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mWiki is a Wiki for people who are developing in Heroku.


Last Updated: 16 March 2014

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This add-on have been deprecated, and is now disabled for new installs.

mWiki is a lightweight developer-friendly wiki for your Heroku app, delivered as an add-on.

Use mWiki to share notes and documentation related to your application between all collaborators. mWiki works with all Heroku apps regardless of programming language.

Provisioning the add-on

mWiki can be attached to a Heroku application via the CLI:

A list of all plans available can be found here.

$ heroku addons:add mwiki
-----> Adding mwiki:micro to sharp-mountain-4005... done, v18 (free)

That’s it. Since access to mWiki is web-based, the add-on does not need to set any configuration variables.

Accessing mWiki

You can open mWiki through the CLI or through the Heroku web interface. In the CLI, use the addons:open command

$ heroku addons:open mwiki

This will open the mWiki index page in your browser:

mWiki front page

You can also access mWiki from the Add-ons menu in the Heroku web interface.

mWiki front page

Using mWiki

mWiki works like any standard wiki. Just hit the “Edit” button, and start adding content and pages. mWiki supports both standard markdown and github-flavored markdown.

Removing the add-on

mWiki can be removed via the CLI.

This will destroy all associated data and cannot be undone!

$ heroku addons:remove mwiki:micro
-----> Removing mwiki:micro from sharp-mountain-4005... done, v20 (free)


All mWiki support and runtime issues should be logged with Heroku Support at Additional product feedback is very welcome at

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