[pmwiki-users] comment spam and blogs

Neil Herber (nospam) nospam at eton.ca
Thu Apr 30 09:39:10 CDT 2009

On 2009-04-30 Tegan Dowling is rumoured to have said:
> Peter: That looks like a cool recipe! Would it be easy to create a version that would only work for specified wikigroup(s)? On many of 

I simply modify the authentication form (Site.AuthForm) to display 
prompts and passwords under different conditions.

For example, on one wiki I put the following above the (:input 
auth_form:) tag:

(:if equal {$action} edit:)'''A password is required to edit this page.'''
(:if equal {$action} browse:)'''A password is required to view this page.'''
(:if equal {$action} comment:)'''A password is required to leave a 
comment for this page.'''
(:if equal {$action} diff:)'''A password is required to view the history 
for this page.'''
(:if equal {$action} source:)'''A password is required to view the 
source for this page.'''
(:if equal {$action} upload:)'''A password is required to upload files.'''

(:if [ equal {$Group} Friends && equal {$action} browse ] :)%red%Friends 
of ours should know the password to view this page. It is '''not''' 
"please", which is used for guests.
(:if equal {$Group} Guest:)%red%Use the word "please" (without the 
quotes) as the password.

Neil Herber

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