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Wiki Cloud Migration Deadline

IMPORTANT!

On January 8th, 2024 the University of Iowa Wiki hosted at https://wiki.uiowa.edu will be shut down permanently. If you would like to continue using Confluence (Wiki) in the Cloud, you will need to request licenses by filling out this Workflow form if you haven't done so already.

For more information and other options for your content, please visit the Wiki Service Change Options and FAQs page. Your content from https://wiki.uiowa.edu will be available for migration upon request for two years (until 1/8/2026).

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The University Wiki will be upgraded to a new version (5.6.4) on Thursday, January 8th, 2015. As a result, the Wiki will be offline during the day of Thursday, January 8th, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.


During the day of the upgrade, you will be able to access all of your current Wiki materials at https://test-wiki.its.uiowa.edu/


The upgrade will contain with it several bug fixes, interface changes, and feature enhancements to existing tools. Some of the new enhancements include the following:

  1. Task Management: You can now assign due dates
  2. New Task Reporting Blueprints and a Task Report Macro
  3. Small Improvements, which is what users will notice on the whole. Not a lot of major changes, but the ability to move blog posts and @mentions now recognize user names.
  4. Some other small improvements:
    i. Support for Editing & Importing Office 2013 docs
    ii. Improved Sidebar with page tree and child page modes
    iii. Ability for users to request access to restricted pages
    iv. Improved Search and layout options
    v. Page watch options: watch individual page or watch all content on this space

Please see the following link for more details about what's new in version 5.6: https://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence/whats-new-iframe/56?od=false&a=true

 

If you have any questions or concerns about the potential impact of this upgrade, please contact the ITS Help Desk (http://its.uiowa.edu/contact)

~ The Wiki Team