Run TiddlyWiki in Datasette and save Tiddlers to a SQLite database
Read more about this project on my blog.
Install this plugin in the same environment as Datasette.
$ datasette install datasette-tiddlywiki
Start Datasette with a
tiddlywiki.db database. You can create it if it does not yet exist using
You need to be signed in as the
root user to write to the wiki, so use the
--root option and click on the link it provides:
% datasette tiddlywiki.db --create --root http://127.0.0.1:8001/-/auth-token?token=456670f1e8d01a8a33b71e17653130de17387336e29afcdfb4ab3d18261e6630 # ...
/-/tiddlywiki on your instance to interact with TiddlyWiki.
Authentication and permissions
By default, the wiki can be read by anyone who has permission to read the
tiddlywiki.db database. Only the signed in
root user can write to it.
You can sign in using the
--root option described above, or you can set a password for that user using the datasette-auth-passwords plugin and sign in using the
You can use the
edit-tiddlywiki permission to grant edit permisions to other users, using another plugin such as datasette-permissions-sql.
You can use the
view-database permission against the
tiddlywiki database to control who can view the wiki.
Datasette's permissions mechanism is described in full in the Datasette documentation.
To set up this plugin locally, first checkout the code. Then create a new virtual environment:
cd datasette-tiddlywiki python3 -mvenv venv source venv/bin/activate
Or if you are using
Now install the dependencies and test dependencies:
pip install -e '.[test]'
To run the tests: