[pmwiki-users] Form-based means of creating new wikigroup, otherwise forbidden?

Tegan Dowling tmdowling at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 13:42:29 CST 2008

On Jan 29, 2008 1:34 PM, Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:
> Hi. Replying to a (lost) message from Tegan Dowling.
> > Saturday, January 26, 2008, 11:04:25 PM, Tegan Dowling wrote:
> > > Some of my clients have and use their admin passwords, but are
> > > consistently sloppy enough to routinely create new wikigroups by
> > > accident.  So they have wikigroups with pages like St.PatricksDay, or
> > > PartyOneVs.PartyTwo.  I do want to make it possible for them to create
> > > new groups, just not by accident like that, by following a link like
> > > [[Mr.Nobody]].
> I just added a recipe in the cookbook: see
>    http://pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/NewGroupWarning
> Note that this setting doesn't require any knowledge of PHP or PmWiki program
> code, it just uses an "include" and a "conditional markup". Any regular
> PmWiki user could do it, that's why I wonder how a professional like you
> couldn't.

Hah!  Now that you show the way, I'm wondering the same thing.  I
guess I just assumed I'd need some fancy php to intercept the creation
of a new group.  Duh.

Thanks!  This is terrific -- I'm now hoping the sloppy users will not
become so accustomed to clicking through this that they stop seeing
it.  I'll definitely give it a try, right away.  Thanks again.

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