[pmwiki-users] Conditional markup question

sti at pooq.com sti at pooq.com
Tue Jan 22 13:40:12 CST 2008

Jan Erik Moström wrote:
> Second question for today: I'm creating my own skin and I want 
> to have a conditional markup, I only want to see the page 
> actions if I'm logged in. I looked at the ConditionalMarkup page 
> and as far as I understand I should be able to write
>              (:if authid:)
>                  <!--PageActionsFmt-->
>                  <!--wiki:$SiteGroup.PageActions-->
>              (:ifend:)
> in my template file. But I'm doing something wrong since this 
> gives me
>              (:if authid:)
>                  +   View
>                  +   Edit
>                  +   History
>                  +   Print
>              (:ifend:)
> So I'm obviously missing something, but what?

Standard PmWiki markup doesn't work in template files. There are ways to 
embed some in templates but it would be a very messy way to do that. 
You'd be better off just editing the Site.PageActions page and putting 
(:if authid:) as a condition there.

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