# Communicating With Wiki
What we look to do in the next hack, is to link the two way messaging experiments we did in wiki a few weeks back with the map and wiki layouts we just created.
The aim is to have wiki controlled by navigating around and then clicking on nodes in the background map.
# See also
Web Messaging or cross-document messaging, is an API introduced in the WHATWG HTML5 draft specification, allowing documents to communicate with one another across different origins, or source domains - wikipedia
The aim is to have wiki controlled by an external web app (such as a map, or slide presentation), and in turn give wiki the ability to control these external apps.
Mission: to create a set of navigable maps to make it much clearer how all the sites fit together and who is working on what.
Here we take thumbnails of wiki pages, and link them to other pages to create a map (or graph) of wiki pages..
We can represent large graphs in many ways. My favourite is the ability to create and cluster large graphs as "countries", where the arcs are roads, and the nodes are places or cities.
We're working on a better markup and some interesting item to item communication.
The map plug-in displays a map, with a caption. The map can be explored, scrolling and zooming, without creating an updated version. Double clicking on the map enables editing, actions being saved in the journal, when the pointer leaves the map.