If Tiddly wiki can save content to SoLiD Pod

https://tiddlywiki.com Is a single .html wiki app that store all its data in that single .html, including markdown notes and plugin javascripts.

According to https://tiddlywiki.com/dev/ , seems it’s core is a js called Microkernel. If change the behavior it save content, from “save to .html file” to “save to Solid POD”, I think it will be a powerful SoliDApp.

Then there will be a non-linear wiki in the Solid world.



I am infact working on a tiddlywiki-SOLID integration right now. There is a JS-only database called PouchDB (in-browser CouchDB) and I trying to modify the noteself plugin called tiddlypouch to enable synchronized notebooks, Evernote doesn’t stand a chance.


Wow, you are the creator of TW5-auto-publish2gh-pages! I’ve tried that, and what stops me is that I can’t edit and save tiddles just in tiddlywiki.

So tiddlypouch is a Syncadaptor that can connect to a SoLiD Pod? This seems to be a project started 2 years ago, but is lacking doc so I can’t be sure.

Tiddlywiki for Solid

I am not a coder but I think coders could be inspired by the seemingly easy Remotestorage implementation of the Tiddlywiki SyncAdaptorModules https://community.remotestorage.io/t/remotestorage-plugin-for-tiddlywiki/447

Solid versus Remotestorage

  1. Remote Storage Basics https://remotestorage.io/)
  • Authorization: OAuth 2.0
  • User data is scoped by so-called categories, which are essentially base directories, for which you can give apps read-only or read/write permission. Apps will use OAuth scopes to ask for access to one or more categories.

In the example screenshot, Litewrite is asking for read/write access to the “documents” category, using the OAuth scope documents:rw. If you allow access, the app will retrieve a bearer token, with which it can read and write to your storage, until you revoke that access on your server.
Data Storage & Sync: HTTP REST

  • remoteStorage defines a simple key/value store for apps to save and retrieve data. The basic operations are GET/PUT/DELETE requests for specific files/documents.
  • In addition to that – and the only special feature aside from plain HTTP – there are directory listings, formatted as JSON-LD. They contain both the content type and size, as well as ETags, which can be used to implement sync mechanisms. The files and listings themselves also carry ETag headers for sync/caching and conditional requests.
  1. Very near with Solid for our needs except directory listings (do not exist in Solid)

Remote Storage choices made for data storage

The orignal implementation of Tiddlywiki stores the wiki as a simgle .html document.
some implementation have chosen to store each tiddler individually.
This is the choice made by the RemoteStorage plugin. This choice could help reuse pieces of data and should improve performance

Tiddlywiki SyncAdaptorModules (https://tiddlywiki.com/dev/static/SyncAdaptorModules.html)
SyncAdaptorModules encapsulate storage mechanisms that can be used by the SyncMechanism. Two examples are:
. The TiddlyWebAdaptor interfaces with servers compatible with TiddlyWeb’s HTTP API, such as TiddlyWeb itself and TiddlyWiki5’s built-in ServerMechanism.
. The LocalFileAdaptor interfaces with file systems with an API compatible with Node.js’s fs module
SyncAdaptorModules are represented as JavaScript tiddlers with the field module-type set to syncadaptor.

Tiddlywikki-remote storage plugin https://github.com/fiatjaf/tiddlywiki-remotestorage
Handle all Adaptor Module Methods https://tiddlywiki.com/dev/static/SyncAdaptorModules.html
https://tiddlywiki.com/dev/ gives all information for the creation and installation of a plugin


Hopefully its ok if I ask @michielbdejong, do you have an opinion on tiddlywiki on remotestorage?

Is is working and implemented https://tiddly.alhur.es/

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An easy way to connect TiddlyWiki to a pod would be great. It would also be good to understand the TiddlyWiki Core Application and Microkernel Architecture and then to also understand the concepts and architecture of solid-ui and solid-panes. There might be some synergy.

I have done an working beta version of a SolidTiddlyWiki


what is TiddlyWiki in layman meaning ?, what does the website do ?

Welcome to TiddlyWiki, a unique non-linearnotebook for capturing, organising and sharingcomplex information.

Abstract from https://tiddlywiki.com

The synchadaptor for solid stores the notes called tiddlers on your solid pod as .json not JSON/LD.
I am working to make the files as RDF turtle.

Depending on authorization you can share create (no lock mechanism).


Just the meaning i wanted, not the coding technical side of it.
So is it like a notebook that a user can upload/store all the personal information such as photos,videos,notes, other documents etc ?

Yes it would :slight_smile:

Solid is very good for quickly adding “Save As” functionality to existing Single Page apps. Note how dokie.li does something similar with its annotations functionality.

Here’s a screencast demo about saving content to your Solid Pod using dokie.li.