[pmwiki-users] Site.SideBar is unprotected

Patrick R. Michaud pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Sep 7 18:30:22 CDT 2006

On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 07:24:50PM -0400, rickconroy wrote:
> I wrote:
> > > I am running version pmwiki-2.1.19,
> > > which I get from
> > > 	pmwiki.php?n=PmWiki.PmWiki
> Patrick wrote:
> > Did you perhaps upgrade your site from a previous version?
> > Versions of PmWiki prior to 2.1 had this problem, but it shouldn't
> > exist afterwards.
> Yes, I did do the upgrade, from a version prior to 2.1
> I'm surprised that the upgrade didn't solve this problem?

If you've edited the Site.SideBar page at all, then we generally
don't want the upgrade to be replacing it with a new version
(possibly obliterating your customized one).  So, PmWiki leaves
any locally-created or modified pages alone.

> > At any rate, you can fix the problem by changing the edit password
> > for Site.SideBar to be '@_site_edit', which means you want it
> > to follow the site's edit password.  
> Thank you, did that.
> It now works well.

Excellent, glad to help.


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