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What would be the correct term for a website that contains information akin to a wiki, but does not offer the ability for guests and members to edit the content?

I am rather baffled by this. 'Information repository' came across my mind, but it occurred to me that a repository most likely gives the impression that the data is never modified once it has been provided, which is not what I am going for.

Any ideas?

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    You might call it a "website".... ;-) – Hellion Jun 22 '18 at 23:02
  • perhaps personal wiki – Boondoggle Jun 23 '18 at 2:14
  • But it would be used as a means to help others. There would be practically no personal information on there. – DylRicho Jun 25 '18 at 22:39
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Encyclopedia, according to Cambridge Dictionary:

a book or set of books containing many articles arranged in alphabetical order that deal either with the whole of human knowledge or with a particular part of it, or a similar set of articles on the internet

Or if you want to stress that it's a website, not a book: encyclopedic website. Encyclopedic is an adjective meaning, according to Cambdridge Dictionary:

covering a large range of knowledge, often in great detail

Attribution:

(Definition of “encyclopedia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

(Definition of “encyclopedic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

  • Many thanks for providing an adjective. That is what I was looking for. – DylRicho Jun 25 '18 at 22:43
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This entirely depends on what kind of wiki you mean. For Wikipedia, it would be an encyclopedia. For a wiki-faq, it would be an faq. You're asking for a thing-like thing that is not that thing. The wiki prefix or word is exactly the part that means it does offer the ability for guests and members to edit the content:

wiki

OED:

A type of web page designed so that its content can be edited by anyone who accesses it, using a simplified markup language.

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    Hence why I am asking for a term that isn't "wiki." It merely shares the ultimate goal of a wiki in that it provides vast amounts of information on one or a variety of subjects. You could definitely call it a website, but that sets it apart to no other out there. I'd like an adjective, not a noun. – DylRicho Jun 25 '18 at 22:42

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