[pmwiki-users] Condition something on "logged-in user" when using password-authentication?

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Mon May 22 21:45:14 CDT 2006

On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 01:07:13PM -0500, Tegan Dowling wrote:
>    I'm trying, on as many of my wikis as possible, to keep to the default,
>    password-based authentication. One problem that I keep having with it is
>    that I want Site.PageActions and a logout link to be visible to anyone who
>    has logged in - by which I simply mean 'has used a password during this
>    browser session'.  This would allow the wiki to keep those items on-screen
>    even when the logged-in non-admin doesn't have edit rights - as when
>    viewing Site pages, for example.
>    Is there a condition I can use for this?  So I can use (:if auth
>    anythingatall:) or (:if isset passwordcookie:) or something like that?

The following might (should?) work:

    (:if enabled AuthPw:)

This will return true if any passwords have been entered during the
current browser session.  (One can use ?action=login to force
entering of a password.)

If that doesn't work, let me know and I'll provide a custom


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