LimitWikiGroups

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Question

Is it possible to prevent users from creating new WikiGroups?

Answer

Yes. Essentially, you just set PmWiki's $GroupNamePattern variable to only accept the group names you want to define. For example, to limit pages to the "PmWiki", "Main", "Profiles", and "Example" groups, add the following to local/config.php:

   $GroupNamePattern = '(?:PmWiki|Main|Profiles|Example)';

With this setting, only the listed groups will be considered valid WikiGroups. You can add more groups to the list by placing additional group names separated by vertical braces (|).

Contributors

  • Pm, 2-Mar-2004

pmwiki-2.2.138 -- Last modified by {{simon}}

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