How To Add Private Pages On A Wiki The Easy Way

Posted by Deonte on 11 Apr 2011 05:00, last edited by Helmut_pdorf on 04 Sep 2015 07:56

Tags:

rating: +4+x

This how to shows you how to add private pages on a public wiki.

Scenario:

Say you have some content that you want only site moderators or members to see, but you don't want to have to make your site private.
How do you do it?
I'm going to show you

1. Add a new category

Go To http://mywiki.wikidot.com/category:page
Obviously, replace everything with your own site's information.

2. Change Permissions

Go to admin:manage and change the viewing permissions of your new category so that only members, or moderators, or admins can see it.

2. Add a "Landing page"

Create a (normally "hidden") paged called "category:_public" for all visitors who are NOT allowed to see any content of the category.
( like : Sorry, the content of this category is "private")

Tada

You now have private pages.
To add more just go to
category:your new page name
Simple isn't it?


Related articles

Comments

Add a New Comment
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 License.