[pmwiki-users] easy question to all #2

Swift, Chris Chris.Swift at eu.dodea.edu
Fri Oct 17 09:15:13 CDT 2008


I just implemented that.  Thanks for the suggestion!



-----Original Message-----
From: Vince Administration [mailto:vadmin at math.uconn.edu] 
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 3:05 PM
To: Swift, Chris
Cc: Eemeli Aro; PmWiki Users
Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] easy question to all #2

You could put a direct link to the attr  page in the Group Sidebar.  
Then they could just click on it.  If you have no sidebar, perhaps the
group header or footer.

On Oct 16, 2008, at 8:44 AM, Swift, Chris wrote:

> Ok, after a while of pursuing this problem, I think I found an answer,

> although it isn't very user-friendly for my wiki users.
> I went in and created a group password as administrator within the 
> wiki (not config.php).  This password was the @nopass, which took out 
> the site password.  Then, I created instructions to my wiki users to 
> add the ?action=attr to the urls of the pages they created within that

> group.  That allowed them to create their own passwords.  This is very

> unfriendly to the user.  I thought about adding something into that 
> group's template, but I couldn't imagine how that would be useful for 
> their page.
> If anyone else has a better idea, please let me know.
> Chris
> From: Eemeli Aro [mailto:eemeli at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thu 10/16/2008 1:23 PM
> To: Swift, Chris
> Cc: PmWiki Users
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] easy question to all #2
> 2008/10/16 Swift, Chris <Chris.Swift at eu.dodea.edu>:
> > However, I need to allow people to set their own attributes for one 
> > group.
> Take a look at <http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/PmWiki/Passwords> starting 
> from "To set a password on a wiki group" for how to set the attr 
> password for a group.
> eemeli
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