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Zoho Wiki

Knowledge Sharing with Wikis

Published 07/26/2010 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

Zoho Wiki was created to make it easier for anyone to collaborate. The site does not cater to one group or the other, businesses, students, and organizations can all come and collaborate through the internet. Zoho wiki allows users to compile a list of pages on any subject or theme so that others can edit and update or find information they need. The smooth exchange of ideas on Zoho Wiki makes it easier for groups to work more efficiently and find solutions or come up with new concepts quickly and easily.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Zoho Wiki is another name under the Zoho umbrella. The parent company, based in Pleasanton, California, is currently responsible for producing over twenty online applications that cover a number of areas, such as project management, mail, invoicing, CRM, and web conferencing. Zoho has earned itself a number of notable awards, including the Product of the Year award issued by InfoWorld in 2009, a Best Enterprise Start Up award through TechCrunch in 2007 and the recognition of a 25 Mote Innovative Products award through PC World in 2008.

What are the differences to other apps?

The concept of the wiki is not a new one, however Zoho Wiki helps bring it together with a number of handy tools users can appreciate. Rather than needing to download or install software, users can access Zoho Wiki from anywhere with an internet connection. No download is needed and multiple users can collaborate quickly and efficiently through the site. Permission options help make the online sharing secure and allow users to provide documents and other vital resources to the people who need to get them.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Zoho Wiki website offers a lighthearted color scheme with a playful logo design. Although this helps add an element of personality to the site, the layout, font options and menus make it very professional. Students and professionals can easily feel at home on the site. The vibrant color highlights worked into the graphics liven things up while the blue color scheme and concise text make it easy to navigate, even for a new internet user.

How does the registration process work?

Visitors interested in signing up for Zoho Wiki can click the orange button found on the homepage. The registration form requests a username, email address, password and word verification. After agreeing to the terms of service through the top check box, users can click the blue “sign up now” button. Every field must be filled out to continue. After completing each step of the registration process, users are given access to account features.

What does it cost to use the application?

New users can try out Zoho Wiki for free. The account creation process costs nothing and requires no financial information. Users can stick with the free account indefinitely, however they will be limited to up to three users, one wiki, three workspaces, 50 MB of storage space and other features including SSL support, RSS and Atom feeds, access controls, zip backup, and customizable CSS. User who choose to upgrade to a business account will pay less than $10 per user per month and will get the benefit of a custom domain name, additional users, unlimited workspaces, and 1 GB of storage space per user. Additional wikis can be added at a price of around $5 per wiki (after two wikis have been created).

Who would you recommend the application to?

Anyone with a reason to collaborate can appreciate the features offered on Zoho Wiki. Students can easily get together online and work on projects together or businesses can manage teams and allow each member to access the tools and resources they need. Since the site does not require a download, it is easy for individuals to work from their personal computers without worrying about a software download or installation.

  • Access by multiple users based on account type
  • Individual workspaces to help organize each participant’s contribution
  • Unlimited page revisions for ongoing projects
  • Storage space so documents can be saved online for all participants to access
  • Customizable CSS for unique wikis

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Zoho Wiki pricing

FREE - Permanently free version
Cheapest plan (per month) : FREE
Most expensive plan (per month) : FREE




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