Web Hosting - Wiki

Overview

Wiki.cites.illinois.edu is a database of wiki pages used by course instructors, research groups, and student groups within Engineering at Illinois.

Available To

Any research group, instructor, or student group within Engineering at Illinois. Wiki spaces are ideal for instructors who need a free and simple hosting page for their course.

Features

Create and edit pages in a simplified version of Wordpress. There are no custom addresses and there is limited ability to theme/style pages for a unique looks, but wiki spaces are a cut-and-dry option for a simple course page for many instructors. You can list homework and test schedules, create links to other pages and pdfs, and provide information specific to each class.

You can also set permissions, which allow the creator to set and alter who can access or edit the wiki space.

Rates

There is no charge for this service.

Getting Started

Fill out a Wiki Space Request Form to create a space yourself

or

engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu (Contact the Web team) at Engineering IT to request a wiki space. Please provide:

  • Space Name: Title of the wiki space (i.e. ECE 110)
  • Space Key: Appears at the end of the URL, normally featuring the class and semester (i.e. ece110fa12)
  • NetID(s) of user(s) who will need to administer the space (instructors, TAs)
  • NetID(s) of user(s) who need to access the space: (students)

Support

engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu (Contact the Web team) with any support issues regarding your wiki space.

Get Help

Questions about this topic? Don't see what you're looking for?

Email engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu, call the Help Desk at 217-333-1313, or contact your primary IT support professional.