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Summary: Provide support for the Universal Edit Button in PmWiki
Version: 2008-06-23
Status: Beta
Maintainer: Breyten
Categories: Editing

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The Universal Edit Button is a green pencil icon in the address bar that indicates a web page is editable. It is similar to the orange "broadcast" RSS icon that indicates there is an RSS feed available. This cookbook recipe adds support for PmWiki sites to enable this kind of behavior.


To install, simply copy ueb.phpΔ to your cookbook directory, and add the following line to your config.php:


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Alternatively, if using AuthUser or some other authentication system that limits editing rights, you could use something like this in a config file:

if ( ( $action != 'edit' ) && ( $action != 'login' ) )
  $HTMLHeaderFmt['ueblink'] = "\n"
    . '<link rel="alternate" type="application/x-wiki" title="'
    . ( CondAuth('',"edit $pagename") ? 'Edit this page' : 'Log in to edit this page' )
    . '" href="$PageUrl?action=edit" />';

--Eemeli Aro March 10, 2009, at 09:37 AM

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