private wiki

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private wiki (plural private wikis)

  1. A website using wiki software, that can only be viewed by a select, small number of people.
    • 2009, Judy Hauser, The Web and Parents: Are You Tech Savvy?, ABC-CLIO, →ISBN, page 49:
      Once a wiki is set up, it can be designated as public or private. A public wiki can be viewed by everyone, whereas a private wiki can only be viewed by its members.
    • 2012, William N. Bender, Differentiating Instruction for Students With Learning Disabilities: New Best Practices for General and Special Educators, Corwin Press, →ISBN, page 71:
      Teachers should initially create either a protected wiki (a wiki that everyone can view but only class members can edit) or a private wiki (only wiki members can view and edit).
    • 2014, Leon Gray, What Is a Wiki and How Do I Use It?, Britannica Educational Publishing, →ISBN, page 16:
      The popular perception of wikis is that they are open to any user. Nevertheless, some wikis are indeed “secret” and are created for specific users. For example, a school could create a private wiki that only students at that school can access.

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