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How do I view a site map of all the pages in a wiki space?

Click on Browse Space Tools and then Tree View in Hierarchy for a useful map list of all the pages in your wiki space. You can re-order your pages by dragging and dropping them in this view as well.

How do I restrict access to a page?

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You need to be a space administrator to create a space template.

  • Click the Browse Space link at the top of a page in the space.Select the Advanced tab Browse > Advanced and then Templates in the left column.
  • Click Add New Space Template.
  • Give the template a name in the Name field and an optional description in the Description field.
  • The WYSIWYG editor is not available in this screen. Use Wiki markup (see above) to input the content you want in your template.
  • Click Save.

How do I create a page using a template?

  • Click the Choose Add > Page link - at the top of the page.
  • Click the Select a page template to start from link above the tabs of the WYSIWYG editor. (You only see this link if there is at least one template available.)
  • Select a template and then Next.
  • Replace the words New Page with the name of the page.
  • Add content as usual.
  • Click Save.

What's all this about labels?

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  • To read any news about a page , go to the Browse Space tab and select News- info coming soon...

How do I post news about a page?

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Wiki space owners who allow UCL staff and students to edit or comment on pages, or who allow anonymous read permission to anyone on the internet should maintain an active awareness of contributions by applying the settings Watch a space or Subscribe to daily updates to that space.
You must be a space administrator (see the Browse > Space Admin link) to do this.

To watch your wiki space, go to Browse Space | Advanced | Start watching this space so you may be automatically notified of activity.

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  • Once you are logged on, you should see your name, top right as a link on the UCL Wiki homepage. Click on this link.
  • On the page that appears, you should see a message saying You can create a personal space to keep your own pages and news. Click on the create a personal space link.
  • Now you need to set the viewing and editing rights for your space by clicking any of the Edit Permissions links. Either type in UCL user ids (followed by comma space if there are several) or use the magnifying glass button to search for users by name.
    By default personal spaces are only viewable by the person concerned, and global spaces are only viewable by the administrators of the spaces concerned.
    Note: Registered users - anyone logged into Confluence has no effect in the UCL implementation of the software.
    If you want all registered users to have access, you have explicitly to give access to group ucl-all. ucl-staff, ucl-hon, ucl-ug and ucl-pg are other useful groups. Note the use of the role suffix (e.g. -all) after the hyphen; it would not work if you just used ucl. For detailed information about UCL access groups, see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/upi/web-users/intranet-groups
    You can add several individuals by typing in user ids separated by comma space.
    Note that the create right is the one you use to give edit access and that you need to give the attach right to people who want to display images.
    Do not give individuals or groups rights they do not need.
    Click Create.
  • If you ever need to adjust the access rights to your space, click on the Browse Space link at the top, click on the Space > Space Admin tab and then click on the Permissions link in the left column.

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  • Wiki-users should not give anonymous write access to pages or comments. If such access is given, it is switched off automatically. Spaces persistently enabling such access will be removed.
  • The address of your space is:
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    http://wiki.ucl.ac.uk//display/~your seven digit UCL user id
    
  • It is recommended that you place a watch on your wiki space (Browse Space | > Advanced | > Start watching this space) so you may be automatically notified of activity. For more information, click here.
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  • You can create create your own groups for access control if it's a personal spaces (ONLY global spaces).

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  • To adjust who has what access to your space, click the Browse > Space hyperlink top right and then the Space Admin tab. Select Permissions in the left column.
  • Click Edit Permissions under the relevant user category and tick the relevant boxes.
  • Click Save All.

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It is not possible to create your own groups for assigning access rights in the case of a personal space. The procedure for doing it for a global space is:

  • Click on the Browse Space link and then on the Browse > Manage Users/Groups tab. Here you can create your own groups and add people to them.

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If you ever want to remove your space, click the Browse Space hyperlink top right and then the Browse > Space Admin tab. Click Remove Space.

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