embed the maps in other web pages
The tile API
How to use the map tiles provided to create your own maps
The database API
How to access the information database underlying the map
Accessign Open Street Map
How to interact with the data in Open street Map
Case Studies
Examples and case studies from people using the map
FAQ
Frequently (or at least occasionally) asked questions

Map documentation

Map updating procedure (draft)