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The content on the it.ucsb.edu site is contributed and maintained by UCSB IT professionals and interested campus users. To contribute content, you must first log in with your UCSBNetID and password.

There are seven kinds of content that site users can create, depending on their privileges on the site. The seven types are:

  • Resource Page: A wiki-style post that any logged-in user can create and edit. This content type is meant to be used for campus-wide IT resources listed in the Resources section of the site, like the IT vendor list. Resource Pages are automatically linked from the site Resources page.
  • Group Page: Wiki: A wiki-style post that can be edited by members of any group to which it is assigned. A Wiki Group Page can be restricted to a group or groups, or can be made public. You must be a member of a Department, Service, Project, or Group area on the site to create a Wiki Group Page.
  • Group Page: Author Only: A group post that only the author may edit. An Author-Only Group Page can be restricted for viewing by group members only, or can be made public. You must be a member of a Department, Service, Project, or Group area on the site to create an Author-Only Group Page. Authenticated users can add comments to Author-Only Group Pages.
  • Event: An Event appears on the it.ucsb.edu calendar of IT events. An Event an be restricted to groups, or made public. You must be a member of a Department, Service, Project, or Group area on the site to create an Event. Authenticated users can add comments to Events.
  • News: A post that can be restricted to groups, or made public. News content is automatically promoted to the it.ucsb.edu home page. Only Group Administrators can create News.
  • Contact Listing: A wiki-style post that any logged-in user can create and edit. Used to build lists of contacts on the site: for example, the IT Vendor List, or lists of outside contacts for specific groups and projects.
  • Webforms: Group Administrators can create Webforms for online surveys or questionnaires. Only authenticated users can view, complete, and submit Webforms; they are not visible to anonymous users.

Content Creation Tip: If you're creating or editing content, always Save before switching from Edit to View tabs!