[pmwiki-users] pmwiki-users Digest, Vol 26, Issue 15
dbmurray at musicscribe.com
Mon Aug 6 14:42:46 CDT 2007
> From: Chris Cox <ccox at airmail.net>
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] Preempting the edit password prompt
> To: pmwiki users <pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com>
> Message-ID: <46B740E2.5060005 at airmail.net>
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> David Bruce Murray wrote:
>> Q: Can I preempt the edit password prompt on links that don't yet have
>> The nature of my wiki requires edit passwords. When I started my wiki, I
>> encouraged editors to insert what I call "pre-links" in articles. For
>> example, an editor creating an article about "Bob" will go ahead and link
>> references to "Mary" or "Joe" even if no articles exist on Mary or Joe.
>> reasoning was that other editors would notice these links and future
>> articles would be encouraged as a result. This is very confusing to a
>> non-editor/reader, though, whose only interest is browsing the site. They
>> click one of the links with the ? mark beside it, and can't understand
>> they're getting a prompt for a password. I would like to insert a
>> "This article has not been written yet. Please check back later" and also
>> have a way for editors to click from THAT page, submit their password,
>> proceed to create the new page.
>> For the moment, I've asked editors to stop inserting pre-links until this
>> can be sorted out.
> You could edit the Site login form and put the message as described
> in it. Of course, you still want them to be able to login, so you
> could wrap a conditional around the login form data there so that
> they have to navigate to the form directly in order to see the login
> form (you can put a link somewhere called "login" to make that easier).
> Shoot.. the login link could even be inside the Site login form
> page itself... so you get the message "This article has not been
> written..." and there will be a link to "login" after the message.
> Anything is possible.
It displays text "password required" above the form where the password is to
be entered. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find which file is
rendering this text. Any ideas? I've checked "authuser" "pagenotfound"
"crypt.php" and several more.
Thanks for your help!
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