[Pmwiki-users] Is it possible to create forms in PmWiki?
Patrick R. Michaud
Thu Dec 2 12:36:29 CST 2004
On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 01:56:46PM -0500, Neil Herber wrote:
> 1) Create a form that users can fill in. The form action could invoke a
> non-PmWiki page.
Sure, just create a specialized markup to do what you want.
For example, here's a version of the (:searchbox:) which provides
a search form:
"<form class='wikisearch' action='$ScriptUrl' method='get'>
<input type='hidden' name='pagename' value='Main/SearchWiki' />
<input class='wikisearchbox' type='text' name='q' value='' size='40' />
<input class='wikisearchbutton' type='submit' value='$[Search]' /></form>");
You can make the form as complex as you wish.
> 2) Do the equivalent of <!--#include virtual="/cgi-bin/whatever.pl" -->
You need a function for this one -- something along the lines of
the X-Include: script. I'll write something up for this.
Do you need it to appear in the middle of a wiki content or
in the skin template?
> 3) Insert raw HTML on some pages.
Take a look at http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/EnableHTML
(just updated). It provides a recipe for enabling selected
> Is there any downside to what I am trying to do? Security, particularly
> injection of rogue scripts, should not be an issue since only the
> administrator would be able to edit such pages.
As long as you can trust whoever is able to edit the pages,
security is not that big an issue.
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