Wiki settings

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.3. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle is probably available here: Wiki settings.

Adding a wiki

  • As an editing teacher for a course, click "Turn Editing On", and go to the section in which you want to add the wiki.
  • From the dropdown menu labeled "Add an activity", select "Wiki". This will take you to the wiki settings page titled "Adding a new wiki".
  • In an existing wiki, the wiki settings can be found in Settings > Wiki administration > Edit settings.

Wiki administration settings

Wiki name

  • The name you give to your wiki here will appear as the link on the course page for your students to click.

Wiki description

  • Explain the purpose of your wiki here. (This description may or may not be compulsory depending on your admin's settings.)

Display description on course page

New feature
in Moodle 3.3!
If this box is checked, then the description you added above will appear with the wiki link on the course page.


First page name

Please add descriptions...'

Common module settings

The Common module settings section appears in many modules besides wiki. It sets Groups interactions levels and the ID number.

Locally assigned roles

In Settings > Wiki administration > Locally assigned roles selected users can be given additional roles in the activity.

Wiki permissions

Role permissions for the activity can be changed in Settings > Wiki administration > Permissions.