Extension:PrivatePageProtection

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PrivatePageProtection
Release status: unmaintained
Implementation User rights, Parser extension
Description Implements per-page access permissions based on user groups
Author(s) Daniel Kinzler (Duesentriebtalk)
Latest version continuous updates
MediaWiki 1.18+
Database changes No
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Download Template:WikimediaDownload/svn
CHANGELOG
Hooks used
getUserPermissionsErrorsExpensive
ParserFirstCallInit
ArticleSave
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The PrivatePageProtection extension implements a way to restrict access to specific pages using a parser function. Using that parser function, the user groups that should have access to the page can be listed directly in the page.

Usage[edit]

To restrict access to a page, add this text to the top of the article you want to restrict access to:

{{#allow-groups:sysop}}

would restrict access to the sysop group.

{{#allow-groups:autoconfirmed|emailconfirmed}}

restricts access to members of the autoconfirmed and emailconfirmed groups.

Note Note: Note that user can not save a page which restricts access to groups the user does not belong to. That is, users can not lock themselves out of pages.

Installation[edit]

  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called PrivatePageProtection in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
    require_once "$IP/extensions/PrivatePageProtection/PrivatePageProtection.php";
    
  • Yes Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

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