Add and use a Wiki tab in Teams

The Wiki tab is a smart text editor that doubles as a communication machine, because you can draft, edit, and chat all in one place.

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Create a Wiki tab

Write content for your Wiki tab

Link to a section

Chat from your Wiki tab

Create a Wiki tab

Every channel comes with a Wiki tab.

To add a whole new Wiki tab, click Add a tab Add button next to the other tab names in the channel. Select Wiki from the tab gallery. Give your tab a name and start writing.

Write content for your Wiki tab

A Wiki tab comes with all the usual formatting options, such as bold, italic, and underlined text, highlighting, headers, and lists.

Every document in your Wiki tab is called a page and every page is made of different sections. To get started, give your page a title and then start authoring sections. Any time you want to add a new section, just hover over the left side of the page and click Add a new section here.

On the left side of your screen, you'll see a table of contents. This helps you navigate quickly between pages or even do some organizing.

Note: Don't forget that your Wiki tab is part of a channel, and every team member will be able to see it.

Link to a section

To link to a specific section, hover over the section title and click More options More options button > Get link.

Chat from your Wiki tab

@mention someone in a section

To talk with a teammate about a page, just @mention them in a section. This comes in handy when you want feedback or you're waiting on someone else to contribute a section to your page. Once you @mention someone, they'll receive a notification in their Activity feed. Clicking that takes them directly to the section that needs their attention.

Start a chat in a section

If commenting directly in a section isn't your style, you can always start a conversation in the tab itself by clicking Show section conversation Open chat button to the right of a section. From there, you can post questions, leave comments, or @mention your teammates. You'll have all the same formatting and attachment options that you do in your regular compose box.

If someone else has already left comments in the tab conversation, you'll be able to see them in the channel. You'll also know that someone has left comments in your Wiki tab because Show section conversation Open chat button appears at the top of your page.

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