[pmwiki-users] login visible, not edit etc

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Wed Mar 26 13:36:03 CDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 06:33:02PM +0000, James Montaldi wrote:
>    En effet, this is the main reason why I'm trying pmwiki above others.
>    But then why are the edit menus in the footer and header treated
>    differently in pmwiki.tmpl?
>    Was it just an oversight?

They're treated differently because in several senses they are
different (although they often serve much the same purpose).

An easy way to suppress the links in the footer is to add the line

     .footnav { display:none; }

to pub/css/local.css (create it if it doesn't exist).


>    On 26/03/2008, Patrick R. Michaud <pmichaud at pobox.com> wrote:
>      On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 08:54:59PM -0500, Tegan Dowling wrote:
>      > It really isn't hard, and it really is kind of cool - this way, a site
>      > doesn't appear to be a wiki until one has logged in.  Most of the
>      > sites I've "done" have used this -- they're not "proper wikis" at all.
>      >  I'm not at all ashamed of using this fabulous tool to do something it
>      > wasn't designed for, and neither should you be.
>      Au contraire!  PmWiki is *explicitly* designed to make it easy
>      to develop websites that don't look like traditional wikis --
>      in fact, that's why I originally wrote it.  See PmWikiPhilosophy #4,
>      as well as the very first sentence of http://www.pmwiki.org/ .  :-)
>      Pm

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