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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. For detailed information about UCL access groups, see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/upi/web-users/intranet-groups
    Click Create.

Can I set up my own groups of people and assign rights to those groups?

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:

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  • If you ever need to adjust the access rights to your space, click on the Browse Space link

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  • at the top, click on the

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  • Space Admin tab and then click on the Permissions link in the left column.

Notes

  • It is not recommended that you tick Anonymous - anyone, logged in or not, as this would expose your space to mischievous comments from the unscrupulous.
  • 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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For more information on permissions, see: http://wiki.ucl.ac.uk/display/AboutWiki/UCL+Wiki+Permissions+Explained

Can I set up my own groups of people and assign rights to those groups?

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:

You can also create your own groups and add people to them by clicking on the Browse Space link and then on the Manage Users/Groups tab. It is better to use this feature, rather than granting permission to individuals, as it is a lot less work if you ever need to change the permissions in future.

Your profile

To edit details about yourself, add your photo etc., click on your name top right on the UCL Wiki homepage once logged in.

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