How do I create wikis?

You can create a wiki from any Wikis view after you log in to IBM® Connections. See the Communities wiki help for information on creating a wiki within a community.

Procedure

  1. Click Start a Wiki.
  2. Type a wiki name.
  3. Optional: Type tags, separated by spaces, to associate with the wiki. You can also add tags after creating the wiki.
  4. In the Read access section select one of the following:
    • All users: Everyone can read the wiki, including people who have not logged in.
    • Wiki members only: Only people you make members can read the wiki.
  5. In the Edit access section select one of the following:
    • All logged in users: Everyone who logs in can edit the wiki.
    • Wiki editors and owners only: Only people you have granted editor or owner access.
  6. Optional: In the Members section do the following:
    1. Select one of these roles:
      • Editor: Editors can read, edit, comment, create, tag, and recommend pages.
      • Reader: Readers can read, comment, and recommend pages.
      • Owner: Owners can read, edit, comment, create, tag, recommend, and delete pages, tag the wiki, and change the wiki description.
    2. Type the name of a person, and then select the name.
      Note: Click the x next to names to remove access.
    Note: If you choose not to add members here, you can add them after you create the wiki. See the topic How do I manage wiki members and access?
  7. Optional: Click Add groups and then do the following:
    1. Select one of these roles:
      • Editor: Editors can read, edit, comment, create, and recommend pages.
      • Reader: Readers can read, comment, and recommend pages.
      • Owner: Owners can read, edit, comment, create, recommend, and delete pages, tag the wiki, and change the wiki description.
    2. Type the name of a group, and then select the name.
      Note: Click the x next to names to remove access.
    Note: If you choose not to add groups here, you can add them after you create the wiki. See How do I manage wiki members and access?
  8. Optional: Type a description of the wiki. The description displays in wiki lists.
  9. Click Save.

What to do next

An administrator sets a limit on the size of wikis. Wiki owners and editors can see a wiki's size limit and how much is currently used by clicking Index, where size limit and use are displayed at the bottom of the list of pages. Size and use are visible by clicking Wiki Actions > Edit Wiki.

To delete a wiki, open it and click Wiki Actions > Delete Wiki.




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