Bulk Page and File Management

You asked for ways to delete your old files before the new school year begins or to lock those 50 pages before you invite your colleagues on board, and we listened.

Our new bulk management tool makes it even easier to manage your files and pages – without the tedium of administering pages and files one at a time.

What bulk management options do I have?
As an organizer of your wiki, you can now:

How does bulk management make my life easier?
We are all busy. Bulk management lets you spend less time managing your wiki so you have more time for family, friends, or even uploading those company reports to your wiki. Just a few clicks and you’ve removed all your unwanted pages and documents.

To use these bulk administration features, go to your wiki, “Manage Wiki,” and then to either your “Pages” or “Files” page.

Let us know what you think with an e-mail to help@wikispaces.com.

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10 Comments

  1. Posted February 24, 2010 at 6:35 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the updates. The file manager really needs an orphaned file tab… BADLY. With very large wikis it is basically impossible to find the useless files. PLEASE add the this feature… I have been asking for several years…. PLEASE!

    Thanks!

    Neil

  2. Dan Beeby
    Posted February 24, 2010 at 6:39 am | Permalink

    This is really helpful… thanks WS-folks! Since teachers often re-use the basic structure of a site from one semester to the next, a “bulk rollback” feature would be really useful too. With this tool, the teacher could reset the site to a specific date (e.g. its beginning-of-the-semester-factory-fresh state) for each new group of students.

  3. Posted February 25, 2010 at 8:36 am | Permalink

    It would be good if organizers could change the passwords of all members (that they created) all at once. In other words, as a teacher, I’d like to have the ability to change my students passwords all at once.

    Hillary Strome

    hstrome@cvschools.org

  4. Posted February 25, 2010 at 8:24 pm | Permalink

    I wish there was a way to put whole folders on at a time.

    Thanks.

  5. David Pater
    Posted February 26, 2010 at 6:23 pm | Permalink

    Each page has a history.
    It would be good valuable to be able to clear all pages form a given page’s history
    1. Except the latest
    2. Except that of a current date
    3. Before a certain date
    4. After a certain date

  6. salah
    Posted March 12, 2010 at 12:35 pm | Permalink

    It would be good if organizers could change the passwords of all members (that they created) all at once. In other words, as a teacher, I’d like to have the ability to change my students passwords all at once

  7. Nate Seelow
    Posted March 15, 2010 at 8:18 am | Permalink

    Thanks for the updates! I really appreciate such creativity! Works wonderfully!

  8. Posted March 28, 2010 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    This unfortunately still does not allow me to delete multiple discussion pages at a time. Why are discussion tabs different?

  9. Debbie
    Posted May 6, 2010 at 2:42 pm | Permalink

    Hi Mandy,

    Deleting the entire page will delete all discussions on it. At this time there is no way to bulk delete discussions posts or topics. Can you let us know a bit about why you want to bulk delete discussions at help@wikispaces.com ?

    Cheers,
    Debbie

  10. Posted May 31, 2010 at 9:53 am | Permalink

    Hi Salah,

    Thanks for your feedback. This feature is not currently available but if you need to change passwords in bulk, you can email us at help@wikispaces.com from the email address you used to create the accounts and we can do it for you.

    Best,
    Sarah

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