Release status: beta
|Description||Allows users to block the creation or editing of articles with certain title names|
|Author(s)||Travis Derouin (Tderouintalk)|
|Last version||0.1 (2006-12-01)|
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The BlockTitles extension allows MediaWiki administrators to block the creation, or editing, of articles with particular title names. For example, a commmon spam technique is to post an article that has the name of a URL. Using this tool can prevent these articles from being created.
License[edit | edit source]
Copyright 2006 Travis Derouin
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
Author[edit | edit source]
Travis Derouin ( travis @ wikihow.com)
Pre-requisites[edit | edit source]
This extension was tested with MediaWiki 1.6.7 and MediaWiki 1.8.2.
Installation[edit | edit source]
Download the latest snapshot and extract it to your extensions directory.
In your MediaWiki LocalSettings.php, add the following line some place towards the bottom of the file:
Configuration[edit | edit source]
Simply add any regular expressions you want to the variable $wgBlockTitlePatterns in BlockTitles.php. By default there are no set patterns.
Bugs and enhancements[edit | edit source]
Bugs or feature requests can be sent to the author at travis @ wikihow.com.