Release status: stable
|Description||Access control via group and category permissions.|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial Share Alike 3.0|
|Download||github release v1.0.0|
|Translate the CategoryControl2 extension|
The CategoryControl2 extension is meant to provide a very simple and flexible level of Per-Page Access Control by utilizing Categories and usergroups as the control method. It was based on CategoryControl extension (Kevin Kragenbrink, II ) that is archived
Follow the Installation instructions below. Articles to be locked down should be added to a Category that has been specified in the $wgCategoryPermissions array. Users can then be added to the allowed groups using the standard mediawiki user rights management.
Please cut and paste the code found in github release v1.0.0 and place it in
$IP/extensions/CategoryControl2/CategoryControl.php. Note: $IP stands for the root directory of your MediaWiki installation, the same directory that holds LocalSettings.php.
To install this extension, add the following to LocalSettings.php:
The $wgCategoryPermissions variable is used to define permissions in groups for each category and action. If no permissions are defined for a category and action, then permission handling falls back to the standard $wgGroupPermissions.
$wgCategoryPermissions['category']['*'] = 'sysop'; // Sysops can do anything they want with this category. $wgCategoryPermissions['category']['*'] = 'bureaucrat'; // Bureaucrats can do anything they want with this category. $wgCategoryPermissions['category']['read'] = array( 'newgroup', 'othergroup' ); // Users who are in both NewGroup and OtherGroup can read pages in this category.