What is Creole?

Creole (or WikiCreole) is a lightweight markup language that aims to standardize the Wiki syntax commonly used across the different Wiki systems. It is therefore expected that a document written with the Creole syntax should render correctly in most Wiki engines.

More information can be found on their official website, wikicreole.org.

Syntax Cheatsheet



* Bullet list
* Second item
** Sub item

# Numbered list
# Second item
## Sub item

Link to [[wikipage]]
Link to [[URL|linkname]]

== Large heading
=== Medium heading
==== Small heading

Horizontal line

Preformatted text

Formatting doesn't apply. //not italics//


Bold and italics

Bold and italics are the basic methods of expressing emphasis. They can be used in paragraphs, list items and tables.


Bold text can be marked up as



Italics can be marked up as


Bold Italics

Bold and italic text can be combined as follows

//**bold italics**//
**//bold italics//**