cowyo is a self-contained wiki server that makes jotting notes easy and fast. The most important feature here is simplicity. Other features include versioning, page locking, self-destructing messages, encryption, and listifying. You can download cowyo as a single executable or install it with Go. Try it out at https://cowyo.com.
cowyo is straightforward to use. Here are some of the basic features:
If you hover the the top left button (the name of the page) you will see the option “Publish”. Publishing will add the page to the
sitemap.xml for crawlers to find. It will also default that page to go to the
/read route so it can be easily viewed as a single page.
View all the pages
To view the current list of all the pages goto to
When you open a document you’ll be directed to an alliterative animal (which is supposed to be easy to remember). You can write in Markdown. Saving is performed as soon as you stop writing. You can easily link pages using [[PageName]] as you edit.
You can easily see previous versions of your documents.
You can easily make lists and check them off.
Locking prevents other users from editing your pages without a passphrase.
Encryption is performed using AES-256.
Just like in mission impossible.